Early 1990s point-and-click graphical adventure Myst was a smash hit with both serious and casual gamers the world over. Players took on the role of The Stranger, a visitor to an atmospheric and mysterious island known only as Myst. The game featured the quick pace of action games for a point-and-click interface that carried players through the beautifully rendered island and all of its mysterious pockets and puzzles.
Originally released for the Macintosh platform in 1993, it was quickly ported to Windows computers. Myst's has a computer-based game of a series of porting efforts, ultimately bringing the game to 13 different platforms including the PlayStation (as well as the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3), 3DO, Sega Saturn, Nintendo DS and 3DS, iOS, Android, and more.
The only other graphical adventure game that even comes close to the adoption of cross-platform adoption Myst has been the 1987 point-and-click game Shadow Gate . Even then, it falls short of Myst's accomplishes and only creeps close to the remakes and adaptations across platforms.
Riven and Myst III: Exile , the two immediate sequels to Myst and part of the six-game stable that makes up the myst universe, also widely ported and can be found on Windows, macOS, and various gaming Platforms.