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Date: 13 May, 2010
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It is 1929 and Charles Fox is a journalist. He receives an invitation to the museum in Hull, and is drawn into a darkly sinister world of intrigue, murder and mysticism in the hunt for a missing archaeologist.
When the cursor flashes a series of circles, click anywhere to get choices of answers. Keep an eye on the journal in the bottom left hand corner – this will supply notes and clues. Click on the text in the bottom right hand side to move to the next scene. What has happened to Elizabeth?
Enjoy an adventure and learn some Egyptology too – and if you get the secret password, you can save your progress at the end of an episode. Click on everything before you leave a room and read everything, and click all the way through the journal to the back to get your score. A very happy few hours wasted – and there are some hints.
Still in Ancient Egypt? Play senet, an ancient Egyptian game for two people where instead of throwing a dice you throw sticks. The rules look complicated but the game talks you through – and it’s always fun sending your opponent back a few squares! Solve the clues to reveal the mummy, escape from the mummy’s tomb, or try another Egyptian tomb adventure.
Time-travel through Victorian London and help two young people find Sam, their dog. Listen to the characters, explore the house and answer the questions.
Explore Kensington Palace through the ages, find clues and find the missing parts of the clock. Repair the clock to get back to the present day.
Jamestown, named after King James I, was the first place that British settlers founded in the New World. It wasn’t particularly successful, with almost half of the settler dying. As the Captain, see if you can you do better. Try another game about Jamestown.
You are an evacuee in World War II and need to pack a suitcase to take away with you. Many of your clothes are worn or too small, do you mend, make or spend – don’t forget you only have a limited number of clothing coupons. Try packing another suitcase or food shopping in wartime.
Loki has stolen things from St Albans Museum – go back through time to find them and bring them back.
It wasn’t easy moving goods around England in 1850. Pick your goods and get them to your destination on time and on budget.
Time travel through London from Roman times to the present day – follow the clues and complete the tasks to stop the time pirates from stealing history. If you enjoyed returning things to a museum, try Relic: Guardians of the Museum or Time Explorer.
And as an extra – design a Greek pot and fire it.