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Sentinel: Descendants in Time (Windows)

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Description

A holographic sentinel guards the ruins - caverns left behind by the extinct Tastan race.

You play Beni who knows enough about the caves to be cautious. Only few who have entered have been able to find the way out. Now a greedy treasure seeker kidnaps Beni's sister and will only release her if Beni enters the most fearsome tomb of them all - the one belonging to Dormeuse, the Sleeping Woman.

Actively protecting her tomb, Dormeuse appears throughout Beni's exploration - taunting and challenging him. Sometimes her purpose is unclear. At other times she will actively protect, and, in doing so, will put roadblocks in Beni's way. Is she real .. or just an implanted artificial intelligence?

Sentinel: Descendants in Time is a first person, point and click adventure game, but uses keyboard keys for walking and a mouse for actions and 3D panning. Typical of the adventure genre, players will have many puzzles to solve, objects to find and use and different environments to explore.


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Sentinel: Descendants in Time Windows Your first meeting with Dormeuse.
Sentinel: Descendants in Time Windows Maru
Sentinel: Descendants in Time Windows A transcript of all conversations can be read. Helpful, even with subtitles on.
Sentinel: Descendants in Time Windows Main Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Sentinel: Verborgene Existenzen" -- German title
  • "Sentinel: Straznik Grobowca" -- Polish title
  • "Sentinel: Potomci Casu" -- Czech title
  • "Sentinel: Descendientes en el Tiempo" -- Spanish title
  • "Sentinel: Dans l'Antre de la Dormeuse" -- French title
  • "Realms of Illusion " -- 2005 re-release title

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User Reviews

Graphically pretty .. intensely challenging puzzles .. but story lacks depth Jeanne (75584) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
A perfect mix of puzzles and exploration! Ray Baun (80) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Dec 21, 2004 A- 91
GamePlasma Jan 06, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Game Chronicles Jan 15, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Adventurearchiv Feb 01, 2005 79 out of 100 79
Worth Playing Feb 07, 2005 7.3 out of 10 73
Adventure Corner Jun 07, 2005 73 out of 100 73
PC Action Feb 10, 2005 61 out of 100 61
PC Games (Germany) Feb 23, 2005 53 out of 100 53
Joystick (French) Mar, 2005 5 out of 10 50
games xtreme Jun 05, 2005 4 out of 10 40

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Jeanne (75584) added Sentinel: Descendants in Time (Windows) on Dec 16, 2004