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The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest Screenshots

Amiga version

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga The copy protection screen.

The copy protection screen.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga The game gives you the option of skipping the intro if you've played the game before.

The game gives you the option of skipping the intro if you've played the game before.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: Colonel writes his will.

Intro: Colonel writes his will.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: The cast of characters.

Intro: The cast of characters.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: Laura's friend invites her to the Colonel's estate.

Intro: Laura's friend invites her to the Colonel's estate.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: Going to the Colonel's estate.

Intro: Going to the Colonel's estate.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: Arriving at the dock.

Intro: Arriving at the dock.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: The Colonel's estate.

Intro: The Colonel's estate.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: Dinner.

Intro: Dinner.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Intro: The Colonel.

Intro: The Colonel.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga I have a notebook.

I have a notebook.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga In Ethel's room.

In Ethel's room.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Upstair's hallway.

Upstair's hallway.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga The bathroom.

The bathroom.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga A secret passage.

A secret passage.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga Upstairs. Be careful around that railing, it's broken.

Upstairs. Be careful around that railing, it's broken.

The Colonel's Bequest Amiga I fell and died.

I fell and died.


The Colonel's Bequest Screenshots

Atari ST version

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The cast of the game appears on stage.

The cast of the game appears on stage.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST A nice sunny peaceful day for our hero, but things are about to change...

A nice sunny peaceful day for our hero, but things are about to change...

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Coming to the mansion in the intro.

Coming to the mansion in the intro.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST "Ah! Another visitor! Stay awhile... Stay forever!"

"Ah! Another visitor! Stay awhile... Stay forever!"

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Dinner begins.

Dinner begins.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The man himself.

The man himself.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Act 1 begins.

Act 1 begins.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Larua talks to Ethel.

Larua talks to Ethel.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The bathroom.

The bathroom.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The Colonel's room.

The Colonel's room.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Dr. Feel's room.

Dr. Feel's room.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST A secret passageway.

A secret passageway.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Spying on the Colonel and Fifi.

Spying on the Colonel and Fifi.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Upstairs hall.

Upstairs hall.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Fifi's room.

Fifi's room.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Suit of armor.

Suit of armor.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Billards room.

Billards room.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Lounge.

Lounge.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Downstairs hallway.

Downstairs hallway.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Kitchen.

Kitchen.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The butler serves a guest.

The butler serves a guest.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Fifi dusting in the study.

Fifi dusting in the study.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Venturing outside.

Venturing outside.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Path.

Path.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST A statue of the Colonel in his war years.

A statue of the Colonel in his war years.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The well is nearby.

The well is nearby.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Looking down the well.

Looking down the well.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Exploring.

Exploring.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Laura tries to play the Crocodile Hunter and fails. Oh, Crikey!

Laura tries to play the Crocodile Hunter and fails. Oh, Crikey!

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Estate gates.

Estate gates.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The barn.

The barn.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST In the barn.

In the barn.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST The garden is nearby.

The garden is nearby.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST In the garden.

In the garden.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Chapel.

Chapel.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Inside the chapel.

Inside the chapel.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Graveyard - spooky!

Graveyard - spooky!

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Outside the mansion.

Outside the mansion.

The Colonel's Bequest Atari ST Entrance to a hedge garden.

Entrance to a hedge garden.


The Colonel's Bequest Screenshots

DOS version

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Title screen

Title screen

The Colonel's Bequest DOS What a cool copy protection - compare fingerprints of suspects in your manual and identify the one the game shows you!

What a cool copy protection - compare fingerprints of suspects in your manual and identify the one the game shows you!

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Introducing the cast

Introducing the cast

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The intro sequence continues

The intro sequence continues

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Jeeves, the creepy butler

Jeeves, the creepy butler

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Getting settled in...

Getting settled in...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS A nice view of the house

A nice view of the house

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Exploring the grounds

Exploring the grounds

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The upstairs hallway

The upstairs hallway

The Colonel's Bequest DOS This doesn't look good...

This doesn't look good...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Who could this be?

Who could this be?

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Oh no!

Oh no!

The Colonel's Bequest DOS There are several secret passages in the game! You've discovered one of them. This shot also shows how the game reacts to words it doesn't understand...

There are several secret passages in the game! You've discovered one of them. This shot also shows how the game reacts to words it doesn't understand...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Hint: Showers are dangerous! At least certain movies tell us so...

Hint: Showers are dangerous! At least certain movies tell us so...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The attic. Note the cool lightning effects

The attic. Note the cool lightning effects

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Following a suspect

Following a suspect

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Every character has a detailed description. Yes, they are one-dimensional, but that's what Agatha Christie tribute is all about!

Every character has a detailed description. Yes, they are one-dimensional, but that's what Agatha Christie tribute is all about!

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Uh-oh, looks like we've wandered off into some dangerous territory... The game can get quite scary

Uh-oh, looks like we've wandered off into some dangerous territory... The game can get quite scary

The Colonel's Bequest DOS I wonder what could be down here?

I wonder what could be down here?

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The game proudly tells you about itself. Those were the days when games tried out unique concepts more often...

The game proudly tells you about itself. Those were the days when games tried out unique concepts more often...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The clock advances when you trigger it by performing certain actions - as shown here. The game is not real time, but it creates a good illusion of that

The clock advances when you trigger it by performing certain actions - as shown here. The game is not real time, but it creates a good illusion of that

The Colonel's Bequest DOS A bell!Should you ring it?..

A bell!Should you ring it?..

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The play house. Hmm, looks like it's locked - how can I enter it?..

The play house. Hmm, looks like it's locked - how can I enter it?..

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Spying on Henri and Fifi...

Spying on Henri and Fifi...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The carriage house

The carriage house

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Inside the carriage house you find... a carriage. Right. What did you expect, then?..

Inside the carriage house you find... a carriage. Right. What did you expect, then?..

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The chapel

The chapel

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Inside the chapel. It looks sad...

Inside the chapel. It looks sad...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Characters move around and do stuff on their own all the time. Here, you see a servant catering to an old rich guy in the library

Characters move around and do stuff on their own all the time. Here, you see a servant catering to an old rich guy in the library

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Applying some oil to a rusty suit of armor

Applying some oil to a rusty suit of armor

The Colonel's Bequest DOS In the kitchen with Lillian and Celie

In the kitchen with Lillian and Celie

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Even the dog gets first class treatment around here

Even the dog gets first class treatment around here

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Laura visits a seemingly abandoned room. Opening the actions menu - there are several convenient shortcuts

Laura visits a seemingly abandoned room. Opening the actions menu - there are several convenient shortcuts

The Colonel's Bequest DOS A beautiful view of the garden. I typed "look statue" and that's the description I got

A beautiful view of the garden. I typed "look statue" and that's the description I got

The Colonel's Bequest DOS There are quite a few ways to die in this game, of course. Here, Laura accidentally falls into the water...

There are quite a few ways to die in this game, of course. Here, Laura accidentally falls into the water...

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The barn

The barn

The Colonel's Bequest DOS A well

A well

The Colonel's Bequest DOS A good view of the mansion

A good view of the mansion

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Laura Bow - Tomb Raider!

Laura Bow - Tomb Raider!

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The Colonel's bedroom (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's bedroom (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Billiards Room (EGA / TANDY)

Billiards Room (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Downstairs hallway (EGA / TANDY)

Downstairs hallway (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Front porch (EGA / TANDY)

Front porch (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Near the swamp (EGA / TANDY)

Near the swamp (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Path (EGA / TANDY)

Path (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Trophy and gun room (EGA / TANDY)

Trophy and gun room (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Fifi's room (EGA / TANDY)

Fifi's room (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Outside hedge garden (EGA / TANDY)

Outside hedge garden (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS The bathroom (EGA / TANDY)

The bathroom (EGA / TANDY)

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Outside of the house (CGA, higher resolution, but only two colors). The game will sometimes make such comments on its own

Outside of the house (CGA, higher resolution, but only two colors). The game will sometimes make such comments on its own