The President is Missing

aka: The President is Missing!
DOS Specs [ all ]
Buy on Amiga
Buy on Commodore 64
Buy on DOS

Description official descriptions

The President of the USA and other heads of state were kidnapped! It's up to you as a special investigator to find them. In this text-based adventure mystery you must wade through piles of information, and send agents into the field to investigate suspects, all in the hopes of catching the culprits and saving the world leaders.

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Original Concept
MS/PC-DOS Version



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Anyone have a solution? BurningStickMan (17916) Feb 22nd, 2008



Packaged with the game was an audio cassette containing the terrorists' demands, and crucial clues for victory. One interesting background sound was a Morse code message being tapped out, which players had to decipher on their own.

Original platform

The game was originally developed for the Commodore 64 in the 1980s.


  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)* CES Software Showcase
    • 1988 - won the Most Innovative Software award

Information also contributed by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by 00AgentHomer.

Amiga added by JRK. Atari ST, Commodore 64 added by Martin Smith.

Additional contributors: formercontrib, Jo ST.

Game added April 4th, 2001. Last modified October 1st, 2023.