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 From the 3rd episode and on you can also ask Homunculus for hints
Seven Games of the Soul Windows Different cursor animations mean different actions you can take - here it means you can view the picture to get more info about it
Seven Games of the Soul Windows Title Screen

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 (75502)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Windows 2000 A 100
Aventura y Cía Windows Jan 23, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Adventure Gamers Windows Jun 04, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Windows 2000 B 75
Svenska PC Gamer Windows May, 2000 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot UK Windows Nov 17, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 1999 55 out of 100 55
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 1999 53 out of 100 53
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov, 1999 43 out of 100 43
IGN Windows Jan 08, 2001 3.5 out of 10 35

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