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The Great Escape

DOS - 1987

Also available on: Commodore 64 - Amstrad CPC

Year 1987
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Action, Adventure
Theme World War II
Publisher Thunder Mountain
Developer Dentons
Perspective Isometric
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.58
4.2 / 5 - 10 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

Tito 2018-04-15 1 point Amstrad CPC version

Played the Amstrad version growing up in Spain. Quite difficult game, we has theese 'English Sheep Shaggers' in our neighbourhood who use to steal games and this was one of them.

adam 2018-02-13 1 point DOS version

I liked playing this it was a lot of fun but some things I could never get to work like the poison one of the three keys if I could get those two things to work to it would have been even better

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 1 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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