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Description

This 1st-person, point and click adventure game looks and feels very much like Myst and Riven.

Richard, an avid chemistry buff, unwittingly finds the portal to the strange city of Chemicus and steps in. Strangers in white hoods capture him, lock him up inside the city, and accuse him of trespassing and stealing "transmission molecules" that protect their valuable energy source. You play Richard's friend who goes to the city to rescue him.

The 3D world has many varied locations to explore, many inventory objects to find and use, and problems and puzzles to solve. The puzzles are all based on fundamental Chemistry, help for which can be found in documents found while exploring as well as the in-game science database.

The game's educational value has been given high acclaim by science teachers, students and adventure gamers alike.

Screenshots

Chemicus: Journey to the Other Side Windows A dark stairway up to the full "world".
Chemicus: Journey to the Other Side Windows The knowledge base contains so much information that it's hard to find anything.
Chemicus: Journey to the Other Side Windows Develop photos in this room if you have the proper chemicals, that is.
Chemicus: Journey to the Other Side Windows Outside what others call the "temple".

Alternate Titles

  • "Chemicus ... und Chemie wird zum Abenteuer" -- German title

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User Reviews

Chemical Myst Windows Jeanne (75402)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Oct, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Oct, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
UHS (Universal Hint System) Windows Jan 31, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Mar 17, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Macintosh Dec 09, 2002 B 75
Quandary Windows Mar, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Gamers Windows Mar 12, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows May, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpy Windows Mar 03, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Mystery Manor Windows Feb 06, 2004 2 out of 10 20

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