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Description

Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles is a surrealistic 3D platformer from France. The player guides the orphan boy Cyprien through a darkly comical environment spanning 8 distinct islands and about 70 stages, in a mission to save his 4 friends, find his talking teddy bear, and confront his inner self.

Cyprien is helped and hindered through his quest by an assortment of strange beings, from an elephant named Wilbur, who makes his entrances and exits on a swing, a tribe of demis - creatures cut in half, a giant termite queen, a dark root, and many many more.

He is not helpless in his battle against the odds however. He has brought along to this strange dimension Super-Cyp, his heroic alter ego, into whom he may change temporarily using the power-ups scattered around the levels.

Screenshots

Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Why is that teacher staring over there?
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows The game consists of over 90 minutes of cut scenes. These give a good overview what to expect in a level.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows The final battle in The Master’s last incarnation. Now he does suspiciously look like Cyprien.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Lenny, the Teddy Bear, is Cyprien’s faithful companion.

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Alternate Titles

  • "邪恶双子:Cyprien历代记" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Evil Twin: Uma aventura entre sonho e arrepio" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

A heavily underrated game. Qlberts (57) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Oct, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Sep 28, 2001 86 out of 100 86
PC Action Oct 12, 2001 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 09, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 08, 2001 16 out of 20 80
4Players.de Sep 12, 2001 77 out of 100 77
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 2001 73 out of 100 73
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2001 71 out of 100 71
Super Play (Sweden) Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Jun 01, 2006 12 out of 20 60

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Trivia

Introduction

When you have installed the Windows version of the game, look on your hard disk in the directory ...\Evil Twin\cines\voices_en for the sound file 03712010123.mp3 which is not used in the game. It has Lenny the Bear telling the background story of the game which is identical to the introduction text in the instruction manual.

Related Web Sites

  • Evil Twin (The official site of Evil Twin. Has a French, German, Italian and American version.)
ududy (47) added Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles (Windows) on Nov 09, 2001
Other platforms contributed by David Mackenzie (1) and Macintrash (2465)