Mars Saga (DOS)

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You're a stranded space jockey in a rugged frontier settlement on Saturn's moon, Titan. Your one chance to get off this ice cube is to assemble a team and find... a lost city!

This early Westwood title is a turn-based RPG set on the surface of Mars. Your characters have attributes and 21 skills that can be raised during the course of the game. You gather your party throughout the game. Much of the game is viewed from a first-person perspective with a small top down map and status line, but combat is all top-down. Combat can be handled directly by the player or left to the AI.


Mars Saga DOS Discovering a box of explosives down in the mines.
Mars Saga DOS A fight down in the volcano vent tunnels.
Mars Saga DOS Exploring the surface of Mars.
Mars Saga DOS Laser Slots.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Mars Saga" -- C64 media title
  • "Mines of Titan" -- Infocom Release

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User Reviews

Great gameplay, but over time, monotony ensues Dave Schenet (130) unrated
Sickest game ever. dave c (1) unrated
My first introduction to the wonderfull world of Pc Gaming William Shawn McDonie (1088) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
In 1990 this was top of the line for graphic adventures. gametrader (229) unrated

Critic Reviews

Dragon Feb, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Games Machine (UK) Feb, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1992 68 out of 100 68
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1990 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Jan, 1990 61 out of 100 61


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Belboz (6486) added Mars Saga (DOS) on Apr 01, 2000
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