The Man With The Hat Is Back In His Greatest Adventure Yet! 1939 - The eve of World War II. Nazi agents are about to get their hands on a weapon more dangerous than the atom bomb. Only Indy can stop them before they unleash the deadly secret that sank Atlantis.
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Release Date: Jun 1, 1992

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The Man With The Hat Is Back In His Greatest Adventure Yet!
1939 - The eve of World War II. Nazi agents are about to get their hands on a weapon more dangerous than the atom bomb. Only Indy can stop them before they unleash the deadly secret that sank Atlantis.
  • Point 'n’ click your way through fistfights, puzzles, balloon rides, car chases and Indy one-liners.
  • Explore over 200 spectacular locations.
  • Hear LucasArts' exclusive iMUSE create a musical score that follows your every move.
  • Play and replay - three unique challenging paths to vanquish the Reich.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • 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: 155 MB
    • Sound: 16-bit sound card
    • 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
    • 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
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
In 1995, at the tender age of 12, I got my first x86 PC: a Pentium 286 16MHz (can't remember how much RAM or anything else). My father had a 486 in his office, and I'd get to play with it sometimes, but not long and not often. Still, my first gaming PC was a glorious machine for me at the time. Among the pirated games (hey, third-world country, no Steam or Amazon, sue me) I used to play (Master of Magic, Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, Sam & Max, Leisure Suit Larry, Ultima Underworld, Alone in the Dark, Doom, SimFarm, etc...), there was one LucasArts point-and-click adventure in particular that filled me with a sense of wonder and even awe: Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis. I wasn't a huge fan of Indiana Jones, but this game was bigger than the character. My English was barely rudimentary at the time, and I couldn't really follow much of the story and the humour. But the sense of wonder and awe was there from the start, and it remains to this day at the rugged age of 33, on my nth playthrough. That's why I recently included this game in my list of #7FaveGames on Twitter: while I do have very fond memories of all the other LucasArts adventures and other games from that period, this game will always have a special place in my memories.

In many ways, it is a classic LucasArts adventure in terms of gameplay, humour, cartoonish villains, and several tough and sometimes questionable puzzles. But all the mythology behind Atlantis, the clandestine translation of Plato's dialogue that you have to decipher, the eerie and sometimes Lovecraftian atmosphere when you finally reach the submersed city... the artists and writers who made this game were onto something here. It was and remains a unique, wonderful game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
19.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 25
This game is a 10 John Williams’ composed theme songs out of 10

This review is a shortened reupload from Gao Li Occasionally Reviews due to Steam's character limits.

  • The original release of Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis from 1992 came out in several European languages including German and French, however, these are not available in this particular release.
  • Unlike some Point & Click adventures, this game includes Game Over screens, so save often and use different save states to not run into problems later on.

The Game
Dr. Henry Walton “Indiana” Jones Jr. PhD is an American lecturer for archaeology at Barnett College who goes on wild treasure hunting adventures whenever he’s not busy teaching. Partially based on Henry Rider Haggard’s Allan Quatermain, Dr. Jones is best known for his wit, as well as his iconic clothes: the bullwhip, the leather jacket, and the fedora. Despite being blessed with substantial knowledge on ancient cultures, languages, and combat methods, he often makes the situation worse by accidentally leading his opponents directly to the mystical treasures he tries so hard to prevent them from getting. His most prominent enemies are the Nazis who want to unearth ancient artefacts and plan to abuse them for their world dominating plans. In Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis the Wehrmacht now tries to find the sunken city-state of Atlantis and is determined to kidnap Sophia Hapgood, Indy’s former partner, to reach it. Fortunately, Dr. Jones is able to get to her in time, but discovers that her apartment has already been ransacked by them. The two heroes now set out on a thrilling race to find Atlantis before the Germans can.

The game was released twice, once in 1992 and then in 2009 with a newly added voice over and reworked sound effects. Despite it bringing back Lucas Arts’ staples like the SCUMM engine, it sets itself apart from the developer’s other Point & Click adventures like The Secret of Monkey Island (1990), Day of the Tentacle (1993), or Grim Fandango (1998) by incorporating a much more versatile, partially randomized world that takes player choices into consideration. The story of The Fate of Atlantis can roughly be split into three acts, with the first and last always playing out more or less the same way, but the second offering players a choice on how they wish to proceed.

Players can go for one of three playstyles:
  • Wits
    • By picking the “wits” route, Indy will travel alone and face a number of very difficult puzzles by himself.
  • Fists
    • When opting for the “fists” route, Indy still travels alone, but the amount of puzzles and their difficulty level will be greatly reduced in exchange for more hand to hand combat.
  • Team
    • When selecting the “team” option, Indy will be joined by Sophia and together they will try to work their way towards Atlantis.

What surprised me is that these three options not only truly alter the gameplay, but that some locations, like Algiers, will look differently, while others, like Thera, are only available in certain routes. Not only that, but depending on the playstyle, characters like Omar Al-Jabbar will change in personality. Even during the team route, one will encounter puzzles with alternative solutions to them. Both Indiana and Sophia, for example, have different ways of trying to get information from Alain Trottier in Monaco.

But the game’s strength is also its weakness. In order to add variety, item locations, puzzle solutions, and some NPC responses are randomized. This certainly adds flavor when replaying the experience, but also might make re–searching items and information somewhat tedious and demands attentiveness from players. It also means that one should keep pen and paper ready (or take screenshots) as some puzzles rely on memorizing and correctly interpreting clues. Two minor gripes I have with this game are what they pass off as German and that apart from three brief sequences, there appears to be no way to play as Sophia. After briefly playing as her at the beginning of the game, I was anticipating a tag team mechanic that never came.

Overall, I was not prepared for how hard the puzzles were going to be. This is definitely a good thing and I loved that I had to think as much as I did in this game, but players who just want to enjoy a nice story might want to think twice about purchasing a copy of The Fate of Atlantis. And despite my enjoyment for everything, when I finally thought that I had gotten the hang of things and that the game did not have any new tricks up its sleeves, act three came along and threw me for a loop with a massive fetch quest and increasingly cryptic clues. I was completely stuck and did not know how to proceed. At this point, I unfortunately have to admit that I caved in and cheated. I looked up what I needed to do on the internet and as it turns out, I had missed a barely visible cogwheel that was hanging on a wall in one room. Unfortunately, some of the plot relevant items in this game are barely visible or blend in so well with the background that players will pixel hunt to progress.

Nevertheless, the astonishingly detailed and advanced presentation of this 1992 title kept me on the edge of my seat and I couldn’t wait to see where things were going from here on out. Design–wise, the game is definitely a high-end product that will leave players guessing at how long the developers must have worked on it. Especially alluring are little details, like the waterfall in Knossos, or the pitch dark rooms that become brighter the longer Indy stays in them. However, not everything is perfectly executed. Point & Click adventures are really good at presenting inventory and dialog based puzzles, but terrible when it comes to fighting or driving mechanics. Though these are a nice change of pace from the riddles, they are somewhat unintuitive in The Fate of Atlantis. When driving through the streets of Monaco, the car is very stiff and the fighting mechanic remains to be a mystery to me.

Players can choose to either control the fights with a mouse, or, after pressing the F key, by using their keyboard. Strikes and blocks can be done to the top, mid, or lower region, and there is a way to skip most of the violent encounters by pressing the 0 key. Fortunately, the Steam version includes a pdf file of the game’s manual, explaining the intricacies of the mechanics as well as some hints for the game overall.


I encountered one game breaking bug, during my third playthrough, while playing on my old toaster – an old, 32-bit desktop PC running on Windows Vista Home Premium, an Intel Core 2 CPU, an Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT, and 3070 MB RAM. There were occasional graphical bugs throughout my various playthroughs, (I replayed the game several times to see different puzzle solutions, endings, and alternate routes), but none of them dampened the fun nor are they truly worth talking about, except for this one. During my run in the “wits” route, Indy temporarily disguises himself as a German sailor. Upon changing back to his actual outfit, his whip was suddenly missing and I could not proceed with the story. It is suggested to save frequently and to use different save stages, to avoid this conundrum.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
47.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
If you like the Indiana Jones series and wish to see everything that are related to his numerous adventures Worldwide, this is one of the stones that you have to tread on. I have played and finished the 2003 Lucas Arts game Emperor's Tomb before and did not hesitate to buy this 1992 game in year 2016, once i heard that it has completely unique set of events which were not replicated in any Indy film/game before or after. I wanted to finish the game by not reading any of hints or tips from a walkthrough guide -and i succeeded-, because adventuring through the untold dullness of life is THE INHERENT core of Indy adventures. This game gives that unique feeling of being an Indiana Jones even with 1992 graphics and sounds. Because, the feeling of playing Dr. Jones does not rely on eye-candy graphics, but lies with finding whatever way to wrestle through life even if it goes somewhere that was not intended initially.

Once the game starts, be careful about your selected words towards other people -be it an enemy, comrade, or foreigner- because it affects the storyline. If you want to hear all quotes, know that we can save our progress anytime we want. So, the game does not punish us needlessly. If you stuck at a level and not finding a proper way to go further, i recommend NOT to rush a walkthrough guide quickly. I somehow figured out many challenges by trying to act in the same manner as Harrison Ford we know. IMO, the game scenario has outdone even the well-known Indy films. All things considered, buy this game if you know and follow Indy franchise and/or want to travel in time to see what a PC game feels like in early 90's. Either way, you won't be disappointed.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
One of my top three games of all times. Spend endless hours with it on my 286 PC back in the day and still want to replay it from time to time now in 2016. It is a pixel art masterpiece combined with amazing story and the expected humour from lucas arts adventure game. I highly recommend it to everyone who is a fan of the movies or just like point and click adventures, or appreciates pixel art, or...
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76 of 79 people (96%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2015
This might be my nostalgia speaking, but to me this will forever be the TRUE Indiana Jones 4.

If you have any interest in Indy, you have to play this game. The plot, the mystery mixing history and mysticism, the nice touches of humor, the nazi villains, some nice action and twists... Arguably, it is sometimes even more "Indiana Jones" than the original trilogy movies themselves!

This game also has a pretty unique feature for a retro adventure game : the story actually branches at one point, giving you very different playthroughs. Some puzzles are also randomized. This helps replayability a lot.

Bearing with the old graphics of this game is entirely worth it. Unless you truly can't stand seeing some pixels, the dated technology should not stop you from enjoying a true Indiana Jones adventure.

If you read this, you care about the Indy franchise, don't you? Then just play this. You won't regret it.
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193 of 252 people (77%) found this review helpful
224 people found this review funny
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
Doesn't have Shia LaBeouf 10/10
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63 of 70 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 23, 2014
For starters, I was not born around the time of old point and click adventures like LucasArts', but i would imagine that many people played them. why? Because LucasArts made what are quite possibly the best story driven point and click games. Where to begin? The graphics are as they were 20 years ago, and yet they still feel fresh, so nostalgia will hit hard with older gamers. I have not played the original, so I am not sure if this version is different in any way, but it has the original music, voice acting and graphics, so I assume it's the same. Even though i was born around the time where they started moving on to making more Star Wars games (which were mostly good, and one of them is one of my most favourite games of all time), I still wanted to try these. Last year, I saw a show with a segment about LucasArts' history, and they talked about games like Loom, Indiana Jones And the Fate Of Atlantis, Full Throttle, The Secret Of Monkey Island and many more. And I always like games with a big focus on story lines, and I decided to try them since it would be a break from Call Of Judy or whatever generic shooters are called these days. So I found a bundle with a few of LucasArts' games, and while the controls are a bit fiddly at first, I think Loom, The Dig and Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis will keep me playing 'till the credits roll because of the stories that just make you reflect after the end. It's like reading a book, you say you will read one chapter, and then you read the whole book. It's games like these that make me wish I was born in 1990. Nowadays it's all about pwning n00bs in halozone with masterchef or something. Sorry for the long review about me saying how much i like the stories in these games, But after all, the one thing that sticks around in your mind about a game, is it's story. Thank you for reading.

Edit: Another thing about their games, is that the writing is so good, It's always full of humour.
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79 of 102 people (77%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
0.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2013
The Indiana Jones game that wasn't based on a movie and that turned out to be better than the real Indiana Jones 4. I don't think I need to say more.
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27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
Another LucasArts classic point and click game. I played the game when it first came out back in the early 90s. One part I thought was great about the game was the different paths Indy could take that would ultimately lead to Atlantis, providing some replayability. Now all that needs to be added to Steam is the Day of the Tentacles and Sam & Max Hit the Road!
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27 of 31 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2013
Its old, i got it mostly because its one of those games i played when i was a kid. Its has a great story and i remember it well as one of my favorite point and click adventure games, right up there with the first Monkey Island game.
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9.7 hrs
Posted: October 25
Should of been the film storyline for Indy 4!!
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3.9 hrs
Posted: October 9
My favorite point and click adventure from childhood. I love the 1930s, global travel adventure genre, and I love WWII, so this game really did it for me. Hard as hell at points, though. I needed a guide book as a kid and I still do.
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7.7 hrs
Posted: October 6
A classic that deserves to be played by any fan of the genre and source material.
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8.4 hrs
Posted: September 23
Loved every minute of this
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12.9 hrs
Posted: September 20
I owned both the original release on a 3.5 Floppy and the CD version. The steam version works wonders and plays as if i were playing it on my old 386 pc! Recommend playing and trying out all the differnt story variations which i was surpised there were so many even when 1st playing 24 years ago.
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8.3 hrs
Posted: September 16
For those of you who loves oldschool point and click, this is the ultimate choice, hours on hours of fun, braintwisting and hopeless puzzels. I tried this for the first time back in 93, just fell in love with the game, but i got SO stuck at one point that i gave up, now i have tried again and finished it.
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