Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple combines features of classic point and click adventure, logic games and hidden object games. The game puts you in the shoes of Sylvie, a young archaeologist, who is about to begin the greatest adventure of her life. Having received an invitation to France from her uncle, a renowned historian, she arrives there only to discover he went missing. His disappearance is connected to the recent discovery of a mysterious underground chapel from the times of the Crusades. Sylvie embarks on a journey to find her uncle and to uncover the long forgotten secrets of the famed Knights Hospitaller order!
There's plenty to enjoy in Curse of the Ancient Temple. The bulk of the game play comes in the form of screens where the player is tasked with finding a variety of objects hidden in the scenery. Puzzles are constantly interjected and serve as a break from the usual action. These puzzles range from balancing weights to matching symbols, to navigating mazes and tracing difficult paths. The game contains stunning 3D graphics and the aesthetic quality continues into the music, which generates a good sense of tension during the minigames.
Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple is perfect for experienced adventure gamers as well as casual players who are fond of puzzles.