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Morpheus

Mental Procreation was the 8-part "diary of a game" feature in Zzap! magazine, following the progress of Andrew Braybrook's game Morpheus. The game was originally set to be published by Hewson, but was eventually released by Rainbird. It began in issue 23 (March 1987) and the final part was published in issue 30 (October 1987).

Mental Procreation Part 1
Mental Procreation Part 1
20/09/2018

Joyous News! Once again Andrew Braybrook's imagination is 'up the junction'... (pregnant pause)... Yes, there's another binary bun in the oven.Joyous News! Once again Andrew Braybrook's imagination is 'up the junction'... (pregnant pause)... Yes, there's another binary bun in the oven - and over the following months you will be able to witness, first hand, the agonies and ecstasies Andrew experiences.

Mental Procreation Part 2
Mental Procreation Part 2
20/09/2018

Like all good prospective fathers, Andrew Braybrook finally decides upon a name for the new offspring - Morpheus!Like all good prospective fathers, Andrew Braybrook finally decides upon a name for the new offspring. Uncle Steve continues counselling the Opus and the 64 in the hope that they will start talking to each other, and a program to double the speed of the C64 is written.

Mental Procreation Part 3
Mental Procreation Part 3
20/09/2018

Between eye operations and Trans-Atlantic jaunts to oversee the adoption of his third child, Andrew Braybrook throws up ideas for Morpheus...Between eye operations and Trans-Atlantic jaunts to oversee the adoption of his third child, Father-To-Be, Andrew Braybrook, misses his ante-natal classes, and throws up ideas in the early hours of the morning...

Mental Procreation Part 4
Mental Procreation Part 4
20/09/2018

A huffy Andrew Braybrook relates his experiences with soft and hardware problems, piracy, and computer magazines’ reviews...After four months of hard labour (ouch), ante-natal depression has reared its ugly head - and a huffy Andrew Braybrook relates his experiences with soft and hardware problems, piracy, and computer magazines’ reviews...

Mental Procreation Part 5
Mental Procreation Part 5
20/09/2018

Andrew Braybrook continues to develop Morpheus, and gives a run-down of why the Amiga is better than the Atari ST.Andrew Braybrook continues to develop Morpheus, and gives a run-down of why the Amiga is better than the Atari ST.

Mental Procreation Part 6
21/09/2018

More computing fun as Andrew Braybrook continues his struggle with Morpheus.More computing fun as Andrew Braybrook continues his struggle with Morpheus.

Mental Procreation Part 7
21/09/2018

Andrew Braybrook's labours reach their penultimate stage.Andrew Braybrook's labours reach their penultimate stage.

Morpheus Preview
21/09/2018

Read the Morpheus preview, published originally in Zzap! issue 30.Read the Morpheus preview, published originally in Zzap! issue 30.

Zzap Morpheus Review
22/09/2018

After nine months in gestation, Andrew Braybrook's baby has finally arrived.After nine months in gestation, Andrew Braybrook's baby has finally arrived.

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