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The Mystery of the Nautilus (Windows)

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Description

This adventure game was inspired by the Jules Verne novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea".

The story begins aboard the USS Shark, a research submarine, exploring the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. The crew discovers a huge metallic object and argues whether to further examine it. During the debate, a young scientist, taking it upon himself to go without orders, steals a mini-sub and docks at the mysterious wreck. You play the scientist aboard what he learns to be Captain Nemo's vessel the "Nautilus". There are many rooms to explore and numerous puzzles to be solved in this 1st person point-and-click adventure game.

Screenshots

The Mystery of the Nautilus Windows The bridge of the Nautilus. Notice the "action" cursor on the porthole (left side) indicating an item should be used there.
The Mystery of the Nautilus Windows The game starts here in a Decompression Chamber. You won't be able to move until you remove the top text window by clicking on its button.
The Mystery of the Nautilus Windows In Nemo's bedroom you'll find a few puzzles and inventory objects. The dial on the right is the air supply gauge.
The Mystery of the Nautilus Windows Oh No!  A Giant Squid is attacking the Nautilus!

Alternate Titles

  • "The Secret of the Nautilus" -- UK title
  • "Sekret Nautilusa" -- Polish title
  • "El secreto del Nautilus" -- Spanish title
  • "Das Geheimnis der Nautilus" -- German title
  • "Collection Jules Verne: Le Secret Du Nautilus D'Après 20.000 lieues sous les mers" -- French title

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User Reviews

A Pixel-Hunting, Lonely Experience Jeanne (75620) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars

The Press Says

GameZone May 30, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 19, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 03, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
4Players.de Apr 01, 2002 62 out of 100 62
Adventurearchiv Apr 02, 2002 60 out of 100 60
Quandary Sep, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Jun 04, 2002 51 out of 100 51
Just Adventure Apr 25, 2002 C 50
UHS (Universal Hint System) Jun 25, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Gamesmania Apr 03, 2002 44 out of 100 44

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Jeanne (75620) added The Mystery of the Nautilus (Windows) on May 09, 2002