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Description

The Dark Eye is an interactive adventure through the works of Edgar Allan Poe featuring the voice of William S. Burroughs and the music of Thomas Dolby Robertson. While experiencing an original Poe-esque adventure, the player is transported into several of Poe's most famous works including The Cask of Amontillado and The Tell-Tale Heart. All of the stories are surrealistically rendered with claymation figures and haunting music. Burrough's reading of The Masque of the Red Death is not to be missed.

Outside of Poe's literature, the game tells the tale of a nameless protagonist who is visiting his uncle Edwin (Played by William S. Burroughs) and his brother Henry and the young Elise. As time goes on, Henry & Elise engage in a sordid relationship that Edwin does not approve of and the story takes many dark turns that ultimately leads to the characters insanity.

Screenshots

The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Berenice
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Portrait
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Egaeus
The Dark Eye Windows 3.x Eating some stew.

Promo Images

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The Dark Eye Screenshot
The Dark Eye Screenshot
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User Reviews

"The Dark Eye" is one of the strangest games ever made and is pure nightmare fuel. Windows Kaddy B. (791)
"Had bad dreams last night, did you?" Windows Terrence Bosky (5463)

Critic Reviews

Przygodoskop Windows Oct 01, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Just Adventure Macintosh 1997 A+ 100
Just Adventure Windows 1997 A+ 100
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Aug, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows 3.x Feb 07, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1996 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 5.4 out of 10 54
GameSpot Windows 3.x May 01, 1996 5.4 out of 10 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Apr, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Power Play Windows Jan, 1996 39 out of 100 39

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