The Dig (1995)

Video Game  -  Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
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Three humans trapped on a distant planet discover its deadly secret which could be their undoing.

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Commander Boston Low (voice)
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Maggie Robbins / Reporter (voice)
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Ludger Brink / Cocytan Leader / Borneo Space Observer (voice) (as Steven Blum)
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Cora Miles / Newsperson (voice) (as Leilany Jones Wilmore)
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Ken Borden / Reporter (voice)
James Garrett ...
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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 <hyperk8423@itsnet.com>

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The second version of the game was made quite violent and gory, as requested by Steven Spielberg. For example, one of the characters would turn into a bloody corpse after entering a cave filled with acid. However, after receiving much criticism for some particularly violent and bloody scenes in his movie Jurassic Park (1993), Spielberg asked the design team to tone down the mood of the game, so that it would still be appropriate for children. See more »

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Boston Low: So this is what failure feels like.
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When the credits are finished, the lobster creature rams the LucasArts logo, which squeals like R2-D2 from the Star Wars movies. See more »

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References Stargate (1994) See more »

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Cathedral of the Lost
Written by Michael Land
Courtesy of LucasArts Entertainment Company
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Not too bad. Lacked humor but had reason for that.
7 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I felt this game was not bad. The game had a great plot and made you feel like what you were doing was going to SERIOUSLY mess you up if you messed up. It lacked humor but I felt that was to highlight the seriousness of your current situation. My only complaint was that some of the voice acting was rather bland. Mainly Robert Patrick and Mari Weiss. It was like they were just reading their scripts and felt this was below their talents.


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