It Came From The Desert

Available Platform: Amiga

It Came from the Desert is an action-adventure game by Cinemaware, inspired by 1950s B movies, originally released for the Amiga in 1989 and later ported to MS-DOS.

Year1989
GenreAdventure
Rating4.5

86/100 based on 9 editorial reviews. Add your vote

PublisherCinemaware
DeveloperCinemaware
OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated22 May 2020
TAGSamiga original game b-movies detective disaster interactive movie mutants mystery non-linear

Game Review

It Came from the Desert is an action-adventure game by Cinemaware, inspired by 1950s "B" movies, originally released for the Amiga in 1989 and later ported to MS-DOS.

The player assumes the role of Dr. Greg Bradley who comes to a remote town in Nevada in 1951, to study a recent site of a meteor crash. He discovers that the meteor created a new kind of giant ants that he will have to stop. The plot is nonlinear and the game is in real time, the player will have to understand "when to be where" to stop the ants.

It Came From The Desert is considered one of the best Amiga games of all times. A film version of the game will be released in 2016.


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Download It Came From The Desert - Amiga Version

Amiga version 2.0 - Language: English - Size: 6.91 Mb

Amiga version 2.0 - Language: English - Size: 8.59 Mb


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Latest Comments

Daniel Eyre - 2020-05-22

I played the first couple of the game's days last night and saved a state of a good position. But I'm trying to pick up where I left off and it keeps crashing

Dr.Bundy - 2019-07-13

I clicked right CTRL and it worked.
But the controlling is bad here: mouse and gamepad are not working, only arrow keys and right ctrl are working, but this game desires a mouse.

Riquez - 2018-07-17

It just occurred to me; If you are using an Apple wireless keyboard (like me) there is no right-alt. But if you download "Karabiner-Elements" you can re-map your right-CMD to be right-ALT & see if that works.

Mike Kohary - 2018-07-17

I have this same issue, not sure what I need to press to progress through this screen and I've tried everything that seems to make sense. Any help here? Thanks!

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