Three astronauts, in an attempt to knock an asteroid out of its collision course with earth, are transported to a dead alien world, uncover an ancient alien machine. The machine transports them to an extinct planet, where strange and mysterious aliens guide them in their search to find a way home, and perhaps save other aliens trapped in an alternate dimension. Written by
"In the dead of space, something is alive"
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Did You Know?
Before entering the door to the first tram platform, Boston Low jokes that there may be a mad scientist with a pretty girl and a talking robot on the other side. This is a reference to the classic science fiction movie Forbidden Planet
(1956), which is also about a couple of astronauts arriving on a planet full of technology from a society that has long since died out (and where they indeed find a deranged professor and his pretty daughter). Forbidden Planet was one of the main inspirations for the game. See more
Come on, you ponderous exoskeleton, you cocoon-eating lobster-faced cave-dwelling arthropoidal alimentary sphincter muscle!
When the credits are finished, the lobster creature rams the LucasArts logo, which squeals like R2-D2 from the Star Wars movies. See more
Featured in Gamesmaster: Episode #5.11
Written by Michael Land
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