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Return to Ringworld (DOS)

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Description

Return to Ringworld is the sequel to the previous game based on Larry Niven's "Known Space" series of novels. Once again this game is a point and click adventure/puzzle solving game.

After saving the puppeteer race from extermination and uncovering some powerful ancient technology on the first game, Quinn, Seeker of Vengeance and Miranda Rees find themselves searches as fugitives by all three major species, so they go to Ringworld to hide. Once in Ringworld they'll try to uncover some evidence to clear their names, but they stumble across another universe-threatening plot. This time U.N. general Carson Teal is out to rule the universe by uncovering Ringworld's secrets, and you must stop him.

This game is way, WAY bigger than it's predecessor, with hundreds of screens, mazes, etc. Plus you get to play as all three characters throughout the game, a la Day of the Tentacle.

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Return to Ringworld DOS General Teal captures Miranda
Return to Ringworld DOS Workstation
Return to Ringworld DOS Quinn arrives at the ARM base
Return to Ringworld DOS Control panel transport system (arcade sequence)

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Ultimate game of run around and search Hadanite Marasek (26) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gamer Oct, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Coming Soon Magazine Nov, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Génération 4 Nov, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Adventurearchiv Jul 12, 2003 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1994 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure Gamers Jul 28, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Format (UK) Dec, 1994 43 out of 100 43
PC Player (Germany) Aug, 1994 39 out of 100 39

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Zovni (9355) added Return to Ringworld (DOS) on Jul 19, 2001