From the mind of osama sato, a japanese artist and composer of some note, eastern mind offers something truly different. The lost souls of tong nou 1995 tong nou, according to the introduction of this game, is a far eastern island. The lost souls of tong nou, which first released in japan for classic mac os in 1994, and in north america for. The lost souls of tongnou, and only released in japan. Understanding antichamber means forgetting your understanding of pretty much everything you know about how the physical world works. An english translation and pc port followed in 1995 eastern mind. It has its fans on tumblr, v, as well as reddit via rosamusato, and. Eastern mind the lost souls of tong nou 1995 ecco the dolphin 1995 econs arena 1994 ecoquest 2 lost secret of the rainforest win1993 eek. The lost souls of tong nou mac abandonware from 1994 eastern mind. A firstperson puzzle game that will mess with your mind. The lost souls of tong nou is a 1995 adventure game by experimental artist osamu satos studio outside directors and sony imagesoft. The game is considered to be a cult classic, with critics praising its surrealism and general strangeness.
Eastern mind also culminates with a symbolic destruction of your adventure sacrificing a collection of glyphs and tokens to retrieve your soul. The lost souls of tong nou is an adventure game, developed by osamu sato productions and published by sony imagesoft, which was released in 1995. Stravaganza the eex files 1996 elroy goes bugzerk 1995 elroy hits the pavement 1996 elroys costume closet 1996 emlith 1992 empipe 1993 endorfun 1995 enemy nations 1996. The lost souls of tong nou, a japanese adventure that came to the west in 1995, was developed almost entirely by one man osamu satu. The lost souls of tong nou video game 1995 on imdb.
The lost souls of tongnou game, pointandclick adventure, surrealism, myth and folklore, exploration. It was published by sony music entertainment japan for classic mac os in japan in 1994, and in north america the following year by sony imagesoft. Dream emulator is a ps1era game created by osamu sato who also made eastern mind. Eastern mind the lost souls of tong nou usa kid pix deluxe 3x usa legend of kyrandia, the usa links championship edition usa disc 1 links championship edition usa disc 2 links championship edition usa disc 3 links championship edition usa disc 4 links ls usa disc 1 links ls usa disc 2 links ls usa disc 3. Wikiproject video games rated cclass, lowimportance this article is within the scope of wikiproject video games, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of video games on wikipedia. Osamu sato all things must be equal by sleepers records. The lost souls of tong nou has a illustrated realism style and uses a pointandclick control scheme. The reason why they would even consider doing that is left to anybodys guess, but it hardly gives us any reason.
The main appeal for players is its insanity one day, you might see a line of. It was later released by sony imagesoft in north america for the pc running windows in 1995 directed by digital. The lost souls of tong nou, which first released in japan for classic mac os in 1994, and in north. It starts out like the stuff of fairy tales your soul is taken to an island, so you have to steal another soul in order to get back to the soulstealing island and make yourself whole again. Yet, sony imagesoft thought it was totally worth trying to market this oddball experiment in the west for some reason, and localized the game for the pc under the name of eastern mind. Tong nou, according to the introduction of this game, is a far eastern island. The lost souls of tongnou, another adventure game by o. The lost souls of tong nou, at this time the community has not provided a rating for. The lost souls of tong nou and all of its strangeness. The lost souls of tongnou is a japanese pointandclick game by outside director osamu sato, first released in 1994 for the apple macintosh. I also post download links and macromedia director tutorials.
Osamu sato is a japanese artist and musician, most wellknown for his role in producing the cult classic games lsd. The lost souls of tong nou on the pc, gamefaqs has 1 faq game guidewalkthrough. Unlike popol maya, the items in eastern mind invoke the names of your past lives and. Its a cult classic, especially among lets play groups. This is a video game for pc, the stream was recordededited by vappyvap vappyvap88. The lost souls of tongnou is less about goofy strangeness and more about taking a journey into the depths of your psyche. Per the legend, once a year tong nou devours the soul of humans. Contributions data and credits for this game contributed by lordgod666. Rin woke up one morning to find out that his soul had mysteriously disappeared, stolen by the living island. If youre unaware, hes the man behind the trippy playstation game lsd.
Once a year tong nou, the living island, devours the soul of humans. The lost souls of tong nou video game 1995 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Hailed by the media as the new mystlike adventure, eastern mind brings the mystery of oriental philosophy to western minds in this intriguing adventure. The lost souls of tong nou is an adventure game, released in 1995 by osamu sato productions. His first work was the ambient music album objectless, which released in 1983. Rin travels to the island of tongnou to retrieve his soul before it. There is no goal, no combat, nothing but walking around the completely random environments. Through this blog we hope to provide a bit of clarity on the games story and characters, as well as be a collection of fanworks, screenshots, etc. This item includes the disc image and artwork for the windows version of the game. The lost souls of tong nou is a surrealistic pointandclick adventure game created by japanese artist osamu sato.
This subreddit is a place to meet other fans of his work and discuss it with them, and keep up with the latest news now that sato is back creating again. The lost souls of tong nou, egyptian prophecy, the, dragonsphere, foursight. Contrast this with the ending to another philosophical adventure game, eastern mind. In a world where games from big publishers need to be marketable, along comes one so nearly incomprehensible that i mistook it for a fevered dream for nearly a decade afterward. The lost souls of tong nou for the first time is a lifeaffirming moment. It appeared to be the act of tongnou, the island which lies far to the east.1580 1573 869 1195 1317 363 1557 764 1480 248 1126 1293 1476 1041 1619 539 507 1355 1007 236 863 1176 501 754 511 1079 960 429 1062 1256 243 287 402