Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy

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Description

Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy is a 1st-person point-and-click historical mystery that takes place in 16th century France. After falling victim to a terrible curse that is causing someone close to her to die each day, Catherine de Medici turns to her astrologer, Nostradamus, for assistance. As Nostradamus is too old and weak to assist Catherine de Medici, he sends his daughter, Madeline, in his place. Unfortunately, women can not be astrologers so Madeline must disguise herself as her brother, Cesar, in order to assist the queen. This allows the user to play as both Madeline and Cesar.

Puzzles are almost entirely inventory based. Players create the disguise, create astrological charts and search for clues that will reveal the cause of the curse. Conversations generally further the plot or provide subtle hints.

Screenshots

Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy Windows Underground cave
Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy Windows Courtyard
Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy Windows Cutscene, if I can call the three static picture this way.
Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy Windows Inventory screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Нострадамус: Последнее предсказание" -- Russian spelling
  • "Nostradamus: Ostatnia Przepowiednia" -- Polish title
  • "Nostradamus: La Última Profecía" -- Spanish title
  • "Nostradamus: La Dernière Prophetie" -- French title
  • "Nostradamus: Die letzte Prophezeiung" -- German title

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User Reviews

A typical Kheops game for history and astrology buffs Windows Jeanne (75502)

Critic Reviews

Adventure Europe Windows Nov 18, 2007 84 out of 100 84
GameZebo Windows Mar 23, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure-Treff Windows Dec 11, 2007 78 out of 100 78
GameBoomers Windows Dec, 2007 B 75
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov 28, 2007 71 out of 100 71
Adventure Corner Windows Dec 30, 2007 69 out of 100 69
GameZone Windows Oct 23, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63
Avid Gamer Windows Aug 23, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Jolt (UK) Windows Sep 07, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Windows Sep 26, 2008 3 out of 10 30

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