Another game in Infogrames' line of H. P. Lovecraft inspired games
started by Alone In the Dark
, Prisoner of Ice
puts you in the role of Lt. Ryan, an American agent stationed aboard the submarine H.M.S. Victoria on a rescue mission to the Antarctic. The Victoria picks up two mysterious crates during the course of the rescue. Before you know it the Captain is eaten alive by the cargo, a horrific monster with whom you are trapped aboard the submarine. And that's just the start of your problems.Prisoner of Ice
features a very simplified version of the classic adventure game interface, where you can left click with the cursor to operate an object or right click to look at it. The program won't let you do anything with these objects, other than the few appropriate actions needed to advance the game.
- "Gevangen in het ijs" -- Dutch title
- "Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice" -- International title
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Concerning the three graphic novels published by Vents d'Ouest and mentioned in another trivia item: they were actually part of an experiment to expand the storyline of the games through comic books. Each volume chronicles the story of a particular character and sheds light on the back-story of the video game. La Geôle de Pandore
) tells the tale of Jorge, the head librarian of Buenos Aires. For players of the game, this is probably the most important of the three books as it relates the final fate of the villain of the game, Ernst Dietrich (which was left open after the game's ending). Le Glaive du Crépuscule
(The Dagger in the Dusk
) is about the past of Sears and gives more depth to his role in the storyline.
And last but not least, la Cité des Abîmes
(City of the Depths
) tells the story of the explorer Bjorn Hamsun and his father, and their discovery of the City of the Old Ones in Antartica. It is also directly linked to the H. P. Lovecraft
short story At the Mountains of Madness