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In this game, the player takes control of Jack Orlando, a once famous private investigator, who started to drink too much, ruining his career. One night, while he stumbles from the bar to his home, he accidentally gets involved in a murder case. He's knocked unconscious and arrested by the police the other day. As the inspector is his friend, he's given 48 hours to solve the case...

Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure is a classical graphical adventure game, similar to those created by LucasArts and Sierra. In this point-and-click adventure the player moves the protagonist figure through a (mostly hand-painted) world, talking to many other persons and advancing in the storyline by solving many different puzzles.

The game's graphics consist of hand-painted backdrops with cartoon-like character models. All of the dialogue is played as voice-over as well as displayed as text and uses Dolby Surround techniques. The music was composed by Harold Faltermeyer.


Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure DOS Hotel Paradise - Yet in search for a bad guy
Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure DOS Exploring the camp
Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure DOS Charles' shop
Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure DOS Your final destination

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jack Orlando: Una Aventura Cinematografica" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Great game!! Windows Buuks (209)

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Mar 02, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar 02, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1997 78 out of 100 78
Power Play DOS Sep, 1997 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep, 1997 70 out of 100 70
Reset Windows Nov, 1997 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) DOS Oct, 1997 61 out of 100 61
PC Player (Germany) Windows Oct, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Just Adventure Windows 1999 C 50
Adventure Gamers Windows Aug 10, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Newer Windows versions 4 WildKard (13000)
Jul 01, 2007


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