TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
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4.5
Windows
56
3.2
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Description

Adrian Blake, trapped in a mountain cave, surrounded by a raging war, fears his exciting and adventurous life is almost at an end. The goddess Ishtar appears before him and offers to save him in exchange for his love. Rejecting her advances and safely returning home, Adrian discovers that his fiancée is missing. Realizing that Ishtar has cursed him, Adrian searches ancient scrolls to invoke the goddess to help him find Sophia. Instead, Ishtar challenges him to go back in history to Pompeii in the year 79 A.D. and win the love and trust of Sophia, as a complete stranger. Adrian must race against time - he is aware that Mount Vesuvius is destined to erupt in just 4 days. Overcoming numerous obstacles, Adrian must act quickly to save Sophia and himself before all is lost.

Screenshots

TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii Windows A donkey with an advertisement
TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii Windows Merchants
TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii Windows speak to the man..
TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii Windows A set of meals for a feast

Alternate Titles

  • "Помпеи" -- Russian spelling
  • "Pompeya: La Leyenda del Vesubio" -- Spanish title
  • "Pompeji: Legenden om Vesuvius" -- Swedish title
  • "Pompei: The Legend of Vesuvius" -- European title
  • "Pompei: Legenda Wezuwiusza" -- Polish title
  • "Pompei: La colère du volcan" -- French title
  • "Pompei: Die Legende des Vesuvs" -- German title
  • "Pompei" -- European Dice Multimedia release title

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User Reviews

nice and *fun* historical adventure game Windows curacao (246)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Windows 2001 A- 91
Puntaeclicca.it Windows Dec, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 21, 2000 13 out of 20 65
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Mar 29, 2006 11 out of 20 55
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jul 21, 2000 40 out of 100 40
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Oct 07, 2010 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
UHS (Universal Hint System) Windows May 16, 2001 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Just Adventure Windows 2001 D 25
Aventura y Cía Windows Aug 14, 2001 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Feb, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Arxel Tribe helped in the development of Timescape as a third party.

Related Web Sites

  • Hints for TimeScape (Use these question and answer type hints to get you to the solutions without spoiling the whole game for you.)
  • Pompei Walkthrough (by Witchen, posted on Gameboomers.com)
  • Zarf's Mini-Review (A Macintosh mini-review of Journey to Pompeii by Andrew Plotkin (May, 2001).)
Contributed to by Kartanym (10766) and Scaryfun (12486)