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Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin (DOS)

Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin DOS Introductory message

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The 2nd and final in the series of detective/problem solving games for kids. Armed with your Snoop-mobile, the snoopNET computer, a wrist-radio, flashlight and pen and paper, you're the detective who must solve the case of Lilly, the missing dolphin.

The game requires logical thinking, planning, and note taking as you slowly comb the neighborhood gathering clues and evidence. Once the suspect is properly identified, use the snoopNET computer to accuse and ensure that justice has been served.

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Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin DOS Introductory message
Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin DOS Knocking on doors to interrogate suspects
Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin DOS CGA title screen
Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin DOS Cruising around the neighborhood

Alternate Titles

  • "Snooper Troops and the case of: The Disappearing Dolphin" -- In-game title
  • "Profesion Detective: El caso del delfin desaparecido" -- Spanish MSX in-game title

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Trivia

This game was developed on a very early version of DOS, one that apparently allowed spaces in filenames. The game specifically attempts to open the files "agent 1" and "agent 2" when you restore a game.

Newer versions of DOS (and windows shells) see filenames with spaces as multiple arguments, so the file open command in the game would fail. Simply renaming the files and removing the space character actually makes the game work, without having to modify the source code. (which would also be easy enough to do, since it's all written in BASIC and not protected or even compiled.)
jeff leyda (1586) added Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin (DOS) on Feb 03, 2007
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