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O.D.T. - Escape... Or Die Trying

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MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
67
3.0
Windows
67
3.2
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Description

The airship Nautiflyus, piloted by the famous hero Captain Lamat, was on its way to deliver the wondrous Green Pearl to the city of Calli, in hope of curing its inhabitants with the Pearl's healing powers. However, when taking a shortcut through the so-called Forbidden Zone, the Nautiflyus crash-landed; both Captain Lamat and the Green Pearl were abducted by unknown creatures. The four crew members - the cartographer Julia, the strategist Ike, the engineer Maxx, and the archbishop Solaar - must deal with the new dangers, rescue the Captain, and retrieve the Pearl.

O.D.T. is an action role-playing game with some platforming and puzzle-solving elements. The player can choose to control any of the four characters. Each of them has his/her own strengths and weaknesses: for example, Maxx has high defense, while the archbishop has access to powerful occult techniques. Defeating enemies rewards the player with experience points, which can be used to increase a particular parameter of a character, increasing his/her combat abilities.

Screenshots

O.D.T. - Escape... Or Die Trying PlayStation Intro - the Nautiflyus is still flying safely.
O.D.T. - Escape... Or Die Trying PlayStation Levels are mazy.
O.D.T. - Escape... Or Die Trying PlayStation These bat-like creatures move fast and can get very annoying.
O.D.T. - Escape... Or Die Trying PlayStation Cutscene - a monster is stealing the green pearl.

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The Press Says

NowGamer PlayStation Feb 26, 1997 8.9 out of 10 89
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Nov, 1998 83 out of 100 83
Power Unlimited PlayStation Oct, 1998 8.1 out of 10 81
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 11, 1998 16 out of 20 80
Electric Games Windows 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamezilla PlayStation Jan 18, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Game Over Online Windows Oct, 1998 60 out of 100 60
Attack Games Windows Dec, 1998 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1999 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

There was a N64 port of this in development but it was cancelled just after it was completed. The finished game was leaked a few years later on the net.
Contributed to by Roedie (5226) and Rantanplan (1711)