Join intrepid sailor and recent island castaway Mina as she explores the hidden secrets within the Jules Verne classic inspired Mysterious Island. Gather key articles left from the island’s previous inhabitants and combine them in unique and interesting ways to stay alive and stay hopeful for rescue.
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Utgivelsesdato: 6. mar, 2014

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Inkluderer 7 objekter: Return to Mysterious Island, Return to Mysterious Island 2, Still Life, Still Life 2, Subject 13, Syberia, Syberia II

 

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“The game isn’t so much about solving puzzles as it is about being creative and seeing what’s possible.”
87% – Game Over Online

“I've played a lot of adventure games, and I've never seen so many possibilities.”
87% – WorthPlaying

“Where some adventure game designers throw a bunch of totally abstract and unrelated puzzles together and call it a day, [the developer] took the time to do things right.”
80% – GameSpy

Om dette spillet

Join intrepid sailor and recent island castaway Mina as she explores the hidden secrets within the Jules Verne classic inspired Mysterious Island. Gather key articles left from the island’s previous inhabitants and combine them in unique and interesting ways to stay alive and stay hopeful for rescue. Surviving means more than living off this lush land, but also fending off the haunting resident specter and solving the islands deepest secrets!

Systemkrav

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Minne: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended)
    • DirectX: Version 7.1
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 64-bit processors are not supported
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Stort sett positive (119 anmeldelser)
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johnwolfhogbin
( 0.2 timer registrert )
Publisert: 30. juni
I tired playing this on several diffrent computers and the game is full of glitches that make it unplayable, I loved the game when I owned it several years ago but it was buggy back then and putting it on a new machine just makes it unplayable.
 
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Wolffs
( 9.2 timer registrert )
Publisert: 25. juni
Really like it, could need some improvment on gameplay. 6/10
 
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kamikaze996
( 6.9 timer registrert )
Publisert: 29. mai
It's fantastically brillant.
 
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Esper
( 7.5 timer registrert )
Publisert: 21. mai
This is the best game I've played for a long while. It was a lot better than I expected.
Mixing the point-and click quest genre with polished game-y ideas of a survival, this game feels good to play.
Gameplay varies somehat throughout the game and makes you invested towards the very end! The score system adds some replayability, which is really clever since the genre dictates to be none there.
The story is lighthearted and keeps you interested.
I would recommend this even to the people that are not interested in the genre. Amazing hidden gem.
 
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frakthefriendly
( 1.7 timer registrert )
Publisert: 24. april
Graphics are aweful. Game does not flow well.
 
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Bondaw
( 2.9 timer registrert )
Publisert: 2. april
for those of you who enjoy point ank click adventures with lots of puzzle solving this is the game for you. the story is enteresting some what fallowing the novel by jules vern. I highly recomend this game to anyone!!!
 
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PhoenixT1
( 2.8 timer registrert )
Publisert: 26. mars
It looks a bit old compared to actual 3D games, but there is a good atmosphere and the comic for important tasks is a good idea. It's worth playing it at discount price.
 
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Iuredo
( 4.1 timer registrert )
Publisert: 13. mars
Fun game, but really short. Finished it after 4 hours. The option to replay and solve riddles differently is not that appealing to me.
Anyways, for around 5€ i`d defintely recommend buying it
 
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Marlyonama
( 0.8 timer registrert )
Publisert: 7. mars
I was hoping for an open-world island survival game. But nope, it's a boring, linear point-and-click that's more suited for IOs and Android tablets. Graphics are out-dated and it sort of reminds me of those Magic School Bus educational games from 20 years ago. You are VERY limited on where you can go and how much you can explore.

You'll give up very soon.
 
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AccidentlyOnPurpose
( 0.1 timer registrert )
Publisert: 20. januar
8.4/10 - If you love Jules Verne this game won’t disappoint.

-----> Can't run game through steam; Time played is completely off. =(

This is an 360 degree point and click that takes place of Jules Verne's Mysterious Island. It took some effort to be able to get everything running but once I did it was quite enjoyable!

The puzzles take quite a bit of thinking, there are often 20+ items that you have to carefully craft together to achieve your objective. Just take your time, and figure out the game's rhythm and the rest will take care of itself!

===============
If game crashes:
----------------------
1) Verify the game files, (1 file will be missing.)
2) Then you need to locate the actual game files, you can do this from the same spot in steam as verify. Click the Game.exe and run that as an administrator. (Fixed)
---> The game now works great!
============

Worth $5 if you like 360 Point and Click!

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43 av 44 personer (98%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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8.6 timer registrert
Publisert: 10. august, 2014
Myst meets Jules Verne's Mysterious Island, a match made in heaven. Does "Return to Mysterious Island" live up to these two great pieces of work? Short answer is: Yes!

It's 2014 now and it's been over 10 years since this game was released on PC, and then re-released on MacOS four years later. Created by Kheops Studio an indie company and published by The Adventure Company back in 2004 and now finally in 2014 available to buy on Steam. Kheops Studio is a game company that primary makes puzzle adventure games and it shows that they know the ropes when it comes to creating a fun and challenging adventure title with an interesting setting that mixes both fiction and fact. The studio is now well known for releasing successful adventure titles on the PC.

Many adventure games are known for getting the player stuck constantly, but I never had this "problem" when playing the game. From the very start of the game, keen eyes and basic common sense will keep you busy trying out different survival techniques and before I knew it I was hooked. There's something about an adventure game that has more than one way of solving a problem with different item combinations than having only one absolute solution that makes you want to keep coming back. The setting of the game is also enjoyable as you're basically thrown into an exotic island full of beauty and told to survive.

The game is very much like Myst in that you control it from a first person perspective and the world consist of different animated images that you can pan around in. You never get a feeling that you're just going through a set of images as the animations are top notch and they bring the world to life. I did a live stream of this game and the audience, as well as me, concluded that the game looks crisp and clean despite its age. That's one of the plusses to these type of titles: they age really well and don't feel dated at all.

The puzzles and problem solving aren't too difficult once you get a hang of it and the UI is easy to use as well and the whole game is playable with the mouse alone. Don't get me wrong though, there are a lot of head scratching moments later on but the game eases you in just the right amount throughout the game. Mina, the main protagonist, gives hints and provides just enough bare information to ensure you don't get stuck too often. Later on if you manage to fix your phone watch you are provided with even more information on items in a form of an in-game encyclopedia.

Many events in the game are pushed forward with hand drawn comic style cutscenes that are voiced and have vivid sounds, and it turns out to be a very effective way to keep the plot moving and you interested. They also act as a reward for figuring out a small puzzles.

The game also keeps a score for everything you do and says the "more improvised the solution, the more points you get" which essentially just translates to don't do stupid things, like try smash a coconut open with a rock when you have an improvised knife as you'll lose some of the contents. If you reach 100, 200 and 300 in score you are rewarded with hidden art work in the main menus gallery which is a nice bonus but nothing too great.

All in all Return to Mysterious Island still holds strong even today. The graphics look detailed and alive and the puzzles are fantastic. As for story all I can say is that it's probably the only weak point of the game. It's a mixture of fiction and fact as I stated earlier and relies heavily on Jules Vernes novel and there isn't any kind of arching of the character.

The story of the island is however believable and interesting with a lot of history and well thought out locations, but the game ends almost abruptly and as such is relatively short. Only 4 to 6 hours of game depending on how quick your wits are and this perhaps might turn some people away from a purchase.

There is a sequel to the game that pretty much continues right off of the first game in a very corny fashion, but I have yet to complete that game but when I do I will write a review of that game too as the time comes. Also I will live stream it on Twitch. (Shameless self promotion *cough*)

8/10 - "Monkey goodness."
 
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53 av 64 personer (83%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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4.4 timer registrert
Publisert: 7. mars, 2014
Very enjoyable game if you're into mystery, exploration, puzzle solving, survival, detective work etc.
 
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34 av 35 personer (97%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
2 personer syntes at denne anmeldelsen var morsom
Anbefalt
0.1 timer registrert
Publisert: 26. november, 2014
Pay no attention to my Steam Playtime. It won't run in Steam. (More on that in a second).

This game is an absolute masterpiece for point and clicks in my opinion. A Solid 9.5/10.

But there is a major flaw. For a lot of people, this game won't run. I have figured out a workaround for this:

Few things you have to do here depending on your OS; but all are collectively here.

1. Right click the game in your Steam Library and select "Properties". Select the "Local Files" tab and click "Verify Integrity of Game Cache". You will notice that 1 of the files is corrupt and will be re-downloaded. This doesn't always happen instantly and you may or may not see it in the download section. If you don't see it, don't worry - It'll happen. Move on, regardless.

2. Navigate to the Steamapps\Common\Return to Mysterious Island Folder. Once there, Right click Game.exe and select properties. Click the compatibility tab and select "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3). Select "Run this program as an administrator". Then click "Apply" and then "OK"

3. Repeat this process for the file: RtMI.exe. Selecting BOTH the Compatibility mode as well as the Administrator rights.

4. Setting Windowed Mode - (Optional, in some cases.): Open the file: config.ini with Notepad. Inside, you will find a line that says: "bFullScreen=1" Change this to say 0 (zero) instead of 1. Save the file.

At this point, you're finished, but you CAN NOT run the game through the Steam Library. Instead, launch the file: Game.exe FROM THE FOLDER (Shortcuts won't work) and the game should start. Most won't require Windowed Mode - so try skipping Step 4 first. if it doesn't work, you can change to windowed mode in the .ini and adjust resolution as needed by adjusting the "bScreenResolution" string.

Hope this helps anyone enjoy a wonderful Point and Click adventure! Don't forget to pick up Part 2, it's even better!

--Reli
 
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29 av 32 personer (91%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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2.7 timer registrert
Publisert: 10. mars, 2014
I liked this game back when it was new and I am glad to see it here on STEAM.

It is a very nice adventure game with a good story, nice graphics and tons of items used in puzzles (often with different solutions!). It even has some replay value, because you get points for all you do and all puzzles you solve - and you can always try to get a better score and look which solution you might have missed last time.

If you can get over the "old" display settings and are into adventure games, you should give this a try. But beware - you might end up like me, searching for more games from the guys who made this.
 
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20 av 22 personer (91%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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10.3 timer registrert
Publisert: 30. oktober, 2014
Return to Mysterious Island is one of the better point-and-click adventures I've played in recent memory. The first person aspect really shines with its 3D scenes and ability to look around in every direction. The sheer number of inventory items and MacGyver-like gameplay made it a treat to figure out all the different puzzles. The story is engaging and intriguing, plus the graphics are reasonably attractive. This is a soundly enjoyable game.
 
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18 av 20 personer (90%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
2 personer syntes at denne anmeldelsen var morsom
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7.3 timer registrert
Publisert: 29. mars, 2014
The methods you use to stay alive in an isolted island is very realistic and smart. It also has a lot of steampunk themes. Its only flaw is being short.
 
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10 av 10 personer (100%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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8.3 timer registrert
Publisert: 27. august, 2014
Return to Mysterious Island is a point-and-click adventure in which you CAN die.
***
Girl gets stranded on an island. Girl uses local stuff and lots of creativity to get by until she's rescued. Girl makes monkey friend.

That is pretty much all that happens in RtMI 1 but the game is something like a rite of passage you have to go through before you get to the really good stuff (RtMI 2 obviously). This isn't to say it's a bad game but it isn't a great one either. Story-wise it's pretty thin, the music and the graphics aren't fantastic so this kinda lands it in the "mediocre-at-best" pile.

However, the voice acting was a treat, as we're talking Sharon Mann (you might remember her as the voice of Syberia's Kate Walker) trying to sound like a teenage girl. I also liked how the inventory system gave me more liberty in terms of choosing how to combine my items, and there were a couple of pretty creative riddles and math-based-puzzles I really enjoyed.

It's not often I get to say that a sequel was better but in this case: hang in there, the best is yet to come.
 
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6 av 6 personer (100%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
3 personer syntes at denne anmeldelsen var morsom
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7.1 timer registrert
Publisert: 30. desember, 2014
A lot of fun. No pixel hunting. No stupid combinations of items. and MULTIPLE ways to complete various tasks based on real science and thoughtfulness. Super fun.
 
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8 av 10 personer (80%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
1 person syntes at denne anmeldelsen var morsom
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0.1 timer registrert
Publisert: 20. januar
8.4/10 - If you love Jules Verne this game won’t disappoint.

-----> Can't run game through steam; Time played is completely off. =(

This is an 360 degree point and click that takes place of Jules Verne's Mysterious Island. It took some effort to be able to get everything running but once I did it was quite enjoyable!

The puzzles take quite a bit of thinking, there are often 20+ items that you have to carefully craft together to achieve your objective. Just take your time, and figure out the game's rhythm and the rest will take care of itself!

===============
If game crashes:
----------------------
1) Verify the game files, (1 file will be missing.)
2) Then you need to locate the actual game files, you can do this from the same spot in steam as verify. Click the Game.exe and run that as an administrator. (Fixed)
---> The game now works great!
============

Worth $5 if you like 360 Point and Click!

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8 av 11 personer (73%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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2.0 timer registrert
Publisert: 21. april, 2014
It is an okay adventure game with a unique premise. The story is a bit of a let down especially the ending. Very forgettable which is a shame as the journey though absurd was fun.

I can reccomend it but wait for a sale.
 
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