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Game #235
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Countdown    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Adventure   Traditional third-person

Rating: 8.6 (127 votes)

Countdown box cover

Countdown screenshot
Similar to Access' early Tex Murphy adventures, Countdown has an incredible amount of pixel-hunt puzzles and several pointless arcade sequences. The plot of this game is quite interesting, though they might have borrowed it from Asylum, a Commodore 64 classic. You are an amnesiac trying to escape the asylum and find your true identity. Overall, a fun game that's been overlooked by many people, despite frustrating puzzles, the time limit, and some downright bad dialogues.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Brent Erickson & Chris Jones
Developer: Access Software
Publisher: Access Software
Year: 1990
Software Copyright: Access Software
Theme: Modern
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Amazon: Guardians of Eden, Great Escape, The, Sanitarium

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