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The game is set on a futuristic world where stadium sports are ruled by car-combat. Sort of like the Running Man on wheels if you will. You play one of the contestants and the game itself consists of 30+ matches of a weird sport in which you have to drive a heavily armored car around arenas blasting opponents, retrieving a flag from (usually) locked areas and then returning the flag to your starting position.

You can control your car both in 1st person or 3rd person view, and you can also get out of your car and go on foot to access otherwise unreachable areas tough you become obviously vulnerable to other contestants, and speaking of opponents, you'll fight against foot soldiers, flying soldiers and eight different types of vehicular enemies.

Multiplayer options include both competitive and cooperative gameplay, where one player drives around, and the other acts as gunman, with directplay support in addition to the standard modem/ipx support.


Necrodome Windows Just picked up that blue flame thing.
Necrodome Windows Entering the Temple of War.
Necrodome Windows Title screen and main menu
Necrodome Windows For software rendering it looks decent.

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Critic Reviews

Pelit Jan, 1997 65 out of 100 65
PC Action (Germany) Oct, 1996 60 out of 100 60
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1996 59 out of 100 59
Power Play Oct, 1996 57 out of 100 57
GameSpot Nov 15, 1996 5.4 out of 10 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
High Score Jan, 1997 2 out of 5 40
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 3 out of 10 30
CD-Action Apr, 1997 Unscored Unscored


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The development on Necrodome initially started as a sequel to CyClones. Later on into the development, the developers designed to ditch the idea and opted for a completely new game.

PlayStation version

A PlayStation conversion was in development, and was also advertised alongside other Mindscape releases for the system, but was ultimately cancelled for unknown reasons.

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Zovni (10627) added Necrodome (Windows) on Jul 14, 2001