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The Great Escape

DOS - 1987

Also available on: Amstrad CPC - Commodore 64

Released in
United States
Action, Adventure
World War II
Thunder Mountain
4.55 / 5 - 9 votes

Description of The Great Escape

One of the most gripping "realistic" adventures ever produced, The Great Escape puts you in the role of a World War II pilot who is captured by the Germans and must --what else?-- escape from the prison.

The puzzles are standard find-everything-that-isn't-nailed-down affair, but there are may scripted events and characters you must take advantage of. For example, figuring out the daily routine of prison life and the guards' patrol routes are essential to plotting your escape. Puzzles are obvious (e.g. use poison on guard dog), but the truly affective adrenaline rush you'll feel when implementing your plan is the best thing about this game.

Overall, it's a fun but forgotten classic, and the graphics was good for its time. Thumbs up!

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

paulo jose 2014-08-27 0 point DOS version

the game base to movie , is a retro but is good.

Josey 2012-08-05 0 point DOS version

I played this on the spectrum, it was great...

Live4Yahweh 2012-03-25 0 point DOS version

This game rocks!

mymoon 2012-01-31 0 point DOS version

even thinking of this one makes me shiver. Great adventure.

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