Secrets of the Pyramids

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Secrets of the Pyramids is an edutainment title that includes 3 modes: a movie, discovery and game mode. The Movie mode presents a dramatic reconstruction of a series of events that could have taken place in Ancient Egypt. The Discovery mode describes Ancient Egypt culture, religion and history.

In the Game mode you will follow Harold Peabody - dreamer, adventurer and optimist - on his quest for the hidden tomb of the mythical Pharaoh Ankh-Re. After finding a way to open the door to the pyramid, the player has to explore the pyramid, find useful items and overcome various obstacles. Stepping on the wrong tile or opening a wrong door may result in the untimely death of the hero. To avoid traps and decipher clues the player has to consult an "English-Hieroglyphics translator" found early in the game.

Secrets of the Pyramids is a short, inventory-based adventure game with a simple interface (with a "look" and "use" icon). The player can only save one game at a time (by pressing the S-key). The game comes with a soundtrack and some sound effects; comments are shown in message windows that pop-up (no voices).


Secrets of the Pyramids Windows 3.x English-Hyroglyphics translator
Secrets of the Pyramids Windows 3.x Chamber with broken statues
Secrets of the Pyramids Windows 3.x Chamber of tunes
Secrets of the Pyramids Windows 3.x Opening screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Le Club des TrouveTout : Les Secrets de la Pyramide" -- French tag-lined title

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