Daily Archive for February 4th, 2007

Myst Online: Uru Live Beta

Social Interactions in my Myst? It’s more likely than you think.

In the interest of fairness, since this is a beta product, and in order to avoid writing too much about Myst while out of character, let me just say a very few things. Continue reading ‘Myst Online: Uru Live Beta’

GameTap Early Review

Overall Vibe: Quite Positive

I finally decided to subscribe to GameTap after it was announced that they were redeveloping and launching Myst Online: Uru Live this February 15, and that the public beta program is already underway. I’ll get into more details about Myst Online later, but understand that it was indeed my tilting point for this service, and I think K shares my motivation in that regard. Others joined up at the same time for the episodic Sam & Max games — 3 so far. Still others, while being dragged into Myst Online for the first time, immediately noticed some of the videos that are also part of the service. There’s some original episodes, as well as some old favorite low-rent features like SeaLab 2021, Space Ghost Coast-to-Coast and Megaman. (Samples of my favorite new-to-me features, “A Day in the Extra Life” and “C0MPu73R L4B” are available behind that link.)

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