Bad Day On The Midway, The Residents (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Inscape - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Bad Day On The Midway, The Residents
Product ID 11436-70015
Product UPC 711436700159
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Inscape
Category(s) Entertainment, Musical Entertainment
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Animation & design by Jim Ludtke.

Winner! People's Choice Awards.
2 Awards:

  • Best Entertainment Title.
  • Most Innovative Use of Multimedia.

Get ready for the ride of your life!

Plunges you into a sinister soap opera set in a carnival of the damned where the characters are the rides.

Dodge death and taxes.
While solving a mystery of murder and intrigue in a world populated by a cast of ten unforgettable characters. Pick a character and explore an incredible array of attractions, oddities and subplots as attempt to unravel the Midway's dark secrets. Jump into another character and see how differently things appear. Seek the hidden escapes encrypted in this twisted game, but beware, for surprises abound everywhere and nothing is quite as it seems.

Out of the demented minds of underground legends the Residents, and visualized by animation wizard Kim Ludtke, Bad Day on the Midway combines intelligent 3-D characters, and next generation game design. The eagerly awaited follow-up to the Residents' acclaimed Freak Show, Bad Day on the Midway is the most bizarre and amazing role-playing game ever.


  • Kill a Commie shooting gallery.
  • Sperm whale giving birth to an electric eel.
  • Oscar the racing rat.
  • Marvels of mayhem.
  • Lottie the human log.
  • Dagmar the dog woman.
  • The three-headed abominable snowman skeleton.
  • Eye of the maniac.
  • Madame Mandrake.
  • Tortures top ten.

Featuring graphic novels by:

  • Georganne Deen
  • Peter Kuper
  • Paul Mavrides
  • Dave McKean
  • Jonathon Rosen
  • Richard Sala
  • And others

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 16-bit sound card
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.1
Required CPU Mac LC III
Required RAM 8MB
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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