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Myst III: Exile

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Set 10 years after the events of Riven, Myst 3: Exile is about a man who wants revenge on Atrus.

The gameplay remains the same point and click interface as Myst, but adds 360 degree scrolling technology for a more realistic gaming experience.


Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin - three tusks ring a large caldera
Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin - Voltaic linking book
Myst III: Exile Macintosh Voltaic - on top of the power plant
Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin reflection poles

Alternate Titles

  • ""迷霧之島3"" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "神秘岛3:放逐" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Myst III: הנקמה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Myst III: Ha Nekama" -- Israeli title
  • "Myst III: Exile - The Perfect Place to Plan Revenge" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

If you’ve waited until now to play one of the Myst games, don’t wait any longer! Windows Jeanne (75634)
A beautiful new chapter to the Myst series that fans will love. Windows Christopher Currie (4)
Another beautiful adventure. Windows Rensch (203)
Exile... Saavedro is waiting.... Windows Chris Martin (1112)
An essential game Windows Thohan (19)

The Press Says

macHOME Macintosh 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Adventure Gamers Windows Feb 05, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
ActionTrip Windows May 30, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Super Play Xbox Dec, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Mar 22, 2007 4 out of 5 80
PC Zone Benelux Windows Aug, 2001 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep, 2001 77 out of 100 77
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jun, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Nerikes Allehanda Windows Sep 16, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Xbox Oct 03, 2002 2 out of 10 20


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Myst III: Exile was originally going to be re-released on a single, hybrid DVD sometime after the initial 4 CD release, however this was quietly canceled. One of the original Exile programmers, Roland Gustaffson, would later explain that this was not as a result of technical issues,

"The Mac/PC version of Myst 3 that shipped is DVD-ready. If the files from the 4 CDs are placed on a DVD in just the right places, it will work with the current app. ie: not producing a Mac/PC DVD version is purely a marketing decision. There aren't that many Mac/PC games that have shipped on DVD, from what I can remember. (I can only remember Riven and Journeyman Project 3)"

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