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Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure (DOS)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Gadget puts you in a strange surreal world were a comet appears to be heading for the earth. Most people dismiss this situation since apparently it won't collide with us, however a group of scientists scramble to develop a way to stop this comet. Whether they want to destroy it, divert it, or whatever is unknown however, and you are charged with the task to find out what really is going on.

The game is viewed from a first person perspective and progresses as an adventure game, where the emphasis is to explore and discover rather than solve puzzles (this seems to be the Japanese concept of an adventure game) so ultimately it is not so much of a game as it is more an interactive "tour de force".


There are no DOS screenshots for this game.

There are 26 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "Gadget: Past as Future" -- Cryo re-release title
  • "Gadget: El pasado es el futuro" -- Spanish title

User Reviews

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The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly Aug 12, 1994 A- 91
PC Jeux Jan, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Gamer Dec, 1994 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1994 48 out of 100 48


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Zovni (9367) added Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure (DOS) on Apr 06, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Infernos (5018), Zovni (9367), Kabushi (119600), Ace of Sevens (4229) and Jeanne (75620)