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Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete (PC-88)

Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete PC-88 Title screen

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Description

The year is 1945. Jerry Randolph, a female reporter working for the Chicago newspaper "Daily Casablanca", finds a diary belonging to her high school friend May Elgar, who has disappeared several years ago under mysterious circumstances. Jerry discovers that May's father was working on a groundbreaking scientific project. Too late to save Dr. Elgar from untimely death, Jerry uses a time machine constructed by him to travel to 1916, following the traces left by the criminals.

In spite of its title, the game has little to do with the famous movie Casablanca beyond a few loose references. It is a text adventure with graphics, in which the player types text commands to interact with the environment. Several useful commands (including Look, Search, Take and Knock) can be accessed directly through function keys. Limited navigation between screens can be performed with directional arrows. English text input is supported to a certain degree, though text descriptions are in Japanese only.

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Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete PC-88 Main street
Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete PC-88 Starting location
Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete PC-88 Title screen
Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete PC-88 Looks cozy...

Alternate Titles

  • "時を超えた手紙" -- Japanese 3DO and Windows spelling
  • "カサブランカに愛を 殺人者は時空を超えて" -- Japanese spelling

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אולג 小奥 (171558) added Casablanca ni Ai o: Satsujinsha wa Jikū o Koete (PC-88) on Feb 15, 2012
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