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Witness, The

Infocom info 1983

Stu Galley
Amiga, Amstrad CPC info, Amstrad PCW info, Apple II, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, C16/Plus4, C64/128 info, CP/M, Einstein info, Kaypro-II info, Macintosh, PC info, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 info, TRS-80 CoCo, Z-Machine info
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Entered by:
dave, Eriorg, Gunness, iamaran, Mr Creosote, Starscream



FEBRUARY 1938, LOS ANGELES. FDR's New Deal is finally rolling. Hitler's rolling, too; this time through Austria. But as Chief Detective for a quiet burgh on the outskirts of L.A., you've got other fish to fry.

One gilt-edged society dame is dead. And now it looks like some two-bit grifter is putting the screws to her multi-millionaire old man. Then you step in and the shakedown turns ugly. You're left with a stiff and a race against the clock to nail your suspect... unless you get nailed first!

Nobody said a sordid familiy affair like this was going to be a cinch. Everyone from the knock-out heiress to the poker-faced butler may end up in the slammer before it's over. Ahead of you is a Gordian knot of motives and alibis. And the only testimony you can trust is that of your own eyes -- because you are The WITNESS...

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Mr Creosote (19-05-2010 09:36)

Clever, but ultimately suprisingly short for an Infocom game.

Gunness (16-09-2012 12:21)

Major letdown. Much too brief.

Exemptus (03-06-2022 18:50)

Maybe one of the weaker Infocom games, though well constructed and researched, with lots of little details for a consistent 1930s atmosphere. Sadly, it is a much simpler affair than Deadline, and probably off-balance when compared to other Infocom adventures.