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Sam & Max Hit the Road (DOS)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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5 point score based on user ratings.

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Back of Box - DOS (Kixx release) (UK):
    Hit the Road with Sam & Max, Freelance Police, as they attempt to crack their toughest case. Sam (a shamus canine) and Max (a hyperkinetic rabbity thing) are hot on the trail of a runaway carnival bigfoot across America's quirky underbelly in this deranged animated adventure!

    Help our frightening, furry flatfoots find the fugitive freak!
    • Enjoy edgy animated and twisted humour!
    • Endless hours of fun playing mini-games like 'Wak-A-Rat' and 'CarBomb'
    • Indulge in gratuitous anti-social behaviour!
    • Stop at tacky tourist traps and intimidate their bizarre inhabitants!
    • See colossal full-screen graphics!
    • Easy pop-up verb and dialogue icons
    • Features a built-in screensaver
    • The CD-ROM version features 'full-talkie' throughout.


    "Brilliant" PC GAMER 93%

    "Add it to your collection... I'm sure you'll enjoy it immensely."
    PC REVIEW 8/10

    "Good graphics, good music and adorable acerbic characters. Slots in right at the top of the pile"
    PC ZONE 92%

    "Deeply funny, horribly involving and immaculately designed"
    PC FORMAT 93%

    "Sam & Max manages to combine engrossing gameplay and puzzles with entertaining dialogue that really will have you laughing out loud"
    CD-ROM MAGAZINE 5/5

    "With full speech enhancement, this really comes into its own. An extremely playable game gains new life. Superb!"
    PC HOME 90%

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (8255) on Jul 09, 2009.

Back of Box - DOS/Windows (Australia/New Zealand/UK/US):

    YIKES!

    Grab your nightstick, squeal like a siren, and Hit the Road with Sam & Max, Freelance Police, as they attempt to crack their toughest case. Sam (a shamus canine) and Max (a hyperkinetic rabbity thing) are hot on the trail of a runaway carnival bigfoot across America's quirky underbelly in this deranged animated adventure.

    Help our frightening, furry flatfoots find the fugitive freak! Do it now!

    • Enjoy edgy animation and twisted humor!
    • Endless hours of fun playing mini-games like Wak-A-Rat and CarBomb!
    • Indulge in gratuitous antisocial behavior!
    • Stop at tacky tourist traps and intimidate their bizarre denizens!
    • See colossal full-screen graphics!
    • Easy pop-up verb and dialog icons!


    We plummeted from beautiful vista point

    Wak-A-Rat- We pounded their tiny heads for valuable gifts!

    At the World of Fish-Historic, funny smelling exhibits

    We hate to leave this burg, but the corn dogs beckon!

    Our brains still echo from the baffling Mystery Vortex!

    Taxidermy of all nations singing together in peace (Sniff)

    Mt. Rushmore-We bungeed from the warm inviting nostrils of our favorite President!

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (8255) on Jul 09, 2009.

Summer 1996 LucasArts catalog:
    Join Sam & Max on their fun-filled adventures

    Join the cross-country search for Bruno, the missing Bigfoot, with hilarious freelance police officers Sam & Max.

    Contributed by RKL (5614) on Sep 27, 2003.

Winter 94/95 Lucasarts catalog:
    In Sam & Max Hit the Road, you follow these two lovable freelance police as they adventure through America. New destinations appear on Sam and Max's postcard map, enabling them to explore strange roadside attractions in their search for Bruno, the missing Bigfoot.

    Contributed by RKL (5614) on Sep 25, 2003.

Advertisement in InterAction, Holiday Issue 1993:
    HIT A RIDE WITH SAM & MAX...

    THEY DON'T BRAKE FOR ANYTHING!!!


    Join Freelance Police, Sam (don't call him a cartoon dog) and Max (a hyperkinetic, rabbity thing) as they pursue a runaway carnival Bigfoot across America's quirky underbelly.

    Based on Steve Purcell's unconventional cult comic books, Sam & Max will take you on an irreverent road trip adventure that will put hair on your back. Collide with tacky tourist traps and intimidate their bizarre denizens.

    • Edgy animation!
    • Twisted humor!
    • Gratuitous antisocial behavior!
    • Mini-games to play when you're at work!
    • Roadside attractions your parents refused to stop at!
    • Full-screen graphics!
    • Easy, pop-up verb and dialog icons!


    So tune up the car, water the cat and make a half-crazed beeline to your nearest retailer for Sam & Max Hit the Road. Don't forget to bring clean underwear!

    Contributed by Belboz (6579) on Aug 19, 2001.

LucasArts Company Store Catalogue (Winter 1999/2000):
    Grab your nightstick! Join Sam & Max, Freelance Police. Sam (a canine shamus) and Max (a rabbity thing) are hot on the trail of a runaway carnival bigfoot across America's quirky underbelly.

  • Enjoy lots of edgy animation and twisted humor

  • Play for hours: hundreds of puzzles and fun mini-games like Wak-a-Rat

  • Features full voice and sound

    Contributed by MAT (66253) on May 30, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    Grab your nightstick, squeal like a siren and Hit The Road with Sam & Max. They are hot on the trail of a runaway carnival bigfoot! CAUTION: Parents please note that this game features mature humor and language.

    * Enjoy edgy animation and twisted humor.

    * Endless hours of fun playing mini-games like Wak-a-Rat and Carbomb.

    * Indulge in gratuitous antisocial behavior.

    * Stop at tacky tourist traps and intimidate their bizarre denizens.

    * Released in 1994, the CD-ROM version features full voice, music and digitized sound effects.

    Contributed by Nathan Kovner (49) on Jan 13, 2000.