The Forgotten: It Begins (Windows)

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The Forgotten is set in New Orleans, were you must find your friend, Richard Haliburton, who has mysteriously disappeared. He's been exploring a sect of black arts practitioners called Collectors.... are they somehow involved??


The Forgotten: It Begins Windows This is the person who's gone missing, or who's 'been collected' by the ancients. The cursor changes when there's an item that can be looked at or interacted with.
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows On the desk is a handy back pack that becomes an inventory
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows The game loads to this screen allowing the brightness / dimness to be adjusted to suit the atmosphere
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows This looks interesting

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User Reviews

The original concept was good. Too bad they didn't follow through. Jeanne (75481) 1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Quandary Nov, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Jun, 2000 44 out of 100 44
Adventure Gamers May 19, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Electric Games 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Sep 21, 2002 31 out of 100 31
Computer Games Magazine Mar 16, 2000 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Adventure Classic Gaming Jul 31, 2000 1 out of 5 20


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Development Plans

The documentation that comes on the game CD states that this game was planned to be developed and released in seven modules, of which this is the first. Modules one and two were intended to be single CD releases with the later modules being released on DVD. The seven modules were tentatively titled:
  • 1: It Begins
  • 2: The Collection
  • 3: Anasazi
  • 4: The Hotel
  • 5: Thibedeaux's Curse
  • 6: The Collectors
  • 7: End Game

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curacao (246) added The Forgotten: It Begins (Windows) on May 04, 2001
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