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Killing Time

Killing Time Screenshots

3DO version

Killing Time 3DO Title screen

Title screen

Killing Time 3DO Main menu

Main menu

Killing Time 3DO Tess Conway from the game's intro...

Tess Conway from the game's intro...

Killing Time 3DO ...and her mansion - the setting of the game

...and her mansion - the setting of the game

Killing Time 3DO Tess liked throwing parties... perhaps too much

Tess liked throwing parties... perhaps too much

Killing Time 3DO Starting location. A g-g-g-g-GHOST!

Starting location. A g-g-g-g-GHOST!

Killing Time 3DO This exact apparition means there is a small video scene with live characters nearby

This exact apparition means there is a small video scene with live characters nearby

Killing Time 3DO More ghosts setting up the plot. This one explains why there are guns all over the mansion.

More ghosts setting up the plot. This one explains why there are guns all over the mansion.

Killing Time 3DO Map screen

Map screen

Killing Time 3DO Ducks appear early in the 3DO version and are the first "enemies" you'll encounter

Ducks appear early in the 3DO version and are the first "enemies" you'll encounter

Killing Time 3DO Some duck hunters apparently don't appreciate the competition

Some duck hunters apparently don't appreciate the competition

Killing Time 3DO The 3DO version is noticeably smaller and more linear than the later PC release. The textures are almost as nice, though

The 3DO version is noticeably smaller and more linear than the later PC release. The textures are almost as nice, though

Killing Time 3DO The entrance to the mansion is just a tiny area, and the mansion itself looks ridiculously small. No comparison to the imposing architecture in the PC version

The entrance to the mansion is just a tiny area, and the mansion itself looks ridiculously small. No comparison to the imposing architecture in the PC version

Killing Time 3DO You'll have to find and activate such doors throughout the game. What are you looking at, you... weird face?

You'll have to find and activate such doors throughout the game. What are you looking at, you... weird face?

Killing Time 3DO Haven't been in a circus for quite a while

Haven't been in a circus for quite a while

Killing Time 3DO Have YOU joined the Communist party, comrade?.. Exploring the attic of the mansion

Have YOU joined the Communist party, comrade?.. Exploring the attic of the mansion

Killing Time 3DO Coffee or tea, sir? Are you surprised to see me, sir? Allow me to draw your attention to these purple curtains, sir. Quite exquisite, I'm sure

Coffee or tea, sir? Are you surprised to see me, sir? Allow me to draw your attention to these purple curtains, sir. Quite exquisite, I'm sure

Killing Time 3DO Man... I have stomach ache, dude... I think it might be the Tommy gun you shot at me with...

Man... I have stomach ache, dude... I think it might be the Tommy gun you shot at me with...

Killing Time 3DO Many enemies are different in the 3DO and the computer versions. The 3DO one has bats and maids. The computer one has vampiric bat maids! You tell me which is cooler

Many enemies are different in the 3DO and the computer versions. The 3DO one has bats and maids. The computer one has vampiric bat maids! You tell me which is cooler

Killing Time 3DO Fire in the corridor. I can still pass, but it'll hurt

Fire in the corridor. I can still pass, but it'll hurt

Killing Time 3DO You'll see Robert the butler quite a lot. He is always very collected. I guess he has seen all sorts of stuff before

You'll see Robert the butler quite a lot. He is always very collected. I guess he has seen all sorts of stuff before

Killing Time 3DO Battle against some cowboy-like dudes in a library

Battle against some cowboy-like dudes in a library

Killing Time 3DO The 3DO version has big floating red heads. The computer version has big floating red SKULLS. See the difference?..

The 3DO version has big floating red heads. The computer version has big floating red SKULLS. See the difference?..

Killing Time 3DO The 3DO version has a rather artificial level design with pointless long corridors and a copy-paste feel in many places. The levels of the PC version are much more interesting

The 3DO version has a rather artificial level design with pointless long corridors and a copy-paste feel in many places. The levels of the PC version are much more interesting

Killing Time 3DO The sewers are inhabited by heavy green monsters who look more amphibian than their reptilian PC counterparts

The sewers are inhabited by heavy green monsters who look more amphibian than their reptilian PC counterparts

Killing Time 3DO The dining room in the mansion is one of the few locations that looks almost identical in 3DO and PC versions. Another thing is that the PC version has more houses with other dining rooms

The dining room in the mansion is one of the few locations that looks almost identical in 3DO and PC versions. Another thing is that the PC version has more houses with other dining rooms

Killing Time 3DO The kitchen is annoyingly maze-like in the 3DO version. It still has the crazy knife-throwing chefs, though

The kitchen is annoyingly maze-like in the 3DO version. It still has the crazy knife-throwing chefs, though

Killing Time 3DO Is this skeleton smoking a cigarette??..

Is this skeleton smoking a cigarette??..

Killing Time 3DO ...He most certainly was! And now he is attacking me with a lit one!.. ... Okay, that's another skeleton, in another place, but that's not the point!

...He most certainly was! And now he is attacking me with a lit one!.. ... Okay, that's another skeleton, in another place, but that's not the point!

Killing Time 3DO Giant bees in a warehouse. Tough day, eh?..

Giant bees in a warehouse. Tough day, eh?..

Killing Time 3DO A creepy little girl greets you at the entrance to the hedge maze. This is one of the very few locations I actually liked more in the 3DO version

A creepy little girl greets you at the entrance to the hedge maze. This is one of the very few locations I actually liked more in the 3DO version

Killing Time 3DO Crazy middle-aged women are throwing bottles at you in the basement. Next time, be more politically correct or something

Crazy middle-aged women are throwing bottles at you in the basement. Next time, be more politically correct or something

Killing Time 3DO Look, I understand you have to clean all those orbs, but can we please just... come to some understanding?

Look, I understand you have to clean all those orbs, but can we please just... come to some understanding?

Killing Time 3DO Insects hitting me with fire among colorful pillars

Insects hitting me with fire among colorful pillars

Killing Time 3DO This secret passage looks similar to the one I used to get to the mansion

This secret passage looks similar to the one I used to get to the mansion

Killing Time 3DO A ghostly scene in a large room. The game beautifully conveys the opulent atmosphere of the 1930s

A ghostly scene in a large room. The game beautifully conveys the opulent atmosphere of the 1930s

Killing Time 3DO You'll be attacked by many enemies at once very often. These duck hunters just can't quit...

You'll be attacked by many enemies at once very often. These duck hunters just can't quit...

Killing Time 3DO Angry maids are punching me hard! What did I do to deserve this?..

Angry maids are punching me hard! What did I do to deserve this?..

Killing Time 3DO Is this a switch or just beautiful, detailed textures? Probably both!

Is this a switch or just beautiful, detailed textures? Probably both!

Killing Time 3DO When, or WHEN will I be able to score enough MobyPoints to become all-time leading contributor?!..

When, or WHEN will I be able to score enough MobyPoints to become all-time leading contributor?!..

Killing Time 3DO Lavish art in Tess' inner sanctum

Lavish art in Tess' inner sanctum

Killing Time 3DO What's wrong, do you want that thing there? Why didn't you just tell me?..

What's wrong, do you want that thing there? Why didn't you just tell me?..


Killing Time Screenshots

Windows version

Killing Time Windows Title screen

Title screen

Killing Time Windows Main menu

Main menu

Killing Time Windows The fairly long and impressive live action intro depicts Egyptian artifacts...

The fairly long and impressive live action intro depicts Egyptian artifacts...

Killing Time Windows ...Tess Conway, the rich heiress who mysteriously vanished...

...Tess Conway, the rich heiress who mysteriously vanished...

Killing Time Windows ...her estate on an island in Maine...

...her estate on an island in Maine...

Killing Time Windows ...and various scenes from her life. Most of these characters will have in-game appearances as well... though not quite in their usual shape

...and various scenes from her life. Most of these characters will have in-game appearances as well... though not quite in their usual shape

Killing Time Windows A nicely designed options screen

A nicely designed options screen

Killing Time Windows The starting area in the computer versions is different. You start in your boat rather than immediately outside of the mansion

The starting area in the computer versions is different. You start in your boat rather than immediately outside of the mansion

Killing Time Windows The path to the mansion is quite different as well. Outdoor areas are much bigger and more open in the computer versions

The path to the mansion is quite different as well. Outdoor areas are much bigger and more open in the computer versions

Killing Time Windows Indoor locations, however, tend to be narrower. You'll have such cramped fights many, many times

Indoor locations, however, tend to be narrower. You'll have such cramped fights many, many times

Killing Time Windows A ghostly apparition! One of the many to follow. I reduced the screen size to display my HP and ammo

A ghostly apparition! One of the many to follow. I reduced the screen size to display my HP and ammo

Killing Time Windows Tommy gun zombie massacre early in the game. I haven't reached the mansion yet - the surrounding areas are much, much bigger than in the 3DO version

Tommy gun zombie massacre early in the game. I haven't reached the mansion yet - the surrounding areas are much, much bigger than in the 3DO version

Killing Time Windows Reloading a shotgun. Zombies are outside and can't enter. But I can see a healing orb glowing out there... should I risj it?

Reloading a shotgun. Zombies are outside and can't enter. But I can see a healing orb glowing out there... should I risj it?

Killing Time Windows A dining room in one of the smaller houses. You think this is fancy and detailed? Wait till you get into the rich rooms of the mansion...

A dining room in one of the smaller houses. You think this is fancy and detailed? Wait till you get into the rich rooms of the mansion...

Killing Time Windows The square in front of the mansion is huge

The square in front of the mansion is huge

Killing Time Windows Flowers, bodies, and damage orbs. This is almost the vacation I had in mind

Flowers, bodies, and damage orbs. This is almost the vacation I had in mind

Killing Time Windows Mansion hall. From here, many divergent paths lead to other locations

Mansion hall. From here, many divergent paths lead to other locations

Killing Time Windows 3D maze, Molotov cocktail, skeletons dripping blood. I think I'll go to Florida next year

3D maze, Molotov cocktail, skeletons dripping blood. I think I'll go to Florida next year

Killing Time Windows The game is full of "gothic" imagery with heavy colors. The atmosphere is very thick. Here, I just use my flamethrower in an empty room. Why not?..

The game is full of "gothic" imagery with heavy colors. The atmosphere is very thick. Here, I just use my flamethrower in an empty room. Why not?..

Killing Time Windows Found an Ankh - the game's most powerful weapon with limited uses. Always ready to appreciate art

Found an Ankh - the game's most powerful weapon with limited uses. Always ready to appreciate art

Killing Time Windows You guys keep dancing, I have better things to do

You guys keep dancing, I have better things to do

Killing Time Windows Hey, this is not funny. I've seen clown sprites up close before. It's just that they were... nicer

Hey, this is not funny. I've seen clown sprites up close before. It's just that they were... nicer

Killing Time Windows See, I told you that there are more lavish dining rooms in the game. Hello! Is dinner ready yet?..

See, I told you that there are more lavish dining rooms in the game. Hello! Is dinner ready yet?..

Killing Time Windows The game is full of insane, weird enemies. Crazy, maniacal chefs throw knives at you in the kitchen

The game is full of insane, weird enemies. Crazy, maniacal chefs throw knives at you in the kitchen

Killing Time Windows You'll have to find quite a few keys and so-called "vessels", and solve some puzzles

You'll have to find quite a few keys and so-called "vessels", and solve some puzzles

Killing Time Windows Yes sir, is there anything you need, sir? Busty vampire bat maid always at your service in this basement... sir

Yes sir, is there anything you need, sir? Busty vampire bat maid always at your service in this basement... sir

Killing Time Windows I just want to blow this wine cellar to pieces with my Ankh. But this insane explosive bottle-throwing older lady seems to disagree

I just want to blow this wine cellar to pieces with my Ankh. But this insane explosive bottle-throwing older lady seems to disagree

Killing Time Windows The game has a lot of enemies. Really, a lot - perhaps too many. The cool thing is that they will attack each other if for some reason they can't see you

The game has a lot of enemies. Really, a lot - perhaps too many. The cool thing is that they will attack each other if for some reason they can't see you

Killing Time Windows Manipulating levers - a basic puzzle that can be encountered here. But there are no colored keycards!..

Manipulating levers - a basic puzzle that can be encountered here. But there are no colored keycards!..

Killing Time Windows Sewers, sewers. Game designers do seem to love them. These here are populated by fictional reptiles with a lot of teeth

Sewers, sewers. Game designers do seem to love them. These here are populated by fictional reptiles with a lot of teeth

Killing Time Windows The island offers plenty to explore besides the mansion itself. But beware of evil hunters!..

The island offers plenty to explore besides the mansion itself. But beware of evil hunters!..

Killing Time Windows The Mausoleum, one of the game's most dangerous locations. It's dark, skeletons are wandering... this can seriously affect your nervous system, you know?

The Mausoleum, one of the game's most dangerous locations. It's dark, skeletons are wandering... this can seriously affect your nervous system, you know?

Killing Time Windows Whoa, whoa... wait a second... Did you say Temple of Isis? Just turn right at the next intersection. Have a nice day!..

Whoa, whoa... wait a second... Did you say Temple of Isis? Just turn right at the next intersection. Have a nice day!..

Killing Time Windows This game really likes angry female demonic creatures. She and I wreaked some serious havoc around here, hehe!..

This game really likes angry female demonic creatures. She and I wreaked some serious havoc around here, hehe!..

Killing Time Windows I set the library on fire! Pyromania! Bibliophobia! Haa-ahahahahaaa!..

I set the library on fire! Pyromania! Bibliophobia! Haa-ahahahahaaa!..

Killing Time Windows On the way to the cave system. Cerberus, I presume? Benign and canine, so to say... Hehe... hopefully... actually, probably not, right?

On the way to the cave system. Cerberus, I presume? Benign and canine, so to say... Hehe... hopefully... actually, probably not, right?

Killing Time Windows Anger management? It's okay, don't worry, I used to have the same problem. Just take a deep breath... errr... without exhaling fire this time...

Anger management? It's okay, don't worry, I used to have the same problem. Just take a deep breath... errr... without exhaling fire this time...

Killing Time Windows No! Not one step further! Sir, really now! Do you know how long it will take me to clean this mess?..

No! Not one step further! Sir, really now! Do you know how long it will take me to clean this mess?..

Killing Time Windows Lavish purple corridors, bodies of enemies... just a regular day

Lavish purple corridors, bodies of enemies... just a regular day

Killing Time Windows Mansion massacre. Looks like I'm powerful enough to go all the way

Mansion massacre. Looks like I'm powerful enough to go all the way

Killing Time Windows This deceptively cozy, beautifully decorated room leads to the game's inner sanctum, which remains locked for a long time...

This deceptively cozy, beautifully decorated room leads to the game's inner sanctum, which remains locked for a long time...

Killing Time Windows ...Tess' bedroom. Lavish design, old portraits, and a clock. What are you going to do now?..

...Tess' bedroom. Lavish design, old portraits, and a clock. What are you going to do now?..

Killing Time Windows Psychedelic images. This game's visuals are really something

Psychedelic images. This game's visuals are really something

Killing Time Windows One of the confrontations late in the game

One of the confrontations late in the game