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Primary Name
It Came from the Desert (1989)
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1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1989-00-00
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It Came from the Desert (1989)
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North American DOS edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Cinemaware
DOS
Developer: Level 9 Computing
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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It Came from the Desert (1989)
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North American PC/Tandy VGA edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Cinemaware
DOS
Developer: Cinemaware
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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It Came from the Desert (1989)
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UK Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Cinemaware
Amiga
Developer: Cinemaware
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: 
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[User Summary]:

It Came From the Desert is another of Cinemaware's movie-inspired games. This time, inspiration comes from the cult horror B-movies of the 50s, especially those featuring giant monsters. The games starts when Greg Bradley, a geologist newly arrived in the small town of Lizard Breath, heads out to investigate a mysterious meteorite. Of course, the meteorite has mutated a nearby ant colony, and soon the town is under siege by 20 feet long ants hungry for human flesh.

Like other Cinemaware designs, the game combines several gameplay elements: adventure gaming (exploring the town, meeting its inhabitants, trying to convince authorities of the giant insects threat), arcade sequences (first-person shooting, car chases, overhead bug fighting) and strategy elements (defending the town with the help of the national guard, the police and the citizens players have persuaded to fight).

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Video Game Rank: 2605
Amiga Rank: 105
DOS Rank: 267
Num Ratings: 16
Average Rating: 7.56
Standard Deviation: 1.51
Num Views: 650
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 3
Users Owning: 13
Users Wanting: 0
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Total Plays: 1
Plays This Month: 0
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