Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe
Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe downloads
This game was the first version to feature dialogue spoken aloud, although most information still appeared in written form and the dialogue of bystanders was not spoken but contained in speech balloons.
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.
Rockapella's "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?" has been performed by the punk rock band, Tilt.
For a while, a search on the Google search engine for "Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego" resulted in the engine citing her location as Cairo, Egypt.
players: single player
input: keyboard, mouse
sound: Adlib, Sound Blaster, Pro Audio Spectrum, Roland, Tandy
Abandonware DOS popularity: low