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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Mixed (58 reviews) - 62% of the 58 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
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Overall:
Mixed (58 reviews)
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Dustin
0.6 hrs
Posted: August 12
Game doesn't work, only intro...
0/10
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Anubis
6.6 hrs
Posted: July 9
I absolutely loved this game. It was very entertaining thoughout and overall a masterpiece. Sure it's got dated graphics, but can you really call it a terrible game for that? The story can be wonky at times, but is well done at the very least.

Pick this game up if you can, you won't be dissapointed!
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NinaWindia
9.0 hrs
Posted: April 25
I was unsure at first but I got it while it was on sale, and to be honest, it's looking like a magical advanture so far. The puzzles are hard and it's a bit hannoying to get used to it, but it's worth it- a very intersting and somewhat different (in a good way) Click and point game. I say go for it, if you are into old yet special games that requires much observe into the little details.
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Jediravenclaw
31.1 hrs
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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witchiepoo
0.4 hrs
Posted: January 2
I admit it's my own fault but I hadn't noticed this was a 360degree game. So if you like me get really dizzy when playing such a game this is not for you.

I also admit I have only played this game for half an hour but that was enough for me. Usually I like most point and click games I play but this I found really bad in the short time I struggled with dizziness. The charactors are kind of dead and you feel nothing at all for them. And the voices are also dead. I have played much older games that was much more inspiring than this and much better made. There is just no heart in it.
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GamerPax
6.3 hrs
Posted: December 9, 2015
Very fun game! The creators clearly did some research and kept to the Mythos.
Beautiul graphics and music.
The only bad thing is that I was able to finish the game in 6 hours.

Overall, I'd say it was worth buying on sale for an afternoon of gaming.
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Mindgame
0.1 hrs
Posted: November 27, 2015
Wow this game! Back when I was a kid I loved this game so much.
I had never seen a point-and-click game before and this was a whole new way of playing. It was very challenging aswell!
Just bought it now because of the nostalgic trip it would have given me.

Too bad it wont even start on my Windows 10 x64.

Please Steam you are like a grocery store whos selling blue uneatable bananas for full price 10 years after the banana grew in its tree. Yes that is my best comparison.

And please get rid of this ♥♥♥♥:
(You need to have used this product for at least 5 minutes before posting a review for it (1 minutes on record).
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Dinner's Ready
5.0 hrs
Posted: October 16, 2015
Surprisingly fun game! Love point-and-click games so I decided to give this one a try, and was not disappointed. Also love the egyptian aspect of the game. Puzzles and intriguing and challenging, but fun to solve. Very creative and interesting. Highly recommend if you're looking for a new style of point-and-click puzzle game!
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ExtremeBoyX
0.8 hrs
Posted: October 12, 2015
I truly suggest this game! Regardless of perusing some terrible remarks about it here, since I adore this sort of games of "point and snap" experiences, I chose to try it out. On the off chance that you attempted this kind of games before and you are looking for "another" one, I think you ought to give this one a possibility! This kind of games is not made regularly nowadays, so I truly need to swing to the more seasoned ones... A confuses' portion are truly cool (on the off chance that you like Egyptian history, you will like the subtle elements), and I didn't discover any of them especially hard (perhaps on the grounds that I'm utilized to these games). That is to say, once in a while you will need to hunt down a long while, yet that inquiry is the game's piece that makes them think, and it's agreeable.

Attempt it!
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WiReD
0.6 hrs
Posted: September 28, 2015
The Egyptian Prophecy is a fantastic rendering of Ancient Egypt and a pleasure to explore and investigate. It's a point-and-click adventure with a full 360 view twist and a great story to boot!

The puzzles are simple enough to remain enjoyable and the story is interesting and non bland. A great little adventure game! :)
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
37 of 41 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
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
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
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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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
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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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
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
Recommended
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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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
i dont mind this game, it was interesting, quite short only took me 4.6 hour steam says and i dawdled.
one thing i think everyone should remember is that the game was released 2004.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 9, 2015
I really recommend this game! Despite reading some bad comments about it here, since I love this type of games of "point and click" adventures, I decided to give it a try. If you tried this type of games before and you are searching for a "new" one, I think you should give this one a chance! This type of game is not created very often these days, so I really have to turn to the older ones... Some of the puzzles are really cool (if you like Egyptian history, you will like the details), and I didn't find any of them particularly hard (maybe because I'm used to these games). I mean, sometimes you will have to search for quite some time, but that search is the part of the game that gets you thinking, and it's enjoyable.
Try it!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 13, 2015
It's an adventure game with a Myst-like interface.

The story wasn't the greatest but interesting enough to keep me playing.

The setting of ancient Egypt was the brightest aspect of the game. The game provides history and game notes in the menus, and after reading it all of the religiousy stuff made more sense. And there were a lot of religiousy stuff. Priests, Gods, Magic, Rituals, Potions, etc. I'm not an Egyptologist, so I don't know how much of it was fictionalized, however, the cities, gods, and historical figures seemed to be real.

The graphics were decent for 2004 and the cutscenes were above average. The voice acting was hit or miss. I thought the female characters' voices were excellent.

The "find stuff" parts of the game was frustrating. I cheated a few times by Googling where item 'x' was located, because I felt stupid wasting so much time traveling from room-to-room while hovering the mouse cursor over every object to see if it was interactive.

Most of the puzzles were on the easy side except for a couple of brain teasers.

The last boss battle was the hardest part. That's because the rules to the mini-game weren't completely explained.

If the above sounds like your cup of tea, wait for a Steam sale. That's how I bought it. At the low price, expectations were low, and the "pleasant surprise" was high.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 16, 2015
Surprisingly fun game! Love point-and-click games so I decided to give this one a try, and was not disappointed. Also love the egyptian aspect of the game. Puzzles and intriguing and challenging, but fun to solve. Very creative and interesting. Highly recommend if you're looking for a new style of point-and-click puzzle game!
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15 of 28 people (54%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 11, 2014
Step back into time to solve a mystery for the Pharoh as Maya.
You'll love the feel as you explore this historical tale through her eyes.
Have fun and buy this one to share with others!
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