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The Omega Stone

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
3.8
Windows
61
3.4
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Description

The Omega Stone extends the adventure experienced in its predecessor, Riddle of the Sphinx, in which players were left with the question, "Did Sir Geoffreys actually find the illusive Ark of the Covenant?"

The quest leads beyond Egypt to some of the world's most famous locations. Search and explore Chichen Itza, Stonehenge, Easter Island, and Bimini in the Devil's Triangle, all of which are reproduced with pre-rendered graphics or still photographic images.

The adventure is played from first-person perspective, in Myst style. The game features a point-and-click interface, atmospheric effects (rain, wind etc.), cutscenes with live actors and in-game animations, and many mysterious puzzles to solve.

Screenshots

The Omega Stone Windows The Menu
The Omega Stone Windows An eerie front gate
The Omega Stone Windows Finding and reading books and other written text is VERY important!
The Omega Stone Windows I opened the Ark of the Covenant .. and lived!

Alternate Titles

  • "Портал Времён. Загадка Сфинкса 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Omega Stone: Rivages Oubliés " -- French title
  • "The Omega Stone: El Enigma Olvidado" -- Spanish title
  • "Riddle of the Sphinx 2" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

Slightly better than the previous game ... but Windows Jeanne (75635)

The Press Says

Quandary Windows Apr, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Dec 24, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZone Windows Mar 27, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Apr 15, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Aug, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure Corner Windows Mar 30, 2004 52 out of 100 52
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows May, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2004 31 out of 100 31
PC Gamer UK Windows Oct, 2003 29 out of 100 29
Factornews Windows Nov 21, 2003 2 out of 10 20

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Contributed to by Jeanne (75635) and Zeppin (8339)