Real MYST

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
iPad
...
...
Macintosh
79
4.5
Windows
73
4.2
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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 iPad Linking Channelwood
Real MYST iPad Instructions for this version
Real MYST iPad Intro falling into the fissure yet again
Real MYST Macintosh The Sun at high noon

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 (35)
Consider me converted Windows Cor 13 (173179)
The ultimate way to experience Myst. Windows wildweasel (24)

Critic Reviews

Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Nov 24, 2000 90 out of 100 90
GameSpy Windows Nov, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Computer Games Magazine Windows Nov 03, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 07, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Quandary Windows Jan, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Jul, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
ActionTrip Windows Dec 11, 2000 65 out of 100 65
IGN Windows Nov 13, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

Inside the clock tower on Myst Island, the name "Doug" is written on the ceiling; an apparent reference to Doug McBride of Cyan.

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).)
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