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China: The Forbidden City (Windows)

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Description

The events of this game take place in the historical China, in the Forbidden City - the Emperor's palaces located in Beijing.

The year is 1775. A murder has been just committed. The Emperor Qianlong wants you to find the assassin. During your investigation, you'll meet typical Chinese characters of the epoch, and uncover a net of intrigues.

This is one of Cryo's educational games, similar to Egypt. The world of ancient China is reconstructed with historical accuracy.

Screenshots

China: The Forbidden City Windows Meeting Emperor Qianlong in his palace
China: The Forbidden City Windows Main game screen (Dutch version)

Alternate Titles

  • "Kina: Mysteriet I Den Förbjudna Staden" -- Swedish title
  • "Chine: Intrigue dans la cité interdite" -- French title
  • "China: Verrat in der verbotenen Stadt" -- German title
  • "China: Intrigue in The Forbidden City" -- Re-release title
  • "China: Intriges in de verboden stad" -- Dutch title
  • "China: Crimen en la Ciudad Prohibida" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Secrets of Imperial House vicrabb (6981) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure 1999 A- 91
Adventure Gamers May 19, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1999 43 out of 100 43
Quandary Jun, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Jun, 1999 38 out of 100 38

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