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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.

Screenshots

Real Myst Windows It's dusk... Magnificent effects on the sky... and a surreal view
Real Myst Windows Tower-rotating puzzle: first understand what needs to be done, then try to figure it out
Real Myst Windows There are quite a few books to read in the game. Many of them provide vital clues to the solutions of the puzzles. Some of them are also nicely illustrated
Real Myst iPad Ah the note

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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 (181495)
The ultimate way to experience Myst. Windows wildweasel (37)

Critic Reviews

Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Nov 24, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Games Finder iPad Sep 13, 2014 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy Windows Nov, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jan 07, 2001 4 out of 5 80
JeuxMac.com Macintosh May, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Jul, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 2000 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Windows Nov 07, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64

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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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