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Fascination

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
62
3.8
Atari ST
...
3.5
DOS
...
3.2

Description

Fascination is a mature-themed adventure. The game is about a business man who has invented a chemical drug that increases the sex-drive. Unfortunately he was assasinated, and you accidentally get hold of the drug sample. Your mission is to try to deliver the sample to the right person and avoid being made out as the murderer.

Screenshots

Fascination DOS Saving the day
Fascination DOS Don't know who he is, but this punk always shows up to talk you down whenever you die.
Fascination DOS You ( Hebrew Version )
Fascination DOS Entry to Quantum Labs

Alternate Titles

  • "רצח במיאמי" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Retzah Be'Miami ( Murder In Miami )" -- Israeli title

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User Reviews

Hardly fascinating DOS Zovni (9360)

The Press Says

ST Format Atari ST Oct, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Mania Amiga Nov, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Power Amiga Sep, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Format Amiga Oct, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Amiga Action Amiga Sep, 1992 51 out of 100 51
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 48 out of 100 48
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1992 48 out of 100 48
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 47 out of 100 47
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 47 out of 100 47
Power Play DOS Feb, 1992 44 out of 100 44

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Trivia

CD-ROM version

In 1992 the game was released on CD with multilanguage and talkie. Various scenes were censored in the that version, e.g. the shower scene in the bedroom of the hotel (left out); the underwear shots in the magazine in the hotel lobby (replaced by car pictures); the rear view of Doralice in the mirror at the lingerie shop (left out); the pin-up posters in the storeroom of the lingerie shop (nudity covered) and the buttocks of Kenneth in Villa Molière (covered, except for the pop-up).

Development

It's interesting to note that despite the game's sexual nature (which could be deemed by some as 'sexist') this game was actually created by a woman!

Music

Frederic Motte (author of game music):

The programmers at Coktel Vision couldn't play ".MOD" files on the PC back then, so they just sampled the AMIGA "MOD" and played short loops of it :P I know, pretty pathetic :P but it's the same piece of music anyway.
Information also contributed by Blood, B.L. Stryker and game nostalgia

Related Web Sites

  • Crap Shoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
  • Game Nostalgia (Provides background info on Fascination, pictures of cast and examples of voice-overs, credits with portraits, musical themes, screenshots of all locations, saved games, and reviews. )
Contributed to by POMAH (33730) and Daniel Albu (251)