You have found a book called Myst. It describes an island world in very great detail. As you put your hand on the last page, your world dissolves to black and you fall to the world that was just described. You figure that the ending has not yet been written. Now, to get out, the player has to explore what are called "Ages," solve puzzles, and get out of Myst.
The surrealistic adventure that will become your world.
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With over 10 million copies of Myst sold, it is one of the best-selling PC games. See more
At the time Sirrus and Achenar became trapped in the red and blue books, both Atrus and Catherine were unable to return to Myst. So who was left to tear the pages from the red and blue books, and scatter them across the Myst worlds *after* Sirrus and Achenar were inside? See more
I realized the moment I fell into the fissure, that the book would not be destroyed as I had planned. It continued falling into that starry expanse, of which I had only a fleeting glimpse. I have tried to speculate where it might have landed, and I must admit however, such conjecture is futile. Still, questions about whose hands might one day hold my Myst book are unsettling to me. I know my apprehensions might never be allayed... and so I close, realizing that perhaps the ending ...
"Myst: Masterpiece Edition" for the PC and Mac has numerous changes and enhancements:
- 24-bit color graphics as opposed to the original 256 color graphics
- Digitally re-mastered music and new 16-bit sound effects (the original had 8-bit sounds)
- Re-rendered animation and larger movies
- A new DigitalGuide help system with different levels of help
Referenced in Waking Life