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Imagic did a decent job with this game, but I think they missed a big opportunity. By incorporating random elements or mystery items, the game would have been far more intriguing. As it is, Riddle of Sphinx is still a fascinating journey.
Riddle of the Sphinx is an ambitious game, but the two-joystick controls combined with the non-stop action take away from the experience.
Riddle of the Sphinx is only for gamers who don't mind taking their time. But the standard game is actually short and the others are not much longer, so if you don't mind the slow pace you might enjoy this one.
Der Durst ist mächtig, und Diebe sind zahlreich, aber von Action ist weit und breit nichts zu sehen. Von neueren Videospielen darf man mehr erwarten an Spannung und Dynamik, und, wenn‘s geht, auch verständlichere Anleitungen.
Riddle is one of those games that simply hasn’t aged well, unlike many of those venerable arcade games of the Atari 2600 era. Today, hordes of games have taken the adventure genre and greatly expanded on it, while providing much faster action in the process. While crawling across a sparsely-decorated desert heaving rocks at zig-zagging bandits enthralled me back when I didn’t know any better, I can safely say that now, this game just doesn’t contain anything capable of holding my interest.