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The Moment of Silence (Windows)

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Description

The year is 2044, and the world has become a globalized, industrialized place where online communication often replaces other forms of socializing and where each citizen can be easily found with tracking devices. Peter Wright is an employee in a New York advertising agency whose family was killed in a terrorist attack. One night he witnesses his neighbor being taken away by a SWAT team. The neighbor's wife asks Peter to find out what happened to her husband, and Peter begins to realize that the authorities are following an unknown agenda he must reveal at all costs.

The Moment of Silence is a traditional puzzle-solving adventure game. The player navigates the protagonist through pre-rendered locations with frequently changing, fixed camera angles. Most of the puzzles either involve gathering information by talking to characters and exploring dialogue trees, or manipulating inventory items and using them on objects in the scenery.

Screenshots

The Moment of Silence Windows Peter can discuss certain topics only with his most trusty friend and colleague
The Moment of Silence Windows About to ask some good hacker for a favour
The Moment of Silence Windows A SWAT team of a sort breaks in at your neighbor's just at the bad point in your life
The Moment of Silence Windows Peter Wright, struggling with his conscience whether to do the right thing, or let it pass him by

Alternate Titles

  • "寂静时刻" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Момент Истины" -- Russian spelling
  • "MoS" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Has good moments... but overall not very satisfying אולג 小奥 (168607) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars
Inadequate path finding tarnishes an otherwise good game Jeanne (75617) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
For a newer adventure game, AMAZING! matt cohen (12) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

eXp.de - Extreme Players Oct 04, 2004 8.7 out of 10 87
PC Games (Germany) Oct 13, 2004 81 out of 100 81
UHS (Universal Hint System) Jan 09, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Oct 08, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Game Over Online Nov 30, 2004 71 out of 100 71
GamePlasma Mar 29, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Mar 14, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Przygodówki May 10, 2007 7 out of 10 70
IGN Mar 04, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
Joystick (French) Dec, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Although it's very rare to encounter for this type of games, there is an original soundtrack released for this game, with total of 34 tracks and 1:12:27 in length.

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Jeanne (75617) added The Moment of Silence (Windows) on Dec 01, 2004