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The Dark Eye (Windows)

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Back of the box:
    The Dark Eye is the role-playing adventure game set in a haunting nightmare world of murder and malevolence. Players are challenged to unlock their fate within a twisted labyrinth populated by dozens of characters and channeled by plots and points of view inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

    The incredible 3-D animated realm of The Dark Eye features hundreds of views in four separate story worlds. An elaborate array of cursors draws you directly into macabre plots, taking the graphic adventure to a new level of intrigue and horror. Explore the minds of murderers, madmen, and their terrified victims as every objects you touch, every corner you turn, every choice you make reveals another layer of suspense.

    Written by Russell Less, The Dark Eye features the voice of legendary author William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) and Jession Hecht (Friends), the audio design of electronic music pioneer Thomas Dolby and Headspace (Cyberia CD-ROM), and characters, developed with animator Doug Beswick (Aliense, The Addams Family).

    Game Features: - The voices of legendary author William S. Burroughs, actress jessica Hecht (Friends) and more. - Original score and audio design by Thomas Dolby and Headspace. - Players unlock multiple story paths navigated via seven characters points of view, attempting to resolve a labyrinthine nightmare. - Stunning 3-D animation offers hundreds of views inside four separates story worlds. - 28 elaborately choreographed stop-motion characters developed with Doug Beswick. - Animated cursor designs provide dozens of unique player interactions.

    Contributed by R_H (28) on Jan 03, 2002.

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    The Dark eye is the role-playing adventure game set in a haunting nightmare world of murder and malevolence. Players are challenged to unlock their fate within a twisted labyrinth populated by dozens of characters and channeled by plots and points of view inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

    Contributed by ClydeFrog (10067) on Jun 25, 2000.