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Myst

The Hardy Boys

In The Hardy Boys: Treasure on the Tracks for the Nintendo DS, gamers journey with Joe and Frank Hardy across Europe's railways on board the Royal Express from Paris to St Petersburg.

Friday, 25 September, 2009, 12:00am

Riven takes up the theme where Myst left off

A few years ago two evangelical Christian brothers Robyn and Rand Miller created a CD-ROM game that shook the world. Myst was an instant hit and success for many reasons. It was well designed, eerie, interesting and surprisingly non-violent.

28 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Hero battles boredom

The word 'normal' does not exist in the make-believe world of Neutropolis, where cool dude Kent Knutson hangs out. In Neutropolis, creativity is suppressed and unorthodox behaviour punishable by imprisonment.

15 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

CD-ROMs not just fun

EVERY home PC user who has played Myst and designer who has accessed an enormous font library knows the value of CD-ROMs and would now never think of owning a PC without one.

But in the business market CD-ROMs have been relatively slow to gain popularity, probably because most budget-setters in big corporations find it difficult to justify wide-spread CD-ROM installation.

14 Mar 1995 - 12:00am