The Dig

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An asteroid the size of a small moon is on a crash course toward Earth, and only NASA veteran Boston Low has the expertise to stop it. Along for the ride are award-winning journalist Maggie Robbins and internationally renowned geologist Ludger Brink. Once the wayward asteroid is nuked into a safe orbit, the trio conducts a routine examination of the rocky surface. What they uncover is anything but routine...

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Posted by thorn969 on Apr 6, 2017

Yes, definitely worthwhile


Another of my early adventure conquests. Very intriguing story. A somewhat forgotten gem....

Posted by btague on Jan 23, 2014

The Dig: An underratted gem


This game may be shorter than some of the adventure games out there, but it does have pretty good length and substance for an adventure game. The story is really engrossing, it has good voice acting and the plot gets deeper. You really begin to enjoy the...

Posted by Quazatron on Jun 13, 2013

One of the best ever


The Dig is, for sure, one of the best point and click adventures I've ever played in my whole life. And I assure you, people: I've played a huge lot of them in my life. The Dig has everything an adventure game should have: a great story and plot, great...

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Game Information

Platform Mac, PC
Perspective Third-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Quest
Genre Science Fiction
Theme -
Graphic Style Illustrated realism
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media CD

Product Details


System Requirements
MS-DOS 6.0 or higher
486DX2/66 MHz processor
8 MB RAM
VGA compliant video card
Double speed CD-ROM drive
1 MB hard drive space

The Dig by - A Point and Click Adventure Game

The Dig is an adventure game, released in 1995 by . The Dig has a Illustrated realism style and uses a Point-and-click control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of The Dig and rate it as Decent, meanwhile the community rating for The Dig is Very good.