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Indiana Jones® and the Last Crusade™
Europe, 1938: The lost Ark was just a warm-up! Now Adolf Hitler is after the most powerful talisman of all - the Holy Grail. A few brave men stand in his way. Fortunately, one of them is Indiana Jones, and this time he has his dad with him. The bad guys are in your face all the way – mercenaries, traitors and spies.
Release Date: Jul 1, 1989
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Includes 4 items: Indiana Jones® and the Fate of Atlantis™ , The Dig® , Indiana Jones® and the Last Crusade™, LOOM™

About the Game

Europe, 1938: The lost Ark was just a warm-up! Now Adolf Hitler is after the most powerful talisman of all - the Holy Grail. A few brave men stand in his way. Fortunately, one of them is Indiana Jones, and this time he has his dad with him.

The bad guys are in your face all the way – mercenaries, traitors and spies. Not to mention everything the Luftwaffe can throw at you.... Can you handle the heat?

If you can, you just might earn a higher I.Q. (Indy Quotient) than the man with the whip and the hat.

  • Visit dozens of locations you never saw in the movie!
  • No typing to slow you down…. Just point 'n'click!
  • Outstanding high resolution 3d graphics.
  • Over 100 sound effects…. Plus movie theme music.

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP or Vista
    • Processor: Any 2002 era PC or better
    • Memory: 32 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 2 MB - PCI Graphics Card
    • DirectX®: Required for sound
    • Hard Drive: 6 MB
    • Sound: 16-bit sound card

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: Mac OS X version 10.5 (or newer)
    • Processor: Intel Processor
    • CPU Speed: 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB free disk space

    Recommended:

    • OS: Mac OS X version 10.5 (or newer)
    • Processor: Intel Dual Core Processor
    • CPU Speed: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB free disk space
Helpful customer reviews
8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
163 products in account
65 reviews
3.2 hrs on record
You should get this in the LucasArt pack together with "The Dig" and "Indiana Jones and the fate of Atlantis". Its still a good game but Fate of Atlantis is better and The Dig is a wonderful game.
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
139 products in account
14 reviews
4.1 hrs on record
Mixed feelings. This is a classic of the genre, of course, and I picked it up on Steam in order to finally beat a game that I'd eventually stalled out on in my childhood. [Mission accomplished, by the way]. ;-)

It's still really fun to make Indy run around doing stuff. And the game roughly follows the plot of the Last Crusade movie, so you're in for a good time. Plus, you've got all the usual LucasArts in-jokes and whimsy.

On the downside, this is clearly a game that people would have no patience for today, and [IMHO] with good reason. There's just too much that's arbitrary and punishing. Examples: no indication of the right way to talk yourself out of fights; items and information from near the beginning of the game that (if missed) can make the game unwinnable or virtually unwinnable toward the very end; stuff like that. The game isn't hard like Super Meat Boy is hard: SMB is a game where the task is clear but difficult. This is a game where the task is trivial but often totally inscrutable. That's not challenging; I'd instead call it unfair. :-/

Still, this is a great game, though it is a product of its time and shows its age. My recommendation? If you're interested, grab it, but play with a walkthrough by your side from the start. It is not a rewarding feeling to make it 80% of the way through the castle, discover that there's now no way to win, and then discover that your most recent save-game from before your mistake was ~1 hour of gameplay ago. :-/
Posted: December 28th, 2013
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
801 products in account
2 reviews
7.4 hrs on record
In a lot of ways, 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' has all the makings of a classic game, but in light of difficulties with playing this game in the modern age and the advances that would be made just a couple years later on 'Fate of Atlantis,' this is a game for die-hard Indy and LucasArts fans only.

The gameplay itself is what you would expect if you've played 'The Secret of Monkey Island,' 'Maniac Mansion,' 'Sam and Max Hit the Road,' and so on, with all the good and bad baggage that such a similarity bears. Many of the game's crucial items are easy to miss, and the puzzles themselves are not always logical. One saving grace is that many of the problems that Indy encounters have multiple solutions, but some of them, such as the fist fights may prove to be more trouble than they're worth, and the dialogue trees are more luck than charming fast-talk. I can't say that I didn't enjoy this game, but unless you have a walkthrough handy, be prepared for a lot of trial and error.

Worst of all, though, is that in order to complete the game, you need a replica of the Grail Diary that was included in the packaging but is not included with this Steam version. I owned a retail copy of this game as a child, but it's as lost as the Holy Grail is at this point. Scans of the Grail Diary are found easily enough online, but even so, the requirement of the game's original packaging is definitely a strike against 'Last Crusade,' especially in an age in which a retail copy would be impossible to find.

That's not to say that there's nothing to recommend the game. Like you would hope, the plot moves along at a brisk pace similar to that of the movie and is entertaining no matter how familiar you are with the story, which has been changed in a few, mostly trivial ways. It also has plenty of the humor that you would expect from a LucasArts game, even making me laugh out loud in a few instances. While the sound is unfortunately composed primarily of repetitive chiptunes of the movie's score and irritating blip and bleep sound effects, the graphics have aged quite well with plenty of color and detail despite the number of pixels.

The game also has an interesting scoring system that gives you a point for every possible action in the game. Some of these, such as throwing a punch at a certain infamous German, result in Indy's death, but upon reloading the game, the point for such actions will carry over. This was a fairly new idea at the time, and it certainly gives some incentive to replay the game, with a maximum possible score of 800. I finished the game with 390, so there will be plenty for the more obsessive-compulsive of gamers to do.

The primary problem, then, with 'Last Crusade' is that every success of this game was bettered by 'Fate of Atlantis,' which is also a good deal longer, has considerably improved sound (including excellent voice acting), and has far more intuitive gameplay. Still, if you're interested in either of these titles, you'd do well to pick up Steam's LucasArts Adventure Pack, which includes both of them, as well as 'LOOM' and 'The Dig,' another personal favorite. Even by its own, though, 'Last Crusade' is a worthy game for the initiated, but mileage may vary for newcomers.

7/10
Posted: February 17th, 2014
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
55 products in account
13 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
If you need to feel joy and nostalgia in your life, you should play this and its sequel. Two great LucasArts games from a better time in our lives. Better than the movie.
Posted: April 5th, 2014
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4 of 10 people (40%) found this review helpful
17 products in account
6 reviews
11.5 hrs on record
Not a bad game but a little frustrating at time. The classic Lucasarts humor is there but the fighting system is just awful, but most fighting can be avoided if you use your head, thankfully. I did end missing out on one of the clues for selecting the correct Grail, so if you play this, you'd better make sure to get both clues and read the manual with the game. Also make sure to practice boxing at the beginning of the game to get used to the fighting system or you'll be in some pain. The game isn't very hard and the puzzles are pretty good, but since this is the budget version of the game, some clues are missing and can ruin the experience. Overall, I'd only recommend this if you have lots of pateince and want more of something like Fate of Atlantis.
Posted: December 23rd, 2013
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