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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.

Screenshots

Into the Eagle's Nest Atari ST Level selection screen
Into the Eagle's Nest ZX Spectrum Main menu
Into the Eagle's Nest Amstrad CPC Shooting a lot of the enemy
Into the Eagle's Nest Atari ST Lots of Germans in here

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 (5184)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Feb, 1988 900 out of 1000 90
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Oct, 1987 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1988 802 out of 1000 80
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Feb, 1988 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Mar, 1987 8.8 out of 12 73
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Apr, 1987 72 out of 100 72
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga 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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