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Innocent Until Caught is a graphic adventure game with an icon-based point-and-click interface.

Jack T. Ladd is a thief, his hunting-ground is the whole galaxy, and at the moment, he's in big trouble. He's got 28 days to pay his taxes - or else the interstellar tax agency will hunt him down. Termination is a viable punishment for tax offenders in these days, you know. Stranded blank on the barren, run-down planet Tayte, Jack decides that he has to make some cash. Quick.

Innocent Until Caught is pretty standard in terms of design but introduces some innovations when it comes to the interface. It features a mini-window at the bottom left of the screen which is alternately a mini-map of the area (showing all exits) and a looking glass for detecting small items. The inventory is a box-window in which objects can be placed wherever player wants (even on top of others). Also, the plot is illustrated by a few rendered sequences, some of the first used in adventure games.


Innocent Until Caught DOS Ah -- a nice seat, a drink, and entertaining gangster shoot-outs.
Innocent Until Caught DOS Title screen
Innocent Until Caught Amiga ... and Police Station.
Innocent Until Caught Amiga The gallery

Promo Images

Innocent Until Caught Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "חף מפשע (לפחות עד שאתפס)" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Khaf Mipesha - Lefakhot Ad She Yitafes" -- Hebrew title
  • "IUC" -- Informal Name

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User Reviews

An object lesson in how NOT to make a point and click game Amiga Martin Smith (75931)
Tries to mix humour and challenging puzzles, fails. DOS -Chris (7586)
Solve this adventure as a master thief DOS Katakis | カタキス (42093)

Critic Reviews

Score Amiga Jun, 1994 80 out of 100 80
The One Amiga Amiga Mar, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga May, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Play Time DOS Jan, 1994 72 out of 100 72 DOS Nov 07, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1994 70 out of 100 70
High Score DOS Jan, 1994 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jan, 1994 43 out of 100 43
Electronic Entertainment DOS Mar, 1994 4 out of 10 40
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) DOS Oct 06, 2018 2 out of 6 33


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There is a slight flaw when Psygnosis/Divide by Zero programmed the Amiga version of Innocent. You see, in the end credits, both versions that "Jack Ladd will return in INNOCENT 2 - Into the Corruption". which is the sequel called Guilty. Yet, this sequel was released for PC, but never released for Amiga.

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Contributed to by -Chris (7586) and Katakis | カタキス (42093)