Life & Death II: The Brain (DOS)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?


The Brain follows the same premise as its predecessor Life & Death, wherein the player controls an up-and-coming surgeon who must perform simulated surgery on patients with varying problems. The sequel focuses on the brain, whereas the first game focused on the abdomen.

The graphics and gameplay have been improved from the first game, but, other than the new patient cases, it plays more or less the same.


Life & Death II: The Brain DOS Good Job!
Life & Death II: The Brain DOS Receptionist's desk
Life & Death II: The Brain DOS Angiography lab
Life & Death II: The Brain DOS Your patient

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

It's brain surgery... And poking people with needles. Feem (45) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Just Games Retro Dec 03, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Raze Jul, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Génération 4 Feb, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) May, 1991 799 out of 1000 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1991 7.8 out of 12 65


There are currently no topics for this game.



Buried inside the data of LD2.EXE version 1.1, after the credits are some thank you's which are interesting to say the least:

We would like to thank the following people and organizations for providing moral support and/or escapist thrills for the duration of this project:
Joy Whittemore
Michelle Glenn
Joshua Glenn
Sara Glenn (in progress)
Dr. Hoggly Woggly's
Tyler Texas BBQ
Twin Peaks
Total Recall
Star Trek: The Next
Monty Python
The Prisoner
The Outer Limits
Malibu Grand Prix
Ford Motor Company
Fields of Honor
Origin Systems (for Wing Commander)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Johann Strauss
Gustav Holtz
Def Leppard
Dire Straits
"Good design always pays off." - Norm "Teflon-Man"
And no thanks to Dave Locke
All characters portrayed herein are ficticious.
Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. We'd like to express our appreciation for our recently appointed fearless leader, Dave Grenewetzki. It's a dirty job but somebody's gotta do it. And finally, the producer wishes to thank his partners in crime for doing a damn fine job under very difficult circumstances.
Rick & Hal.

Larving Farumpfi (10) added Life & Death II: The Brain (DOS) on Jul 10, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Terok Nor (20771)