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Pyst

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
3.0
Windows
39
2.8
Windows 3.x
...
5.0
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Description

Four million people have explored the world of Myst--and they've turned it into a dump. Dead animals line the docks, windows are smashed in, graffiti is everywhere, and the dignified rocket is down being used to dry clothes. Make your way through the littered landscape of Pyst, aided by the mysterious King Mattruss, and enjoy what is clearly a *parody* of a game, rather than the real thing.

Screenshots

Pyst Windows Finally, a king of PYST in the bathtub.
Pyst Windows Russians at the Chernobyl 2000-R
Pyst Windows Nothing works anymore!
Pyst Windows Ah... Famous rocket of PYST island.

Alternate Titles

  • "Pyst: An Interactive CD-ROM and Online Comedy" -- Tag-lined title

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The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly Windows Oct 18, 1996 B+ 83
PC Jeux Windows Jun, 1997 60 out of 100 60
PC Jeux Windows 3.x Jun, 1997 60 out of 100 60
Electric Games Windows 1996 50 out of 100 50
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1997 40 out of 100 40
Electric Playground Macintosh Jan 09, 1997 2.5 out of 10 25
Electric Playground Windows Jan 09, 1997 2.5 out of 10 25
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1996 20 out of 100 20
Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2004 F 0

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Related Web Sites

  • Crapshoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
  • Pyst EPK (Electronic press kit for the game with in-game footage and interviews.)
  • Pysting in the Wind (An article about Pyst by Scott Rosenberg on Salon. Rosenberg takes a somewhat critical view of the parody, ultimately questioning its relevancy (Archived).)
Contributed to by Terrence Bosky (5235) and thf (154564)