Tex is hired by a man named Gordon Fitzpatrick to find a missing person, Dr. Thomas Malloy. The search quickly takes on a more serious tone when Tex discovers that Dr. Malloy was involved in the military's dealings with a U.F.O. that crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

Will Tex decide to take the straight-and-narrow path, save the world, and get the girl? Will he
give in to temptation and greed, and turn his back on everyone he knows and cares about? Or will he be true to himself, and haphazardly bungle his way through, somehow saving his neck – and the world – in the process?

Release: 1996

Developer: Access Software

Publisher: Access Software

Type: Adventure

Platforms:DOS, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows XP


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This is the fourth installment in the Tex Murphy series of adventure games. The games in order of release are: Mean Streets, Martian Memorandum, Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive and Overseer.

"The Pandora Directive" is the third of the Tex Murphy games to feature full-motion video. The first, "Martian Memorandum," incorporated small amounts of lower-quality video but mostly incorporated photographs that changed slightly at intervals, thus the need for game developers to distinguish between these "slide-show" videos used in games and the "full-motion" video of the CD-Rom era.

Under a Killing Moon and Overseer also featured extensive FMV.

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A shining example of the FMV era.

Tex Murphy..... Chris Jones

Jackson Cross..... Barry Corbin

Gordon Fitzpatrick..... Kevin McCarthy

Directed by..... Adrian Carr

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