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: That'll teach you guys not to mess with Boston Low, Space Commander!
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Crazy Credits

A number of people are listed as "Kept our computers working"; "Ghosts of Digs past"; and "Grateful thanks to the eternally patient", including "Monkey, the incredibly lonely, drooling cat". See more »

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Featured in Gamesmaster: Episode #5.11 (1995) See more »

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Tomb of the Past
Written by Michael Land
Courtesy of LucasArts Entertainment Company
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athmospheric, moody, simply great.
24 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is the second best computer adventure I've ever played.

With attractive storyline, moody handdrawn graphics and a supportive soundtrack, it keeps you playing till the end. But it is not an easy game to solve. There's one flaw though: the voice-acting. Robert Patrick sounds rather bored when acting Boston Low.


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