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

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

Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 1997 83 out of 100 83
GameBoomers Windows Jan 05, 2004 4 out of 5 80
GamesFirst! Windows 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania.de Windows 3.x 1996 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Windows 3.x 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
PC Gamer Windows 3.x Apr, 1997 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Mar, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Entertainment Weekly Windows 3.x Nov 15, 1996 C 50


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

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