Urban Runner (Windows 3.x)

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The player is Max, an American journalist in Paris. There seems to be a story at hand, about a big drug dealer who is covered by some influential person in politics. To get the dealer talking, the player offers him a photography in exchange for some information. But when the player gets there, the druglord is dead and everyones on their back - mistaking them for the killer.

The game itself is a movie adventure on four CD-ROMs, dividing gameplay in Clue- and Action-turns. The player can control the game completely via mouse.


Urban Runner Windows 3.x Max finds a thug in his apartment.
Urban Runner Windows 3.x Use the 3D option to magnify and manipulate inventory objects
Urban Runner Windows 3.x Intro-Sauna (crime scene)
Urban Runner Windows 3.x Saving a game in one of 40 available slots

Alternate Titles

  • "Urban Runner: Lost in Town..." -- European tag-lined title
  • "Lost in Town" -- This was the development title and is still the subtitle of the game.
  • "Avudim BaIr" -- Hebrew Title

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Critic Reviews

PC Joker Jul, 1996 81 out of 100 81
High Score Sep, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Adventure Gamers Jul 17, 2010 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Jul, 1996 69 out of 100 69
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug, 1996 63 out of 100 63
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1996 61 out of 100 61
PC Player (Denmark) 1996 60 out of 100 60
PC Player (Germany) Jun, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 1.6 out of 10 16


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The game is set in the city of Clichy, France.

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Jeanne (75481) added Urban Runner (Windows 3.x) on May 16, 2005