Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?
Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego? downloads
The name Carmen Sandiego, was adapted from the name of nineteen-forties singer and actress Carmen Miranda.
Carmen's character has also appeared in three television shows.
In 1991 John Peel wrote a series of Carmen Sandiego Books that were "which way" format. The books had removable inserts that provided clues and the identities of the villains.
University Games published a series of games based on Carmen Sandiego including Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, and Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego. It was one of the most successful board game licenses of a computer property ever developed.
players: single player
input: keyboard, joystick
graphics: CGA, EGA, Hercules, Tandy
sound: PC speaker
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