Race to unearth the mystery of a forgotten civilization and rescue your kidnapped fiancé in this atmospheric adventure, suitable for beginners and diehards alike, which features a haunting blend of puzzle-solving and investigation.
User reviews: Mixed (52 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 15, 2014
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Race to unearth the mystery of a forgotten civilization and rescue your kidnapped fiancé in this atmospheric adventure, suitable for beginners and diehards alike, which features a haunting blend of puzzle-solving and investigation. As amateur archaeologist Sarah, journey from the dark corners of Prague to the forgotten chapters of Mayan civilization as you solve clever puzzles and unravel ancient secrets that could lead to proof that alien life exists on Earth. Featuring over 120 richly-detailed and animated scenes, haunting sound effects, and a refreshing variety of challenges ranging from point-and-click adventuring to hidden object challenges, the fate of the world rests in your hands.

FEATURES
  • Haunting storytelling and atmosphere
  • Archaeology adventure suitable for all skill levels
  • Blends engaging puzzles and hidden object challenges
  • Over 120 richly-detailed scenes and 30 interactive characters
  • Atmospheric sound and musical score

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 509 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 30
Your standard hidden object game, but definitely on the more decent side.

A lot of hidden object games are very similar in story/ mechanics. This one isn’t far off the same old thing.

The story is interesting, although at one point I completely forgot what I was even supposed to be doing at the place I was at. HOG games have always had trouble giving rummaging around a pile of junk some sort of meaning or storyline, so in my opinion when the story lacks a little I don’t mind too much. That said they still have to be interesting enough so that I don’t get painfully bored. *cough* Amazing Adventures Around the World *cough*. This one was definitely no chore to finish.

One thing I did notice with this HOG was that you did a lot more putting-items-back-where-they-are-supposed-to-be then actually finding hidden objects. There was still some of the classic object finding, but it was broken down with this somewhat new approach. I kind of enjoyed there being something new to the mix.

The graphics on this game is something I noticed instantly. In terms of graphics HOGs usually lack pretty hard, they are always low resolutions and pretty crappy animations or graphics. This one however I was quite impressed with. It looks a lot nicer than your average HOG.

Moving onto voice acting, it seemed that sometimes there was needless silences in the game. The characters speak most of the time, yet at random times I found myself reading what seemed like it was supposed to be spoken. Especially at the beginning, it went through a period of no voice acting at all. I just assumed the whole game was going to be like that until it randomly started reading out the same kind of thing I had to read myself.
Anyway, I’m babbling. Of what voice acting there was, it was fairly decent. But it did seem a little on and off.

In terms of puzzles, there was nothing too challenging. Most the game was still a lot of fun. The Hidden object scenes were reasonable and well done.

All in all I liked this one, and think it definitely deserves a positive review. As far as HOGs go, this one I would recommend. If you are a fan of the genre, this will be a nice one for the collection.


TL;DR : A nice HOG with good graphics and a decent story, with decent puzzles and hidden object scenes.
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26 of 30 people (87%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 27, 2014
For a hidden object game, Lost Civilization is a very well-done game, certainly one of the best that I've played. While on the short side (what HOG isn't), the few hours that you spend clicking around the screen is worth the story. And the fact that you do more than just find junk hidden throughout screens that'll make a hoarder blush makes it worth playing. I'd actually consider this title more of a hybrid of HOG and PnC adventure game because it has you solve puzzles in addition to randomly clicking on a cluttered screen. Any fan of hidden object games should feel right at home playing this one.
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17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 8, 2014
Too simple and over too quickly. If you can pick it up for around $0.50, then I'd say it might be worth it. But still, it's just an easy little filler point-and-click and hidden object game. Even though it says six hours on record, it probably took me less than an hour total to complete. I am a homeschooler, so I often leave games up while I'm actually taking care of or teaching the kids, cooking, watching T.V., or playing Minecraft.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 6, 2014
Seriously? Lost Civilization is a rip-off from NiBiRu. I spend 5 Euros for a game I already know. Did the original devoloper know that you "borrow" his entire screens and settings?

I am very disappointed and will never again buy a game from you.
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13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 11, 2014
With a gripping plot, Lost Civilization is definitely one of the better "casual games" I've played. Most hidden object games can be quite dull, but this one feels like a hybrid between a hidden object game and a traditional point and clicker. Many of the puzzles in the game are well thought out and well executed. However, the voice acting (not that there was much) definitely could use some work. Also, the game was quite short, but I think in games like this, shorter is sometimes better. Overall, Lost Civiilization is another winner for Phoenix Online. 7/10.
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