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Gadget puts you in a strange surreal world were a comet appears to be heading for the earth. Most people dismiss this situation since apparently it won't collide with us, however a group of scientists scramble to develop a way to stop this comet. Whether they want to destroy it, divert it, or whatever is unknown however, and you are charged with the task to find out what really is going on.

The game is viewed from a first person perspective and progresses as an adventure game, where the emphasis is to explore and discover rather than solve puzzles (this seems to be the Japanese concept of an adventure game) so ultimately it is not so much of a game as it is more an interactive "tour de force".


There are no Windows 3.x user screenshots for this game.

There are 26 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Gadget: Past as Future" -- Cryo re-release title
  • "Gadget: El pasado es el futuro" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Entertainment Weekly Aug 12, 1994 A- 91
PC Jeux Jan, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Joker Feb, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Mar, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Play Time Mar, 1995 77 out of 100 77
PC Gamer Dec, 1994 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1994 48 out of 100 48
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1996 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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correction submitted years ago...No DOS Version! 6 Terok Nor (27232)
Jul 28, 2014


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Jeanne (76503) added Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure (Windows 3.x) on Aug 07, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Infernos (19824), Zovni (10646), Kabushi (218243) and Ace of Sevens (4474)