The Spiritual. The Supernatural. The Skeptical. All are touched upon in Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy. The player is immortalized as a profiler of sorts in this treasure hunt game - a brilliantly vivid historical rendition of the acclaimed quatrains of Nostradamus.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (92 reviews) - 70% of the 92 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 24, 2014

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Reviews

“If you’re the type of gamer who enjoys a good, logical mystery within a solid historical framework, I predict you’ll have hours of enjoyment with Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy.”
83% – Just Adventure

“I was both pleased and impressed, as Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy is a solid game with an intriguing story and fun, well-integrated puzzles.”
80% – Adventure Gamers

Feature List

  • A historical fiction based on the life and works of Nostradamus. This first-person, point-and-click adventure will defy logic.
  • Astrology. Science. Religion. The Occult. Murder. Even the most skeptical will turn superstitious as you’re tested with an arsenal of puzzles and enigmas, each more Machiavellian than the other.
  • The art of cross-dressing. Madeleine must confront the prejudice of a “man’s world”. Her father’s mastery of cosmetics allows her to take on the identity her younger brother, Caesar. Toggle between identities to uncover the truth.
  • Apothecary Recipes aka “chemical mixology”. Prepare disguises to talk to certain people, medicines to avoid or recover from the plague and potions for hypnosis and even a love potion.
  • Cracking the codes. Master the deciphering the stars and constellations in the zodiac to transcription keys and other messages behind the prophecy.
  • Investigate Nostradamus’ home, office and observatory along with 20+ other locations including the Royal Castle, Catherine de Medici’s reception hall, crypts, underground passages and more!

About This Game

The Spiritual. The Supernatural. The Skeptical. All are touched upon in Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy. The player is immortalized as a profiler of sorts in this treasure hunt game - a brilliantly vivid historical rendition of the acclaimed quatrains of Nostradamus.

The adventure begins in the South of France as Salon-de-Provence, and its Royal Family fall prey to unfathomable terrors. You play as Madeleine de Nostradame, the daughter of the famous astrologer, author and apothecary as she hunts down an assassin who uses astrology to disguise his crimes as fearsome prophecies. But when past, present and the uncertain future collide…your more logical nature may turn superstitious.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 800 MHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 5
Nostradamus is a point & click adventure where you (or at least your brother) are recruited to investigate a curse that is unfolding based on a quatrain written by Nostradamus himself. Nostradamus, your father, is in his late years now: old, weak, and frail. Since your brother is away, and because of the time period a woman does not seem fit to handle the task, your father sees it best to disguise you as your brother to help the queen's mother solve the mystery of people close to her dying as she is now in fear of her own life.

Being a Microids game, the gameplay is quite good with a lot of similarities to Syberia and Return to Mysterious Island. It involves a lot of detective work with very engaging puzzles. The game also provides a good foundation of early astrology and chemistry. Highly enjoyable.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 24, 2015
Nostadamus: The Last Prophecy is an unusual, impressive and engaging game with a strong storyline and fun puzzle elements througout!

I love the historical fiction it's based off and the point-and-click genre is one of my favourites; so anyone who's into either is going to love this game.

There is a lot of logic involved and the game reminds me of Myst in many regards. Highly recommended!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
Recently, I've been on a point-and-click spree. While most games disappointed, Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy actually won me over, and over, and over again.

What is so good about this game?
First of all, it's the graphics - they are old, sure. But they are accordingly old. It's not like you're supposedly playing a game set in 2044 while it looks like it's actually 1999. Then, you have an immersive OST and a lovely background music choice in most locations.

The puzzles are something that I would like to compliment extensively. You have puzzles that are actually involved in the story line. This, you won't see often even in puzzle-based quests. They are different; you cannot solve two in the same way or even with the same type of analogy. You have different types of puzzles: from reflectory to balancing to runes. On top of this, they really do seem important.

Something else I love about it is that they never really killed the good old guy, although many characters did meet their end.

I particularly enjoyed the cross-dressing part. A nice twist on the old gender definitions. And yet, even this was realised through puzzles. You need to arrange voice manneurisms in order to achieve complete consistency.

If anyone is wondering if they want to try this game, I wholeheartedly recommend it to them. If you think the puzzles are too hard, it just means you need more experience - they are one of the most pleasurable parts of point-and-click adventure games.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 28, 2015
This game is very relaxing and fun. The puzzles are great, and easy to get into for all ages. I highly recommend this game for anyone that is looking for something simple and challenging at the same time. If you like to think, this game will do just that!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 25, 2015
Not my usual genre of game but I've really enjoyed this game so far and can't wait to complete it. Finding the hidden objects has been really fun, some objects are laid out in plain sight and some are a little more hidden in places such as draws and and inside cupboards. A really frustrating game yet really fun at the same time. I would really recommend getting this game.
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