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Description

After freeing the world of Twinsun from its evil dictator in the previous game, the hero Twinsen has since gotten married, is planning to have a child and has settled down at home. One day, Twinsen finds out that his friend, a creature known as the Dino-Fly, is struck by lightning and hurt. Further investigation reveals that there is something strange going on in the skies on Twinsun; and indeed, visitors from outer space have arrived. Do they come in peace, or is there a sinister goal behind their appearance? Twinsen once again embarks out on a quest for the good of his world...

Like its predecessor, Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen's Odyssey in the US) is an adventure game with action elements. The game's interface and controls are similar to those of the first game. The focus is still on exploring the game's world, interacting with its characters and objects. The four stances - Normal, Aggressive, Sneaky, and Athletic - have also returned, and must be used in the right situations to advance the plot. The game's world is quite large, containing some optional objectives and quests, which makes it similar to sandbox games. It retains the isometric perspective from its predecessor for indoor locations; outdoor navigation now features rotatable camera, and the world is rendered in real 3D.

Screenshots

Twinsen's Odyssey Windows The Esmers give espionage a rather clichי aspect.
Twinsen's Odyssey Windows Talking with an alien at the Harbor. Can you see the Dome of Slate over there?
Twinsen's Odyssey DOS Roof of the Hacienda
Twinsen's Odyssey DOS A futuristic base. You just fell into poisonous liquid and died...

Alternate Titles

  • "双子星传奇2" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "Relentless 2" -- Unofficial title
  • "Little Big Adventure 2" -- European release title
  • "LBA 2" -- very common abbreviation

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User Reviews

One of the best adventure games ever produced. Windows blefuscu (424)
One of my all time favorites! Windows Elie V (2)

Critic Reviews

PC Player (Germany) Windows Aug, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Sep, 1997 95 out of 100 95
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Jun, 1997 91 out of 100 91
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 1997 91 out of 100 91
Jeuxvideo.com DOS Nov 20, 2009 18 out of 20 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Aug, 1997 87 out of 100 87
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Joker Windows Aug, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Adventure Classic Gaming DOS Jul 17, 1998 4 out of 5 80
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
lba2 review 1 silent @ss&sin (2)
Jul 19, 2008

Trivia

There is a freeware Breakout clone hidden on the game's disc. It is an earlier game by Frédérick Raynal, called Popcorn and you can find it at \Unsuppor\Popcorn.

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