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Save on enough Myst games for a full lifestyle change

Maybe you didn't want cheap Myst games in August, but have since then matured into a person who is all about that. Celebrate the beginning of your "Myst person" phase by picking up Myst: Masterpiece Edition, Riven, RealMyst, and Manhole: Masterpiece Edition for $2.99 each, or Uru Complete Chronicle...

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You haven't Myst this great deal on Cyan games

If you're looking to pass a quiet weekend clicking your way through some puzzles, look no further than Good Old Games. The DRM-free retailer has put its whole selection of Cyan games on sale for half off this weekend. That includes Myst 1 and 2, the RealMyst remake, and the pre-Myst children's ad...

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Myst Online: Uru Live gets a third shot at success

The online multiplayer portion of Cyan Worlds' Uru: Ages Beyond Myst has had about as troubled a past as video games can have. It never made it out of its beta stage when Uru first launched in 2004. Three years later, GameTap opened up servers for the game -- but a lack of subscribers led to them b...

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Today in Joystiq: February 7, 2008

The above image was captured from the GameTap client hours ago, with the special note: "Uru: Myst Online Live" with the subtitle "Experience never-ending online adventure." Joystiq readers, say hello to irony. (Thanks, Patrick) Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Metareview - Devil May ...

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GameTap for $5 paid in advance

Is $9.95-per-month too expensive for GameTap? If you want to pay in advance, Cheap Ass Gamer mentions a half-off promotion to get a year for $59.40 -- that works out to $4.95 each month. GameTap will launch episodes of Sam & Max beginning October 17, and Myst Online: Uru Live is expected later t...

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Uru Live to let players create ages with developer tools [update 1]

As mentioned in our interview with Rand Miller, co-creator of the Myst empire, Myst Online: Uru Live will eventually let users build their own ages. Miller has always had this poetic goal of letting players "write" Myst environments of their own; Cyan Worlds plans to provide its own development tool...

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Joystiq interviews Rand Miller of Cyan Worlds [update 1]

Myst Online: Uru Live will let thousands of players convene in Myst ages to solve puzzles. Touting the persistence of the world as a major feature -- light switches and doors stay how you leave them -- Cyan Worlds thinks the collaborative nature of Myst will make a unique Massively Multiplayer Onlin...

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Joystiq interviews David Reid of GameTap

We recently sat down for a quick meeting with David Reid, VP of Marketing for GameTap, the Turner game-download subscription service. GameTap had previously announced that the episodic releases of Sam & Max and Myst Online: Uru Live would be added to the service as part of its monthly $10 fee; t...

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A second life for Uru Live

Myst fans who weren't stymied by installation problems and frequent crashes in the Uru spin-off games were left lamenting the cancellation of Uru Live back in early 2004. The opportunity to build virtual neighborhoods and engage in multiplayer exploration of the Miller brothers' wondrous ages was ta...

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