This is my favorite game of all time, the first game is better played in the Philips CD-I, I need to buy a new one since mine is broken. I will support it a lot in kickstarter. Who knos someday Sierra can follow the step and release Phantasmagoria 3?
Sequel to 90s adventure games in the works; will probably head to Kickstarter next month.
Charlie McHenry, co-founder of original developer Trilobyte, announced the project to Polygon. The 7th Guest: 3 retains the same emphasis on puzzles as its predecessor, but is now rendered in realtime 3D as opposed to the full motion video of the 1993 original, which was one of the earliest games to ship on CD-ROM as opposed to floppy disks.
"In the world of The 7th Guest: 3, you will re-enter the mysterious and magical mansion, newly restored with games, puzzles and artifacts," said McHenry. "But it is still haunted, as players will soon discover. You will learn more about what happened on that terrible night, and discover the real story and previously hidden secrets of the gaming world's most mysterious toymaker."
Some of the original 90s development team are returning for The 7th Guest: 3, and the team is planning on launching a Kickstarter campaign for the game next month provided they can't secure funding by alternative means.
Development on The 7th Guest: 3 is expected to take between 12 and 18 months, according to McHenry.
After this news, I'd love to read "Kickstarter is going to fund a new racing game by Geoff Crammond"...
@theperm Nope, it was only on two discs because they used CD-Roms for it which was relatively unheard of. 11th Hour had I think 5 discs (one for every "hour" of play) though.
Another Kickstarter campaign to fund game development? Come on, this is an established series, not an unknown from an upstart. How about you use your own money to fund development and charge people for it afterward? You know, like how the game business did it up until this point?
@yaba for a gaming series which is returning almost 20 years after its latest release, I understand the Kickstarter funding. And people more famous than McHenry are using this tool too, like Tim Schafer.
I agree however you'll be surprised how many people don't know that game. Let me give you an example that happened to me just recently.
I decent population of my workplace are gamers - I mentioned about Planescape Torment (in reference to the kickstarter program) and guess what - no one ever heard of that game bar one (I think the population here is around 20).
Yet add CoD next to it, then it's a different story.
One of the best games no one's ever heard of. Gotta love Kickstarter bringing back to life game series that I think all of us could agree would never see the light of day again (I mean how many middle school shooter fans would ever pick this up).
You can't make this game fast enough, just let me know when the kickstarter is
Back when I first played the 7th guest I loved it right up until I got lost in the maze.
Years later I bought it again on my ipad and was loving it right up until I got lost in the damn maze...
ok great, now all I need is Police Quest and Under a Killing Moon. the 90's still had the best games when it comes to pc classic. also need Front Page sports NFL football.
The seventh guest was one of the first CDROM titles I ever owned. Myst being the first. I bought both the seventh guest and eleventh hour. Looking forward to this one.
OMG i remember this game! I got it free for for my first desktop ever, the IBM Aptiva, a x386 PC XD. at the time i was so blown away i started looking at the sides of and all around my tower trying to figure out how the thing was running this "amazing looking" software ROFL!
Classic line from the game: Theyre all playing poker, and one of the girls declare, "I'll show you mine if you show me yours." BAHAHAHAHAHAAA!!!! ANd fuck those puzzles were ballz hard. Ugh that frackin chess puzzle. Never finished the game since you could just go on the CD and dbl click 'ending.avi'! LMAOOO
This is awesome. I used to love these games. It was fun trying to figure out some of these crazy puzzles. I screamed at my computer more than a couple of times. Awesome News!
This is great news. The first one was a great game and I even liked the sequel. I still remember the solution to the chess puzzle to this day.
oh man, this was the game that i got first on my CDi, was truely something unique, had the funkiest of music scores as well. "play a game 7th guest" on youtube bitches! its epic! yeah!
I remember my Dad booting this game up on our ancient IBM PC twenty years ago and being amazed at the graphics and real time video. He had to upgrade his Ram because the game kept crashing. Fun times. Wow, I'm getting old. Lol
I remember being AMAZED at the graphics of 7th guest - I even pushed my "Turbo" button on my 486 DX for it.
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