Video Game Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (PC) (1992)

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (Steam) (2009)*
*Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis Enhanced Edition (PC) (1993)
*Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (PC) (1992)

Overview: Play as Indiana Jones and Sophia Hapgood and uncover the fate of Atlantis.


Relevant Links:
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (Wikipedia.org)
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (Steam Store Page)

20160107:
I played a couple minutes of this game today and it started out pretty fun; the primary reason for trying it was to illustrate the plausibility of bringing mouse-based point-and-click adventures into the living room.*


While the Steam Controller's right pad was a great substitute for the mouse and sufficient for playing the game in its entirety, the next step would have been to reconfigure various buttons to various hotkeys such as '[T]alk,' '[G]ive,' '[U]se,' and '[W]alk.'

*The only non-mouse point-and-click adventure I know of was released in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii: Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure.


The Wiimote does a pretty solid job of being like a mouse. However, despite owning the game, I have yet to play Zack & Wiki.

20160109:
Unfortunately, it was the case that the game could only use the Steam Controller's desktop configuration, and consequently unable to make use of a feature called the 'Touch Menu.'


With that being said, it's possible to assign keyboard hotkeys to the controller but gameplay would still be more intuitive on the keyboard (without the 'Touch Menu').

Note, however, that I spent about one and a half hours fumbling with the settings and reading threads on the Steam forums before learning about the above.


Steam: 2.0 hours (total "game" time)

20160206:
Today I decided to replay the game from the beginning up to where I previously progressed (0.3 hours) but this time I got past the doorman without having to pick a fight with him.

Instant Comments:
Spoiler: Talk about her smarts.


Spoiler: [Newspaper] / "Don't you have any hobbies?"
Haha. "Deceit!"
Ha. I love how she flicks her hair.
Film reference: His fear of snakes.
Haha. "Good ol' Mother Nature."
Ha. Film reference: "Actually it was the name of a dog."


I checked all the answers by loading the save file and none are right.
"Hullabaloo."/"Caribou." "And Tyler too." [Apparently some reference to Tippecanoe and Tyler too]
"Gluteus Maximus?" "Gluteus maximus. A large human muscle!"
"Movie tonight, The Thirty Nine Steps" I've played a bit of the game/visual novel adapted from the book on which this movie is based.


Status: The doctor in The Azores wants an artifact. I think he'll give the name of the book.

Thoughts:
Pros:
+ References to Indiana Jones series
+ Classic adventure game
+ Engaging sound effects


Recommendation:
Thus far the game is fun, but its older style may not be for everyone. I would first recommend the game to those who enjoy modern day point-and-click adventures. Then I would suggest the game for fans of Indiana Jones. Finally I would recommend the game to those who enjoy classic video games.

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