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Killing Time (3DO)

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In the early 1930's, Tess Conway, obsessed with ancient Egypt, and her guests vanished without trace... right in the middle of a wild party on the Conway island estate. Sixty years after this events it's your mission to investigate the strange events that took place in those days.

Though Killing Time is graphically a typical Doom clone, there are some differences: the game has one huge level instead of many smaller ones which allows you to return to old places at any time, i.e. to pick up health packs or ammunition. Also the spirits of Tess and her guests appear occasionally and bring the story of that evening to light helping you to find keys, to unlock doorways, to locate secret passages and to solve puzzles.

Killing Time was originally developed for the 3DO, and was later converted to the PC.


Killing Time 3DO Say hello to the duck for me!
Killing Time 3DO See you back at the lodge!
Killing Time 3DO More ghosts setting up the plot. This one explains why there are guns all over the mansion.
Killing Time 3DO Map screen

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The Press Says

Game Zero Feb, 1996 46 out of 50 92
Game Players Jan, 1996 83 out of 100 83
Joystick (French) Nov, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Defunct Games Feb 11, 2007 80 out of 100 80
GameFan Magazine Dec, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Electric Playground 1996 7.5 out of 10 75
Coming Soon Magazine Mar 14, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Ultimate Gamer Magazine Jan, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Power Unlimited Feb, 1996 6.8 out of 10 68
The Video Game Critic Oct 29, 2001 F 0


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German index

On July 31, 1996, Killing Time was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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Corn Popper (69643) added Killing Time (3DO) on Mar 03, 2004
Other platforms contributed by CheshireCat (1670) and Jeanne (75621)