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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.


Beyond Time Windows Scoping out the Egyptian dig site
Beyond Time Windows 3.x Book notes
Beyond Time Windows A clue -- this statue flashes, which means something
Beyond Time Windows Talking to the distraught curator of the San Francisco Museum (artifacts have been inexplicably disappearing)

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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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Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2004 B 75
Power Unlimited Windows Oct, 1998 5.4 out of 10 54
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
Just Adventure Windows Oct, 1999 C 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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  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 1999 (Issue #177) – Runner-up as Coaster of the Year (Adventure)

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