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Seven Games of the Soul

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Windows
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Description

In this dark adventure game you play as an old black man, Marcellus Faust. In an old theme park, now condemned and abandoned because of numerous disappearances which happened there, you meet Mephistopheles, the Devil himself. Mephistopheles is not your typical red devil; he is instead a charismatic, charming and mysterious man. From there, your quest begins. The Devil asks you to help him: he had a quarrel with God (or the Boss, as he calls him) about whether or not 7 souls who lived here during the 1930 Depression era should be condemned.

You have to investigate on their lives in the past and find evidences of their acts: the decision will be based on your findings. During your inquiry, you will discover the dark side and the worst of the human nature. These seven lives were touched by temptations, lust and greed, and you'll have to understand how they can lead to crimes.

The whole game is composed of 3D rendered environments in which you can rotate to 360°.

Screenshots

Seven Games of the Soul Windows Marcellus Travels By Boat
Seven Games of the Soul Windows The dialogue and subtitles are re-dubbed in the US version but a nice accent still lingers in the actual graphics.
Seven Games of the Soul Windows Ghost train ride
Seven Games of the Soul Windows that's you, Marcellus Faust

Alternate Titles

  • "Фауст: Семь ловушек для души" -- Russian spelling
  • "Faust: The Seven Games of the Soul" -- UK title
  • "Faust: Sju spel om själen..." -- Swedish title
  • "Faust: os Sete jogos da Alma" -- Portuguese title
  • "Fausto: los Siete misterios del Alma" -- Spanish title
  • "Faust: les sept jeux de l'âme" -- French title
  • "Faust: I Sette Giochi dell'Anima" -- Italian title
  • "Faust: Die sieben Spiele der Seele" -- German title
  • "Faust: De Zeven Spelen Van De Ziel" -- Dutch title

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User Reviews

A devilish interlude that's not all bad Windows Jeanne (75521)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Windows 2000 A 100
GameSpy Windows Feb, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Power Unlimited Windows Nov, 1999 8.3 out of 10 83
Adventure Gamers Windows Jun 04, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Quandary Windows Jan, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Windows 2000 B 75
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 14, 1999 14 out of 20 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 17, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 1999 53 out of 100 53
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov, 1999 43 out of 100 43

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