User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Omikron: The Nomad Soul

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Screenshots

Windows version

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Title screen. Note that the title of the UK version is just "The Nomad Soul", without "Omikron"

Title screen. Note that the title of the UK version is just "The Nomad Soul", without "Omikron"

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Main menu

Main menu

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Your soul must possess Kay'l's body, as Kay'l himself explains to you

Your soul must possess Kay'l's body, as Kay'l himself explains to you

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows The game's sense of humor is not to be ignored

The game's sense of humor is not to be ignored

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Finding an object always leads to such zooming

Finding an object always leads to such zooming

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Those three rings in the corner of the kitchen are the infamous save point

Those three rings in the corner of the kitchen are the infamous save point

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Your "sneak" device, which is used as statistics and options screen, and also as inventory

Your "sneak" device, which is used as statistics and options screen, and also as inventory

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Need a ride? Call a slider! A fast food restaurant is just across...

Need a ride? Call a slider! A fast food restaurant is just across...

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows The environments are very busy. People walk around, sit down, eat, use computers...

The environments are very busy. People walk around, sit down, eat, use computers...

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows More examples of NPC behavior: three mechanics are working on this futuristic vehicle in a garage

More examples of NPC behavior: three mechanics are working on this futuristic vehicle in a garage

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Using first-person view to scan the interior of the bar

Using first-person view to scan the interior of the bar

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows In the elevator of the police HQ. Note the cool symbols

In the elevator of the police HQ. Note the cool symbols

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Policemen also need candy and coke!

Policemen also need candy and coke!

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Morgue. It's not a pretty sight

Morgue. It's not a pretty sight

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows In a sleazy part of the town

In a sleazy part of the town

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Blasting your opponent to pieces in a shooting sequence

Blasting your opponent to pieces in a shooting sequence

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows An abandoned temple. Beautiful decorations!

An abandoned temple. Beautiful decorations!

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Cool rain effects!..

Cool rain effects!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Does your mother know you are visiting such places?

Does your mother know you are visiting such places?

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows This is a room with a special device which will allow you to train your character in combat

This is a room with a special device which will allow you to train your character in combat

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Fighting sequence. Your HP is always to the left, the opponent's to the right

Fighting sequence. Your HP is always to the left, the opponent's to the right

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Oh, what a mess...

Oh, what a mess...

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Your possessed characters have apartments; those apartments have... facilities! Lots of attention to detail, indeed

Your possessed characters have apartments; those apartments have... facilities! Lots of attention to detail, indeed

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows There are quite a few stores on Omikron. Here, you notice a differently-looking NPC standing there... this usually means you can possess her

There are quite a few stores on Omikron. Here, you notice a differently-looking NPC standing there... this usually means you can possess her

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows A rare frontal shot of your controlled character: during a dialogue in a drugstore

A rare frontal shot of your controlled character: during a dialogue in a drugstore

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows The game gains more and more "tribal" undertones as it advances... Here, you control a bulky "native" who joins an underground society

The game gains more and more "tribal" undertones as it advances... Here, you control a bulky "native" who joins an underground society

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Praying in a colorful temple - first-person perspective for a better view

Praying in a colorful temple - first-person perspective for a better view

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Just a regular day on Omikron with a comparatively regularly-looking body - the city is open to you!..

Just a regular day on Omikron with a comparatively regularly-looking body - the city is open to you!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Shooting sequence in the Antenna mission

Shooting sequence in the Antenna mission

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Jaunpur, the first district in the game that does not have the cyberpunk-look of the first two districts

Jaunpur, the first district in the game that does not have the cyberpunk-look of the first two districts

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Solving a puzzle in a cave

Solving a puzzle in a cave

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Taking a little swim in front of a bookstore in Lahoreh

Taking a little swim in front of a bookstore in Lahoreh

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows After taking over another person's body, you can often visit their apartment

After taking over another person's body, you can often visit their apartment

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Dakobah - one of the Awakened

Dakobah - one of the Awakened

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows This district has a quieter, slightly Middle Eastern feel. Traffic is still busy, though, as you can see. Commercials abound

This district has a quieter, slightly Middle Eastern feel. Traffic is still busy, though, as you can see. Commercials abound

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Just got a new shiny body... Standing alone on the peer, looking at the skies, where large vehicles fly by... what a life, what a life!

Just got a new shiny body... Standing alone on the peer, looking at the skies, where large vehicles fly by... what a life, what a life!

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Night life on Omikron! Explore, enjoy, see what you can do around here...

Night life on Omikron! Explore, enjoy, see what you can do around here...

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Boz - the leader of the Awakened - his face was based in David Bowie's face

Boz - the leader of the Awakened - his face was based in David Bowie's face

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows You can watch an erotic dance for money in a certain place. Are you sure it was worth it?..

You can watch an erotic dance for money in a certain place. Are you sure it was worth it?..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Nothing spells "adventure" like weird ancient rooms and a dead body behind me!..

Nothing spells "adventure" like weird ancient rooms and a dead body behind me!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows All right, fight in men's shower room! Steroid abuse, latent homosexuality, or both? You decide!..

All right, fight in men's shower room! Steroid abuse, latent homosexuality, or both? You decide!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Those dialogue choices attempt to recreate humorous mechanics from adventure games. They do not quite succeed...

Those dialogue choices attempt to recreate humorous mechanics from adventure games. They do not quite succeed...

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Captured this new colorful controlled character as she turns around in a strange tribal-looking shop... which is actually in the middle of the city!

Captured this new colorful controlled character as she turns around in a strange tribal-looking shop... which is actually in the middle of the city!

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Swimming near a mountain range - the edge of one of the more pleasant, almost rural districts

Swimming near a mountain range - the edge of one of the more pleasant, almost rural districts

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Shooting sequence while controlling a Mecaguard

Shooting sequence while controlling a Mecaguard

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows There is plenty of information to be found in this game. Here, your new character visits a library and browses through the catalog of their history books

There is plenty of information to be found in this game. Here, your new character visits a library and browses through the catalog of their history books

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows New cute body and a puzzle involving strange symbols! This vacation couldn't have been better

New cute body and a puzzle involving strange symbols! This vacation couldn't have been better

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows Joyfully jumping through the countryside! Finally! We've been stuck in them urban environments for too long!..

Joyfully jumping through the countryside! Finally! We've been stuck in them urban environments for too long!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows You've discovered an underground city!..

You've discovered an underground city!..

Omikron: The Nomad Soul Windows I don't know about you, but this cold weather always makes me horny... We are nearing the final segments of the game

I don't know about you, but this cold weather always makes me horny... We are nearing the final segments of the game