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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.


The President is Missing Atari ST Generating a character
The President is Missing Atari ST Title screen
The President is Missing Atari ST Navigating a computer.  (Yawn!)
The President is Missing Atari ST Computer navigation instructions

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Alternate Titles

  • "The President is Missing!" -- Alternate title

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1989 818 out of 1000 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1989 8 out of 12 67


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Anyone have a solution? 1 BurningStickMan (18014)
Feb 22, 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
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Martin Smith (66830) added The President is Missing (Atari ST) on Dec 31, 2005
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