Myth

Moby ID: 2796
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Magnetic Scrolls' last adventure before the introduction of their 'Magnetic Windows' format, Myth is classic interactive fiction.

Myth is set in Ancient Greece, place of myth and legend - hence the title. You are are Poseidon, the Sea God. You have to journey to the Underworld to get the Dark Helmet of Hades.

Its basically a tiny treasure hunt game where you get to play Poker with Charon and Death.

It is a very short game with a cunning puzzle or two.

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You could only obtain Myth via the British Adventure club, Official Secrets, a subdivision of the mail order games retailer Special Reserve. It was not available for retail sale. Also, each Myth disk was personalized with the owner's name and Official Secrets membership number.

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Game added by Yakumo.

ZX Spectrum Next added by twitek. ZX Spectrum added by Kabushi. Amiga added by Martin Smith. Commodore 64 added by Mobygamesisreanimated. Atari ST added by Belboz.

Additional contributors: Martin Smith, Jo ST.

Game added December 15, 2000. Last modified January 20, 2024.