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The Forgotten is set in New Orleans, were you must find your friend, Richard Haliburton, who has mysteriously disappeared. He's been exploring a sect of black arts practitioners called Collectors.... are they somehow involved??


The Forgotten: It Begins Windows The game loads to this screen allowing the brightness / dimness to be adjusted to suit the atmosphere
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows On the desk is a handy back pack that becomes an inventory
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows The first screen of the Instructions option
The Forgotten: It Begins Windows Part of the animated sequence that precedes the game. This is 'The Collection'. Artifacts of great power given to Man by the Ancients.

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User Reviews

The original concept was good. Too bad they didn't follow through. Windows Jeanne (76328)

Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Nov, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Jan 18, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Mac Ledge Macintosh Feb 23, 2000 2.5 out of 5 50
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jun, 2000 44 out of 100 44
Electric Games Windows 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adventure Gamers Windows May 19, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Windows Sep 21, 2002 31 out of 100 31
Computer Games Magazine Windows Mar 16, 2000 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jul 31, 2000 1 out of 5 20


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Development Plans

The documentation that comes on the game CD states that this game was planned to be developed and released in seven modules, of which this is the first. Modules one and two were intended to be single CD releases with the later modules being released on DVD. The seven modules were tentatively titled:
  • 1: It Begins
  • 2: The Collection
  • 3: Anasazi
  • 4: The Hotel
  • 5: Thibedeaux's Curse
  • 6: The Collectors
  • 7: End Game

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