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Post 1

Titania (gone for lunch)

...but I *did* find the game difficult, and had to resort to a hints page...smiley - blush


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Post 2

Wøñkø

It *is* difficult... but the entry, i'd like to point out, says the number system is what most people find difficult. What most people I know who've played found most difficult was the room with the engraved gravestones, and associating the sounds, colors, shapes, numbers, and islands. That's hard...


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Post 3

Spiffy - Always glad to see you

Played it years ago and loved every second of it, but I must admit I had to resort to hints pages as well.
Nice entry indeed! smiley - ok

PS: Titania, I'm not stalking you - just following your advise smiley - biggrin


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Post 4

Wøñkø

It hasn't been out for that long, maybe 3 years.
I didn't use help pages... just took a long time. have played twice, two, it's a lot more interesting with the DVD version.


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Post 5

Gnomon - time to move on

Riven was released in October 1997.


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Post 6

Titania (gone for lunch)

No worries Spiffy - I've often come across really interesting discussions myself by actually checking someone else's list of conversations!smiley - biggrin

I got the same feeling in Riven as I got in Myst - moving forward carefully fully expecting to run into someone - and when that little girl showed up in Myst (wasn't that the only person in that game?) I almost fell off my chair in surprise!

Has anyone ever tried to annoy that big whale when you're sitting in that odd chair? That almost made me fall off my chair too!smiley - laugh


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Post 7

Gnomon - time to move on

Did you ever meet the priest? If you go very quickly to the island with the goo, you will meet a tall thin guy in white robes, who takes one look at you and runs off. If you follow him, you'll see him getting into the maglev train and driving away.


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Post 8

Titania (gone for lunch)

Yes, I've seen him - and some guy that I can't remember what he looked like in the long corridor with the stairs leading up to the 'whale chair'. He also got into the train and drove off. This happened pretty early on before I had gotten the hang of things, and I was a bit worried that I wouldn't be able to get off that island without the train, not having realized that you can call for it... I guess I had just been lucky to have it waiting for me until that point!smiley - silly


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Post 9

Orcus

Can you believe I just finished playing Myst today smiley - smiley

Having completed Riven several years ago and Exile a couple of years ago smiley - laugh

I must say

Myst - Hard - got wrong end of stick in Stoneship age and needed big help smiley - erm Got the rest though.

Riven - nigh on impossible. Needed huge help - particularly with the "Gravestone" puzzle. Got the last few puzzles out myself though.

Myst III Exile. Easiest of the lot, no help required.


Enjoyed all of them smiley - smiley

Waiting for the next one...


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Post 10

Gnomon - time to move on

Wait no longer. Myst Uru is available at the moment. But you need a pretty powerful machine to run it.


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Post 11

Orcus

Oh really... smiley - run


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Post 12

Orcus

Hmm, can't play it yet then, 800 MHz processor minimum smiley - sadface

One for the future...


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