Abandonware DOS title

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time is a graphic adventure video game developed and published by Interplay Productions. It was released in 1985 for various platforms, including the Apple Macintosh, Apple II, DOS, and Atari ST. The game is notable for its early use of digitized photos and a noir-style detective narrative.
The game's story is set in the 1930s and follows the character of Sam Harlow, a private investigator. Sam is tasked with solving a murder mystery involving a wealthy woman.
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Main executable game file: borrtime/time2die.com.

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Borrowed Time review

CVG Magazine issue 55 (1986): "Borrowed Time is an apt title. It combines a fast-moving narrative structure with the essential mystery elements of an adventure in a most realistic way. You ARE the private eye, and time is not on your side. Rush out and buy this game, you will not be disappointed! "Scuse me, I'm off to find a pair of gloves..."

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Mastertronic republished it as a budget game, renamed Time to Die.

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Additional info about Borrowed Time

Status: abandonware
Input: mouse, keyboard
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64
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