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Game #50
Amber: Journey Beyond   Collection: CD-ROM Adventure Underdogs
Adventure   Myst-style

Rating: 8.47 (109 votes)

Amber: Journey Beyond box cover

Amber: Journey Beyond screenshot
If I haven't made clear already, let me say it again: I *don't* like Myst and the clones of lifeless worlds it inspired. Myst to me is just a pretty collection of puzzles that don't deserve to be called an "adventure game". Now, Amber , however, is one of the few Myst-like games I truly enjoy. From the captivating opening (resolving the mysterious hauntings to aid your unconscious friend) the game will draw you into its world. What it lacks in longevity and challenge, it more than makes up for with atmosphere and great story. A must have for anyone craving a good narrative.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Frank Wimmer & Susan Wimmer
Developer: Hue Forest Entertainment
Publisher: Hue Forest Entertainment
Year: 1997
Software Copyright: Hue Forest Entertainment
Theme: Horror
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP/ME
Where to get it:   from Amazon.com
Related Links: Quandary review, CD Mag review
Links:    
If you like this game, try: Dark Eye, The, John Saul's Blackstone Chronicles

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