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Bureau 13 (DOS)

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Description

This is a puzzle, adventure game about an ultra-secret organization called Bureau 13, whose operatives investigate paranormal phenomenon. After one member of the organization draws unwanted attention to himself, the Bureau decides to neutralize him by sending two agents on his trail. The game offers many characters to choose from such as thief, priest, mech and vampire etc. Since each character has different skills, each puzzle can be solved in a number of ways, leading to different endings.

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Bureau 13 DOS Reception
Bureau 13 DOS Mission Briefing
Bureau 13 DOS Conversing with an npc.
Bureau 13 DOS A hostile multinational corporation? Surely they have nothing to do with the problems at hand...

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User Reviews

The coolest government agency in it's own kickass game. Zovni (9360) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
More than just finding an assassin *Katakis* (37818) unrated

The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine Apr, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Joystick (French) Apr, 1995 82 out of 100 82
PC Team Apr, 1995 80 out of 100 80
High Score Apr, 1995 4 out of 5 80
PC Gamer May, 1995 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Mar, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Quandary Apr, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 1995 70 out of 100 70
PC Games (Germany) Mar, 1995 62 out of 100 62
PC Joker Mar, 1995 42 out of 100 42

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Trivia

Covermount release

The full version of this game was released on a cover disc for Computer Game Entertainment magazine.

License

Bureau 13 is actually a pen-and-paper RPG by Richard Tucholka and Tri-Tac Systems. The game was based on that franchise.

Information also contributed by Demian Katz

Related Web Sites

  • Crapshoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
  • Tri Tac Games (Authors of the roleplay system Bureau 13 is licensed from.)
Roger Wilco (1113) added Bureau 13 (DOS) on Jun 06, 2002
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