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Al Gurbish in... Nick it & Run!!! (English & Spanish available)

by AussieSoftTM

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Game Genre:
Contemporary
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
22 May 2003
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Medium length game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
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Occasional, mild
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35 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
90%
Immersion:
77%
Puzzles & Pacing:
84%
Overall Enjoyment:
78%

About this game

The City of Thathurst is hosting the most prestigious award night in the world of adventure gaming "The Stan's". You are Al Gurbish, reputedly the worst agent in the secret police...

...and your task is to steal the precious Stan yourself to keep it safe from the local crooks.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
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aussie has worked on 8 other games: (see them >>)

9 people commented on this game (newest first):

Wonderful graphics but poor interface, bugs, crashes and generall laziness ruin it. Too many objects just get a standard 'not interesting' response. There are things which look like interesting things which are unclickable a lot of the time. The location names only occasionally flash up on the map. The jokes were hit and miss (for me.) There are obvious things to try like buying fast food to shut up the kid which are not even presented as options. It's a waste of good graphics.
2012-06-29 16:17:37 by Benway
It looks good and interesting, but the gameplay is ruined by the poor interface.
2008-04-11 10:42:22 by Radiant
I just didn't get the puzzles, or some of them. Pixel hunting always annoys me. The game also has some errors.

A good idea, though. The characters were nice.
2007-04-19 17:37:37 by Neiti (neitikesaheinanen)
The game was fun, although the animation speed is hyper when played on Linux with AGS 2.7, even at the slowest setting.

Players who like lots of references to other games will love this game. Also, you won't regret playing Casablanca... by the same author before this game, although they have nothing to do with each other. You'll see why, if you play it.

bugs: *semi spoilers*



In a few puzzles you need to "use" when you want to "get" an item out of an object.
At some point you'll be told to give somebody two things. After giving this guy the second item you're told you've only accomplished half of the task, although you can see both items on display; moreover, if you click on one of them, the game crashes. I almost abandon the game at this point thinking it was a fatal bug, but the puzzle counts as solved and you can proceed.
2005-10-22 11:44:53 by jkohen
Very pleasant game. Lots of challenges. Many places to go and good graphics. Also what I liked was that you could pick up inventory at different times without upsetting the game.

The Blues Brothers poster should either be removed or unbugged.

Very good work. Thank you.
2004-07-10 08:03:23 by sunshinegold
This is so like the older games that got me hooked! It took a bit of thinking, but was not easy enough to be considered a child's game
2004-04-25 19:23:12 by Bee921
I recommend this game simply because of the award scene room - brought back memories hehe.
It was a bit buggy at the start, first if you look at the ticket man, second if you click on the blues brothers poster as said, but after that, it all worked well as far as I know. If you play with 320x200 resolution though, you can only get so far, when the game gets stuck.
But other than that, the puzzles were perfect, and nice humor too.
2004-04-05 20:48:52 by Andy
This was a very challenging game... But it was very buggy also... For Example: Any click on Blues Brothers poster... But otherwise, it was a good game... I give 8/10
Keep up the good work!
2003-12-14 03:54:55 by Sir Akseli the Chill
Highly recommended. Great graphics, challenging puzzles and good humour. An all-round great package. Will take you a while to complete too!
2003-07-08 00:46:10 by veryweirdguy
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