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The Witness (1983)

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The Witness (1983)
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English/European Amstrad CPC edition
Rel Date: 1986-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
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Developer: Infocom
Media: 3" Floppy Disk
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North American Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1986-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
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Developer: Infocom
Media: 3.5" Disk
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The Witness (1983)
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North American Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
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Developer: Infocom
Media: 3.5" Disk
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The Witness (1983)
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North American Macintosh edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
Macintosh
Developer: Infocom
Media: 3.5" Disk
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North American TRS-80 edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
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Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
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The Witness (1983)
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North American Apple II edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
Apple II
Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
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The Witness (1983)
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North American Atari 8-bit edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
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The Witness (1983)
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North American Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
Commodore 64
Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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The Witness (1983)
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North American CP/M edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
CP/M
Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American DOS edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Infocom
DOS
Developer: Infocom
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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From Wikipedia

The Witness is an interactive fiction computer game written by Stu Galley and published by Infocom in 1983. Like Infocom's earlier title Deadline, it is a murder mystery. The Witness was written in ZIL, which allowed it to be released simultaneously on many popular computer platforms including the Apple II and the Commodore 64. It is Infocom's seventh game.

The game takes place in Cabeza Plana, a quiet (and fictitious) suburb of Los Angeles, California in February 1938. Freeman Linder, a local millionaire, has begged the police for protection from a man named Stiles. The player's character is a detective assigned one evening to check out the wealthy man's claims.

Is Linder seriously in danger or just another rich eccentric? Before the player can decide, a window explodes and Linder collapses, dead. The case of possible harassment has just become a murder, with the player as the only living witness. With the help of Sgt. Duffy (last seen in Deadline), the player has until sunrise to solve the mystery. As usual, motive, method and opportunity must all be established to secure a "solid" arrest and the optimal ending.

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