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The Dig (DOS)

The Dig Screenshots

DOS version

The Dig DOS Title screen

Title screen

The Dig DOS Low, Brink and Robbins in the opening sequence

Low, Brink and Robbins in the opening sequence

The Dig DOS Boston can use this aptly named "PenUltimate" to communicate with his friends

Boston can use this aptly named "PenUltimate" to communicate with his friends

The Dig DOS Conversation topics are displayed as the three astronauts start a seemingly mundane scientific task...

Conversation topics are displayed as the three astronauts start a seemingly mundane scientific task...

The Dig DOS Some of these items are going to be indispensable...

Some of these items are going to be indispensable...

The Dig DOS One of the pre-rendered animations early in the game. What is happening?..

One of the pre-rendered animations early in the game. What is happening?..

The Dig DOS A cutscene showing the flight towards the mysterious planet

A cutscene showing the flight towards the mysterious planet

The Dig DOS The trio's arrival on Cocytus

The trio's arrival on Cocytus

The Dig DOS One of the first locations you'll explore on the planet surface. Looks like it's just a wreck...

One of the first locations you'll explore on the planet surface. Looks like it's just a wreck...

The Dig DOS One of the first puzzles involves fixing a misplaced lens to restore energy to the Nexus, the game's hub area

One of the first puzzles involves fixing a misplaced lens to restore energy to the Nexus, the game's hub area

The Dig DOS The team encounters their first ghost

The team encounters their first ghost

The Dig DOS Maggie Robbins goes off to explore on her own after a tragic accident happens. This location is the Nexus, the game's main hub

Maggie Robbins goes off to explore on her own after a tragic accident happens. This location is the Nexus, the game's main hub

The Dig DOS Bird's eye view of a central location - you'll visit it fairly early in the game, but its secret will remain unsolved for a very long time...

Bird's eye view of a central location - you'll visit it fairly early in the game, but its secret will remain unsolved for a very long time...

The Dig DOS One of the many strange devices Low deals with in a puzzle early in the game

One of the many strange devices Low deals with in a puzzle early in the game

The Dig DOS All aboard! Next stop, the first spire!

All aboard! Next stop, the first spire!

The Dig DOS A magnificent tram ride! Most major areas ("spires") in this game are connected by this exotic underwater sphere-like vehicle

A magnificent tram ride! Most major areas ("spires") in this game are connected by this exotic underwater sphere-like vehicle

The Dig DOS Oh, what a cute creature...

Oh, what a cute creature...

The Dig DOS The famous "bones puzzle" - possibly the hardest in the game. Don't be ashamed if you'll need a walkthrough for this one!..

The famous "bones puzzle" - possibly the hardest in the game. Don't be ashamed if you'll need a walkthrough for this one!..

The Dig DOS Wee! Riding a wave to get to the other side! I always wanted to do that

Wee! Riding a wave to get to the other side! I always wanted to do that

The Dig DOS Underwater journey! Let's see what lies ahead...

Underwater journey! Let's see what lies ahead...

The Dig DOS Planetarium Tram Station. You are putting away your tusk. Err... that last part sounded a bit strange

Planetarium Tram Station. You are putting away your tusk. Err... that last part sounded a bit strange

The Dig DOS Probably the least exotic location in the game - it almost feels as if we were home... Boston tries to do something with that rod

Probably the least exotic location in the game - it almost feels as if we were home... Boston tries to do something with that rod

The Dig DOS An example of text feedback when you interact with objects. This is the Command Center, from where trams are controlled

An example of text feedback when you interact with objects. This is the Command Center, from where trams are controlled

The Dig DOS You travel up to the mountains. Your friend Brink is busy doing something... I wonder what that is

You travel up to the mountains. Your friend Brink is busy doing something... I wonder what that is

The Dig DOS More caves, more panels - it can't be denied there is a certain monotony in this game. On the other side, the somewhat "deadly" style is consistent all the way through

More caves, more panels - it can't be denied there is a certain monotony in this game. On the other side, the somewhat "deadly" style is consistent all the way through

The Dig DOS You'll even need to adjust and align planets in this game! Or are those just images?..

You'll even need to adjust and align planets in this game! Or are those just images?..

The Dig DOS You'll have to build several light bridges through such devices. The more of them you find, the harder the corresponding puzzles become

You'll have to build several light bridges through such devices. The more of them you find, the harder the corresponding puzzles become

The Dig DOS You'll have to study and match those shapes found on various colored rods a lot. And believe me, this is probably the easiest puzzle in this game

You'll have to study and match those shapes found on various colored rods a lot. And believe me, this is probably the easiest puzzle in this game

The Dig DOS Gorgeous effects in a mysterious ancient tomb

Gorgeous effects in a mysterious ancient tomb

The Dig DOS A dialogue with Maggie, who stays in this strange library for much of the game. Yeah, Boston, say something profound... I bet she'll be impressed!

A dialogue with Maggie, who stays in this strange library for much of the game. Yeah, Boston, say something profound... I bet she'll be impressed!

The Dig DOS More purple, and more awesome views. You have now discovered the Tomb Sphere

More purple, and more awesome views. You have now discovered the Tomb Sphere

The Dig DOS Crystal puzzle - you'll need to "revive" that black crystal

Crystal puzzle - you'll need to "revive" that black crystal

The Dig DOS Boston challenges the perception that only Jesus could resurrect the dead. As you'll see, the whole story of the game carries a clear philosophical and even religious message

Boston challenges the perception that only Jesus could resurrect the dead. As you'll see, the whole story of the game carries a clear philosophical and even religious message

The Dig DOS Discovered another cavern beneath the Museum Spire. Demonstrating how items are used in the game (just as an example - this is not a puzzle solution!)

Discovered another cavern beneath the Museum Spire. Demonstrating how items are used in the game (just as an example - this is not a puzzle solution!)

The Dig DOS A breathtaking view in the Museum Spire. Purple is a color you'll encounter a lot - it's fittingly mysterious and exotic, indeed

A breathtaking view in the Museum Spire. Purple is a color you'll encounter a lot - it's fittingly mysterious and exotic, indeed

The Dig DOS Can you even see where Boston is?! Such views impart well the monumental, majestic style of the game

Can you even see where Boston is?! Such views impart well the monumental, majestic style of the game

The Dig DOS Detail of a tablet found in the museum

Detail of a tablet found in the museum

The Dig DOS To complete our purple collection, how about these beautiful caverns?

To complete our purple collection, how about these beautiful caverns?

The Dig DOS The inventory is superimposed on the playing area

The inventory is superimposed on the playing area

The Dig DOS The apparition of another ghost

The apparition of another ghost

The Dig DOS Maggie needs some help here!

Maggie needs some help here!

The Dig DOS Ludger Brink in an awkward position

Ludger Brink in an awkward position

The Dig DOS Brink has lost it

Brink has lost it

The Dig DOS Boston Low and Maggie converse with the alien inventor late in the game

Boston Low and Maggie converse with the alien inventor late in the game