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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Steven Spielberg originally intended the storyline to be an episode of his TV series Amazing Stories (1985). Its production costs would have been too high, so he approached LucasArts in 1989 with the idea of making it a video game instead, being very satisfied with the way Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) had turned out. See more »

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Boston Low: That'll teach you to mess with Boston Low: Space commander!
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Crazy Credits

After advertising The Dig Novel and The Dig Novel: Audio Drama, there is a large space, following by "(Yes, really)". See more »

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

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The Ancient City
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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