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Into the Eagle's Nest

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Description

Pandora's first game combines the Gauntlet style with the World War 2 setting, and specifically the Eagle's Nest building which is being used by a commander as his HQ. Three Allied soldiers have been captured, and you must infiltrate the facilities, rescue your brave comrades, destroy the building, and salvage as much of the stolen art treasures as possible.

There are eight levels to explore, each with a specific mission objective. Some of the paintings are loose, others are in crates which must first be shot. Explosives must be collected, not shot. With limited ammunition, guards everywhere, keys at a premium, and lots of strategic hiding points, an all-guns-blazing approach is less successful than a planned, measured one.

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Into the Eagle's Nest Commodore 64 The beginning
Into the Eagle's Nest Commodore 64 Mission Selection
Into the Eagle's Nest ZX Spectrum High scores
Into the Eagle's Nest ZX Spectrum Bonuses to collect

Alternate Titles

  • "Into the Eagles Nest" -- UK title
  • ""Eagles Nest"" -- 'SMASH 16' re-release title

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User Reviews

I missed the hours I spent playing "Into The Eagle's Nest"... DOS Accatone (5185)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Feb, 1988 900 out of 1000 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jun, 1987 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1988 904 out of 1000 90
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Oct, 1987 81 out of 100 81
Commodore User Commodore 64 Apr, 1987 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1988 802 out of 1000 80
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Apr, 1987 72 out of 100 72
The Atari Times Atari 8-bit Apr 19, 2004 55 out of 100 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

BPjS / BPjM index

Banned in Germany (all systems) since 30.07.1988

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Commodore Format
    • March 1991 (Issue 6) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

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