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Robinson's Requiem (DOS)

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In the far future humanity has achieved faster-than-light space travel, but the galaxy is still a big unknown place. To chart the stars and planets explorers named "Robinsons" are sent on scouting tours of duty. Most of the time the Robinsons sent away are individuals deemed dangerous to society and whose ships are sabotaged.

You play one of these Robinsons who gets stranded on a mysterious alien planet on which a telepathic woman is also stranded. As it turns out she knows a way to get off the planet, but she needs your help to escape.

Gameplay consists of first person roleplaying with the emphasis placed on character modeling and survival. Take a dip when it's cold and you'll sure catch the flu, don't treat an infected injury and amputation is on the way, etc. You must fashion your own tools from whatever you can find on the planet and the game uses pre-rendered sprites over voxel technology terrain for graphics.

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Robinson's Requiem DOS The cut-scene is pre-rendered
Robinson's Requiem DOS Nice temperate area with pretty trees.
Robinson's Requiem DOS Getting some help from the locals.
Robinson's Requiem DOS Main Menu

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1995 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Just Games Retro May 13, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Jul, 1994 64 out of 100 64
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Gamer Oct, 1994 49 out of 100 49
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1994 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Zovni (9360) added Robinson's Requiem (DOS) on Aug 16, 2001
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