Last Express, The (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Broderbund Software - 1997 USA, Canada Release

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Last Express, The
Product ID 47956-19101
Product UPC 047956191017
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1997
Publisher(s) Broderbund Software
Category(s) Entertainment, Adventure, Mystery
Recommended age(s) 13+
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A clue in every car.
A stranger in every seat.
Danger at every destination.

It's 1914. The world is on the brink of war, and this train could push it over the edge. You are Robert Cath, an American urgently summoned by your old friend Tyler Whitney to join him aboard the Paris-Constantinople express, departing 24 July.

Arriving late, you discover something has gone terribly wrong. Now, you must untangle a complex web of political intrigue, suspense, romance, and betrayal. Every move you make could bring you closer to the truth... or your own demise. Bon voyage.

  • Richly detailed and historically accurate 3-D environments.
  • Gripping action sequences.
  • Over 40 hours of game play on 3 CDs.

All aboard for the ride of your life.

Unravel the secrets of The Last Express.
Explore the rich, detailed 3-D environment of the world's most luxurious and intriguing train as it traverses Europe in July of 1914 on its final journey. Interact with characters, examine objects, engage in climactic action sequences and uncover multiple story threads as you unlock the train's many mysteries.

From the teak panels to the brass door handles, The Last Express has been authentically re-created down to the last screw, bringing a by-gone era back to life.

Return to a Golden Age.
Step aboard a fabled luxury train traveled by diplomats, revolutionaries, aristocrats and spies from across pre-war Europe. They speak in their native dialects and behave like real people on a train- dining during mealtimes, conversing with fellow passengers and moving about as they please. Real life swirls around you as the train moves relentlessly onward, setting a new standard for adventure games.

  • Turn back the hands of time to replay pivotal events.
  • Art nouveau style of the characters captures the look of the historical period.
  • Real actors were turned into animated characters through a cutting edge rotoscoping process.
  • Hollywood style effects punctuate the game experience.

System Requirements

PC MS-DOS 6.0
Required CPU 486-66
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 35MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 4X
Required Audio SoundBlaster 16
16-bit sound card
Supported Video Vesa SVGA Hi-Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU Pentium 60
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 35MB Free
Required CD Speed 4X
Recommend RAM 16MB
Required Audio SoundBlaster 16
16-bit sound card
Supported Video Vesa SVGA Hi-Color
Mac System 7.1.2
Required CPU Power Mac 6100
Required RAM 16MB
Req. Hard Drive 35MB Free
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend CD Speed 4X
Supported Video 13" Thousands Of Colors

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