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Alone in the Dark

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
...
4.2
Acorn 32-bit
...
4.5
FM Towns
...
4.3

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.8
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.0
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.1
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.9
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.2
Overall User Score (186 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
3DO 15 3.9
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 3.9
Acorn 32-bit 2 4.5
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 4.5
      Story / Presentation 4.5
DOS 150 4.0
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 4.2
FM Towns 3 4.3
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.3
      Story / Presentation 4.3
iPad 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
iPhone 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
Macintosh 10 4.2
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.2
PC-98 4 3.8
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.8


User Reviews

Resident who? DOS Cor 13 (172743)
Truly a remarkable game DOS Zovni (9333)
The original and best. 3DO Melvin Raeynes (26)
An excellent classic game. Period. DOS Yeba (60)
The grand-daddy of survival horror DOS Alan Chan (3479)
A landmark arcade adventure which started the survival horror genre. DOS Sycada (175)
Horror, Cthulhiana and great fun DOS Christian Svindseth (2)
What can I say? A game genre in itself! DOS James1 (240)
The grand-daddy of survival horror - it's just not very scary. DOS RussS (781)
The House the Lovecraft Built DOS Terrence Bosky (5231)