Myst Journey

MystJourney.com is a complete guide to the Myst video game series. Hints, puzzle solutions, and walkthroughs. And behind-the-scenes extras. Below is a timeline of their releases along with related media around them.

Myst and Riven

Produced as frame by frame point-and-click by Cyan.

  • Myst

    Myst (1993)

    The adventure begins on a mysterious island in the 1993 original.

  • Riven: The Sequel to Myst

    Riven: The Sequel to Myst (1997)

    A monumental follow-up, considered to be the highlight of the series.

Three novels were written between Myst and Riven to compliment their story.

  • Myst: The Book of Atrus (1995)

    Myst: The Book of Atrus

    Follows Atrus, his early youth with his grandmother Ti'ana, meeting his father Gehn, his study of the Art, and the events that lead up to where he meets his wife, Catherine in Riven and their journey to the island of Myst.

  • Myst: The Book of Ti'Ana (1996)

    Myst: The Book of Ti'ana

    Set before the events of the first book, we learn about the origins of Atrus's family, his grandfather Aitrus with his parents Kahlis and Tasera. And Aitrus's meeting and marrying Ti'ana and raising their son Gehn.

  • Myst: The Book of D'ni (1997)

    Myst: The Book of D'ni

    Atrus, the last D'ni known to be alive, together with his wife Catherine and helpers finally manage to open the crumbled exit of the room in K'veer and gain access to all D'ni, setting out to find old linking books and survivors of The Fall.

Exile and Revelation

Produced as 360 view point-and-click, by Presto Studios and Ubisoft.

  • Myst III: Exile

    Myst 3: Exile (2001)

    A new experience where you can freely look around the environment.

  • Myst IV: Revelation

    Myst 4: Revelation (2004)

    Visit the worlds of the original game's red and blue prison books.

Soundtracks for the games were originally composed to enhance the atmosphere while playing.


Uru and End of Ages

Produced as real-time 3D by Cyan.

  • Uru: Ages Beyond Myst

    Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (2003-2004, 2007)

    Now in real-time 3D, exploring the world of the D'ni and its history.

  • Myst V: End of Ages

    Myst 5: End of Ages (2005)

    An official end to the series and Yeesha's story, introduced in Uru.

Since the original games released, they have been ported to various platforms by Cyan, and in the case of the original Myst, remade several times.

  • Myst: Masterpiece Edition (1999) - re-rendered higher res images and enhanced audio
  • realMyst: Interactive 3D Edition (2000) - real time 3D graphics, with weather effects and an added Age
  • Myst and Riven for iOS (2009) - mobile for iPhone as well as iPad tablet versions
  • realMyst for iOS (2012) - the real-time 3D version for iPhone and iPad
  • realMyst: Masterpiece Edition (2014) - rebuilt using new 3D engine
  • Myst (2021) - rebuilt with new 3D engine and adjusted for VR interaction
  • Riven (2024) - a real time 3D version of Riven, including for VR

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