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)
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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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During its production, The Dig went through three significantly different versions of the plot and four changes of project leaders. See more »

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[Dr. Ludger Brink's hand is stuck in a crevice in the wall]
Brink: I don't care if you have to cut off my hand, just don't leave me to die here!
Maggie Robbins: Don't be so dramatic Brink; nobody is going to cut off your hand.
Boston Low: Don't make promises you might not be able to keep Maggie.
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And a special 'uh huh' to Randy Komisar See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Tomb of the Past
Written by Michael Land
Courtesy of LucasArts Entertainment Company
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Decent, worth playing
12 January 2001 | by (San Carlos, CA) – See all my reviews

I liked this game quite a bit; the sounds and artwork created the right mood. I even went out and bought the soundtrack CD. There are some pretty tricky puzzles here, especially when you find those alien devices. It's tough I suppose to make stuff look different than what earth people would build yet make it intuitive as to its function.

One thing I'd improve: too often you want to interact with the other characters, and they say "I'm busy, leave me alone". This was handled much more naturally in other LucasArts games like "Fate of Atlantis" and "Sam and Max".


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