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'Salammbo' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 5, 2003 @ 10:04 a.m. PST

Developed by Cryo under the direction of artist Philippe Druillet, and based on Gustave Flaubert's novel, Salammbo is a 'point & click' adventure game set 3 centuries before B.C. You play the role of Spendius, who must "venture into the war against Carthage, solve ancient riddles and unleash hell on the Lone Mounts". Today we bring you the multi-language demo, allowing you to try out the first chapter of the game. Salammbo is published in Europe by The Adventure Company (thanks Gamershell). Read more for download links ...

Get the Salammbo demo off Worthplaying (61mb)

USA Link <--> European Link

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Get the Salammbo demo off GamersHell (61mb)

1. Installing the game

  • Click on Setup.exe in the directory "Salammbo_demo"- This version of the game is a multi-language version. You must choose your language when installing the demo.

2. Configuration requirements

  • Minimum: PII 333, 64 Mo RAM, CD ROM 8X- Recommended: PII 450, 128Mo RAM, CD ROM 8X- Windows 98 / Me / 2000 / XP- Video card thousands of colours- Sound blaster compatible card 16 bits

3. Guideline

  • This version of the game is a multi-language version. You must choose your language when installing the game. * French version: French voices and French subtitles, * English version: English voices and English subtitles, * Spanish version: English voices and Spanish subtitles, * German version: English voices and German subtitles, * Italian version: English voices and Italian subtitles,

Launch the demo:

  • Double click on the "Play Salammbo Demo" shortcut to start the game.
  • On the welcome screen, select your player's number by clicking on one of the five pictograms shown: star, crescent, globe, snake or bull.
  • On the next screen click on the button "start a new game".


  • The interface is called up and closed down by pressing on the right button of the mouse.
  • Inventory: The boxes of the inventory are used to store the objects you have picked up and which you do not need immediately.
  • Menu: This button gives access to the general menu in order to save or load a game, adjust the options, or leave the game.
  • Map: This button displays a map, which is useful for seeing where you are in the game world (not available in the demo).
  • Your character: This button shows an image of Spendius, the character that you play.
  • Logbook: This button gives access to your logbook, a strip cartoon, which shows all the important events that have occurred since the beginning of the game.


  • Load a game: This button gives you access to the load screen.
  • Save the current game: Used to make a manual save at any moment of the game.
  • Options: Used to adjust the sounds and the graphics display.
  • Resume the current game
  • Quit: returns you to the welcome screen. Once there, click once again on "Quit" if you wish to leave the game and close the program down.

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