DescriptionA FMV adventure set in the caves of Dun-Huang. A trap was set for a terrible demon. The trap worked all too well as it also trapped the stone cutters that built the trap in the walls of the cave. Its your mission to go in and unlock the stone cutters by solving various puzzles based on Chinese myth and lore.
The game uses the same slide show puzzles that made Myst famous. Unlike Myst, you have a mysterious guide who transforms in to a lotus blossom and provides history and explanations for the various puzzles.
There is also a help feature that provides clues to how to solve puzzles.
- "塔克拉玛干—敦煌传奇" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Taklamakan: Tonkō Denki" -- Japanese title
- "Taklamakan: Dunhuang Chuanqi" -- Chinese title
- "Quest for Karma" -- Windows 9x re-release title
- "Karma: Der Fluch der 12 Höhlen" -- German title
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The Press Says
|PC Games (Germany)||Windows 3.x||Aug, 1996||65 out of 100||65|
|Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks||Macintosh||Sep, 2002||40|
|High Score||Macintosh||Jun, 1996||2 out of 5||40|
|PC Player (Germany)||Windows 3.x||Sep, 1996||40|
|PC Player (Germany)||Windows||Sep, 1996||40|
|Power Play||Windows 3.x||Sep, 1996||38 out of 100||38|
|PC Joker||Windows||Aug, 1996||37 out of 100||37|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||Windows||Oct 29, 1997||20|
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Release historyThree years after its initial release as Karma: Curse of the 12 Caves, the game was re-released by a different publisher (DreamCatcher) as Quest for Karma.
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