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Dune, released in 1992, is a game developed by Cryo Interactive and published by Virgin Games. It's based on the iconic science fiction novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. In Dune, players assume the role of Paul Atreides, the young scion of House Atreides, as he arrives on the desert planet Arrakis with his family to take control of spice production.
Gameplay in Dune involves exploration, resource management, and decision-making. Players must interact with characters, manage their spice mining operations, and engage in diplomacy and combat to achieve their objectives.
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Dune review

PC Review - Issue 8 (1992): "While it lasts though Dune is very absorbing and there's plenty to be had from it. Fans of Miller's works will probably be appalled at how to do with the novels's broad plots, but for those who only know the film, it lives up to it well (to be honest, it's miles better than the film). It was an ambitious project for Cryo to undertake and it has managed to pull it off well. It's certainly not offensive and likely go down as one of the better film licenses of the 90s. It's also a pretty good entry-level strategy game, being simple enough at the start to guide you along and opening out more towards the end. And let's face it, there aren't that many of them on the market these days, are there?"

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Dune: Spice Opera was released by Virgin Records in 1992. The tracks were composed by Stéphane Picq and Philip Ulrich.

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Additional info about Dune

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk, cd-rom
Abandonware DOS views: 47707


  • latogato 11/08/2018 23:09
    It was a long time ago but as far as i remember this game is somehow casual but very atmospheric. I loved to met new characters, i loved the story and i had no problem with the strategy part. I would say it is more an adventure game than a strategy.
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