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‘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 …

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 …

‘Myst’ creators Cyan Inc. launch Kickstarter campaign to fund new game

Cyan Inc., the Spokane company that captivated video game players 20 years ago with “Myst,” has launched a campaign to raise $1.1 million for its next big thing. The company …

‘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 …