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Undercover: Operation Wintersun (Windows)

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Set during World War II, scientist Dr. John Russell is sent to Berlin on an undercover mission to investigate the Nazi's interest in an experimental uranium bomb project. He is no trained spy however, so he is accompanied by British MI6 agent Peter Graham, and later Anne Taylor. Next to the main storyline, Russell will also need to find out if his companions are pursuing their own agenda.

This 3D adventure with pre-rendered backgrounds is entirely mouse-driven with a point-and-click interface. The left mouse button moves Russell around and is used to examine objects. The right mouse button is used to pick up or use items. Pressing the latter twice makes the character run. Puzzles consist of researching articles, item combinations, but also mechanical systems and broader puzzles, such as piecing a torn letter together. The game includes a beginner's mode, where pressing a key highlights all important objects in the area.

Optionally, the player can choose to play the entire game with a sepia filter, rendering the images a more authentic and historical feel.

Screenshots

Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows But first you have to find the right key to the right locker.
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows How can you sneak past these soldiers without being spotted?
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows Main menu
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows In this facility in Haigerloch you hope to find further clues.

Alternate Titles

  • "Совершенно секретно: Операция Wintersonne" -- Russian spelling
  • "Undercover: Operation Wintersonne" -- German title
  • "Undercover: Operación Wintersun" -- Spanish title
  • "Berlin 1943: Les secrets de l'opération Wintersun " -- French title

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The Press Says

Adventure Corner Sep 25, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Adventures - Kompakt 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Adventurearchiv Oct 16, 2006 81 out of 100 81
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2006 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Oct 23, 2006 75 out of 100 75
Adventurespiele Oct 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Island Dec 12, 2007 7 out of 10 70
La Aventura es la Aventura Sep 05, 2007 60 out of 100 60
Just Adventure Oct 12, 2007 C+ 58
Aventura y Cía Sep 18, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Sciere (245196) added Undercover: Operation Wintersun (Windows) on Dec 31, 2006