The Omega Stone (Windows)

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Description

The Omega Stone extends the adventure experienced in its predecessor, Riddle of the Sphinx, in which players were left with the question, "Did Sir Geoffreys actually find the illusive Ark of the Covenant?"

The quest leads beyond Egypt to some of the world's most famous locations. Search and explore Chichen Itza, Stonehenge, Easter Island, and Bimini in the Devil's Triangle, all of which are reproduced with pre-rendered graphics or still photographic images.

The adventure is played from first-person perspective, in Myst style. The game features a point-and-click interface, atmospheric effects (rain, wind etc.), cutscenes with live actors and in-game animations, and many mysterious puzzles to solve.

Screenshots

The Omega Stone Windows Definitely not Maxwell House (an attempt at humor?)
The Omega Stone Windows After you negotiate the complicated hedge maze, you'll find this lovely greenhouse-like building
The Omega Stone Windows The Menu
The Omega Stone Windows Lord Bathelwaite - one of the few people you'll actually get to talk to.

Alternate Titles

  • "Портал Времён. Загадка Сфинкса 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Omega Stone: Rivages Oubliés " -- French title
  • "The Omega Stone: El Enigma Olvidado" -- Spanish title
  • "Riddle of the Sphinx 2" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

Slightly better than the previous game ... but Jeanne (75480) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers 2003 A 100
Withingames Dec 15, 2003 4 out of 5 80
GameZone Mar 27, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 15, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
UHS (Universal Hint System) May 09, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 06, 2003 13 out of 20 65
Adventure Gamers Apr 30, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
CanadianGamer May 29, 2003 55 out of 100 55
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks May, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Factornews Nov 21, 2003 2 out of 10 20

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Jeanne (75480) added The Omega Stone (Windows) on Mar 19, 2003
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