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

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 (664)

Critic Reviews

PC Games Windows 3.x Nov, 1996 B+ 83
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Sep 08, 1999 4 out of 5 80
GameBoomers Windows Jan 05, 2004 4 out of 5 80
Mac Game Gate Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Windows Nov 15, 1996 7.4 out of 10 74
macHOME Macintosh 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1996 67 out of 100 67
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Jan 29, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Windows Dec, 1996 58 out of 100 58


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The game comes on a whopping 4 cds (one for each location).

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