Summary: Bought as an Xmas present for our daughter (after much mothering). She played it on a few occasions before she very quickly became bored with and it hasn't been used since. I tried it - purely from a curiosity point of view - boring, garbage, like watching paint dry. Why she craved this game is a mystery to me.
Summary: This game is like a cryptic crossword. The challenges range from trivial to you've-got-no-chance. I solved some parts straightaway and some parts I gave up on because I knew I'd never figure them out. I think everyone else would have the same overall experience, except that the parts I found easy others would find difficult, and the parts I couldn't solve others would see the solution straightaway.
Summary: This game is brillint, this is more of a walk through different imaginary worlds where you complete a puzzle here and there. As im a Teacher, i use this game to support my lessons. A really great tool / recousce to use in the primary classroom. Myst 3 exile is a brilliant and fun game to play. Highly recommended!
Summary: If you're a Myst fan, you may be tempted to purchase this (old) game. The magic of the Myst/Riven gaming environment and the fun of solving logic puzzles never really gets old, anyway, right? No, but operating platforms do. So, when you read in the specs, "Mac compatible", beware. If you're an iMac user with OSX.anything, you can apparently download a patch that will allow the game to work for you.
Summary: I thought the original MYST game was amazing- although being about 9 I never managed to finish it... I suspect I never will as no computer I own will play it :(... I never played MYST II (Riven) but i thought Exile was really good! It was enjoyable, slightly scary, and had some very cute creatures in it!
Summary: I am sure this game is great - but could not get it to work on my OS 10.5 Mac. Lots of time spent searching for clues on the internet, following instructions, trying to get hold of the manufacturers, but nothing worked. Maybe if I had more hours and IT skills I could have sorted it, but not worth the hassle. Amazon were brilliant and let me send it back, but all very disappointing. So non-nerdy mac owners beware!
Summary: This game has to be one of the worst games I've had the misfortune to play. Everything from the story to the puzzles feel out of place and almost wedged in as an after-thought once they were happy with the graphics. The graphics are the best part of the game, the world looks great but that's as far as it goes, I'd sooner play an ugly game with content than this pretty game with no content.
Summary: Myst III Exile is a memorable experience. Please play it. Better by far than any other adventure game. Myst was stunning; Riven was beautiful but irritatingly illogical; Exile is art. Amazing lifelike visuals. Tough but logical and consistent puzzles. Sounds and music that stay with you. Great pay-offs when you solve an Age. I am full of admiration for the artists who created Myst III.