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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The first version that was inspired by Steven Spielberg's original idea was vastly different than the final result. It would have been situated in the future and feature a distant planet with ruins of four major cities, but no sophisticated aliens inhabiting them. The main characters were humans inspecting the planet. They would gradually find out that one of the cities waged war on the peaceful other three, making the planet so toxic that all survivors of each civilization were forced to go into stasis, to be revived when the planet became habitable again. The main characters would eventually revive all civilizations, and establish peace on the planet by converting the war-mongering tribe to a peaceful way of life. See more »

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Brink: [to Low] You don't scare me, you hairless monkey!
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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 The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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The Ancient City
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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