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Myst III: Exile (Windows)

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Description

Set 10 years after the events of Riven, Myst 3: Exile is about a man who wants revenge on Atrus.

The gameplay remains the same point and click interface as Myst, but adds 360 degree scrolling technology for a more realistic gaming experience.

Screenshots

Myst III: Exile Windows Linking Book
Myst III: Exile Windows Strange Apparatus
Myst III: Exile Windows Building with stained glass windows
Myst III: Exile Windows The last and hardest area

Alternate Titles

  • ""迷霧之島3"" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "神秘岛3:放逐" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Myst III: הנקמה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Myst III: Ha Nekama" -- Israeli title
  • "Myst III: Exile - The Perfect Place to Plan Revenge" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

If you’ve waited until now to play one of the Myst games, don’t wait any longer! Jeanne (75603) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
A beautiful new chapter to the Myst series that fans will love. Christopher Currie (4) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Another beautiful adventure. Rensch (203) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
Exile... Saavedro is waiting.... Chris Martin (1098) 4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars
An essential game Thohan (19) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure 2001 A+ 100
Armchair Empire, The Oct, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
Absolute Games (AG.ru) May 12, 2001 85 out of 100 85
IGN May 07, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Sep, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Aventura y Cía Mar 25, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Nerikes Allehanda Sep 16, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Myst III: Exile was originally going to be re-released on a single, hybrid DVD sometime after the initial 4 CD release, however this was quietly canceled. One of the original Exile programmers, Roland Gustaffson, would later explain that this was not as a result of technical issues,

"The Mac/PC version of Myst 3 that shipped is DVD-ready. If the files from the 4 CDs are placed on a DVD in just the right places, it will work with the current app. ie: not producing a Mac/PC DVD version is purely a marketing decision. There aren't that many Mac/PC games that have shipped on DVD, from what I can remember. (I can only remember Riven and Journeyman Project 3)"

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Grant McLellan (545) added Myst III: Exile (Windows) on Mar 28, 2001
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (35001) and Kabushi (126364)