DescriptionB.A.T. is cyberpunk romp through the underworld of crime and corruption. As agent for B.A.T. (Bureau of Astral Troubleshooters), an ultra-secret organization serving the Confederation of the Galaxies in the 22nd century, you will be assigned various missions covering a wide range of spy activities and planets.
B.A.T. is a mixture of first-person adventure game and role-playing. Most of the game is spent exploring the futuristic locations, talking to characters and gathering items needed to advance the narrative. Combat occurs randomly and utilizes a real-time system: the player must prepare for the battle within a limited amount of time, after which the combatants exchange blows. The protagonist is able to side-step and dodge the attacks. Other features include the ability to program the B.O.B. (organic computer implanted on your arm), and RPG-style character development based on various stats.
- "Bureau of Astral Troubleshooters" -- Expansion of title
- "Bureau des Affaires Temporelles" -- Original French title
- "B.A.T.: The Humble Guys" -- DOS in-game title
- "BAT" -- Informal Title
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The Press Says
|ST Format||Dec, 1990||92 out of 100||92|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Jan, 1991||908 out of 1000||91|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Dec, 1990||78 out of 100||78|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||1993||77 out of 100||77|
|Power Play||Jan, 1991||76 out of 100||76|
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MobytrackThe game features an underground transportation system on the planet Terrapolis called the Mobytrack.
- ST Format issue 01/1991: #2 Best Adventure Game in 1990 (Atari ST)
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