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Jazz and Faust (Windows)

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Description

Seek out hidden treasure and uncover a mysterious conspiracy in this 3D adventure game set in the ancient East. It features a point-and-click interface, adventure style puzzles, gathering inventory objects and talking to inhabitants in picturesque locations.

Because you can experience the game through two distinct points of view, Jazz and Faust is actually two games set in the same graphic environment. Jazz, a smuggler, starts his story in jail. He must obtain enough gold to buy his freedom and is set free to do so. Faust is a sea captain. His story begins as searches for a passenger who fails to appear after booking passage on his ship.

The stories start in the same city and take place during the same period of time, but otherwise they are different from each other with unique paths, sets of circumstances and puzzles that ultimately lead to the same conclusion. Visit sea ports bustling with merchants selling spices, slaves and other wares, a ghost town, desert caravans, and the treacherous trade routes of the open sea where piracy is commonplace.

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Jazz and Faust Windows Desert Caravan
Jazz and Faust Windows Faust in Caravansary
Jazz and Faust Windows Jazz's Goal
Jazz and Faust Windows Main Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Джаз и Фауст" -- Russian Spelling
  • "Le Trésor d'Alkaim, aventures en Arabie" -- French Title
  • "Jazz i Faust" -- Polish Title

User Reviews

A bit different than other adventures, but is that good or bad? Jeanne (75521) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Jul 31, 2002 B 75
ComputerGames.ro Jun 27, 2002 70 out of 100 70
IGROMANIA Sep 13, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Adventurearchiv Aug 04, 2002 65 out of 100 65
GamingExcellence Jun 16, 2002 5.9 out of 10 59
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 06, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 28, 2004 9 out of 20 45
UHS (Universal Hint System) Oct 06, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Jun 26, 2002 2.2 out of 10 22
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Jeanne (75521) added Jazz and Faust (Windows) on Jun 13, 2002