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Back of Box - DOS Dice release (Europe):


    Following the footsteps of Lord Boleskine, who went insane 76 years ago, can you now succeed in dispelling the Shadow of the Comet ? An extraordinary adventure featuring the imaginary creatures from the world of (Call of Cthulhu). Included: A visit to the Lovecraft museum-discover H.P. Lovecraft's collection of extraordinary objects on display at the museum.
    • Original Soundtrack
    • American voices
    • With subtitles available in English

    Si tu suis les pas de Lord Boleskine, qui perdit la raison il y a 76 ans...Pourras-tu enfin éclairir le mystère de L'Ombre de la Comète? Tu te trouves face à une aventure extraordinaire dans laquelle apparaissent des créatures imaginaires du monde de "L'appel du Cthulhu", et dans laquelle tu pourras visiter le musée Lovecraft. Tu y découvriras la collection d'objets singuliers de H.P. Lovecraft!
    • Bande sonore originale
    • Doublage en anglais
    • Sous-titres disponible en Français

    In den Fusspuren Lord Boleskines, der vor 76 Jahren den Verstand verlor, lösen Sie das Rätsel über den Schatten des Kometen. Ein packendes Abenteuer mit den phantastischen Wesen aus dem Reich von "Cthultus Ruf". Inklusive: Der Besuch des Lovecraft-Museums.
    • Original Soundtrack
    • Amerikanischer Sprecher
    • Untertitel in Deutscher Sprache

    Si sigues los pasos de Lord Boleskine, quien perdiô el juicio hace 76 años... ¿podrás desentreñar por fin el misterio de la Sombra del Cometa ? Estás ante una extraordinaria aventura en la que aparecen las criaturas imaginarias del mundo de "La llamada de Chtulhu", y en la que podrás visitar el museo Lovecraft. ¡Descubre en él la collección de objetos singulares de H.P. Lovecraft. !
    • Banda sonora original
    • Doblado en inglés
    • Disponible son subtitulos en Castellano

    Contributed by PolloDiablo (16899) on Apr 26, 2010.
    Follow the Call of Cthulhu and embark on a terrifying quest to solve the darkest of mysteries.

    Shadow of the Comet, the first adventure in the call of Cthulhu series, is a labyrinth of unsettling mystery and gripping full screen animation. Set in 1910, the portentous seaside village of Illsmouth is represented by over 100 intricately detailed screens.

    Players become John T. Carter, a brilliant young astronomer, piecing together the puzzling history of the village and its cryptic inhabitants. Incredibly realistic action and supernatural chaos intertwine to draw players deep into the puzzling mysteries within the Shadow of the Comet.

      You must have an IBM PC compatible CD drive and 640 KB RAM to run Shadow of the Comet

    Contributed by Jeanne (76590) on Aug 23, 2009.

Back of Box - DOS (US):
    The year is 1910. Bathed in pale Spring sunlight, the small fishing port of Illsmouth is a sleepy New England town where time seems to stand still. Appearances can be very deceiving, however .... Beneath the peaceful tranquility of this small village, a horrifying truth lingers.

    Whispers in a dusty, secluded library ripple with fear as questions of the past are brought into the present. Is there a link between the return of Halley's comet and the resurgence of the Great Ancients who once dominated the land in a reign of terror? Legend tells tales of an ancient ritual ground, hidden deep in the shadows of the tangled forest, marked by an ornate and mysterious cross. Once, long ago, this site was the stage for wild and terrifying rites that no one dare speak of, lest they suffer the wrath of the Ancients.

    Why are the townspeople of Illsmouth struck by such shattering terror? Why are they drawn to the ancient ritual grounds after so many years? What has released this curse from its deep sleep to play havoc upon the souls of innocent people?

    The answer to these puzzles lie in the seven letters that have emerged from the darkness .... CTHULHU!

    Contributed by xroox (3970) on May 23, 1999.