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The Spy's Adventures in North America

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Apple II
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Commodore 64
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DOS
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3.0
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Description

Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, is on the loose; intelligence reports he is somewhere in North America along with numerous jewels he's stolen. Your job will be to find the jewels and locate Dr. X!

Adventures in North America is an educational adventure game which is similar to the Carmen Sandiego series of games. In the game you will need to travel to various North American locations to search for clues; some clues have been left behind by friendly agents and indicate where jewels are located. Sometimes you will come across an informant; if bribed with money or jewels, you will receive a clue as to Dr. X's where about. When you think you have enough clues, you can guess where Dr. X is hiding; you only get three guesses though, so if you keep guessing wrong the game will end. If you are successful in your mission, you are given an efficiency rating; the fewer turns you can locate Dr. X in and the more jewels recovered, the better your score will be.

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The Spy's Adventures in North America Apple II Check out the dossier on a region (Double Hi-Res mode)
The Spy's Adventures in North America Apple II The map of the various regions to visit (Double Hi-Res mode)
The Spy's Adventures in North America Apple II I've found a clue! (Double Hi-Res mode)
The Spy's Adventures in North America Apple II Beginning my search in Boston... (Double Hi-Res mode)

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Trivia

Penguins

Most Penguin Software (or Polarware) games contain a funny little remark about Penguins on the back cover of their games. In this case it is "Penguins never travel in motor homes."
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