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Time Gate: Knight's Chase

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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3.2
DOS
69
4.0
Macintosh
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Description

Out of the mists of time, from the depths of a secret dungeon, the last of the Knights Templar sends a final cry for help...

In 1996, you are William Tibbs, a young American law student in Paris. To save Juliette, your fiancée, you have to take up the challenge from Wolfram, the fox with the red mane who is allied with the forces of darkness. They wait for you in the secret jails of the commanders of the Knights Templar in 1329.

The gameplay in Time Gate is similar to that of Alone in the Dark, involving combat and puzzle-solving. The game uses a modified engine of Alone in the Dark games, with polygonal characters over pre-rendered backgrounds.

Screenshots

Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Battle difficulty level
Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Title screen
Time Gate: Knight's Chase Windows 3.x Title screen
Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Up-close with the main character

Alternate Titles

  • "Time Gate: Os Cavaleiros do Tempo" -- Brazilian title
  • "Time Gate: Le Secret du Templier" -- French title
  • "Time Gate: El Secreto del Templario" -- Spanish title
  • "Time Gate: Chapter One - Knight's Chase" -- German title used in advertisement
  • "Knight's Chase: Das zeitlose Abenteuer" -- German title
  • "Knight's Chase" -- European title

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Joystick (French) DOS Dec, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Power Play DOS Dec, 1995 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Jan, 1996 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot DOS Sep 06, 1996 6.4 out of 10 64
GameSpot Windows 3.x Sep 06, 1996 6.4 out of 10 64
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 63 out of 100 63
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
High Score DOS May, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Quandary DOS Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

The museum where the game begins looks a lot like the Musée de Cluny, also known as the National Museum of the Middle Ages, a very famous museum located in Paris.

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