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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 Egyptian interior
Timelapse Windows Sky and water (Easter Island)
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

Mystery Manor Windows Jun 03, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Puntaeclicca.it Windows Jun, 1997 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Games Windows 3.x Nov, 1996 B+ 83
Gamesmania.de Windows 3.x 1996 75 out of 100 75
Gamesmania.de Windows 1997 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Windows 3.x Nov 15, 1996 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpot Windows Nov 15, 1996 7.4 out of 10 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Entertainment Weekly Windows 3.x Nov 15, 1996 C 50
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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

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Contributed to by Ryan Prendiville (664), Sciere (329128) and Jeanne (75469)