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The Dark Eye (Windows 3.x)

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Description

The Dark Eye is an interactive adventure through the works of Edgar Allan Poe featuring the voice of William S. Burroughs and the music of Thomas Dolby Robertson. While experiencing an original Poe-esque adventure, the player is transported into several of Poe's most famous works including The Cask of Amontillado and The Tell-Tale Heart. All of the stories are surrealistically rendered with claymation figures and haunting music. Burrough's reading of The Masque of the Red Death is not to be missed.

Outside of Poe's literature, the game tells the tale of a nameless protagonist who is visiting his uncle Edwin (Played by William S. Burroughs) and his brother Henry and the young Elise. As time goes on, Henry & Elise engage in a sordid relationship that Edwin does not approve of and the story takes many dark turns that ultimately leads to the characters insanity.

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The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Fainting Berenice's point-of-view
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Berenice
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x A suggestive painting
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Premature burial

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The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Adventure Classic Gaming Feb 07, 2008 4 out of 5 80
The DOS Spirit Dec 11, 2011 4.5 out of 6 75
GameSpot May 01, 1996 5.4 out of 10 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Power Play Jan, 1996 39 out of 100 39

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ClydeFrog (10071) added The Dark Eye (Windows 3.x) on Jun 25, 2000
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