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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"In the dead of space, something is alive" See more »


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The first version that was inspired by Steven Spielberg's original idea was vastly different than the final result. It would have been situated in the future and feature a distant planet with ruins of four major cities, but no sophisticated aliens inhabiting them. The main characters were humans inspecting the planet. They would gradually find out that one of the cities waged war on the peaceful other three, making the planet so toxic that all survivors of each civilization were forced to go into stasis, to be revived when the planet became habitable again. The main characters would eventually revive all civilizations, and establish peace on the planet by converting the war-mongering tribe to a peaceful way of life. See more »

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[a little rodent steals a machine part, causing an open door to shut tight]
Boston Low: The way things have been going, I can pretty much bet that whatever that little beast just stole, I'm gonna want it pretty badly in a minute or two.
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And a special 'uh huh' to Randy Komisar 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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