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My name is Atrus. I fear you've met my sons Sirrus and Achenar.

Fans and critics alike held their breath in anticipation of the tidal wave of exploratory, open-ended gaming that was supposed to follow, waiting to be drowned in a sea of new worlds. And then, nothing. The legacy of Myst, 20 years later [more inside]
posted by Frayed Knot on Sep 24, 2013 - 65 comments

A real Myst book

"This is a project I've been working on for six years - a replica linking book from the video game Myst." [more inside]
posted by Leucistic Cuttlefish on Oct 30, 2012 - 26 comments

The Ballroom Under the Lake

The Ballroom Under the Lake [more inside]
posted by Paragon on Mar 28, 2011 - 31 comments

neutral games

Japanese Myst-like escape games from neutral (Flash)
Vision - Hints
RGB - Hints
Sphere - Hints
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Mar 27, 2008 - 14 comments

When will (or will) computer games begin to constitute art? And particularly, highbrow art? I've heard Myst described as the first "literary" computer game; I've played a few games with language well in the foreground, but is there anything out there that truly transcends the basic dorkiness of the medium? I don't imagine the mainstream industry would be cranking out challenging intellectual fare, but surely it exists somewhere?
posted by scissorfish on Sep 2, 2001 - 48 comments

Myst, in an actual 3d environment. Or so they say. Having no 3d card, I can't check it out.
posted by alan on Oct 14, 2000 - 29 comments

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