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A DEEP SPACE ADVENTURE BY SEAN CLARK IN COLLABORATION WITH FILMMAKER STEVEN SPIELBERG An asteroid the size of a small moon is on a crash course toward Earth, and only NASA veteran Boston Low has the expertise to stop it. Along for the ride are award-winning journalist Maggie Robbins and internationally renowned geologist Ludger Brink.
Data lansării: 1 Nov 1995

Cumpără The Dig®

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Cumpără LucasArts Adventure Pack

Include 4 produse: Indiana Jones® and the Fate of Atlantis™ , The Dig® , Indiana Jones® and the Last Crusade™, LOOM™

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A DEEP SPACE ADVENTURE BY SEAN CLARK IN COLLABORATION WITH FILMMAKER STEVEN SPIELBERG

An asteroid the size of a small moon is on a crash course toward Earth, and only NASA veteran Boston Low has the expertise to stop it. Along for the ride are award-winning journalist Maggie Robbins and internationally renowned geologist Ludger Brink.

Once the wayward asteroid is nuked into a safe orbit, the trio conducts a routine examination of the rocky surface.

What they uncover is anything but routine.

Low, Brink and Robbins unwittingly trigger a mechanism that transforms the asteroid into a crystal-like spacecraft. The team is hurtled across the galaxy to a planet so desolate, Brink is moved to name it Cocytus, after the 9th circle of Hell in Dante’s inferno. The bleak landscape was obviously once home to a highly evolved civilization, with remnants of sophisticated architecture, advanced technology and an intricate network of underground tunnels.

But no Cocytans.

Who were the original inhabitants of this once rich empire-turned-wasteland? What are those apparitions that mysteriously appear from time to time? Why have Low, Robbins, and Brink been brought to this place? And how can Low keep his team from unraveling in the face of such uncertainty? To return to Earth, they must dig for answers, both on the planet’s surface and deep within themselves.

From the combined talents of LucasArts and legendary Steven Spielberg comes an epic adventure that plunges headlong into the very core of the unknown. And takes you with it.

  • Nearly 200 locations and hundreds of puzzles
  • Robert Patrick of T2 as the voice of Boston Low
  • Special effects contributed by Industrial Light & Magic
  • Dialogue contributed by award-winning sci-fi writer Orson Scott Card
  • Alluring Wagnerian musical score sets the epic tone

Cerinţe de sistem (PC)

    • 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: 650 MB
    • Sound: 16-bit sound card

Cerinţe de sistem (MAC)

    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
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29 din 30 oameni (97%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1,319 produse pe cont
66 recenzii
1.5 ore înregistrate
Criminally overlooked point & click adventure. One of the best ever created.
Postat: 10 ianuarie 2014
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6 din 7 oameni (86%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
29 produse pe cont
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6.1 ore înregistrate
'The Dig' charts the otherworldy voyage of three astronauts in their attempt to make heads or tails of mysteriously neglected alien technology after being transported there from an orbital mission above Earth. With LucasArts developing and a combination of Orson Scott Card and Steven Spielberg writing the game's story, you would expect something of a fairly high calibre. Unfortunately that isn't the case.

Atmospherically the game is rich - warm coastal seascapes and alien sunsets accompanied by a wonderful ambient score which benefits from rich infusions of Wagnerian excerpts (the third track 'Ghosts' is sublime). The history of the defiled planet is intriguing to say the least, and labouring to uncover the secrets is actually pretty fun. But what drags down the game are the repetitve puzzles (I was absolutely sick of the rods), the embarrassingly dated animated and 3D sequences, the sub-standard dialogue, and a cast of boring characters. The ending which I chose was an incompatibly sappy finish to an otherwise cynical and forlorn narrative, but the other one could be better - it's not like I could have saved right before the end and watched both, since there's no way to save your progress from within the launcher. It was an admittedly tiring straight six hours.

If you're a fan of point and click adventure games then this is half-heartedly recommended, but if not then it's maybe better to just leave The Dig alone.
Postat: 11 ianuarie 2014
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4 din 4 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
181 produse pe cont
2 recenzii
3.0 ore înregistrate
One of my favorite games of all time - amazing storyline - amazing animation - highly recomend
Postat: 23 martie 2014
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3 din 3 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
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2 recenzii
12.1 ore înregistrate
Great game. a real classic
Postat: 17 februarie 2014
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3 din 3 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
666 produse pe cont
90 recenzii
5.3 ore înregistrate
One of the better old point and click adventure games that I've played. The story follows a group of astronauts exploring an alien world. I don't recall the puzzles being terribly obtuse, which is the norm for these sorts of games, and it kept me more interested than point and click adventure games usually do. Highly recommended for fans of the genre, and probably worth a look if you're curious about what these sorts of games had to offer.
Postat: 13 februarie 2014
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