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Beyond Time

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
47
3.2
Windows 3.x
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3.3
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Description

Beyond Time is an inventory-based, mouse-driven adventure game based on the novel Obelisk by Dr. Judith Kaye Jones. "Obelisk" was the name given to it by the original designers when it was completed in 1995, but it was never published under that name. DreamCatcher picked it up for publishing 2 years later under the name Beyond Time, appropriate because the story does involve time travelling.

Rifts in time have occurred causing people and precious artifacts and treasures to disappear mysteriously all over the world. Travel to ancient Egypt, Tibet, the Yucatan peninsula and Atlantis to find the missing masterpieces of the world and repair time itself. Only your puzzle-solving skills can save humanity from impending doom.

Screenshots

Beyond Time Windows Opening intro with the San Francisco skyline
Beyond Time Windows 3.x Obelisk
Beyond Time Windows Talking to the distraught curator of the San Francisco Museum (artifacts have been inexplicably disappearing)
Beyond Time Windows 3.x Serpents puzzle

Alternate Titles

  • "Shadow of the Obelisk: Delve Into the Corridors of Time" -- European tag-lined title
  • "Shadow of the Obelisk" -- European title

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The Press Says

Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2004 B 75
Power Unlimited Windows Oct, 1998 5.4 out of 10 54
Just Adventure Windows Oct, 1999 C 50
Adventure Gamers Windows May 19, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Quandary Windows Jul, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x May, 1998 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 22, 1998 1 out of 5 20

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 1999 (Issue #177) – Runner-up as Coaster of the Year (Adventure)

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