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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.

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Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows 1943: Anne Taylor and Professor John Russell investigate an uranium bomb project in Germany.
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows How can you sneak past these soldiers without being spotted?
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows Of all places you have to crash land in Stalingrad.
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows Main menu

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

Game Captain Sep 28, 2006 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2006 78 out of 100 78
Gamigo Oct 11, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
Adventure Europe Feb 15, 2007 71 out of 100 71
Adventure Island Dec 12, 2007 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Oct 03, 2006 69 out of 100 69
Worth Playing Nov 09, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
Quandary Dec, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Eurogamer.de Oct 09, 2008 6 out of 10 60
La Aventura es la Aventura Sep 05, 2007 60 out of 100 60

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Sciere (289989) added Undercover: Operation Wintersun (Windows) on Dec 31, 2006