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  • We are getting a step closer to Prospero's Books and the books of the D'ni from Myst!

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  • Yeesha and another D'ni survivor, Esher, send you on a dimly understood quest through the remains of the D'ni city and four other ages to collect four artifacts (the Slates) which will in turn release a fifth one--the fabulously powerful Tablet (not that we ever see even a hint of its power).

    Myst V: End of Ages: Very Scattered Thoughts

  • All Myst games revolve around Atrus, one of the few survivors of a highly advanced civilization called the D'ni, whose greatest achievement, The Art, allowed them to write books through which they could travel to different worlds.

    Careful, He's Educated or, Thoughts Prompted By a Computer Game

  • In Exile, a former victim of Sirrus and Achenar Brad Dourif, making ends meet before Peter Jackson and the producers of Deadwood started handing him fat and well-deserved paychecks tries to take his revenge on Atrus by stealing his only link to the new D'ni homeworld.

    Careful, He's Educated or, Thoughts Prompted By a Computer Game

  • Details that I had assumed were extraneous, such as the D'ni numbers and the symbols they correlated to, turn out to be vitally important.

    Myst V Demo, Reevaluated

  • It's already clear that there's a complicated system of symbols in the game that the player is going to have to learn I was especially pleased to see the return of D'ni numbers in base 25.

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  • As their name implies, they took on the task of physically restoring the ruins of the D'ni cavern.

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  • The story of the D'ni civilization began when they established their underground empire on Earth some 10,000 years ago.

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  • He devoted the rest of his life to exploring and, eventually, restoring that ancient city in the D'ni cavern, preparing to one day reveal their discovery to those who were suddenly feeling irresistibly drawn to the cavern.

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  • After years of learning, the younger Zandi is finally comfortable bringing others to an uru (a D'ni word meaning "large gathering" or "grand community").

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