Into the Eagle's Nest (DOS)

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Description

Pandora's first game combines the Gauntlet style with the World War 2 setting, and specifically the Eagle's Nest building which is being used by a commander as his HQ. Three Allied soldiers have been captured, and you must infiltrate the facilities, rescue your brave comrades, destroy the building, and salvage as much of the stolen art treasures as possible.

There are eight levels to explore, each with a specific mission objective. Some of the paintings are loose, others are in crates which must first be shot. Explosives must be collected, not shot. With limited ammunition, guards everywhere, keys at a premium, and lots of strategic hiding points, an all-guns-blazing approach is less successful than a planned, measured one.

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Into the Eagle's Nest DOS Level 1
Into the Eagle's Nest DOS Enemies behind soldier
Into the Eagle's Nest DOS Take That you bastards!
Into the Eagle's Nest DOS Can't shoot them ;(

Alternate Titles

  • "Into the Eagles Nest" -- UK title
  • ""Eagles Nest"" -- 'SMASH 16' re-release title

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User Reviews

I missed the hours I spent playing "Into The Eagle's Nest"... Accatone (5183) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

BPjS / BPjM index

Banned in Germany (all systems) since 30.07.1988

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Commodore Format
    • March 1991 (Issue 6) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

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Donny K. (420) added Into the Eagle's Nest (DOS) on Sep 26, 1999
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