Getting Martian Memorandum to run properly on a modern computer is tricky business. The solution lies in a program called DOSBox, which emulates the old DOS environment in which the game thrives. DOSBox can be somewhat intimidating at first, but site member Tan has put together a great tutorial on how to use the program to get the game up and running in no time.
Click here to learn how to configure DOSBox for Martian Memorandum.
At one point during Martian Memorandum, Tex must crawl through a labyrinthine system of ductwork in the Golden Bucket casino. With no real visual landmarks to orient yourself with, it's easy to lose your way in the ducts, even if you happen to find the blueprint map. To skip the ductwork maze and proceed with the case, press Insert+O+any cursor key (⇑, ⇒, ⇓, or ⇐).
Click here for a copy of the Martian Memorandum manual in PDF format.