Missing

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
...
4.3
Windows
73
3.8
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Description

Jack Lorski, a journalist, and his girlfriend Karen Gijman have gone missing while investigating a serial killer. The only clue to their whereabouts is a CD-ROM made by somebody calling themselves the PHOENIX. Can you de-code the CD and find Jack and Karen before it's too late?

The game is a series of challenging puzzle games that must be completed to progress through the clues and reveal the rest of the story. Some of the games stand alone, some require internet access to research the solutions, and a few of the puzzles require e-mail help from other game characters.

Screenshots

Missing Windows Venice by night.
Missing Windows To pass this, you'll have to break the code using information online.  (I'm not even close here.)
Missing Windows Astrology and mystical symbols appear in many puzzles.
Missing Windows One of many e-mails you receive regarding the case.

Alternate Titles

  • "谜踪" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Missing: Since January" -- Alternate title
  • "In Memoriam" -- European title

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User Reviews

The Great Work Windows Terrence Bosky (5227)
Yawn. Let them go missing. I'll play something else. Windows null-geodesic (234)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Macintosh Mar 09, 2004 A 100
Just Games Retro Windows Aug 25, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure-Treff Windows Nov 06, 2003 77 out of 100 77
ActionTrip Windows Jul 22, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Aventura y Cía Windows Feb 10, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Diehard GameFan Windows Jul 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Windows Nov 22, 2003 69 out of 100 69
Fragland.net Windows Jan 13, 2004 61 out of 100 61
Game Shark Windows Aug 05, 2004 D+ 33

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Adventure Game of the Year

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