Isle of the Dead (DOS)

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Isle of the Dead is a mixture between a first-person shooter and a traditional point-and-click adventure game. While walking through a level in a FPS mode you can examine certain areas closer and the game switches to adventure mode. The shooter part is visually and technically similar to Wolfenstein 3D. The player controls an apparently sole survivor of a crash, stranded on a tropical island in the South Pacific. The hero must hunt for survival items, weapons and a way to get off the island. Hideous zombies, vicious wolves and other horrors await him.


Isle of the Dead DOS Game over in the unlucky way -- exploding rifle
Isle of the Dead DOS Dead zombies crawls out fast from the ground.
Isle of the Dead DOS Your first look at the point & click system: Inside the crash-landed plane, looking for any items.
Isle of the Dead DOS Authors of the game hidden inside one house.

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An innovative, cute little game with somewhat ugly representation. Daedolon (5183) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Joker Jan, 1995 38 out of 100 38
Pelit Mar, 1994 13 out of 100 13


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The full box releases of Isle of the Dead came with a 12 page Black & White comic book that told the story of how our hero crash landed on the zombie infested island (and tipped the player off on where to find a shotgun in the plane wreckage).


  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #32 Worst Game of All Time

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CheshireCat (1751) added Isle of the Dead (DOS) on May 14, 2002