Still, when that ability was stuck at the remedial - nay, primordial - level, I find it fascinating that they were ever allowed anywhere near the packaging of a commercial product, even if it was self-published. Did these people not know they were bad? How is anyone that utterly, profoundly, unaware?!
So here, because it's important that this warning from history is never forgotten, here are even more of the worst home computer game covers of all time...
All images sourced/stolen from the Centre For Computing History.
After some close inspection, I presume the yellow thing is meant to be a spaceship of some sort, but making the ship the same colour as its yellow vapour trail, and everything in the background a similar hue of green, renders it ultimately a meaningless mess.
Upon first glance, I thought it was a pair of neon yellow y-fronts. You know: like you might find a willy in!!!!
Then you do this.
And even have the temerity to sign it...
"Mate, what you on?"
"I'm on The Krypton Factor!"
"Sure. How about, I dunno, a wizard looking at a castle? Plus we could make the title really small, which would be cool."
"I love it!"
Do you see?
See also the sequel, Golf At St. Undroos.
"Solve the number games, children. Only then may you lap at my nectar."
I bet he told all his mates at uni that he got a job as a male model.