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Description

Set in 1932, you play private investigator Alan P. Cameron, who leaves his home town of Chicago to solve a haunting mystery above the waters of Loch Ness. Devil's Ridge Manor is haunted by an increasing number of ghosts, and at the request of its owner, Allister Mac Farley, it is up to you to find out what really is going on.

Combining an investigation and murder mystery scenario (aka the Tex Murphy series) with a presentation similar in ways to the Myst games, The Cameron Files also includes an original musical score and uses motion capture technology to create further realism in the computer generated characters.

Screenshots

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Solve cryptic puzzles like this one
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Cameron's Inventory
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows The Manor from a slight distance away
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows One of the bedrooms you can explore.

Alternate Titles

  • "Лох-Несс" -- Russian spelling
  • "Loch Ness" -- UK Title

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User Reviews

Such great graphics in an adventure game that focuses on the mystery of Loch Ness *Katakis* (38149) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
No competition for Tex here! Jeanne (75441) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
A Good Game, but Doesn't Live Up to its Potential Christopher Petro (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

Quandary Dec, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Nov 10, 2001 15 out of 20 75
UHS (Universal Hint System) Apr 11, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure Gamers Apr 12, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ActionTrip Dec 27, 2001 59 out of 100 59
PC Action Jan 10, 2002 58 out of 100 58
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2002 52 out of 100 52
Mystery Manor Feb 17, 2004 5 out of 10 50
4Players.de Nov 30, 2001 43 out of 100 43
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 16, 2001 40 out of 100 40

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Related Web Sites

  • Dreamcatcher's Web Site (Dreamcatcher calls this game "The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness")
  • Hints for Cameron Files/Loch Ness (Written in question and answer format, these hints give you gentle nudges before providing the final solution.)
  • Walkthrough (Tally Ho's Walkthrough for Loch Ness)
  • Zarf's Non-Review (A review of Secret of Loch Ness by Andrew Plotkin, which due to its tirade-like nature is deemed a non-review by its author (August, 2002).)
Jeanne (75441) added The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness (Windows) on Dec 18, 2001