Abandonware DOS title

The Witness

The Witness is an abandoned adventure game designed by Stu Galley, developed by Infocom and released by Infocom in 1983. The Witness runs on DOS.
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Do you have trouble running this game on Windows? Read this guide.

DOS games can't run on Windows. You need a DOS emulator like DOSbox or D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to play DOS games on Windows 10 or later systems.

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Included in each package of The Witness were the following feelies:

  • Virginia Linder's suicide note addressed to her daughter Monica
  • A telegram from Freeman Linder pleading for protection from Stiles
  • A matchbook from The Brass Lantern Chinese restaurant
  • A February 1938 "issue" of the fictional magazine National Detective Gazette
  • Two pages of a real issue of the Santa Ana newspaper The Register, with two fictional articles added about Virginia and Freeman Linder

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Status: abandonware
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