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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.

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The Omega Stone Windows An eerie front gate
The Omega Stone Windows A Journal
The Omega Stone Windows What?  No Buoyancy Compensator?
The Omega Stone Windows The Menu

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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Slightly better than the previous game ... but Jeanne (75541) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Mar 31, 2003 A 100
GameBoomers 2003 A 100
Withingames Dec 15, 2003 4 out of 5 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Dec 24, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 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
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2004 31 out of 100 31

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Jeanne (75541) added The Omega Stone (Windows) on Mar 19, 2003
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