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Setting: Belle Époque

Group Description

A transitional period in history, which started in the late 19th century (roughly 1870s) and ended with World War I, thus occurring during the last years of the Victorian era, the Edwardian era (UK), the Gilded Age (USA), the final tumultuous years of the Qing Dynasty (China), the final phase of the imperial regime before the October Revolution (Russia), and the rapid modernization that came with the Meiji Restoration (Japan).

As it was a time of great technological advancements and relative stability (at least in the West), people anticipated something new to come, while others feared the end of a century (fin de siècle). Sail ships giving way to steam ships, introduction of telephone, automobile, phonograph/gramophone, first airships and soon the first airplane flight! Sensational moving pictures available to the masses via travelling cinemas! Art Nouveau, modernism, cabaret (Moulin Rouge!), electric light, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin... remember that lady in a fancy hat you saw while travelling on the Orient Express?

Related Game Group
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Orphan Feast2007BrowserAdult Swim4.19
Mystery in London2007Macintosh, WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc....
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened2006iPad, WindowsCDV Software Entertainment USA, Inc.3.36
Daemon Summoner2006PlayStation 2, WindowsMidas Interactive Entertainment Ltd.1.50
Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring2004Wii, WindowsUbisoft, Inc.3.63
Jack the Ripper2004WindowsThe Adventure Company3.03
AGON: Episode 3 - Pirates of Madagascar2004WindowsPrivate Moon Studios3.17
AGON: Episode 2 - Adventures in Lapland2003WindowsPrivate Moon Studios3.87
AGON: Episode 1 - London Scene2003WindowsPrivate Moon Studios3.90
1893: A World's Fair Mystery2003Macintosh, WindowsIlluminated Lantern, The4.00
The Mystery of the Mummy2002Nintendo DS, WindowsThe Adventure Company2.34
Jekyll & Hyde2001WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.2.57
Shadow Hearts2001PlayStation 2Midway Games, Inc.3.80
MediEvil II2000PlayStationSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.63
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary2000iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.36
Dracula: Resurrection & Dracula: The Last Sanctuary2000WindowsCanal+Multimédia...
Koudelka1999PlayStationInfogrames, Inc.3.94
Dracula: The Resurrection1999Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.69
GunBlaze S1998SEGA SaturnKID Corp....
Titanic: The Lost Mission1998WindowsValuSoft, Inc....
Night Café 1997Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xEMME Interactive SA...
The Last Express1997Android, DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc.4.03
The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo1996DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.4.08
Titanic: Adventure Out of Time1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xGTE Entertainment3.74
The Gene Machine1996DOSVic Tokai, Inc.3.42
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Selected Covers

MediEvil II PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for MediEvil II
Night Café  Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Night Café
The Mystery of the Mummy Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Mystery of the Mummy

Selected Screenshots

Start Up Splashscreen: Pretty nice still picture.
Screenshot from MediEvil II
The manor in question.
Screenshot from The Mystery of the Mummy