The Dig (1995)

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Three humans trapped on an alien planet discover it's deadly secret which could be their undoing.

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Cast

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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)
Leilani Jones ...
Cora Miles / Newsperson (voice) (as Leilany Jones Wilmore)
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Ken Borden / Reporter (voice)
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Storyline

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 the first brainstorm session for the game at LucasArts, a large earthquake hit the Los Angeles area. Many have jokingly described the earthquake as a bad omen of the so-called 'Dig curse': the production of the game was indeed plagued by creative problems, re-writes, changes in management, and the final product was not released until many years after its first conception (although to generally favorable reviews). See more »

Quotes

Brink: Come here, you phlegm-carapaced slime-faced mucus-brained furry-legged abductor of luminously intelligent but pulchritudinous Earth woman!
[He notices that Low hasn't moved]
Brink: Low, you idiot! Why are you standing there?
Boston Low: I'm still trying to figure out what you said.
Brink: MOVE YOUR SILLY BUTTOCKS, YOU FOOL!
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Crazy Credits

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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Spoofed in The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) See more »

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Ghosts
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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