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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the alliterative title to a graphic adventure game first released in1987, the first part of the Leisure Suit Larry series. Originally developed for DOS and the Apple II, it was later ported to other platforms such as the Amiga, Atari ST, Apple IIGS and the TRS-80 Color Computer. It utilizes the Adventure Game Interpreter(AGI) engine made famous by King’s Quest: Quest for the Crown.
Set in the fictional city of Lost Wages, the story follows middle-aged salesman Larry Laffer as he tries to „get lucky“ (more alliteration). „Land of the Lounge Lizards“ establishes several elements which recur in later games, including Larry’s campy attire, perpetual bad luck with women,and penchant for double-entendres. The story and basic structure of the game are lifted from Softporn Adventure, an 1981 Apple II text adventure
In 1991, Sierra released a remake that used the Sierra’s Creative Interpreter (SCI) engine with 256 colors and icon-driven (as opposed to text-based) interface. A second, high-definition remake is currently under development by Replay Games (working with series creator Al Lowe) for planned release on Windows (via Steam and On-Live), Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Linux.