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Timelapse is a puzzle-solving adventure game similar to Myst. It starts with you receiving an urgent message from an archaeologist friend working in the Easter Islands on a ancient link to lost civilizations. You arrive at his dig site to find him missing. You are the only person who can find him and your search will eventually lead you to the ancient Egyptian, Mayan, Anasazi, and the lost city of Atlantis.


Timelapse Windows Egyptian interior
Timelapse Windows Moai statues (Easter Island)
Timelapse Windows Mayan Plaza
Timelapse Windows Sky and water (Easter Island)

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Timelapse Screenshot
Timelapse Wallpaper 640x480
Timelapse Wallpaper 1024x768
Timelapse Wallpaper 832x624

Alternate Titles

  • "Timelapse: Die Zivilisationen der Antike...die Verbindung mit Atlantis" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Timelapse: Civilisations anciennes...Le secret de l'Atlantide" -- French tag-lined title
  • "Timelapse: Ancient Civilizations...the Link to Atlantis" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

Unless you think Myst was a great game, stay away! Windows Ryan Prendiville (662)

Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Dec, 1996 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Privat Computer PC Windows 1997 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Jan, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Games Windows 3.x Nov, 1996 B+ 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1998 80 out of 100 80
GamesFirst! Windows 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Windows 3.x 1996 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Windows 3.x Nov 15, 1996 7.4 out of 10 74
Reset Windows May, 1997 7 out of 10 70


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