realMyst Linking Book - Plays Whole Series!

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Myst, one of the most beloved and treasured gaming franchises in the history of games, brought to amazing life the metaphor of books opening new worlds. Now, one fan has taken this metaphor almost to literal levels and created a 'working' Myst linking book.

A 6-years-in-the-making project, Myst fan Mike Ando details the creation of the book on his website. Ripping out the insides of a Harper's New Monthly Magazine tome, Ando has replaced the pages with a touch screen, a Intel Z530P running at 1.6GHz CPU and other fancy things this writer doesn't really understand to basically create a mini desktop computer inside the book.

The device...er....book can play all the games from the Myst series and, reportedly, Half Life 2 at 30fps. Amazingly, Ando is selling his Myst linking book for the bargain price of $15,625.

For more information on the 'real' Myst linking book, see Ando's website.

Myst Linking Book Video


Last Updated ( 31 October 2012 )  

Joe Douglas

A lover of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and dusty old video games, Joe is a Sega man through and through. Combining his love of collecting and blue hedgehogs, Joe runs the site SonicCollectors on which he attempts to build a database of Sonic merch. He is tolerated by one cat, two dogs and his girlfriend.

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(Link to this comment) Farzlepot 2012-11-07 11:31
Well now that's just cool.
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