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The President is Missing

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
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Atari ST
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4.0
Amiga
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4.0
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Description

The President of the USA and other heads of state were kidnapped! It's up to you as a special investigator to find them. In this text-based adventure mystery you must wade through piles of information, and send agents into the field to investigate suspects, all in the hopes of catching the culprits and saving the world leaders.

Screenshots

The President is Missing DOS Game setup - opening a new account
The President is Missing Commodore 64 Loading screen
The President is Missing Atari ST Generating a character
The President is Missing Atari ST Navigating a computer.  (Yawn!)

Alternate Titles

  • "The President is Missing!" -- Alternate title

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Mar, 1989 818 out of 1000 82
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 767 out of 1000 77
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 75 out of 100 75
Power Play DOS Oct, 1988 68 out of 100 68
Just Games Retro DOS Feb 24, 2008 62 out of 100 62

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Anyone have a solution? 1 BurningStickMan (17745)
Feb 22, 2008

Trivia

Extras

Packaged with the game was an audio cassette containing the terrorists' demands, and crucial clues for victory. One interesting background sound was a Morse code message being tapped out, which players had to decipher on their own.

Original platform

The game was originally developed for the Commodore 64 in the 1980s.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • CES Software Showcase
    • 1988 - won the Most Innovative Software award
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Contributed to by JRK (11176), Martin Smith (63156) and 00AgentHomer (52)