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  • Summary: realMYST for iPad 2 and the new iPad - LIMITED TIME INTRODUCTORY PRICE $6.99! Get it now before the price goes to $9.99.This is not your father’s Myst. Experience Myst in a way that’s closer to real than you’ve ever imagined - in realtime 3D and up close and personal onrealMYST for iPad 2 and the new iPad - LIMITED TIME INTRODUCTORY PRICE $6.99! Get it now before the price goes to $9.99.This is not your father’s Myst. Experience Myst in a way that’s closer to real than you’ve ever imagined - in realtime 3D and up close and personal on your iPad 2 or newer. You've got to experience it to believe it!realMyst is all-things Myst, but amazingly more real. You can explore anywhere, unfettered, and in realtime! Pick your own path through the forest on Myst Island. Look lazily upward into the Channelwood Age trees. Relax next to the rippling fountain as the sun sets in the Selenitic Age. Spin around for a full panoramic tour of Sirrus’ throne room. Seek shelter from the thunderstorm in Stoneship Age. And what could possibly make that experience even more real? Now you can have all of that on your iPad* with nothing between you and Myst but the touch of your finger - the sheerest of interfaces between you and the surrealistic island adventure that will become your world.*Features...• realMyst is for the iPad 2 and the new iPad• All the original Myst Ages plus bonus Rime Age• Full Myst gameplay and interaction• Dynamic environments - rippling water, falling rain, waving trees• Haunting Myst music score and dynamic 3D sounds• Simple navigation - touch and hold to move, swipe to turn• Advanced navigation - run, move backward, invert look, & more• “Interaction Guides” demonstrate how to interact with objects• Full Retina Display support on the new iPad• "Bookmark" feature to save & restore progress • Auto-save to insure you pick up where you left off• realMyst Hint Guide - get past that one puzzle that's got you stumped Expand
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  1. Jun 15, 2012
    100
    realMyst is THE way to play this game. It'll bring back all of the old memories you loved from the original while creating new ones. A must have for fans adventure/puzzle games, and a definite must have for fans of the original.
  2. Jun 15, 2012
    90
    If you missed out on the game the first time around, or simply came to gaming later on in life, this is both an excellent and depressing example of how far games could and should have evolved by 2012.
  3. Jun 20, 2012
    70
    Ethereally moving around the classic scenery can be a great way to spend a couple of hours. I rather solve the puzzles, and if I hadn't already played the original I would have a much harder time than I have.
  4. Jul 9, 2012
    70
    Despite some resolution issues, realMyst is a solid remake of a remake, improving slightly on a game that was itself a slight improvement on a game.
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  1. Jul 2, 2012
    10
    Crisp graphics, lovely scenery make for a great port for realMyst. If I could only have one game on the iPad, this is the one. While I wasn'tCrisp graphics, lovely scenery make for a great port for realMyst. If I could only have one game on the iPad, this is the one. While I wasn't around for the first time Myst came out, I have been able to enjoy this version of it. Expand