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Out of the mists of time, from the depths of a secret dungeon, the last of the Knights Templar sends a final cry for help...

In 1996, you are William Tibbs, a young American law student in Paris. To save Juliette, your fiancée, you have to take up the challenge from Wolfram, the fox with the red mane who is allied with the forces of darkness. They wait for you in the secret jails of the commanders of the Knights Templar in 1329.

The gameplay in Time Gate is similar to that of Alone in the Dark, involving combat and puzzle-solving. The game uses a modified engine of Alone in the Dark games, with polygonal characters over pre-rendered backgrounds.


Time Gate: Knight's Chase Windows 3.x Inventory - "A ring without a gem"
Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Sound and music volume
Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Exploring one of the museum's rooms,  early in the game.
Time Gate: Knight's Chase DOS Battle difficulty level

Promo Images

Time Gate: Knight's Chase Magazine Advertisement
Time Gate: Knight's Chase Screenshot
Time Gate: Knight's Chase Screenshot
Time Gate: Knight's Chase Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Time Gate: Os Cavaleiros do Tempo" -- Brazilian title
  • "Time Gate: Le Secret du Templier" -- French title
  • "Time Gate: El Secreto del Templario" -- Spanish title
  • "Time Gate: Chapter One - Knight's Chase" -- German title used in advertisement
  • "Knight's Chase: Das zeitlose Abenteuer" -- German title
  • "Knight's Chase" -- European title
  • "Il Segreto dei Templari" -- Italian title

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Critic Reviews

Privat Computer PC Windows 1997 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Dec, 1995 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) DOS Dec, 1995 82 out of 100 82
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Power Play DOS Dec, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot Windows Sep 06, 1996 6.4 out of 10 64
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1995 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Dec, 1995 63 out of 100 63
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Planned as a 3 part trilogy. However, the the poor sales for this game led to the cancellation of the 2 sequels.

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