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The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness (Windows)

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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.

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The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Meet various characters. This is MacFarley's daughter.
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Look at his notebook when you get stuck.
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows One of the bedrooms you can explore.
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Zoom in where the magnifying glass appears to take action

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* (37842) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
No competition for Tex here! Jeanne (75601) 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

The Press Says

Game Vortex Aug 16, 2006 92 out of 100 92
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Feb, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventurearchiv Dec 04, 2001 79 out of 100 79
JeuxVideoPC.com Nov 10, 2001 15 out of 20 75
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 06, 2001 13 out of 20 65
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 04, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2002 52 out of 100 52
PC Games (Germany) Feb 05, 2002 51 out of 100 51
Aventura y Cía Jan 28, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
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 (75601) added The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness (Windows) on Dec 18, 2001