Innocent Until Caught (DOS)

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Innocent Until Caught is a graphic adventure game with an icon-based point-and-click interface.

Jack T. Ladd is a thief, his hunting-ground is the whole galaxy, and at the moment, he's in big trouble. He's got 20 days to pay his taxes - or else the interstellar tax agency will hunt him down. Termination is a viable punishment for tax offenders in these days, you know. Stranded blank on the barren, run-down planet Tayte, Jack decides that he has to make some cash. Quick.

Innocent Until Caught is pretty standard in terms of design and interface. It features a mini-window at the bottom left of the screen which is alternately a mini-map of the area (showing all exits), and a looking glass for detecting small items. Also, the plot is illustrated by a few rendered sequences, some of the first used in adventure games.


Innocent Until Caught DOS There are pleasant places after all on Tayte.
Innocent Until Caught DOS Rendered scene: Jack's spaceship being caught.
Innocent Until Caught DOS Nice try!
Innocent Until Caught DOS Unfortunately, the judge doesn't think so.

Alternate Titles

  • "חף מפשע (לפחות עד שאתפס)" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Khaf Mipesha - Lefakhot Ad She Yitafes" -- Hebrew title
  • "IUC" -- Informal Name

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Tries to mix humour and challenging puzzles, fails. -Chris (7308) 1.6 Stars1.6 Stars1.6 Stars1.6 Stars1.6 Stars
Solve this adventure as a master thief *Katakis* (37914) unrated

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1993 10 out of 12 83
PC Joker Mar, 1994 72 out of 100 72
Quandary Jan, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 Nov 07, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1994 70 out of 100 70
High Score Jan, 1994 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1994 43 out of 100 43
Electronic Entertainment Mar, 1994 4 out of 10 40


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There is a slight flaw when Psygnosis/Divide by Zero programmed the Amiga version of Innocent. You see, in the end credits, both versions that "Jack Ladd will return in INNOCENT 2 - Into the Corruption". which is the sequel called Guilty. Yet, this sequel was released for PC, but never released for Amiga.

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-Chris (7308) added Innocent Until Caught (DOS) on Jul 29, 2000
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