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

The Operative: No One Lives Forever

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Screenshots

Windows version

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Title screen and main menu

Title screen and main menu

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows An early cutscene: UNITY agents Cate Archer and Bruno Lawrie work to ensure the safety of the free world...

An early cutscene: UNITY agents Cate Archer and Bruno Lawrie work to ensure the safety of the free world...

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows ...while international assassin Dmitri Volkov works to destroy it

...while international assassin Dmitri Volkov works to destroy it

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows The starting point in the game

The starting point in the game

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Sniping from a hotel window in Morocco, Cate protects an ambassador (who looks surprisingly like Bill Clinton, only ruder and fatter) from rifle-toting H.A.R.M. assassins

Sniping from a hotel window in Morocco, Cate protects an ambassador (who looks surprisingly like Bill Clinton, only ruder and fatter) from rifle-toting H.A.R.M. assassins

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Reminiscent of Goldeneye, the gun battles that occur when stealth fails are lively and fun

Reminiscent of Goldeneye, the gun battles that occur when stealth fails are lively and fun

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Like shooting Pintos in a barrel. Both you and the enemy can use vehicles. If you can hit their gas lines, you can send their cars flipping end over end in a ball of fire

Like shooting Pintos in a barrel. Both you and the enemy can use vehicles. If you can hit their gas lines, you can send their cars flipping end over end in a ball of fire

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Riding a bike! How cool is that?..

Riding a bike! How cool is that?..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Much to everyone's surprise, a civilian breaks free from the confines of her AI programming, and puts a H.A.R.M. thug in a headlock while kneeing him in the crotch

Much to everyone's surprise, a civilian breaks free from the confines of her AI programming, and puts a H.A.R.M. thug in a headlock while kneeing him in the crotch

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate mows down a goodly portion of the Soviet army while busting defector Dr. Otto Schenker out of an East German labratory

Cate mows down a goodly portion of the Soviet army while busting defector Dr. Otto Schenker out of an East German labratory

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows A spy's life isn't all guns and bullets. Here, Cate smoozes with the locals at a ritzy 60's nightclub

A spy's life isn't all guns and bullets. Here, Cate smoozes with the locals at a ritzy 60's nightclub

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows You need to read more books, buddy!..

You need to read more books, buddy!..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Oh my, look at those tie textures and art on the walls! Pretentious, much?..

Oh my, look at those tie textures and art on the walls! Pretentious, much?..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows No secret agent man...or woman...would be complete without gadgets, such as their innocent looking sunglasses that can take photos, zoom in on enemies, or detect mines and lasers

No secret agent man...or woman...would be complete without gadgets, such as their innocent looking sunglasses that can take photos, zoom in on enemies, or detect mines and lasers

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows An irate hotel maid explains to Cate that cleaning up piles of dead bodies is NOT in her job description

An irate hotel maid explains to Cate that cleaning up piles of dead bodies is NOT in her job description

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows While diving, watch out for irate harpoon-gun wielding scuba divers if you want to avoid becoming a victim of Scuba-Rage

While diving, watch out for irate harpoon-gun wielding scuba divers if you want to avoid becoming a victim of Scuba-Rage

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Working for H.A.R.M. has its fringe benefits, such as the fully stocked space bar and lounge aboard their orbital space station (hmm... why is it that drunk in the flannel suit keeps popping up wherever it go?)

Working for H.A.R.M. has its fringe benefits, such as the fully stocked space bar and lounge aboard their orbital space station (hmm... why is it that drunk in the flannel suit keeps popping up wherever it go?)

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate's relaxing plane trip back to England is rudely interrupted by a squad of H.A.R.M. paratroopers

Cate's relaxing plane trip back to England is rudely interrupted by a squad of H.A.R.M. paratroopers

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows In the Dumas construction site Cate does battle with tone-deaf, Opera-obsessed H.A.R.M. operative Inge Wagner, clad in full Valkyrie ensemble complete with sword and bullet-deflecting shield

In the Dumas construction site Cate does battle with tone-deaf, Opera-obsessed H.A.R.M. operative Inge Wagner, clad in full Valkyrie ensemble complete with sword and bullet-deflecting shield

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Despite the sometimes campy nature, there are some very beautiful moments in the game, as here when the engine meets aesthetically lovely architecture

Despite the sometimes campy nature, there are some very beautiful moments in the game, as here when the engine meets aesthetically lovely architecture

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate needs to take the cable-car up to Chateau Dumas - but it's guarded

Cate needs to take the cable-car up to Chateau Dumas - but it's guarded

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows A H.A.R.M. thug in classic Casablanca wardrobe expresses his displeasure at being shot in the face with a crossbow

A H.A.R.M. thug in classic Casablanca wardrobe expresses his displeasure at being shot in the face with a crossbow

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows You can't even fall from the sky in peace these days

You can't even fall from the sky in peace these days

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows A batch of irate H.A.R.M. goons rudely interrupt Cate's relaxing train trip

A batch of irate H.A.R.M. goons rudely interrupt Cate's relaxing train trip

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Agent Archer is a proficient sharpshooter as well

Agent Archer is a proficient sharpshooter as well

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows They're not very smart, these DUMAS guards...

They're not very smart, these DUMAS guards...

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Important memo to all aspiring astronauts... standing OUTSIDE the rocket when it launches is hazardous to your health

Important memo to all aspiring astronauts... standing OUTSIDE the rocket when it launches is hazardous to your health

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Checking yourself out in the mirror

Checking yourself out in the mirror

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate zaps a laser-wielding H.A.R.M. Cosmonaught

Cate zaps a laser-wielding H.A.R.M. Cosmonaught

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Nothing says Winter Wonderland quite like running over bad guys with a snowmobile

Nothing says Winter Wonderland quite like running over bad guys with a snowmobile

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate and everybody's favorite Scottish H.A.R.M. strongman Magnus Armstrong get into a fistfight to determine  who's the manlier.. um.. person.

Cate and everybody's favorite Scottish H.A.R.M. strongman Magnus Armstrong get into a fistfight to determine who's the manlier.. um.. person.

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows No supervillain's parlor room is complete without secret folding-out World Domination dioramas

No supervillain's parlor room is complete without secret folding-out World Domination dioramas

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate's handy dandy rocket launching briefcase sends a bunch of H.A.R.M. stormtroopers flying through the air

Cate's handy dandy rocket launching briefcase sends a bunch of H.A.R.M. stormtroopers flying through the air

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows The H.A.R.M. Handpuppet makes his demands

The H.A.R.M. Handpuppet makes his demands

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows A UNITY soldier helps Cate do battle with Baroness Dumas' Elite Guards

A UNITY soldier helps Cate do battle with Baroness Dumas' Elite Guards

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows The robo poodle distracts otherwise alert guard dogs

The robo poodle distracts otherwise alert guard dogs

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Reloading at Unity's firing range where they test new firearms as well as an agent's marksmanship

Reloading at Unity's firing range where they test new firearms as well as an agent's marksmanship

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Cate fires at a H.A.R.M. helicopter from the cabin of a dangling Gondola. If first person shooters have taught me anything, it's that helicopters are NOT my friend

Cate fires at a H.A.R.M. helicopter from the cabin of a dangling Gondola. If first person shooters have taught me anything, it's that helicopters are NOT my friend

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Clearly, H.A.R.M. has its priorities in order

Clearly, H.A.R.M. has its priorities in order

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Don't call me fat, laddy! The multiplayer version allows you to play all the colorful characters from the main game (and drive vehicles on some levels)

Don't call me fat, laddy! The multiplayer version allows you to play all the colorful characters from the main game (and drive vehicles on some levels)

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows There is so much detail in the game. Check out the stylish poster in a picturesque European tavern. Also, notice the effects as bullets hit that lamp

There is so much detail in the game. Check out the stylish poster in a picturesque European tavern. Also, notice the effects as bullets hit that lamp

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Beautiful view! Just standing outside, admiring the sky... a powerful weapon in my hands...

Beautiful view! Just standing outside, admiring the sky... a powerful weapon in my hands...

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows The game is full of hilarious conversations you can overhear. There is simply no end to them. This is takes place in Morocco

The game is full of hilarious conversations you can overhear. There is simply no end to them. This is takes place in Morocco

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows They shoot at me from behind... As I fall down, the last thing I see is this exquisite art on the walls... and a nice carpet, too...

They shoot at me from behind... As I fall down, the last thing I see is this exquisite art on the walls... and a nice carpet, too...

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows You'll find plenty of intelligence items on your quest. This is... one of them. Very informative, right?..

You'll find plenty of intelligence items on your quest. This is... one of them. Very informative, right?..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Ouch... that must have hurt! The spear gun is powerful. That poor worker in yellow pants...

Ouch... that must have hurt! The spear gun is powerful. That poor worker in yellow pants...

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Fake and wrongly translated German, stylish telephone booths, and the ability to change bullet types - what else could you ask for in life?..

Fake and wrongly translated German, stylish telephone booths, and the ability to change bullet types - what else could you ask for in life?..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows That's not nice, Kate Archer... How could you use your poison dagger (cleverly disguised as a brooch!) to kill this poor innocent woman?..

That's not nice, Kate Archer... How could you use your poison dagger (cleverly disguised as a brooch!) to kill this poor innocent woman?..

The Operative: No One Lives Forever Windows Let me show you the perfume I always use... It's called STUN GAS!..

Let me show you the perfume I always use... It's called STUN GAS!..