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Description

The original Myst is revamped for the new millennium, in 3D: dynamic and fully interactive with day and night condition cycles, changing weather, and real-time lighting effects. Unlike in the original version, with its "screen by screen" navigation and pre-rendered images that represented locations, Real Myst allows the player to physically explore the game's world and includes a fully rotatable camera.

The remake also adds a fifth "Age" (a world created by the power of human imagination), called the Rime Age, and a new available ending.

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Real Myst iPad Ah the note
Real Myst iPad Channelwood wind mill
Real Myst Windows Exploring underground tunnels. Bats fly straight at you...
Real Myst Windows You've managed to discover Atrus' recorded message. He tells you a lot about Myst, its history, and the bad things that happened...

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Alternate Titles

  • "realMYST" -- Common title
  • "Myst Dimensions" -- First working title
  • "Myst3D" -- Second working title

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User Reviews

A masterpiece of sight, sound and of the brain Windows Tal Cohen (33)
Consider me converted Windows Unicorn Lynx (181446)
The ultimate way to experience Myst. Windows wildweasel (38)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh Apr 16, 2002 97 out of 100 97
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Jul, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxMac.com Macintosh May, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 07, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Computer Games Magazine Windows Nov 03, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Windows 2000 B 75
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh May 13, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 01, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Windows Nov 13, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2001 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

Myst co-creator Robyn Miller did not like Real MYST, saying it was an attempt to exploit the brand name and "definitely wasn't how we originally envisioned Myst, as was promoted." [Source: Retro Gamer Magazine, Load 59]

Related Web Sites

  • Real Myst (official website)
  • realMyst: Mini Guide to Rime (Solution guide for the new age, Rime (archived link).)
  • Zarf's Review (A review of Real MYST by Anrew Plotkin, which compares the 3D remake to the original Myst and discusses the overall design in both (July, 2002).)
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