This isn't a bad game, although definitely dated. It perhaps hasn't aged as well as some older games, but it's worth a play if you like the genre. It did seem rather short to me and the story fell apart a bit in places, so I would recommend getting it in a bundle if possible or on sale.
Graphically very pretty for the time period it was created in, although somewhat fuzzy/pixelated on a modern system in places. Nothing game breaking. There was some minor annoyance in some parts that seemed too dark to see what was needed to progress, but that was very few places. Character models probably aged the worst, but there are very few of them so no matter. Animal models still look quite good; for example, the critters playing fetch with my grappling hook late in the game were delightfully well done.
The format is point-and-click in what I like to call "freestyle Myst" style, in that as you move around from spot to spot, you stand still in a static location as you do in Myst or Dark Fall, but you have free 360 degree freedom of view and click the movement arrows to move from spot to spot. There is limited inventory and the interface is a little clunky, but again, nothing that is game breaking.
The story is straightforward but does leave a few holes and has some sketchy logic, but it was enjoyable. While I do normally like games that leave me some room to mull over what happened and what it may mean, this one could have used some more detail and fleshing out of story and characters. I had some questions that were more than just "give the player something to think about" problems and more "I think the player should have this information" problems.
Anyway, I will recommend this because there is no "in the middle" option. Given a choice between yes or no, I'd say yes, even though it hasn't aged as well as other games, because the story is interesting and the fantastical pseudo-Amazon setting is pretty fun to experience. If you like the genre, give it a shot especially if you can find it on sale.