Originally, this game was was meant to be made for the SNES, with the use of the Super FX chip.
Also, in early previews, the was mention of Twinsen being able to drive vehicles. The final version of the game lack this feature but it is included in the sequel
It is not easy to get to run this game on modern PC's. For different reasons the game has its difficulties with DosBox. The best way to play it would be LBAWin
, a Windows port created by a former Adeline programmer. It requires the original DOS disc to play and can be downloaded here
The programmers used some tricks in this game: The game's soundtrack is made of both redbook audio and midi syntesizer. The video mode is SVGA for most of the game, but if you zoom, the game uses standard VGA.
Information also contributed by
Mark Ennis and
- Computer Gaming World
- May 1995 (Issue #130) – Adventure of the Year
- GameStar (Germany)
- Issue 12/1999 - #71 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking