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a Museum of Dubious Splendors

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The Museum of Dubious Splendors is half a storybook and half an exploration game. It is a collection of folklore and oral tales, punctuated by peculiar rooms, that you wander through. These tales, have been recreated from a collection of stories by Mir UmarHassan, a Gujarati poet whose works have proven notoriously difficult to translate because of the mellifluous use of Urdu and Hindi in his compositions. The collection, entitled "in Dubious Splendor", was written (in Gujarati) in nineteen sixty two for the Malwa Chronicle, but the stories therein were mangled and edited without the author's permission prior to their publication in serialized form. This contested collection of stories, became momentarily infamous as the subject of the first court case to arbitrate authorial ownership in Independent India. Even today, despite countless restorative efforts by scholars, it cannot be said with with any certainty that the text that we used for this adaptation was the original as written by UmarHassan.
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Release date
Dec 11, 2017
Developer
Oleomingus
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Studio Oleomingus
Publisher
The Irregular Corporation, Oleomingus
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://oleomingus.com/a-museum-of-dubious-splendors/

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Core i3 +
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 560 & 1 GB VRAM+
  • Storage: 900 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Headphones recommended.

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: OS X Mavericks 10.10
  • Processor: Core i3 +
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 560 & 1 GB VRAM+
  • Storage: 900 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Headphones recommended.

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: Core i3 +
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 560 & 1 GB VRAM+
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 900 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Headphones recommended.
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a Museum of Dubious Splendors reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Unfortunately, that was not at all for me. You have to read a lot, which doesn't bother me in itself, but the Short Stories just didn't touch or interest me. You don't really "play," but let the Stories and the Spaces in Context have an effect on you. With me it just didn't fit and I can't recommend it.
Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
a Museum of Dubious Splendors Fand's very amusing. In every Room, the Focus is always on an Object that is huge. A little Text can also be read which has to do with the appropriate Space. It also doesn't matter which Door you open, everyone leads You to the Destination or was the Way the Goal??? Hmmmm.... https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1559612535 + Playing Time max. 10-20min + Free-Achievements none-No German Voiceover Or Subtitle I liked it. :D Enjoy The Apples
Translated by
Microsoft from Russian
This is not a game, not even a "walking simulator" – The movement is minimized. Rather It's just a set of 3D slides. Which, moreover, in the screenshots look much more intriguing than in the game. We Read a short, completely fictional myth or pseudo-historical essay, we get into the room where there is a key object from history. In most cases, the story is written so that you expect to see something else. For Example, in the story of the Scouts of the Army Pasha says that the most well-served of them for centuries of running in the desert did not even stop feet, and after his death Pasha made them a museum exhibit. And after that we appear before us... Shoes... It was Possible to serve all this more interesting and more beautiful.
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Microsoft from Russian
Well, that's. A what? I don't understand. This is an art-and-fashion show of 3d models, too thin for me. The Point is: You walk around the museum of Curves 3d Modelek, and at the end you meet a TV, and you say thank you, and you fly out of the "game" Here or something tried to say that no one understood, or it's just a set of Modelek. Usually I do not scold games that are not for the ubljudochnog of earning money, but besides the fact that it is my dislike genre "arthouse", so there is nothing but curves Modelek and text. Maybe in this 3-page text in the breaks between these small-type rooms, there is some sense, but we are not in the 90s that would be a story in a text file. Maybe It's a maze, but somehow it seems to me that everything is linear. You can Download of course, because even the time you do not lose it, I passed it faster than typed this text, do not lose anything from it. But this is bullshit. In general, the only thing I thought about after the passage, it's what a crap just do not sculpt. I do Not know can this genre, where 3d modelists boast, what they develpopery pollinated, but personally I "it" did not like it. Such a rather neutral emotion, like a beating, but "somehow it's all doubtful." These Are the Pies.
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