Myst, Adventure Puzzle Game, Gets a TV Show

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    And again, another "u wut" story, Myst, the adventure/puzzle game and one of the best selling PC games, is getting it's own TV series. Yeah, it's own TV series.

    First Tetris, and now Myst. It looks like people are looking to video games as a base for stories and shows. A good thing? Or will it suffer the plague of other video game movies/TV shows?

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    Lol, don't forget "Pacman and the ghostly adventures".
     
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    I can barely remember this game lol ... but from what I do remember of it is this ....
    I hated it , loved it , and couldn't get a enough of back in the day ( damn this makes me feel old , and I'm not that old )
     
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    Now that's just Mystifying.
     
  6. morphius

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    Actually, If done correctly this could be a GREAT show. They could include all the games Myst, Riven , Exile and Revelation. It is actually a VERY good story line. I see the big problem being that it would have to be very slow to grow the story arcs the gain the true "feeling" of myst.
     
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    The books were excellent from what I remember. No pun intended (realized that it is about getting warped into books after typing...), there is a series I checked out from the library. Hopefully this will turn out as well or better.
     
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    This isn't the first time they tried to develop a Myst TV series, may not be the last. There was a kinda recent attempt to make a movie, which I assume is dead. I'd be a surprised if this gets off the ground. But hey, if we get a new Myst game out of it then best of luck to them, hopefully it'll be any good.

    This may seem overly pessimistic from a guy with a user name borrowed from a Myst novel, but I'm a realist.
     
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    Myst ! Its that awful 3DS game !
     
  10. Foxi4

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    I swear to God, you can find Myst on every single device this days.
     
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    Magical books that link to fantasy worlds is a better premise than many TV shows these days. Whether they can turn the IP into something worth watching is a different matter entirely...
     
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    I'm imagining it like Stargate now.
     
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    They already did this several years back, it was called "LOST"... Seriously, though, did y'all know there were once plans to make a Myst-based attraction at Disney? Anyway, I love the Myst game series, but a TV show? I don't know. I suppose I'd give it a watch and see what they come up with.
     
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    I am really hoping this isnt a sign of the times to come.
     
  15. Opium

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    The creator of Myst actually wrote some excellent novels set in the Myst universe. Lots of great lore and content that could easily be used for a TV show. Myst is a lot more than just the computer game you all remember. I recommend people read the books if they've got the time!
     
  16. Silverthorn

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    I was going to say the same but you beat me to it.
    The novels were nice, they definitely had some of that "myst" feel.