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Description

In Armed and Dangerous, the player controls Roman, a thief in the Lionheads gang. The evil King Forge is attempting to unlock the Book of Rule, which will grant him magical powers. Aided by a blind seer and his thieving friends - a robot and a mole - Roman decides to intercept the book and banish the king.

The game is a variation of the run-and-gun third-person shooter. Created by Planet Moon, it has the same humour and similar gameplay elements as Giants: Citizen Kabuto.

The game has several unusual characters and weapons. Included is the shark gun, a device that literally shoots a shark at your enemies. There is a corkscrew device that burrows in to the ground and inverts gravity. You hang on to the device while your enemies fly into the sky and fall hard back to the ground.

Screenshots

Armed and Dangerous Windows A level boss.
Armed and Dangerous Windows No really it is based on a true story!
Armed and Dangerous Windows Shoot the barrels to blow up the platforms.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Defend your base from the hoards of grunts.

Promo Images

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Armed and Dangerous Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "武装与危险" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "AnD" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

An action-packed, laugh out loud shooter. Windows Zack Green (1185)

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target Xbox Jan 19, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Xbox Dec 02, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
IC-Games Xbox Feb 26, 2004 81 out of 100 81
GameSpy Xbox Dec 07, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Vortex Xbox 2003 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 23, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Gamesmania.de Xbox Mar 03, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Game Captain Xbox Jun 08, 2004 74 out of 100 74
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2004 68 out of 100 68
Game Revolution Windows Dec, 2003 B- 67

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found a bug on PC version? 1 Don Meu (2)
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Trivia

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Some magazine ads for the game took inspiration from the stickers from the game Hostages and had a large set of stickers which looked like bullet holes.

References

The game contains several references to Planet Moon's previous game Giants: Citizen Kabuto. Among them are the "Majorcan Prophecy" (in Giants the Meccs tried to get to planet Majorca) and the "Dick Whittington Memorial Prison" (in Giants the player had to bust a guy out of the Dick Whittington prison).

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