- Installation of the demo requires approx. 3.3MB HD space.
- Installation of the final sales release was supposedly going to require at least 15MB HD space.
 Sequel to TRAPPED and TRAPPED 2, TRAPPED III was planned for release in late 1998.
 Min. Requirements (proposed): 2MB ram, CDROM drive, 15MB HD space.
 In contrast to its predecessors, TRAPPED III was going to be a pure FPS devoid of any puzzle and magic elements and set in a space station with a science fiction theme. It would have utilised an advanced version of the TRAPPED 2 engine that featured improved texture mapping, lensflare, mipmapping and some eye-catching light effects. Improved artificial intelligence was also planned [Source: Amiga Nutta, news item, Nov 98].
Unfortunately, game development ceased in Autumn 1997 when coder Michael Piepgras (TTS/Oxyron) secured a job with a German games publisher. Work coupled with study commitments made time scarce and thus he was forced to cancel development [Source: Oxyron website].
In an interview with Amiga Games that Weren't (aGTW), Michael Piepgras (TTS/Oxyron) elaborated further on why game development was ceased:
'The development stopped because of two simple reasons. I was starting to work in bigger PC projects, e.g. Warcommander (strategy PC) and Against Rome (strategy) where I worked as technical lead programmer. And my work at the university took a lot of time until I got my diploma in mathematics in early 2001.' [see full interview HERE]
 More info. about TRAPPED III, including the above-mentioned interview with coder Michael Piepgras (TTS/Oxyron), can be found HERE [Source: aGTW].
 Reportedly, the game was going to be released as FACE ATTACK in English-speaking countries, which is a loose translation of FRATZENGEBALLER.
 A German magazine preview of FRATZENGEBALLER appeared in Amiga Future 13 (June/July 97).
 TRAPPED III(demo) was released at the Computer '97 show in Köln, Germany and is available for download from these sources:
- TRAPPED III(demo) [Source: aGTW]
- TRAPPED III(demo) (dir: game/demo/Fratzengeballer.zip) [Source: Aminet]
- TRAPPED III(demo) [Source: CU Amiga (Jan 98)(Super CD-ROM #18), courtesy of the Internet Archive]
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