Mission Critical

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Mission Critical

DOS - 1995

Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in France
Genre Adventure, Puzzle
Theme Graphic Adventure, Post-Apocalyptic, Real-Time, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Publisher Legend Entertainment Company
Developer Legend Entertainment Company
Perspective 1st-Person
Dosbox support Supported on current version
4.87 / 5 - 15 votes

Download extras files
Manual, patch and misc available

Description of Mission Critical

Mission Critical is an engrossing game that may be the best original hard sci-fi game ever created.

As lone survivor of the ship's crew sent to find alien technology to avert the course of war, you must survive the ship's malfunctions and complete the mission. Puzzles are easier than normal, perhaps due to vastly simplified interface, but the excellent and complex plot more than makes up for it. There is also a surprisingly well-designed strategy game-within-a-game and great performance by Michael Dorn (Worf in Star Trek: TNG).

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

BigFan 2019-07-26 0 point

For those interested, there was a book written that tied in to the plot of the game called Mission Critical: Death of a Phoenix. It's not a bad story!
https://www.amazon.com/Mission-Critical-Death-Phoenix-Novel/dp/0761502343

SmiloSabercat 2017-12-11 1 point

Every few years I will figure out how to get this installed and play it again. While a couple puzzles are difficult the story is very captivating. Playing this game is like acting in an old favorite movie. Worth the effort to give it a try. The mini-game contained within is creative and fun.

retroboy 2017-07-24 1 point

I remember my brother getting this for me one Christmas. Played if for hours upon hours and could never get past one specific part.

It wasn't until years later when I was able to find the solution online that I was able to finish the game.

Can't wait to play it again!

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Game Extras and Resources

Some of these file may not be included in the game stores. For Mission Critical, we have the following files:

ManualEnglish version 3 MB (DOS)
PatchEnglish version 562 KB (DOS)
MiscHintbook English version 62 MB (DOS)

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