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|title=<center>Dinosaur Detective Agency (DOS port)</center>
 
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'''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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''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.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
Although there is no direct proof of the existence of the DOS port of the game, 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 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 was the PC-version" @ old-games.ru (Russian)] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref>. The year of game's release is not known, but since the Amiga version was first published in the year 1993<ref>[http://hol.abime.net/359 Page about Amiga version of the game on Hall Of Light] Retrieved 18 June 2017</ref>, it can be assumed that the DOS port was released around the same time period.
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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.
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As of March 2020, the game can be found on the eXoDOS website.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
'''Scans:'''
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===Scans===
 
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°1.jpg|Box scan - front (Amiga)
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°1.jpg|Front scan of the box (Amiga).
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°2.jpg|Box scan - back (Amiga)
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Box_scan_n°2.jpg|Back scan of the box (Amiga).
Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Misc_screenshot_n°1.jpg|Misc scan (Amiga)
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Dinosaur_Detective_Agency_-_Misc_screenshot_n°1.jpg|Misc scan (Amiga).
 
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</gallery>
 
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===In-Game Screenshots===
'''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
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==References==
 
==References==
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==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