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Description

The original Myst is revamped for the new millennium, in 3D: dynamic and fully interactive with day and night condition cycles, changing weather, and real-time lighting effects. Unlike in the original version, with its "screen by screen" navigation and pre-rendered images that represented locations, Real Myst allows the player to physically explore the game's world and includes a fully rotatable camera.

The remake also adds a fifth "Age" (a world created by the power of human imagination), called the Rime Age, and a new available ending.

Screenshots

Real Myst Windows Underwater exploration! Glowing lights, bubbles, fishes rushing...
Real Myst Macintosh Loading
Real Myst Windows Title screen
Real Myst Windows Note the detail: a leaf near the pot...

Promo Images

Real Myst Screenshot
Real Myst Screenshot
Real Myst Screenshot
Real Myst Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "realMYST" -- Common title
  • "Myst Dimensions" -- First working title
  • "Myst3D" -- Second working title

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User Reviews

A masterpiece of sight, sound and of the brain Windows Tal Cohen (33)
Consider me converted Windows Unicorn Lynx (181359)
The ultimate way to experience Myst. Windows wildweasel (29)

Critic Reviews

Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Nov 24, 2000 90 out of 100 90
GameSpy Windows Nov, 2000 83 out of 100 83
JeuxMac.com Macintosh May, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Jun, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 07, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh May 13, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Just Adventure Windows 2000 B 75
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 01, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Windows Nov 13, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2001 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

EASTER EGGS!

You don't even need to have the game installed:
1. Open the CD with windows explorer and go to the folder SCN/Maps.
2. There are two movies of interest here, "cyanegg" and "huevo". In case you are not aware, "huevo" is spanish for "egg".
3. Cyan egg features a series of photographs of the creaters and their families and huevo features mysterious static.
P.S. I'm pretty sure that these eggs are meant to be accessed somehow in-game, as all the other videos in this folder are, but I have yet to figure out how, I hope somebody out there soon will. Happy hunting.

Related Web Sites

  • Real Myst (official website)
  • realMyst: Mini Guide to Rime (Solution guide for the new age, Rime.)
  • Zarf's Review (A review of Real MYST by Anrew Plotkin, which compares the 3D remake to the original Myst and discusses the overall design in both (July, 2002).)
Contributed to by Techademus (336), Kartanym (12844), Evolyzer (16740) and Kabushi (187166)