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 The map of Berlin
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows Of all places you have to crash land in Stalingrad.
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows In this facility in Haigerloch you hope to find further clues.
Undercover: Operation Wintersun Windows Reassemble the torn letter.

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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Critic Reviews

Adventure Corner Sep 25, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Adventure Europe Feb 15, 2007 71 out of 100 71
Adventure Island Dec 12, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Advocate Oct 13, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Gamers Sep 21, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Worth Playing Nov 09, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
La Aventura es la Aventura Sep 05, 2007 60 out of 100 60
Quandary Dec, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Oct 25, 2007 56 out of 100 56
Aventura y Cía Sep 18, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Sciere (299663) added Undercover: Operation Wintersun (Windows) on Dec 31, 2006