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C.I.A. Adventure is a text-based adventure game. The player works for the C.I.A. and is assigned to recover a valuable ruby. The ruby is being used in a top secret laser project, but it has been stolen by a spy ring called Chaos! It is believed the ruby is still somewhere in the neighborhood. For this assignment, the player will be working with a partner (the computer). By entering two word commands, the player can tell the computer what to do in order to explore their surroundings and find clues. The player must make sure Chaos doesn't catch them.


C.I.A. Adventure DOS Title screen
C.I.A. Adventure DOS The beginning location
C.I.A. Adventure DOS Exploring your surroundings...
C.I.A. Adventure DOS The game introduction

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Promised a lot more than it delivered. zorkman (228) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

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Z-Code port

In 1996, this game was ported to the Inform programming language. There is a Z-Code version available, which adds a full-sentence parser to the game.

Related Web Sites

  • C.I.A. Adventure on Baf's Guide to the IF Archive (Contains download links for the original BASIC version of this game as well as a newer Z-Code version. Also has links for the Inform source code and a walkthrough.)
  • C.I.A Adventure remake and source code (Here you can find a fan-made remake that's very faithfull to the original, but supports loading and saving games. There are Win32 and Linux binaries available for download. The author provides not only his remake's source code, in C, but also the original 1980' TRS-80 release source code, in BASIC.)
Servo (57351) added C.I.A. Adventure (DOS) on Mar 02, 2004
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