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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 Title screen
Armed and Dangerous Windows Also use the mounted guns to mow down your enemy.
Armed and Dangerous Windows After each successful mission, the price on your head is raised based on your performance. These posters also appear in-game.
Armed and Dangerous Windows Despite the arrow in the side Roman charges on.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Sub-MDK Windows Cor 13 (174145)
An action-packed, laugh out loud shooter. Windows Zack Green (1012)

Critic Reviews

XboxAddict Xbox Dec 22, 2003 92 out of 100 92
Worth Playing Windows Dec 18, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Netjak Xbox Mar 01, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
IGN Xbox Dec 02, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
IC-Games Xbox Feb 26, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Game Freaks 365 Xbox 2004 8 out of 10 80
Daily Game Xbox Jan 29, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2004 68 out of 100 68
GameSpy Windows Dec 16, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameDaily Windows Dec 14, 2006 6 out of 10 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
found a bug on PC version? 1 Don Meu (2)
Oct 06, 2008

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).

Additional information contributed by Cigam.

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