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Agent USA (Apple II)

Agent USA Apple II Title screen (a cracked version)

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Description

Agent USA is a geography enhancement game that centers around a character that travels by train to different U.S. cities. The object of the game is to find the "FuzzBomb" which turns ordinary people into "FuzzBodies". You plant crystals which regenerate into newer crystals, and when you build up 100 of them and touch the FuzzBomb, the nation is saved!

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Agent USA Apple II Introduction sequence
Agent USA Apple II An update on the fuzz menace
Agent USA Apple II You can visit the ticket or information booths
Agent USA Apple II The rocket train can travel further and faster

Alternate Titles

  • "Agent U.S.A." -- PC Booter in-game title

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Trivia

Copy protection

Part of the copy-protection routine for the PC port of Agent USA relied on a clever attempt to socially-engineer crackers: The program attempted to see if sector 0 was writable, and if so, proceeded to write junk all over it, rendering the diskette unbootable. Why is this clever? Because the original factory diskette was write-protected (in fact, it lacked a notch completely) and the check would always fail on a factory original.
Servo (55897) added Agent USA (Apple II) on Oct 16, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Brian Heise (10) and Servo (55897)