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Limbo of the Lost (Windows)

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Description

Limbo of the Lost is an adventure game that puts the player in the role of an advisor to Captain Benjamin Spooner Briggs who has been dropped into Limbo's Keep of the Lost Souls. In that place between mortality and the afterlife, the seal on the Book of Sufferance has been broken and must be restored. Captain Brigg must find the Book and foil the plans of Fate who desires to control all of mankind.

Played in first person with a point-and-click interface, direct the Captain on-screen during his quest. As an advisor, the player does not control Captain Briggs directly but can only guide him in his actions. Captain Briggs can, and sometimes will, disagree with his "advisor" and do something entirely different.

The game is not completely serious and not completely ghoulish in that it contains offbeat humor and a dark atmosphere rolled into one. It plays out in six chapters and contains inventory-based puzzles with a point and click interface. There are over 30 non-player characters to talk with and many objects to find and use. There is background music and sound effects add to the realism.

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Limbo of the Lost Windows One of many corridors. Question is which game you've seen it before in.
Limbo of the Lost Windows The game's message
Limbo of the Lost Windows This is where we start out
Limbo of the Lost Windows A sleeping giant

Alternate Titles

  • "Город потерянных душ" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

So bad that it is funny Fredrik NOD (46) 1.17 Stars1.17 Stars1.17 Stars1.17 Stars1.17 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Jan 11, 2008 B 75
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Apr 08, 2008 31 out of 100 31
7Wolf Magazine Apr 30, 2008 3 out of 10 30
Game Revolution Aug 20, 2008 F 0
Boomtown Jun 19, 2008 0 out of 10 0

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Jeanne (75620) added Limbo of the Lost (Windows) on Oct 12, 2008