Get Dexter

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Get Dexter
Getdexter.jpg
Amstrad CPC cover art
Developer(s) Remi Herbulot
Publisher(s) ERE Informatique/PSS
Platform(s) Amstrad CPC, Atari ST
Release date(s) 1986 (Amstrad CPC)
1987 (Atari ST)
Genre(s) Adventure game
Mode(s) Single player
Distribution Cassette, floppy disk

Get Dexter (known as Crafton & Xunk from its country of origin France),[1] is a Graphic adventure game, originally released for the Amstrad CPC in 1986.[2] It was programmed by Remi Herbulot, with graphics by Michel Rho, and was published in France by ERE Informatique and by PSS in Britain.[2] An Atari ST version was released in 1987.[3] The game is played out in isometric area with a futuristic sci-fi plot with puzzle solving.[2] Reaction from the games industry and magazines was generally positive, gaining accolades and high ratings in reviews. A sequel, Get Dexter 2, was released in 1988.

Plot[edit]

In 2912 a war rages on earth and is escalating out of control. If the Central Galactic Control Computer on Earth is destroyed then all life on the planets will perish with it. The council of Sages give Dexter, an android expert in dangerous missions, and Scooter his trusty Podocephalus, the mission to infiltrate the computer centre and copy the memory in order that Galactic life can continue.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Get Dexter inlay, backpage, PSS/ERE
  2. ^ a b c "CPC version at Moby Games". Moby Games. Retrieved 2008-05-15. 
  3. ^ "Atari ST version at Moby Games". Moby Games. Retrieved 2008-05-15. 

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