Robinson's Requiem
Developer: Simarils?
Publisher: Atari? Readysoft?
State of completion:  
Genre: Adventure game / RPG.
Also planned or released for: 3DO (released), PC (released), Amiga (???), Amiga CD32 (???), Atari ST (???), Mac (???)
Notes: Robinson's Requiem is listed as CD game due in September 1995, Deus Ex Machina is listed as CD game due in 'unknown', Ishar Genesis is listed as due in 'unknown' in the Atari Dealer Price List Q3/1995.

Simarils' Robinson's Requiem made its debut on the PC several months ago to decidedly mixed reviews, and much speculation has unfolded about how it would make its debut on the CD. This week, the Internet received its first update on this JagCD project, and it's decidedly more encouraging that rumors that had been bandied about. Let's tune in now and find out what Jag contributions we can expect from Simarils this year:
We already knew about "Robinson's Requiem", but now it is much faster than the other versions and is graphically far superior with the many textures that have been added to it, lots of good FMV... Should be out by the end of May. 
"Deus Ex Machina" is the Robinson's sequel. With a better life simulation module, graphically improved, the possibility to fly above the 3D scene with the Vitaspro technique in the Magic Carpet style, automapping, weather simulation, lots of good FMV... Should be out for Christmas 95.
"Ishar Genesis": a more classic (in the good sense) RPG than the first two. The story takes place many centuries before the trilogy. New interface, new perspective. Fully textured mapped. Automapping. Light sources simulation. FMV with good actors... Should be out for Christmas 95.
(AEO 4/4)

=*= Robinson's Requiem (CD) =*=
This is the ultimate test of human endurance in an alien world--a survival / adventure simulation set in a startlingly realistic virtual environment the likes of which has never before been seen. You are imprisoned on an alien planet --Zarathustra-- and your aim is to escape. If you have to amputate one of your own limbs in order to survive, then that's what you must do. 
To escape, you'll need to use the environment and your cunning, and do anything necessary to stay alive--including amputating your own limbs. Features more than 100 variables in real time; your body temperature, stress, fatigue, pain, coughs, malaria, poisoning, fractures, gangrene, hallucinations... Deal with diseases and health hazards and fight off predators.
This is no outward-bound weekend. Robinson's Requiem will test your survival skills to the limit. Keep your wits about you Robinson, and you just might make it. 
(AEO 4/5)

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