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Four million people have explored the world of Myst--and they've turned it into a dump. Dead animals line the docks, windows are smashed in, graffiti is everywhere, and the dignified rocket is down being used to dry clothes. Make your way through the littered landscape of Pyst, aided by the mysterious King Mattruss, and enjoy what is clearly a *parody* of a game, rather than the real thing.


Pyst Windows The game is supplied with a Making Of video clip.
Pyst Windows Right before the Pystplex.
Pyst Windows Nothing works anymore!
Pyst Windows Each screen is a postcard with address and letter.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Pyst: An Interactive CD-ROM and Online Comedy" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

Entertainment Weekly Oct 18, 1996 B+ 83
PC Multimedia & Entertainment Oct 28, 1996 75 out of 100 75
PC Jeux Jun, 1997 60 out of 100 60
Electric Games 1996 50 out of 100 50
Electric Playground Jan 09, 1997 2.5 out of 10 25
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1996 20 out of 100 20
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2004 F 0


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Related Web Sites

  • Crapshoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
  • Pyst EPK (Electronic press kit for the game with in-game footage and interviews.)
  • Pysting in the Wind (An article about Pyst by Scott Rosenberg on Salon. Rosenberg takes a somewhat critical view of the parody, ultimately questioning its relevancy (Archived).)
Terrence Bosky (5463) added Pyst (Windows) on Aug 21, 2004
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