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Giza

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Giza.SIT (1.45 MB)
MD5: 15252acc9e963ee4e194557a4021b793
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Giza_2.1.6_FAT_img.sit (1.68 MB)
MD5: c979a53aab2cd20abc5c81bcb49ec589
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#3
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
giza_etiennes_map.sit (11.46 KB)
MD5: b0da565d546ea1ce1741954756f35c1a
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver,

If you like action, puzzles, and quick thinking, then Giza is the game for you. Also has pretty good graphics. You're trapped in the Great Pyramid on the eve of its destruction by the US government (!) and must piece together hieroglyphs on your Newton ArcheoPad to bring the structure's true origins to light before it's too late. It is basically a maze game where you need to avoid traps, sliding stones, simple puzzles and a few mild monsters.

  • [1st DL]: Giza v2.1.4 (released in 1998)
  • [2nd DL]: Giza v2.1.6 (released in 1999)
  • [3rd DL]: A user-made map containing 25 levels.
  • Compatibility
    Architecture: 68k PPC

    System requirements:

    Comments

    MacNiels's picture
    by MacNiels - 2020, March 9 - 12:14pm

    Added v2.1.6. Unknown what this version changes, but the system requirements remained unchanged.

    SkyCapt's picture
    by SkyCapt - 2017, March 4 - 11:07am

    It says only first 3 of 25 levels can be played, and I don't think the kid's extra map successfully loads, without registering.

    Name> Registered
    Code> WK-55610

    ThinkIndifferent's picture
    by ThinkIndifferent - 2017, February 3 - 10:25am
    4

    Recorded a video of this game:

    https://youtu.be/4iL98S7EYF8

    Daxeria's picture
    by Daxeria - 2017, February 3 - 5:39am

    @ThinkIndifferent: Thanks for finding that map. For some reason it uploaded as a zero-byte file, so I've replaced it with a fresh copy.

    ThinkIndifferent's picture
    by ThinkIndifferent - 2017, February 3 - 5:25am
    4

    Added a user-created map. If anyone has more, please share them! (For this or any other game for that matter.)

    Unfortunately, only the one was saved by the web archive:

    https://web.archive.org/web/20000304154223/http://www.squeegeesoftware.com/

    abasu1979's picture
    by abasu1979 - 2015, January 5 - 10:53am

    A surprisingly enjoyable (and often scary) game. It also came with a map editor, which was my first introduction to 3D map-making, (and demonstrated just how easy it could be).

    I might upload a map of my own if anyone's interested.

    Applemeister's picture
    by Applemeister - 2012, February 21 - 9:35pm
    3

    I played this from start to finish sometime last year on my Beige G3.

    It's relatively enjoyable with a nice soundtrack. Some of the graphics on the MessagePad are rather reminiscent of Marathon, which is nice. My only real issue with the game is the clumsy mechanics when it comes to zapping the critters. This wouldn't be so bad if there were more ankhs (Ancient Egyptian medikits Wink).

    It's also wise to keep several save files, as you can very easily find yourself in a situation without an exit, and that would mean having to start right from the beginning!

    j_damage•69's picture
    by j_damage•69 - 2010, October 27 - 5:15am

    Hmm actually gets quite hard to know where to go in later levels. Those damn bats!

    maxmulder's picture
    by maxmulder - 2010, October 27 - 4:40am

    Cool tombs to explore, many levels. Simple game and easy to get hooked on! After some years is a nice re-play!

    marquisor's picture
    by marquisor - 2009, November 14 - 2:51am

    wasn't that a promotional game of a tobacco trademark?