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The Space Bar

A comic sci-fi adventure by Steve Meretzky. Play as Alias Node, a human detective working on planet Armpit VI. Your assignment? Catch a shifty criminal wanted for grand theft and murder before he escapes the planet. Clues to the criminal's whereabouts point to a seedy space bar. No easy task - picking out a criminal from the motley assortment of aliens you find there. You have no idea who - or what - you're looking for but interviewing aliens is the only way to track the suspect.

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31 Oct, 2022
The Space Bar is being re-released
This updated game version is based on a previously unreleased DVD Edition, with higher-resolution cinematic visuals and improved audio.

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What our readers think of The Space Bar

Posted by TimovieMan on Jan 16, 2013

Highly original and funny, but overly difficult and not without its design flaws...

Steve Meretzky's The Space Bar is a mixed bag. On the one hand you have this funny game that has an original, diverse and beautifully created setting (with visuals that still look good after 15 years), but on the other hand it's riddled with bugs (that will...

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Game Information

Platform Mac, PC
Perspective First-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Investigative
Genre Comedy, Mystery, Science Fiction
Theme -
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) Timed events
Red Flags -
Media CD

Product Details

System Requirements
Windows 95
Pentium 75 MHz processor
16-bit SVGA graphics
8-bit DirectX compatible sound card
4x CD-ROM drive

System 7.5 or better
Power PC 6100

The Space Bar by Boffo Games - A Point and Click Adventure Game

The Space Bar is an adventure game, released in 1997 by Boffo Games. The Space Bar has a Stylized art style and uses a Point-and-click control scheme. Adventure Gamers have not yet published a review of The Space Bar, meanwhile the community rating for The Space Bar is Good.
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