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The Egyptian Prophecy (Windows)

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Description

Pharaoh Ramses II is dying. Amon-Re, god of the Sun, will extend his life if Ramses erects a magnificent obelisk in his honor. But the construction on the project is delayed due to accidents and the unexplained illness of the overseer. If the setting of the obelisk is not done in time, Ramses will die!

The desperate Pharaoh turns to Maya, an Egyptian priestess and magician, who possesses the ability to transcend to another plane - the world of the ancient gods of Egypt. It is Ramses' hope that Maya can uncover the mystery behind the problems and ultimately save his life. In her quest to help her king, you play Maya in this mouse-driven, point & click adventure game.

Maya will encounter many problems and puzzles in both the earth realm and in the realm of the gods. Invoking magic and the powers of mystic objects, she periodically leaves her earthly body and enters a dreamlike state. In those visions, Maya will travel to many beautiful locations, meet the Egyptian gods and ask for their intervention. The gods will test her worthiness by asking her to perform tasks and deeds - rewarding her with information or an actual event. The results of Maya's actions in her visions will effect what happens back on the earth plane of Egypt.

While playing The Egyptian Prophecy, experience a story full of authentic Egyptian mythology. Meet and talk with 15 non-player characters, explore six varied locations, and learn to perform ancient ritualistic magic by consulting the in-game encyclopedia.

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The Egyptian Prophecy Windows In Memphis is a lovely pool
The Egyptian Prophecy Windows You begin in the temple.
The Egyptian Prophecy Windows Hieroglyph puzzle
The Egyptian Prophecy Windows Your "Victory" Journal records your progress

Alternate Titles

  • "Египет 3: Проклятие Рамсеса" -- Russian title
  • "Egypt III: The Fate of Ramses" -- UK title
  • "Egypt III: Osud Ramsésuv" -- Czech title
  • "Egypt III: Il destino di Ramses" -- Italian title
  • "Egypt III: Das Schicksal des Ramses" -- German title
  • "Egypte III: Le Destin de Ramsès" -- French title
  • "Egypt 3" -- Informal title
  • "Egipto III: El Destino de Ramsés" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

A short, but enjoyable, jaunt through the eyes of an Egyptian beauty Jeanne (75633) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Apr 19, 2004 B+ 83
Game Over Online May 03, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Adventure Classic Gaming Apr 04, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Worth Playing May 10, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Adventure Corner Jun 20, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Adventurearchiv Jun 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Quandary Apr, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameZebo Feb 17, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Meristation Jun 09, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Joystick (French) May, 2004 4 out of 10 40

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Jeanne (75633) added The Egyptian Prophecy (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (116307)