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Pharaoh's Tomb is a DOS platform game created by George Broussard and published by Apogee Software. The protagonist, Nevada Smith, is an archaeologist and adventurer who is exploring an Egyptian pyramid.
The game features CGA graphics based on the FAST (Fluid Animation Software Technology) engine. Notoriously, objects' positions are determined by their bounding volumes, not their exact positions on screen.
Pharaoh's Tomb was distributed as shareware. The game consists of four episodes, with only the first episode distributed as shareware, and the rest available commercially. There are 20 levels in each episode, each level consisting of a single room. The episodes are:
- Raiders of the Lost Tomb
- Pharaoh's Curse
- Temple of Terror
- Nevada's Revenge
The game was discontinued on March 2, 2000, and was released as freeware on March 20, 2009.
A sequel, Arctic Adventure, based on the same engine, features Nevada Smith as the protagonist and has similar gameplay.