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.
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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.