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Lighthouse: The Dark Being

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lighthouse2.01_patch.sea_.hqx (484.97 KB)
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For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us (562.85 MB)
MD5: f1079d77fc1e01355f4e3865134be53f
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us (521.58 MB)
MD5: 22a5fe6cbaecd0989e90717855caeaa6
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
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The game is a first person adventure with a point and click interface, similar to Myst. Set on the mysterious, murky Oregon coast, Lighthouse is the story of a young writer seeking to unravel the mysterious disappearance of her physicist neighbour, Dr. Kirk, and the strange kidnapping of his infant daughter Amanda. Her discoveries take her beyond the realm of the present and into a mystical parallel world, full of strange mechanical gadgets and beings, and terrorised by the Dark Being. As the player explores 6 different locations in the parallel world, the means of capturing the Dark Being, and thus saving Dr. Krick and Amanda, becomes clear. (Adapted from text in the review article and Wikipedia).

A review can be found here.

This is version 2.0 of Lighthouse, which incorporates all patches made for previous versions.

CD 2 or its image must be mounted to play the game.

A note about the manuals available from above:

  1. file is the manual
  2. file is the Player's Handbook
Architecture: PPC x86 (Windows)

These are hybrid CD-ROMs for PC & Mac.

System requirements Mac:
Mac OS 7.1 or higher
Power Mac
20 MB free HD space


Kitchen2010's picture
by Kitchen2010 - 2013, January 11 - 4:59pm

I installed Toast Titanium 6 on my System and managed to mount the CD #2 image file.
Obviously, the Finder cannot mount image files of Mac/PC multi-session CDs.

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2013, January 11 - 12:53pm

It mounts OK on Mac OS 9. The error you see with OS X 10.4 occasionally occurs for me with CDs that are imaged with Toast 5 (as this is), and occurs for me as well on this occasion with OS X 10.6.8. But you can still burn a CD OK. I could image another copy of the CD2 with a later version of Toast, but I don't see that it is necessary.

Kitchen2010's picture
by Kitchen2010 - 2013, January 11 - 12:34pm

My System (Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger PPC) cannot recognize CD #2 (error: not recognized) though CD #1 works.
I decompressed both with Stuff-It Expander 14.0.0.

LIGHT_CD2.toast.sit 41074edc22c6ef1c3cba55fa0807f202
LIGHT CD#2.toast 06255840274c0b0f4d45035aa097ebbf

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by SwedeBear - 2013, January 11 - 12:21pm

v2 also adds a hint system new for the game all versions before Smile