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Arc of Doom

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Arc_of_Doom.toast_.sit (317.09 MB)
MD5: 2304a06975e7925ff960969271e0f8ee
For System 7.0 - 7.6
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Arc-of-Doom-iso.zip (318.33 MB)
MD5: 2957fc742ae21543b83213d6107c9d8c
For System 7.0 - 7.6
Emulation
This game works with: Basilisk II, Mini vMac II

An alien race targets the earth. As a result, the earth undergoes massive natural disasters on a global scale, ranging from earthquakes to volcanoes. Countries suffer economic crises as food sources grow scarce. As a result, the Redmund Institute sends Alpha Team to investigate a UFO sighting. Alpha Team vanishes. This is where you come in. You take the role as the leader of Beta Team, and your mission is to pick up where Alpha Team left off. You customize your character by editing basic stats, which include: strength, reflexes, intelligence, spirit, and education. Then you choose from a roster of personnel to assist you.

The Earth is under attack by aliens. They have started disasters all across the globe, including volcanoes, tsunamis, and earthquakes. The Redmund Institute sent Alpha Team to stop them. They failed. Your mission is to find out what happened to Alpha Team, and continue their mission to the underwater alien base.

Arc of Doom is an educational adventure game; pick your stats, pick a partner, (your choices will change the story) and explore the Redmund Institute. Talk to everybody, inspect everything, and watch your back.

Excerpt: MobyGames

Alternative DL: Arc of DOOM.sit (Mediafire)

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

The "Redmond Institute" mentioned on the back cover is a typo (screenshot #3).
Throughout the game, the institute is named as being the "Redmund Institute" (screenshot #7).

Runs well including sound playback in Mini vMac II, Mac II variation (8bit build) and SSW 7.1.1

If accessing DL #2 via a classic Mac OS, use MacZip for the extraction of the "Arc-of-Doom-iso.zip" archive. This will ensure the extracted .iso is then "double-click" mountable, if the Virtual CD/DVD Utility is also installed.

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MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2020, January 20 - 10:17pm

Does this also run on system 6 or is it specifically for System 7.0+?

It's a Macromedia Director 4.x" based game. It's requirements will be the same - Systems 7.0+

68Kuser's picture
by 68Kuser - 2020, January 20 - 2:13pm

Does this also run on system 6 or is it specifically for System 7.0+?

Its system requirements are very low so it seems strange that its minimal Os requirements are System 7.

schtolteheim's picture
by schtolteheim - 2013, November 24 - 1:24pm

Stap waining! Here it is.

While the learning part is really interesting, the embarrassing story mode is for hard-boiled trash fans only.

SuperMew98's picture
by SuperMew98 - 2013, November 24 - 5:22am

The link is dead. :'(

Gordon Bennett's picture
by Gordon Bennett - 2009, December 7 - 6:26am

Very nice, not terribly well-known game from the multimedia-cdrom era. This one has more care and detail put into the story than most. There is enough to keep you occupied for a while before the game even begins.

Very nice to find here. I bought this ages ago and found a (rather unstable and prone to crash) Windows version inside my Mac jewel case.