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Looking for the name of an old game that used to be on school computers. It had robots, and a detective; you tried to find clues; you were in a castle, and the opening scene was a view of the castle at night. Any suggestions of what this game could be?
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Sounds like one of those Old skool MEC games... was the main character a teenager kid with a red baseball cap?
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It was a TLC game... Midnight Rescue by name. You can buy it from TLC as of yet I believe... get one of their catolouges and see if it's there. If not, I still have floppies for the original game in my attic...
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Just a note, Wardrich: MECC, a company my uncle helped build and programmed for (he wrote and still writes the "Oregon Trail" games along with Amazon Trail and Yukon Trail... if you've ever been in one of the hunt scenes in OT 2/3 many of those photo backround locations are real... flimed on my grandpa's farm) was bought out by TLC a few years back.
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wow, are you serious DB... thats amazing!
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Yes, I am serious. As a side note, he also knows Bill Gates... well, he's met with him for lunch a couple of times. (He used to be the VP of TLC so I would assume it has to do with advisory/business transactions)

Unfortunately, he has yet to carry through with my assassion plots... :devil:
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Yes! get him to kill Gates........put on his tombstone "this man has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down"
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Wow, that's sweet! Those games are pretty good.

And, you know, I'm really getting tired of this pointless Win bashing.
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Do we really have to kill him? Can't we just do something to his vocal cord and his hands (so he can't type). He'll eventually suicide from helplessness.
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the games weren't that bad, but the main problem was that they were soo frustrating at times... My fav was Museum Madness or w/e it was called...
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http://www.cybercitysoftware.com/supsolmidres.html <-online store where you can buy Midnight Rescue... only $7.99.
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Is it just me, but I find 3, 4, and possibly (haven't played it yet) of OT extremely lacking as compared to the complexity of 2?
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3 and 4 were made as "big cash cows" for TLC while 1 and 2 were serious, hard worked and very well developed projects made back when MECC was a small, rather close-knit company. It's like the difference between the old super solver TLC games (some of the best games ever made) and the modern TLC games. (utter polically correct, cutzy, dumbed down trash)
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What games <i>does</i> TLC make nowadays? I am aware that more recently they have been straying from their purpose of Learning with games like Tomb Raider....
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