Abandonware DOS title

Jones in the Fast Lane

Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best Sierra point & click adventures.
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Additional info

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

The game's working title was Keeping Up with Jones.

Jones in the Fast Lane was entirely developed as a set of storyboards before artwork or coding commenced. The "board game" interface was aimed at ensuring the rules were intuitive and accessible to younger or inexperienced players.

Produced in 1990, it was also one of the first games to run in Windows 3.0 which was released in May 1990.

players: single player, multiplayer (hotseat)

input: keyboard, mouse, joystick

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

graphics: EGA, Tandy, MCGA, VGA

sound: Adlib, Sound Blaster, Pro Audio Spectrum, Roland, PC speaker, MIDI, Tandy

Abandonware DOS popularity: low

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