A point-and-click adventure game using 360° views, similar to Jules Verne’s Return to Mysterious Island and Dracula: The Path of the Dragon. You play the role of a young magician and help her investigate the mysteries of ancient Egypt. Can you solve the Fate of Ramses?
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Overall:
Mixed (57 reviews) - 63% of the 57 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 29, 2004

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Reviews

“Tight story, excellent puzzles, attractive graphics -- what else could we grouchy adventure game players ask for?”
83% – Just Adventure

“I gave every category about 80% in my scoring, and that sums up The Egyptian Prophecy pretty well.”
81% – Game Over Online

“It's an excellent buy as it is inspired, and engaging.”
80% – Computer Games Magazine

About This Game

Plunge into ancient Egypt and follow Maya, a young magician, who has been ordered by Pharaoh to investigate the strange accidents that have recently occurred at the great obelisk’s worksite. Find out what is standing in the way of your sovereign’s mission. Evade curses and spells, and allow your people to construct one of the great architectural splendors of antiquity to the god Amon-Ra.

A point-and-click adventure game using 360° views, similar to Jules Verne’s Return to Mysterious Island and Dracula: The Path of the Dragon.

Can you solve the Fate of Ramses?

  • High-definition graphics and animations
  • User-friendly inventory system
  • Large number of riddles to solve
  • Varied sound environments and bewitching music

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX compatible Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
31.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 5
Firstly, I have a dual degree in archaeology and history, as well as number of years under my belt working in the field as an archaeologist. This game is surprizingly accurate in many respects! It got the mythology right, which you do sometimes tend to see in games set in Egypt ... but more importantly it got the "everyday life" aspect right (which you NEVER see). The devs really did their research on this game, and it's highly appreciated!! The houses are laid out properly, the material culture is right down to the feathers on the floor and the pottery styles. Even the spells you cast are taken from ancient stories. This makes it one of the only entertainment pieces (games, movies, etc) set in ancient Egypt that has kept me entirely immersed. And I admit I'm hard to please in that aspect - my friends tend to think of me a "spoil sport" when movies or games "get things wrong".

Aside from that, the game is simply a lot of fun. It's challenging WITHOUT PIXEL HUNTING (because, amazingly, I guess people realized that this was possible), but it never had me so stumped that I was pulling my hair out.

All in all I highly recommend this game if you're in to either point and click or puzzles. And if you're not but you like this time era, pick it up anyway. $5 is very worth it. $2 even more so if you get it on sale!

P.S. Also in answer to one of the previous reviews - I don't get seizures, but I do get very frequent migraines. While blurring in other games (and Vsync - I hate Vsync so much, it causes so much ppaaaaiinnnn) do cause issues.... I didn't actually have a problem or notice the blurring in the cut scenes. In terms of migraine sufferers, it should be fine :)

P.P.S. If you're like me and played Egypt 1156 b.c. Tomb of the Pharaoh as a kid ... just buy this and try it out. The nostalgia is intoxicating. :D
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36 of 40 people (90%) found this review helpful
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 30, 2014
The Egyptian Prophecy was originally released in 2004 and it shows. The animated video is a bit choppy, the gameplay is not smooth, overall it looks a bit fuzzy due to the low resolution of the graphics, and the conversation flow is a clunky. Just be prepared for all that.

On the good side, it is a fairly enjoyable puzzler. The makers mixed in some real history and rituals into the game, so that is an added bonus.

If you can get it on a sale, I think it would be worth picking up.
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20 of 22 people (91%) found this review helpful
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
I'm not one to play Adventure games much; I'd like to play them more, but I often lack the patience.
This game, however, kept me firmly firmly seated from start to finish, quite literally; before I'd realised it, I'd finished the whole game in one go. The puzzles may seem easy to someone who plays adventure games a lot, and do lack that element of obtuse adventure-game-developer-logic, but a few puzzles do require some actual knowledge of Egyptian mythology on the player's part. The ending does seem a little abrupt, and at 5 hours it may seem a little stumpy, but it keeps up a nice pace and doesn't wear out its welcome.

The game doesn't look horrible for its age, and though the voice acting threw me a little at the beginning, you get used to it fairly easily. It's also nice to see that effort was made with name pronounciations, unlike most games that handle any names other than English.

Definitely try it out if you're into Egypt-themed stuff; maybe if you're on the fence about adventure games, too.
Also if you're looking for a game with some decent female characters - it's refreshing to play a game with a female protagonist, in which her gender isn't an issue.
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
This game is great. Many puzzles that not too easy to solve are main part of a game and there are beautiful concept arts though this game is quite old. The soundtracks are mediocre but they are quite odd because they are egyptian style. I had a lot of fun because the story of this game is awesome. One problem that really annoying me is that there always blurring vision when there come to cutscenes in game, I don't recommended this game to anyone who had seizure or migraine and I mean it seriously but if you just skip it so it's ok to play through.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 1, 2015
While The Egyptian Prophecy: The Fate of Ramses isn't a high grade point-and-click adventure game, it doesn't really deserve it's rather low rating. The most likely part that would turn people off from the game is its old-school navigation style combined with a bit out-dated graphics, but other than that it has a nice story and cutscenes with plenty of good puzzles. Surprisngly, it also has a mini-encyclopedia in-game that covers various topics on Egyptian culture/history. Overall, the game turned out to be better than expected.

To access the interface in-game, right click your mouse, and the gold button with the x-mark will bring you to the main menu where you can save. Just be sure to save often because sometimes the game may crash (maybe due to using alt+tab).
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