The Big Red Adventure (DOS)

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The Big Red Adventure is a point-and-click adventure taking place in Russia after Michael Gorbatsjov's Perestroika. You move your character over hand-drawn backgrounds, solving a big mystery that's taking place over an entire continent.

The story is split into three parts and in each part you control one of three characters in the game. You can play a nerdy looking guy, a brainless bodybuilder and a femme fatale.


The Big Red Adventure DOS Welcome to Matrioska Show
The Big Red Adventure DOS Intro: some people would like the country to be as it were before...
The Big Red Adventure DOS The evil plan "unveiled".
The Big Red Adventure DOS Japanese tourist

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MikroBitti Apr, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Play Time Mar, 1995 76 out of 100 76
Score Feb, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Joystick (French) Mar, 1995 65 out of 100 65
La Aventura es la Aventura Jul 20, 2007 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 1995 51 out of 100 51
Quandary Jul, 1995 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Joker Mar, 1995 36 out of 100 36
Génération 4 May, 1995 35 out of 100 35
Power Play Mar, 1995 35 out of 100 35


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The people who created this game sure liked alliterations:
The three main characters are called Donna (Fatale), Dino (Fagoli), and Daugh (Nuts). The game itself is described as a "cauldron of cutthroat competition and cruel commercial cossacks".

Amiga version

The Amiga version was originally to be released for the CD32 by Core Design in 1995/96, but they decided to drop it due to the state of the Amiga market at that time. The game was picked up by Power Computing for release in 1997.

Nippon Safes, Inc.

The game Nippon Safes Inc. can be called its prequel which features the same three game characters.

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