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Secrets of the Luxor

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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3.2
Windows
60
3.0
Windows 3.x
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Description

You're an archaeologist exploring an ancient pyramid in this Myst-like adventure. You've discovered evidence of a powerful artifact left behind by an advanced civilization, and you have to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. As you explore the pyramid and solve puzzles, you will travel across time and space to three different worlds.

The game features a point-and-click interface and static 3D rendered graphics, with full-motion video interludes and a VR headset mode allowing for 360 degree panning. The game ships on 2 cds.

Screenshots

Secrets of the Luxor Macintosh A message from a fellow archaeologist
Secrets of the Luxor Macintosh A wall inscription in the King's Room
Secrets of the Luxor Macintosh You will need your knapsack to store your inventory
Secrets of the Luxor Windows 3.x Start of the game - In the hotel

Alternate Titles

  • "Les Mystères de Louxor" -- French title

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The Press Says

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1998 78 out of 100 78
Just Adventure Windows Sep 02, 2003 B 75
macHOME Macintosh 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jan, 1997 63 out of 100 63
High Score Macintosh Dec, 1996 3 out of 5 60
GameBoomers Windows 1997 C 50
Power Play Windows Jan, 1997 47 out of 100 47
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Jan, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Related Web Sites

  • Developer Interview (Four Fat Chicks' spoke to five creative minds behind Secrets of the Luxor, Mark Ahlin (3D graphics, video footage), Tanya Rizzuti (special effects), Adrian Ropp (special effects, additional 3D graphics), Del Ahlin (original score, sound effects), and Jared Atkin (programming, 3D graphics). )
  • Secrets of the Luxor Solutions (Walkthrough by Aaron DeSoto)
  • Secrets of the Luxor Walkthrough (By Linda Shaw & Norma Kuderna)
  • Zarf's Review (A rather Mac-centric review of Secrets of the Luxor by Andrew Plotkin (May, 1996).)
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