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Reactor 09

by Bernhard P.

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File size: 4.8 MB
Downloaded: 14,750 times
Graphics: 320x240, 16-bit color
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8 Dec 2006
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Rated 91% by the community (56 votes)Rated 91% by the community (56 votes)Rated 91% by the community (56 votes)Rated 91% by the community (56 votes)Rated 91% by the community (56 votes)
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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
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Content Advisory:
Bad LanguageStrong
SexSuggestive dialog


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About this game

Escaping from a prison is never easy. But doing it with a correctional officer's consent is even harder. Officer Matthew Holmstett is a walking, talking regulation book and has his own set of ideals. Getting him to do what you want won't be an easy task. Don't overdo it, or you may find yourself handcuffed to a radiator very fast. Nobody trusts someone convicted for murder that easily after all... Recommended for mature audiences only. The mirror download is a version without the starter compiled with AGS 2.72.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
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Shane 'ProgZmax' Stevens
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AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Game Created with AGS 2006

Nominated, Best Story 2006

Nominated, Best Dialogue Writing 2006

Nominated, Best Non Player Character 2006

Nominated, Best Gameplay 2006

Nominated, Best Puzzles 2006

Nominated, Best Background Art 2006

Nominated, Best Character Art 2006

Nominated, Best Programming 2006

AGS Panel Review

"Very enjoyable, but would benefit from (1) an original soundtrack (2) the tightening of a few puzzles and (3) improved pacing. Only the multiple endings prevent Reactor 9 from being classed as a Short Game."

29 people commented on this game (newest first):

Stunning little game, cannot believe the creator never uploaded more. A fun plot, characters with depth, medium to infuriating puzzles, or maybe i'm not smart enough to be faster. Absolute gem of a game, with amazing retro pixelart.
2022-12-05 22:23:14 by ponitclickaddict
This was a really nice game and the different endings were interesting.
2016-03-21 01:29:46 by Michael2968
A solid well developed adventure.
2016-03-18 15:44:05 by mercenario
Played this one a while ago. From memory it had this groovy retro ambiance (music / graphics) and well developed characters. Oh, and I LOVED the infamous 'level measuring device' puzzle. I LOVE figuring that shit out!
2013-07-08 10:00:45 by monkey424
links of reactor 09 are reported as attack page by eset antivirus security!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2013-07-06 20:46:22 by donkeymilk
The game is pretty good! Recommended!
2009-06-04 22:49:15 by Jakerpot (jakerpot)
Hello, my name is Joel, from the french AGS forum.
I want to translate your game in french.
If you agree, send me an email to this address:


and I contact you. Thank you. :)
2009-02-09 18:49:07 by foxyfox555 (foxyfox666)
Honestly, without exaggeration, this is one of my favorite games that I've ever played, AGS or no. Even with its relatively short length, I was completely drawn into the story and I really cared about the characters by the end. I was actually sad when it was over. Best of all, I found the puzzles challenging but completely intuitive (yes, even the infamous "level measuring device" part). Others may not have had the same experience, but personally every solution made sense to me logically and I never had to just try randomly using items from the inventory until one bizarre combination worked. The "trust meter" was also a really unique and cool element, adding depth to the story. The graphics were fantastic too.

The effect this game had on me was so strong that I registered in the forums just to post this comment! I won't be able to get it out of my head for a long time. Bravo, Bernie.
2009-01-05 05:55:08 by Lazy Lisa (lazylisa)
REALLY liked this one! Really wish it had been a bit longer! Excellent. I especially liked the story!
2008-06-07 07:12:00 by Otis (OtisPJivefunk)
Someone suggested this game so I gave it a try. I was very happy with it! The story was interesting and involved, though it felt a little short if not incomplete. The teamwork system was very original and I'd like to see a full length game take advantage of it. I was also pleased with the different endings, and the good ending was a worthwhile reward. My one complaint was with the difficulty of the measuring device puzzle, but every other puzzle was very well designed. The newspapers were also hidden just about right.
2008-05-21 05:45:20 by Dharma_and_Greg#1fan
This game, along with Bernie's other adventure game projects, is exactly what the AGS scene needs: Mature, cohesive and playable. A definite highlight!
2008-01-26 20:30:32 by Mortis
Excellent game, graphics and game play are quite different from any other.
2008-01-01 02:39:15 by Ryanb84 (ryanb84)
Great! Reminded me of Beneath a steel sky. It's a shame it's so short. I'd really like to see full length games from Bernie.
2007-12-10 14:01:04 by Arthur (Berserk)
Just amazing! The scenario and atmosphere really dragged me to finish it with 4 endings. One of the best AGS games!
2007-09-22 23:23:34 by Optimus
This is a great game - just difficult enough to keep you interested. I also loved the concept of having to keep the officer sweet while solving the puzzles - kind of a double challenge!
2007-08-18 15:04:32 by Stormy
This is a great game. Everything in it is so cool. Play it now!
2007-06-17 21:30:44 by coldwater
Incredible game. Possibly the best AGS game I've played.
2007-03-21 21:39:47 by Mike Shiba (mjshiba)
I was searching for some free adventure games for my blog and found this games and posted it. (06-01-2007)

now people are still playing this game and have many good votes. as you can see here

I think this is the best free game 2006/200?

Thanks for making this game :)
2007-03-02 12:32:09 by gcmartijn
One of the best AGS games by far. Good story, excellent endings, well-thought out puzzles, and good music and graphics!
2007-02-01 18:50:30 by ZAPPER
Very solid game. I'm looking forward to see more high-quality games such as this one!
2006-12-31 03:46:10 by jkohen
Fantastic game. Love Bernie's approuch to a more serious game (not that I don't also love kitties and large headed elf things).
2006-12-29 08:53:17 by Ivan "iSTVAN" Dixon (iSTVAN)
This is a great game! Intriguing story, well-integrated puzzles, beautiful graphics and great music - its got it all! And its one of the few games I replayed just to get the best ending. :)
2006-12-28 16:16:41 by Pelican
This game is so cool. The story is excellent and delivered in such a way that you get really immersed in the world.
2006-12-17 02:44:56 by Jaws
Great game!

This had it all, what I enjoy probably the most at the moment about AGS games: good gameplay, interesting story, intuitive interface, stylish graphics and moderate playing time.
2006-12-16 22:33:13 by Mikko
A really good game! It is not very often that I play a game more than once just to see the different outcommings!
2006-12-13 21:44:58 by TassieDevil
Exellent game! Superb story and worked out perfectly.
2006-12-10 02:50:05 by sthomannch
Very great game !
2006-12-09 22:39:46 by Marion
This game is really great.
2006-12-09 20:14:46 by luke (-_luke_-)
FANTASTIC! Highly reccomended.
2006-12-09 01:28:19 by ManicMatt
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