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Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is, but also when she is. Traveling to various locations, they need to assemble clues by questioning witnesses and searching locations to close in and capture Carmen Sandiego. Included with the game is The New America Desk Encyclopedia to help make clues more meaningful (and act as a form of copy protection!).


Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Apple II It's a snake! I hate snakes!
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Amiga A snake! I hate snakes!
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Commodore 64 Starting Position. Click on the button to proceed
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Commodore 64 Somewhere in San Francisco...

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The Retro Spirit DOS Dec 10, 2010 5.5 out of 6 92 NES Jan, 2014 B 75
Compute! Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars 75
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Jun, 1992 26 out of 40 65
Play Time Genesis May, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Nov, 1991 23 out of 40 58
Power Play Genesis Jun, 1992 57 out of 100 57
Video Games Genesis May, 1992 43 out of 100 43
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Mar, 1990 Unscored Unscored


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Game show

This game was made into a game show on PBS from 1996 to 1998. Lynne Thigpen ("Ella Farmer" from "The District") played The Chief.

Hadrian's Wall

The game seems to be a bit confused over the location of where Hadrian's Wall is supposed to be in the world (Hadrian's Wall is in Scotland or rather the Scottish/English boundary), and the game presumes it to be stolen from either Russia or Spain.

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