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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth DOS The title screen

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Atari ST
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Description

First computerised version of the novel written by Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth is a mix of action and adventure - an exploration game paved with many action-oriented mini-games. You play the role of a scientist who is on the way to prove that Arne Saknussem's scroll is true, i.e. he really discovered the center of the Earth. You'll have to find your way through the volcano Knessel, avoiding falling rocks and mammoths alike.


Screenshots

Journey to the Center of the Earth DOS Descending (EGA)
Journey to the Center of the Earth DOS Another mini-game, the furious mammoths running to you in 3D (and it was in 1988) !
Journey to the Center of the Earth DOS It seems to me that this is the end, my only friend, the end ...
Journey to the Center of the Earth Atari ST Pretty impressive

Alternate Titles

  • "Voyage au centre de la terre" -- French title
  • "Reise zum Mittelpunkt der Erde" -- German title

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User Reviews

Not a direct adaption but rather a sequel of the novel from Jules Verne, this game took you deep below into the realms of boredom and frustration. Amiga Matthias Ernst (4)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Apr, 1989 579 out of 1000 58
The One DOS May, 1989 58 out of 100 58
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1989 54 out of 100 54
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1989 54 out of 100 54
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Jun, 1989 54 out of 100 54
The One Atari ST May, 1989 52 out of 100 52
The One Amiga May, 1989 52 out of 100 52
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jun, 1989 52 out of 100 52
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1988 4.75 out of 12 40
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1987 4.75 out of 12 40

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