Crystal Key II: The Far Realm (Windows)

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Description

Crystal Key 2 is a science-fiction fantasy adventure game. It begins in the world of Evany, the earth like planet which was saved from destruction by your father when he defeated Ozgar, a Balial marauder, in The Crystal Key. Now, a generation later, you play Call, who learns that Ozgar's followers are still in existence and following an evil plot that Ozgar set in motion before his death.

Played in "point-and-click fashion", explore numerous distinct atmospheric locations including:
- Evany, the Earth-like planet you saved in the first game
- Geshon, a world covered with pools and hot springs
- Balial's Prisons with cell complexes built into hollowed-out volcanoes
- An ancient Spaceport now flooded from the Old War bombings
- Merari, a tropical underwater city with luminescent glass towers

During the course of the game, you will meet and talk with numerous non-player characters. Find clues and resolve situation-type problems and logical puzzles to stop the Balial from completing Ozgar's diabolical plan.

Improvements over the first game include: "Full circle" 3D viewing, a better inventory management system, easier save and load routines and a navigation travel map.

Screenshots

Crystal Key II: The Far Realm Windows Insert flowers in the "flower door" to open it. Notice your inventory is at the bottom of the screen.
Crystal Key II: The Far Realm Windows Game menu
Crystal Key II: The Far Realm Windows A portal to another world
Crystal Key II: The Far Realm Windows Roy's spaceship is broken down in the desert.

Alternate Titles

  • "水晶之匙II:远方国度" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "Эвани" -- Russian Title
  • "Evany: Schlüssel zur Freiheit" -- German Title
  • "Evany: La llave a los mundos distantes" -- Spanish title
  • "Evany: La Clé des 7 mondes" -- French Title
  • "Evany: Key to a Distant Land" -- UK Title
  • "Crystal Key 2: Evany" -- European Title

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User Reviews

Much better than its prequel. Good .. just not great. Jeanne (75500) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers 2004 B 75
GameZone Mar 31, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
4Players.de Jun 20, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Quandary Apr, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Apr 09, 2004 5.9 out of 10 59
Adventure Gamers May 09, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Just Adventure Apr 12, 2004 C 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
UHS (Universal Hint System) Apr 29, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 02, 2004 6 out of 20 30

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Jeanne (75500) added Crystal Key II: The Far Realm (Windows) on Mar 30, 2004