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Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses (Windows)

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Description

You have been granted your freedom from prison with one catch: you must find Ulysses, missing since the end of the Trojan War. Travel throughout the known world, encounter friends and foes, monsters and legends, and much more. Can you find what happened to Ulysses, and ultimately save yourself?

Screenshots

Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses Windows Puzzle Room
Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses Windows Poseidon
Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses Windows Conversing
Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses Windows Cyclops

Alternate Titles

  • "Одиссея" -- Russian spelling
  • "Odyssée: Sur les traces d'Ulysse" -- French title
  • "Odyssee: Auf der Suche nach Odysseus" -- German title
  • "Odyseja: W Poszukiwaniu Ulissesa" -- Polish title
  • "Odisea: La Búsqueda de Ulises" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Probably the worst game I ever bought Caynreth (8) 0.43 Stars0.43 Stars0.43 Stars0.43 Stars0.43 Stars
An insult to Homer’s “Odyssey”…and to our intelligence. Jeanne (75620) 0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars

The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Jun 05, 2000 15 out of 20 75
GameSpot Jan 26, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 07, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 11, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 19, 2000 55 out of 100 55
IGN Jan 16, 2001 5.1 out of 10 51
Quandary Sep, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
UHS (Universal Hint System) Feb 27, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Puntaeclicca.it Jan, 2003 4 out of 10 40
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2000 35 out of 100 35

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Trivia

Odyssey is the very first adventure game that has been completely translated in Greek (script and voices). The DVD version of Odyssey includes the game in English, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish and Italian.

Related Web Sites

  • Helpful Hints for Odyssey (These hints will give you nudges before the solution is revealed so you can solve Odyssey's puzzles yourself.)
Kasey Chang (3654) added Odyssey: The Search for Ulysses (Windows) on Jan 27, 2001