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The Third Courier (Amiga)

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Description

The Third Courier is set in the era of the 'cold war', and the action takes place in Germany. The player is an American spy, and his mission is to recover stolen NATO defense plans.

You start off in your apartment, which contains a computer, bugging equipment and an answerphone, as well as useful items such as money and a passport. A compass on screen is used to move around, with symbols appearing on the left and right of the status screen to indicate when something important is to the west or east of you.

You will have to explore the city streets, with the aid of taxis and the Autobahn. Talk to important people and buy key objects, and then sneak around spying on anyone who seems suspicious. Encounters with enemy agents, muggers and tramps can turn violent; when they do, use your gun quickly to ensure they are shot first.

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The Third Courier Amiga Uh-oh....
The Third Courier Amiga Title screen
The Third Courier Amiga Wow, this place sure is crowded!
The Third Courier Amiga Walking around the city

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The Press Says

Amiga Joker Jul, 1990 76 out of 100 76
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jul, 1990 655 out of 1000 66
Amiga Action Jul, 1990 62 out of 100 62
Power Play Jul, 1990 59 out of 100 59
Zzap! Jun, 1990 43 out of 100 43

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Trivia

The game box included three 5 1/4" game disks, a manual, a stylised map of Berlin as represented in the game, a code "ruler", a card to exchange the disks to 3 1/2" ones, a registration card, an advertisment for the official hint book and another one for other Accolade games.
Terok Nor (18320) added The Third Courier (Amiga) on Aug 18, 2004
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17258), Martin Smith (63168) and Terok Nor (18320)