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consists of 11 releases.
Released Sep 19, 2005
Ages are the various worlds in the Myst fiction. They are accessed by first writing a descriptive book of the destination world and then writing a companion linking book. A user simply places their hand on the opened linking book to instantly transport to the Age.
The Bahro are a seemingly primitive, bestial race. They are capable of freely shifting between Ages and manipulating their properties. This mysterious power appears to be linked to four slates and a master tablet.
Environments cycle between day and night, often with effects on other aspects of the game.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
Digital distribution method for PC games. Direct2Drive is maintained and owned by Gamefly Digital Inc.
The 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 18-20.
Either through a concealing helmet, keeping the whole game in first person, or using clever camera work, the player character is kept faceless throughout an entire game.
First-Person is a vantage point that attempts to simulate looking through a game character's eyes. It is most commonly found in first-person shooters, racing games, and visual novels, and to a lesser extent in other genres, such as RPGs, 3D platformers, and adventure games.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
Games that have had an Original Soundtrack album released.
Cyan Worlds' real-time 3D game engine, which was acquired from Headspin Technologies.
Point and click is an interface featured in a specific kind of adventure game, where players click on objects and characters to interact with them.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Puzzles may need to be solved before the player can progress to the next section of the game. Often it may not be clear to players exactly what the puzzle is, or whether the an in-game items needs to be attained before it is even possible to solve it.
Games where players are given material to read; this includes books, newspapers, and emails.
SecuROM is a controversial form of DRM, most famously used on EA's strategy game Spore.
A lead character who never says a word, despite being spoken to.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
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