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Versailles 1685

Versailles 1685
3

Myst clones are a strange lot, but the avalanche of clones that followed in that game’s wake were occasionally innovative, though often quirky. Cyro Interactive’s Versailles 1685 takes the player in the middle of a tangled web of court intrigue within one of the most beautiful structures of all time. The player assumes the role […]

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The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time

The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time
3.5

While The Journeyman Project was hardly a masterpiece when it came out, it was an ambitious attempt to blend a first-person perspective, impressive graphics, and a hard-edged sci-fi story line into a Windows-based multimedia experience. But as anyone who played Journeyman can tell you, the drawback to all this ambition was the slow transitions gamers […]

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The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time

The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
4

A Myst clone with a pulse. In Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time, players once again take on the role of Temporal Agent Gage Blackwood. Though Gage staved off certain disaster at the hands of Agent 3, his ruthless nemesis and confessed Maybelline cosmetic scalper, he did so at a terrible cost. Arthur, his autonomous […]

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Kingdom o’ Magic

Kingdom o’ Magic
3

Badly rendered graphics and some comedic flair. Not since Monty Python spoofed themselves in the off-kilter Monty Python’s Complete Waste of Time has there been a computer program with such a twisted and distinctively British sense of humor. Kingdom O’ Magic is a quirky adventure filled with dark humor and takes players on a wild […]

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Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned

Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
3.5

In 1994, there was a graphic adventures that drew upon the themes of duality and good and evil. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers introduced us to the writer and self-proclaimed gumshoe from New Orleans, who won the hearts of adventure gamers everywhere with his southern drawl, air of machismo and tight jeans. Sins of […]

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Beyond Time

Beyond Time
1

Beyond Time is a Myst clone, like the huge number of other Myst clones. It’s a bit like Timelapse or The Egyptian Prohpecy considering the ancient civilization setting, but while those games were at least tolerable, Beyond Time is most definitely not. Slideshow graphics with next to no animation, unoriginal puzzles, a boring storyline and […]

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Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within

Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within
4

The original Gabriel Knight was very well received for its time. But when the sequel radically changed the visual style, fans were unsure what to expect. Were they about to receive another half-hearted, simplified and poorly written Phantasmagoria? The story opens about one year after the events of the first game. Gabriel is busy writing […]

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Alien Incident

Alien Incident
3

It’s Halloween and your uncle is testing his latest invention, a device which opens a rift between Earth and everywhere else in the universe. An alien entity makes its way to Earth through the rift, but the real problem is that this entity is pursued by an Shot1 alien warship… the contents of which don’t […]

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Time Warrior: The Armageddon Device

Time Warrior: The Armageddon Device
2

In the future, where everybody wears space age turtlenecks, an ancient terror is unleashed by a group of archaeologists (no, not on Mars, that’s a different game entirely). This twisty, rust-colored juggernaut floats around in space and, basically, blows everything up. Only one man can save the universe: The Time Warrior! You’re sent into the […]

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Redjack: The Revenge of the Brethren

Redjack: The Revenge of the Brethren
3.5

Developer: Cyberflix
Genre: Point and Click
Release: 1998

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