The Moment of Silence (Windows)

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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.


The Moment of Silence Windows A bridge to the space station
The Moment of Silence Windows Arriving at the Great Central Plaza
The Moment of Silence Windows At your neighbor's apartment
The Moment of Silence Windows When cops are on the lookout for you, sewers are the safe road

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Inadequate path finding tarnishes an otherwise good game Jeanne (75500) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Has good moments... but overall not very satisfying Cor 13 (173893) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars
For a newer adventure game, AMAZING! matt cohen (12) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

JustPressPlay Mar 08, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Adventurespiele Jun 05, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Dec 07, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Adventure Europe Apr 29, 2005 80 out of 100 80
ActionTrip Mar 16, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Game Over Online Nov 30, 2004 71 out of 100 71 Nov 19, 2004 14 out of 20 70
Przygodówki May 10, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GamePlasma Mar 29, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Mar 04, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69


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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 (75500) added The Moment of Silence (Windows) on Dec 01, 2004