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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018

Mead-based ‘Myst’ creators to publish new virtual reality game ‘ZED’ early in 2019

It’s the first time the small developer Cyan Worlds has collaborated to release a title with another developer, though the relationship isn’t a new one. Chuck Carter, a former Spokesman-Review …

‘Myst’ creators surprise with announcement of new, virtual-reality based game

Cyan Worlds released a trailer early Thursday for what they hope will be a complete gaming adventure set in virtual reality. The steampunk-inspired “Firmament” does not have a release date, …

UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017

Cyan Worlds announces PlayStation VR version of latest title, ‘Obduction’

Almost a year after unleashing its spiritual successor to “Myst” to PC players, the small independent team at Cyan Worlds in Mead announced Tuesday “Obduction” will be available through the …

‘Myst’ creators Cyan break into virtual reality game design with ‘Obduction’

Rand Miller, co-creator of the classic computer game “Myst,” said his small team of developers is closer now, with the advent of virtual reality technology, to creating the immersive experience …

‘Myst,’ ‘Riven’ video games will be basis for TV series

A Burbank, California, company will produce a 10-episode season based on the popular “Myst” and “Riven” video games developed by Spokane game company Cyan Worlds Inc. The not-yet-scheduled series will …

Cyan agrees to ‘Myst’ TV deal

“Myst,” the popular Spokane-made video game that became a cultural icon, will be turned into a live-action TV series. Cyan Worlds, the maker of “Myst” and several later versions of …


Among the unassuming flier on a downtown Spokane bulletin board, a bright yellow piece of paper stands out from the others. The big, blocky font at the top reads, “Missing: …

Cyan reaches $1.1 million fundraising goal for ‘Obduction’

Cyan Worlds on Wednesday exceeded its Kickstarter campaign goal of $1.1 million.

‘Myst’ creator keeps the dream alive

Twenty years ago, a small video game company in Mead released a CD-ROM game called “Myst.” At a time when computer games involved fighting aliens or driving cartoon cars around …

‘Myst’ added to MoMA exhibit

New York’s Museum of Modern Art has added Cyan Worlds’ groundbreaking game “Myst” to a collection of significant, artistic video games. The MoMA game collection, at, is the start …

Spokane company revives virtual world of Myst Online

Spokane game company Cyan Worlds has revived its popular but financially unsuccessful online world, Myst Online.

Spokane-developed ‘Myst’ debuts on iPhone

Spokane game developer Cyan Worlds has re-released a new version of its groundbreaking game “Myst” for the Apple iPhone.

Cyan lays off 50 game testers

Close to 50 workers who tested early versions of video games for other companies were laid off by Spokane-based Cyan Worlds recently, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. Those workers tested …

Deal may revive Myst Online

Spokane’s Cyan Worlds won a small victory Monday, regaining publishing rights to Myst Online, its complex 3-D world involving underground lands and lost civilizations. The expensive-to-produce game was launched online …