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|title=<center>Dinosaur Detective Agency (DOS port)</center>
 
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''Dinosaur Detective Agency'' is a platformer released for Amiga<ref>[https://www.emuparadise.me/Amiga_ROMs/Dinosaur_Detective_Agency/5975 Page about ''Dinosaur Detective Agency'' for Amiga on Emuparadise.] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref> and DOS.
  
'''Dinosaur Detective Agency''' is a platformer arcade game released for Amiga<ref>[https://www.emuparadise.me/Amiga_ROMs/Dinosaur_Detective_Agency/5975 Page about this game for Amiga on Emuparadise] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref> and DOS.
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==Availability==
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'''The DOS port is largely referenced on many websites on the Internet'''<ref>[http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2472549/remember-dinosaur-detective-dos-game.html Can't remember the name of an old dinosaur detective DOS game - tom'sHARDWARE] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref><ref>[http://www.lemonamiga.com/?game_id=1988 Lemon Amiga page on ''Dinosaur Detective Agency''.] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref><ref>[http://www.abandonsocios.org/index.php?topic=12776.0 A thread about this game on abandonsocios.org (Spanish).] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref><ref>[http://www.old-games.ru/forum/threads/kollekcionirovanie-originalnyx-versij-staryx-igr.27184/page-105#post-1390660 ''Dinosaur Detective Agency'' -! About them, too, you know exactly what was the PC-version - old-games.ru (Russian)] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref>. The year of game's release is unknown, but since the Amiga version was first published in the year 1993,<ref>[http://hol.abime.net/359 Page about the Amiga version of the game on Hall Of Light.] Retrieved 18 Jun '17</ref> it can be assumed that the DOS port was released around the same time period.
  
== Availability ==
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As of March 2020, the game can be found on the eXoDOS website.
  
Although there is no direct proof of the existence is the DOS port of the game, the DOS ports is largely referenced on many websites on the Internet<ref>[http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2472549/remember-dinosaur-detective-dos-game.html Can't remember the name of an old dinosaur detective DOS game - tom'sHARDWARE] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref><ref>[http://www.lemonamiga.com/?game_id=1988 Dinosaur Detective Agency (Amiga) - Manual. IBM PC port is referenced] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref><ref>[http://www.abandonsocios.org/index.php?topic=12776.0 Thread about this game on abandonsocios.org (Spanish)] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref><ref>[http://www.old-games.ru/forum/threads/kollekcionirovanie-originalnyx-versij-staryx-igr.27184/page-105#post-1390660 "Dinosaur Detective Agency -! About them, too, you know exactly what were the PC-version" @ old-games.ru (Russian)] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref>. The year of game release is unable to found, but since Amiga version was first published in year 1993<ref>[http://hol.abime.net/359 Page about Amiga version of the game on Hall Of Light] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref>, there can be assumed that the DOS port was released around the same time period.
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==Gallery==
 
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===Scans===
== Gallery ==
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<gallery mode=packed heights=175px>
 
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°1.jpg|Front scan of the box (Amiga).
'''Scans:'''
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°2.jpg|Back scan of the box (Amiga).
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Misc_screenshot_n°1.jpg|Misc scan (Amiga).
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°1.jpg|Box scan - front (Amiga)
 
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°2.jpg|Box scan - back (Amiga)
 
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Misc_screenshot_n°1.jpg|Misc scan (Amiga)
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
'''In-game screenshots:'''
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===In-Game Screenshots===
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_1.png|Screenshot (Amiga)
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_1.png|Screenshot (Amiga).
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_2.png|Screenshot (Amiga)
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_2.png|Screenshot (Amiga).
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==External Links==
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* [https://www.emuparadise.me/GameBase%20Amiga/Extras/Hints,%20Tips,%20Cheats%20&%20Walkthroughs/D/Dinosaur%20Detective%20Agency.txt Emuparadise cheat code page for ''Dinosaur Detective Agency''.] Retrieved 18 Jun '17
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*[https://exodos.the-eye.eu/public/eXoDOS/Games/Dinosaur%20Detective%20Agency%20%281994%29.zip eXoDOS website's download link for the game's DOS port.] Retrieved 05 Mar '20
  
== References ==
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
 
 
== Extra Links ==
 
* [https://www.emuparadise.me/GameBase%20Amiga/Extras/Hints,%20Tips,%20Cheats%20&%20Walkthroughs/D/Dinosaur%20Detective%20Agency.txt Dinosaur Detective Agency - Cheats]
 
  
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Dinosaur Detective Agency.png

Title screen (Amiga version).

Status: Found

Date found: Unknown

Found by: eXoDOS

Dinosaur Detective Agency is a platformer released for Amiga[1] and DOS.

Availability

The DOS port is largely referenced on many websites on the Internet[2][3][4][5]. The year of game's release is unknown, but since the Amiga version was first published in the year 1993,[6] it can be assumed that the DOS port was released around the same time period.

As of March 2020, the game can be found on the eXoDOS website.

Gallery

Scans

In-Game Screenshots

External Links

References