Lost in Time (DOS)

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3.4
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Description

In 1992, a woman named Doralice was investigating a shipwreck when suddenly it started moving. Unable to understand what's going on, Doralice investigates the ship and eventually finds out that she was chosen by the Space Time Patrol to travel back in time, to the year 1840. It appears that a man from the 22th century named Jarlath Equs has obtained a sample of a highly powerful and enigmatic element known as Americium 1492, and traveled back in time in order to hide it together with other treasure on the island of St. Cristobald. Doralice mission is to stop Jarlath at all costs - even if that means endangering her own future existence, for she herself is the descendant of Jarlath's wife and her lover...

Lost in Time is a puzzle-solving adventure game. Most of the gameplay is dedicated to exploring the surroundings and combining inventory items or using them with other objects to solve puzzles. The navigation and the manipulation of objects is performed from a first-person perspective. The game uses short video clips (sometimes with live actors) as graphical "comments" to the player's actions or as cutscenes.

Screenshots

Lost in Time DOS Save/Load Screen always shows a small image of your current position.
Lost in Time DOS This cannon looks brand new... that's 'cos you travelled throught time back to 1840.
Lost in Time DOS Inside the mansion.
Lost in Time DOS On CD-ROM version, the game contains speech, and most of conversations with other characters will be here to revise.

Alternate Titles

  • "אבודים בזמן: חלקים 1 ו-2" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "אבודים בזמן" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Lost in Time: Parts 1 & 2" -- European title
  • "Lost in Time: Partes 1 & 2" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Great, but I can't quite figure out why. MAT (94178) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1993 11 out of 12 92
Top Secret Feb, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Tilt Dec, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Electronic Entertainment Mar, 1994 8 out of 10 80
WIZ Dec, 1993 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventurearchiv May 08, 2007 78 out of 100 78
La Aventura es la Aventura Mar 27, 2008 75 out of 100 75
Just Adventure Apr 13, 2004 B 75
Power Play Oct, 1993 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1993 61 out of 100 61

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Related Web Sites

  • Game Nostalgia (Provides extensive background info for Lost in Time, pictures of the cast and examples of voice-overs, full credits with shots and info about the design team, a demo of the game, specific details about the game, all musical themes, shots of every location in the game, saved games, a list of reviews and tech specs.)
  • Lost in Time @ Wikipedia (Article about the game (and the issue about Parts 1 & 2) on the open encyclopedia website)
  • ScummVM (supports Lost in Time under Windows, Linux, Macintosh and other platforms.)
Alexander Schaefer (2318) added Lost in Time (DOS) on Mar 31, 2002