Abandonware DOS title

The Lost Patrol

The Lost Patrol is an abandoned multi-type action game set in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam war. The Lost Patrol was developed by Astros Productions (DOS version) and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST.
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DOS
Rating
3.71 / 5.00 (7 votes)

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The Lost Patrol review

Zero Magazine issue 5 (1990) - "What The Lost Patrol is all about is atmosphere. And it scores. You feel tension with every step your party takes. You get a feeling of 'it's not fair'. You get a feeling of 'why do we have to be here?', but you are there, so you have to carry on. That's the intention. The war isn't glorified, but you're not allowed to play the pacifist humanitarian. Well, you are, but you'd be dead in about two pico-seconds. I could say 'first you do this, then you do that and then you do this and that and the other' but that would spoil the game. Anyway - the real soldiers in Vietnam weren't told what to expect, so why should you? What I will say, however, is that there's a certain 'random element' in the game. Luck. Just like real life."

Additional info about The Lost Patrol

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Atari ST
Abandonware DOS views: 2514

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