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Starship Titanic (Macintosh)

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Description

It seemed like a normal day. Sit back at your computer, put in a new CD-ROM and relax... unfortunately the galaxy had other plans. Without warning, a loud crash introduces you to the Starship Titanic: The Ship That Cannot Possibly Go Wrong. As the galaxy's most most prestigious, most impressive, largest and therefore most expensive interstellar liner, the Starship Titanic should be the flying treasure of the universe. Unfortunately something has, quite obviously gone wrong, or at least gone unexpectedly. The ship's main computer, Titania, has been sabotaged and gone insane. As a result, all the artificial personalities that manage the ship are also affected. You'll need to deal with a DeskBot, a BellBot, a BarBot not to mention a sarcastic parrot, a proud elevator and a stupid bomb. Without time or consideration to any other options, you find yourself quickly shanghaied aboard the Titanic, given an cheap, economy-sized room and put in charge of fixing the puzzling situation aboard the ship.

Starship Titanic is a 1st-person adventure game, described by some as a fusion of Myst if it had been conceived by Douglas Adams (author of Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy and creative force behind this game). With a basic set of navigational controls, the player must explore the starship's many rooms, obtaining and manipulating objects and conversing with many different characters in an effort to get better lodgings and set things right along the way. Conversation with these characters is done trough a parser system that recognizes key words that the player must input. At times, you are able to adjust dials which control various attributes of a robot character's personality and general usefulness.

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There are 2 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Raumschiff Titanic" -- German Title

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The Press Says

AppleLinks.Com Jul 26, 1999 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Mac Gamer 1999 90 out of 100 90
Mac Addict Jul, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Aftonbladet Aug 03, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Just Adventure Sep 05, 2003 D 25
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Jun, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Registered users of Starship Titanic were among the first to be notified when its developers (The Digital Village) launched their next project, the proto-wiki h2g2, and doubtlessly constituted no small chunk of the 3000 user accounts registered on the date of the site's launch, April 30th, 1999.

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Kabushi (121621) added Starship Titanic (Macintosh) on Apr 16, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Ola Sverre Bauge (235)