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Game Title:
Leisure Suit Larry 5:  Passionate Patti Does A Little Undercover Work
Release Date: xx-xx-1991
Release Number: 1
Part of Series: Leisure Suit Larry
Previous Game in Series: Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals
Next Game in Series: Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!
Designer: Al Lowe

Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work! is the fourth game in Al Lowe's Leisure Suit Larry series. Protagonist Larry Laffer fell off a boat during a cruise and sustained amnesia, forgetting how he and Patti got separated, how Larry got a job in LA, how Patti got a job with the FBI, and what happened in (the never released) Larry 4. As in the third game, two different characters with their own story are pursued. The goal is to bring Larry and Patti together while you fulfill Patti's undercover work.  (From Mobygames description)

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Leisure Suit Larry 5 History


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Roberta Williams, who designed Sierra's first game, Mystery House in 1980, felt it was time to write another murder mystery which lived up to the computer capabilities of the late eighties. Mystery House, which was put on public domain in 1988, was the first computer game ever with graphics, but it lacked colors, animation and sound. The Colonel's Bequest was developed, using EGA graphics, Sierra's SCI engine, sound and a music score, as well as featuring a deeper plot and more detailed character descriptions.

The game has a sequel, The Dagger of Amon Ra, which is also the last Laura Bow game. Both games are also included in the 1997 King's Quest Collection and the Roberta Williams Anthology. Although the original release of The Colonel's Bequest can still relatively easily be found on online auctions, a complete original game is considered as a true collector's item, as it contains many goodies which are often missing from second-hand sales, particularly the Laura Bow pen and notebook. The games copyright protection is also quite original: the gamer needs to use a magnifying glass (included in the box) to identify a fingerprint on the game screen.

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