Jazz and Faust (Windows)

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Seek out hidden treasure and uncover a mysterious conspiracy in this 3D adventure game set in the ancient East. It features a point-and-click interface, adventure style puzzles, gathering inventory objects and talking to inhabitants in picturesque locations.

Because you can experience the game through two distinct points of view, Jazz and Faust is actually two games set in the same graphic environment. Jazz, a smuggler, starts his story in jail. He must obtain enough gold to buy his freedom and is set free to do so. Faust is a sea captain. His story begins as searches for a passenger who fails to appear after booking passage on his ship.

The stories start in the same city and take place during the same period of time, but otherwise they are different from each other with unique paths, sets of circumstances and puzzles that ultimately lead to the same conclusion. Visit sea ports bustling with merchants selling spices, slaves and other wares, a ghost town, desert caravans, and the treacherous trade routes of the open sea where piracy is commonplace.


Jazz and Faust Windows Choose to play Jazz or Faust
Jazz and Faust Windows Jazz's Goal
Jazz and Faust Windows Jazz at the Widow's Cottage
Jazz and Faust Windows Main Menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "Джаз и Фауст" -- Russian Spelling
  • "Le Trésor d'Alkaim, aventures en Arabie" -- French Title
  • "Jazz i Faust" -- Polish Title

User Reviews

A bit different than other adventures, but is that good or bad? Jeanne (76516) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameZone Jul 07, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Jun, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGROMANIA Sep 13, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Adventurearchiv Aug 04, 2002 65 out of 100 65
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jul 09, 2002 60 out of 100 60
GamingExcellence Jun 16, 2002 5.9 out of 10 59
ActionTrip Jul 02, 2002 50 out of 100 50
Adventure Gamers Sep 08, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
UHS (Universal Hint System) Oct 06, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Jeanne (76516) added Jazz and Faust (Windows) on Jun 13, 2002