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Description

Lost Eden is an adventure game set on an eerie planet populated with dinosaurs.

Your civilisation is menaced. Armies of Tyranns, led by Moorkus Rex, are gathering around your kingdom. Soon they will swarm in, destroy everything and kill your people. However, there is a single hope. There are legends telling that several hundreds of years ago, men and dinosaurs cooperated to build 5 mighty Citadels that were almost invulnerable to the Tyranns. Today, all the Citadels but one have been destroyed.

You play as Adam of Mo, you must rediscover the secret of uniting men and dinosaurs, rebuild the Citadels, and finally defeat Morkus Rex and his armies.

Lost Eden is a first-person adventure that utilizes Myst-style navigation through pre-rendered backgrounds that represent locations. However, the gameplay is less heavy on environment-manipulating puzzle-solving than Myst, having more in common with traditional adventure games with their inventory-based puzzles.

Screenshots

Lost Eden DOS You'll need to confront Morkuus Rex alone
Lost Eden DOS Map
Lost Eden DOS Title screen
Lost Eden DOS The pterodactyls are *the* way to travel!

Promo Images

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Trailer


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User Reviews

Gamosaurus unikatus BostonGeorge (788) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Pure gold..... ThE oNe (6) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Coming Soon Magazine Mar, 1995 90 out of 100 90
PC Gamer Jun, 1995 89 out of 100 89
Secret Service / New S Service Jul, 1995 250 out of 300 83
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Aug, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
MikroBitti May, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Play Time Jun, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Freak Jul, 1995 60 out of 100 60
Quandary Aug, 1995 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play May, 1995 44 out of 100 44
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 1995 Unscored Unscored

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Trivia

Dialogue

Author James Follett rewrote the dialogue to fit existing lip-sync but was never credited for the work.

Soundtrack

A soundtrack of Lost Eden was released in 1997 by Shooting Star. Besides the music, the CD also contains an interview with composer Stephane Picq and a making-of feature.

Tracklist:
  1. Citadel of Knowledge
  2. Thaa's Secret
  3. The Quest
  4. Lost Eden Theme
  5. Amazonia
  6. Brontosaurus
  7. Aquasaurus
  8. Castra's Harmonic Song
  9. The Magnificents
  10. Velociraptor Ride
  11. Mother of Energy
  12. Undead Soul
  13. Elemental
The total playtime is about 50 minutes.

Cancelled Amiga CD32 version

Amiga CD32 version was previewed in various Amiga magazines and listed in DOS credits ("CD32 version by") but never released.

Information also contributed by karttu

Related Web Sites

  • Wikipedia (Information page about Lost Eden)
Cochonou (1085) added Lost Eden (DOS) on Mar 15, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Cavalary (11270), Riemann80 (19634), wanner jean christophe (456) and Jeanne (76202)