Laura Bow 2: The dagger of Amon Ra

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Sierra On-Line released Laura Bow 2: The dagger of Amon Ra in the year 1992. It's a good adventure game, part of the Laura Bow series. Laura Bow 2: The dagger of Amon Ra is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by 1 player.

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Technical details

  • system: DOS
  • view: 3rd person, side view
  • multiplayer: single player only
  • input: key keyboard, mouse mouse
  • distribution: floppy3 3,5 floppy disk, floppy5 5,25 floppy disk, cd cd-rom
  • graphics: VGA, MCGA, EGA, Tandy
  • sound: Adlib, MIDI, Pro Audio Spectrum, Roland, Sound Blaster, Thunderboard
  • popularity: 3155 page views

Facts and trivia

The identity of the murderer is not automatically revealed at the end of the game. Instead, the player is asked a series of a questions, ostensibly by the police, to prove that Laura had solved the crimes and discovered the secrets of the other suspects.

The visual style of the game is based on on the artwork of J. C. Leyendecker. In addition, the cover for the game is based on Leyendecker's cover for the 18 March 1905 issue of the Saturday Evening Post.

Pippin Carter, one of the characters of the game, is a parody of a real archaeologist named Howard Carter. Pippin, in the midst of dialogue, even references Howard's discovery as the Tutankhamen exhibit and noting that he would "hate to embarrass [his] relative by putting his Tutankhamen artifacts on display here."

Facts and trivia and collector's notes texts are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.