The Dig (1995)

Video Game  -  Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
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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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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)
James Garrett ...
The Creator / Newsperson (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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Several pieces of artwork for the game showed four astronauts instead of three, originating from the second version of the game which had four main characters. The fourth character was a Japanese business man who co-funded the mission and therefore became part of the crew. He was eventually written out of the game, and all artwork produced thereafter showed three astronauts. 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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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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References Stargate (1994) See more »

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A River Canyon
Written by Michael Land
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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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