Captain Bible in Dome of Darkness
DOS - 1994
Description of Captain Bible in Dome of Darkness
In 1994, Bridgestone Multimedia Group publishes Captain Bible in Dome of Darkness, a religion, sci-fi / futuristic game for the DOS system. Offering adventure, educational genre, it is now an abandonware.
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Ace101 2013-10-03 5 points
An objective review:
I have (semi) fond memories of playing this as a kid, thinking it was pretty cool at age 7-8 or so.
In retrospect it's actually one of the better of the few Christian video games that I played, though that's not really saying a whole lot.
The game has good graphics and artwork for a DOS game, and can a little enjoyable for the first hour or so. However the biggest con is how mind-numbingly repetitive it is.
The entire gameplay basically boils down to - "find Bible verse - match correct verse to the correct "Cyber Lie" - defeat Cyber - find Bible verse again... wash, rinse repeat" - and completing the entire game could take anywhere from 10-25 hours (depending on the difficulty, since the levels are larger on higher difficulties) - so after a fairly short time, the game will just end up feeling like a chore.
To spice things up, they throw in some "Punch Out" style combat sections when you battle the Cybers - however the controls are bad and the enemies are too easy - so these really just boil down to mashing the attack key - not to mention you can simply go back to a "chapel" and restore any "faith" (equivalent of HP) you lost an infinite amount of times after each battle, further eliminating the challenge.
The game has a small number of music tracks - while the music isn't terrible, most of the levels just use a single 30 second track looping over and over, so hearing this for hours on end will quickly get old. The sound effects on the other hand are just plain awful, and I recommend just turning these off (when I played this as a kid, I was lucky and the sound effects apparently never worked on my computer).
While this game is at least functional, and has somewhat impressive graphics and artwork for its era, it's going to become very boring very fast - I don't recommend other than for very young children, or someone who wants to play just for nostalgia's sake.
2 out of 5
Jes 2012-11-26 0 point
I need help! everything is ok, until it stop at the part where it supposed to start...I can see the begining, but then, after the text where it says they decide to call.......and goes to the next image where it says capitan bible, there, that is the problem, I can see the falling water, i mean, it´s still working because there is movement, but I can do anything else in that screen. I´ve tried everythin with the mouse and the keyboard, but still doesn´t work. If any of you know something I would be too thankful
paperbrain 2011-06-28 0 point
Some games made to work on Win 32(95, NT, etc.) will not work in XP or later. If you're using XP, try running it in compatibility mode for 95. I don't have Vista or Windows 7, so I couldn't tell you what to do in that case. On a different note, if a program is made for Windows 3.1, use DosBox.
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