||(Win95/98/Me) (Retail Box) (MYSTMASTPR)
Publisher: Cyan / RedOrb
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Updated Version. New
Alone on a mysterious island, you set out to explore its
grandeur and mystery. Here a chilling tale of intrigue and injustice, defying
all boundaries of space and time, is being told.
Summon your wits and imagination about you. Every scrap of
paper and ambient sound may provide the vital clues which allow hidden secrets
to unravel before you. Each discovery you make and each puzzle you solve will
lead you one step closer to reversing a wrong that has gone unchecked for
Experience a first-person point of view with no
distracting controls or windows.
Combine keen observation and logic to unlock the
secrets of Myst.
Explore eerie worlds of starkly fantastic beauty.
Masterpiece Edition New Features:
- Every graphic element has been upgraded to brilliant 24
- New sound effects and an original soundtrack enhance the
sense of realism
- Digitally remastered music heightens the gameplay
- Larger and higher quality movies and animations
- Proprietary DigitalGuide help system assist players of
every skill level
The DigitalGuide is like having your very own guardian angel
to assist you in unraveling the mysteries of Myst. It tailors advice to your
style of play. The result is a more accessible and less intimidating game for
players of all levels.
Access the DigitalGuide's three levels of hints to help
Level 1 - Steers you in the right direction by offering
Level 2 - Offers more focused assistance, but will
still require some solving on your part.
Level 3 - When you're completely stuck, you can find
the solution here.
Windows 95/98/Me, 75MHz Pentium or faster (133MHz Pentium
or above recommended), 16MB RAM (32MB recommended), minimum 30MB hard disk
space, 4x CD-ROM drive or faster, 640x480 display, 24 bit color or better,
video and sound cards compatible with DirectX 6.1 or higher, DirectX 6.1 or
higher, QuickTime 4.0 or higher.
Computer Life, October 1994
"Myst is set on a beautiful, surreal, and richly detailed
island (which sadly, exists only in the dimension of CD). It gave me very
little guidance as to why I was there (I didn't care, really) or what to do
next (what kind of game is this, anyway?). I soon figured out that's all part
of the game - or maybe it's really a wordless, interactive mystery novel."
PC Magazine, September 13, 1994
"Thousands of strangely beautiful 3-D scenes, video clips,
eerie music, and authentic sound effects combine to make up a sensual if
frustrating experience on the Island of Myst. It's frustrating because you are
never sure of the plot or what you are seeking; about all you do know is that
something has gone horribly wrong on the island and the inhabitants have
"In a kind of sequential slide show, you visit one scene
after another to investigate the planetarium, the space ship, the misty forest,
the secret tunnels, and the strange mechanisms that dot the landscape.
Eventually the rocky little island will give up its secrets and you'll solve
"If you like a neat plot with defined goals, you will be
disappointed. But if you are looking for an original and ground-breaking game,
you need look no further than Myst."
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