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 orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
MediEvil II2000PlayStationSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.64
Sherlock Holmes: Vozvraschenie Moriarty2000WindowsBuka Entertainment...
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary2000Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.36
Prikljuchenija poruchika Rzhevskogo2000WindowsBuka Entertainment...
Pussy: Love Story from Titanic1999ZX SpectrumFatality...
Koudelka1999PlayStationInfogrames, Inc.3.95
Dracula: The Resurrection1999Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.65
GunBlaze S1998SEGA SaturnKID Corp....
Titanic: The Lost Mission1998WindowsValuSoft, Inc....
The Last Express1997Android, DOS, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc.4.05
Night Café 1997Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xEMME Interactive SA...
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
Jack the Ripper1995DOSGameTek, Inc....
Telstar Double Value Games: Alone in the Dark + Shadow of the Comet1995DOSTelstar Fun and Games...
Detroit1994Amiga, DOSImpressions Games3.69
GunBlaze1994DOS, FM Towns, PC-98Active Software...
Motor City1994Amiga, DOSMax Design GesMBH3.79
Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky1994Amiga, DOSMicroProse Software, Inc.3.82
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Collection1993DOSICOM Simulations, Inc....
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective - Volume III1993DOSICOM Simulations, Inc....
Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet1993DOS, Linux, PC-98, WindowsI•Motion, Inc.3.91
Dracula Unleashed1993DOS, DVD Player, Macintosh, SEGA CDInfinite Ventures, Inc.3.61
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective - Volume II1992DOS, Macintosh, SEGA CD, TurboGrafx CD, VISICOM Simulations, Inc.2.93
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Selected Covers

Jack the Ripper DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Jack the Ripper
Detroit DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Detroit
Motor City DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Motor City
Koudelka PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Koudelka

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Jack the Ripper
Beginning
Screenshot from Detroit
Title Screen
Screenshot from Motor City
Wales
Screenshot from Koudelka
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181424), additional games added to group by Cantillon (14573), Rola (8307), Patrick Bregger (198868), POMAH (48953), Zerobrain (3093), Tien Thuy Le Nguyen (2233), Victor Vance (10058), Spiderkeys (201), Sciere (505796), Alaka (54972), Pseudo_Intellectual (59684), JudgeDeadd (21562), vedder (31254) and o0pyromancer0o (204)