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Can you recommend any games for Mac similar to Myst?

That's basically the question. I'm not a gamer AT ALL but decades ago I enjoyed two games, Ceremony of Innocence and Myst and haven't played since. I'm now in the possession of a new three day old 13 " MacBook Pro and thought I'd take advantage of the retina graphic aspect of it with a visually stunning game. Games with riddles and puzzles and stories like the above, the first one in particular are the only ones I've enjoyed. Do you know of any others?
posted by Jubey on Apr 2, 2015 - 12 answers

Top Secret, Super Special, Psychedelic, Pinball Palace

Help me find Berkeley's hidden pinball house... [more inside]
posted by Toddles on Jan 3, 2015 - 3 answers

Seeking pretty, engaging games with no violence.

Need non-violent game recommendations. Have Xbox 360 (never used), a badass PC, and iPad. Like pretty, detailed environments, exploration, puzzles/deduction, mystery, adventure. Dislike all but the most very mild violence, and also not very good with things that are time-sensitive (like having to do things very, very quickly or have a good reaction time to succeed). Many years ago in the mid-late '90s I enjoyed Myst/Riven, The 7th Guest, Zork Nemesis, the X-Files game, the Titanic game, and a couple other exploring worlds/figuring things out things that I can't remember the names of. [more inside]
posted by rabbitrabbit on Aug 16, 2013 - 48 answers

I don't have a butler, though, so that's right out.

How might one go about having a (murder?) mystery-themed dinner party? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Sep 22, 2011 - 10 answers

Looking for an old hacker puzzle site

Looking for a puzzle site from a few years back whose navigation forward was achieved by solving a series of hacker-type problems. Maybe 2002 or so? Not entirely sure. [more inside]
posted by vizsla on Feb 12, 2010 - 10 answers

Great PBEM games for a time-starved dad?

I need to get back in touch with one of my original loves - gaming - and need some help finding some great play-by-email-games ... [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Sep 10, 2006 - 10 answers

What became of Sleuth Publications?

Does anybody know what happened to the company Sleuth Publications, which made the excellent "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective" boardgame? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Sep 3, 2006 - 4 answers

The Mysterious Case of the 30th Birthday Party

I want to write my own "How To Host A Murder"-type interactive party game. Any suggestions or resources? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Sep 22, 2005 - 4 answers

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