Myst III: Exile is the third title in the Myst series of graphic
adventure puzzle video games, after Myst and Riven. Exile was developed
by Presto Studios and published by Ubi Soft. The game was released on
four compact discs for both Mac OS and Microsoft Windows on May 8, 2001;
versions for the Xbox and PlayStation 2 were released in late 2002. As
in previous games, the player assumes the role of a friend of Atrus, a
member of the D'ni race. Atrus can create links to other worlds, called
Ages, by writing descriptive books. In Exile, Atrus has created a link
for the D'ni to rebuild their civilization. When the book is stolen, the
player pursues the thief to reclaim it. Presto Studios sought to develop
a diverse and logical approach to puzzles and Ages, and worked to make
the villain sympathetically multifaceted. Despite selling more than one
million copies in the first year of release, Exile fared worse
commercially than Myst and Riven, which had sold more than 10 million
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myst_III:_Exile>
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