You, as Professor Samuel Hunt, a scientist of the British Museum, receive a mysterious letter while working at night, then you embark on a journey around the world through 14 episodes to learn the rules of a mysterious ancient board-game, you have to return that board-game to humanity and expose it in the museum.
In this first episode you must look for a work of art inside said museum that is the first hint of Hunt's quest.
The view is in first-person and has a 360º panoramic view plus 3D characters and video cut-scenes, the controls use the established point and click interface. During the course of the game you have to solve various logic puzzles, e.g. deciphering a code or sorting keys. There are also many documents and texts to find, some give puzzles hints and other only give background information on the setting and the plot. Conversions proceed automatically without multiple choice.