DescriptionReleased to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Nancy Drew, this is the 12th in the series of point-and-click, 1st person adventure games in which you take the role of the famous teen detective.
Taking place in the town of Titusville during the Depression era, the surroundings, clothing and manner of speaking are representative of the early 1930s.
A friend asks Nancy to go see 17 year old Emily Crandall who runs the lovely Lilac Inn. Money is tight, but a kindly neighbor tells her she will inherit his estate after his death. But, when he dies, the will leaves everything to someone else! In addition to this unexpected and suspicious occurrence, there have been some strange things happening of late. For instance, various things have disappeared and suddenly reappeared .. strange whispers have been heard in the halls when no one is about .. items on the walls move suddenly on their own. Nancy deduces that there is more to Emily's predicament than meets the eye. Determined to get to the bottom of it all, Nancy settles in to solve the mystery.
During your investigation, explore the town of Titusville, talk to its people, find and use inventory objects, and solve unusual adventure-type puzzles.
- "Нэнси Дрю: Секрет старинных часов" -- Russian spelling
- "Nancy Drew 12" -- Informal name
- "Les Enquêtes de Nancy Drew: Le Mystère de l'Horloge" -- French title
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|A fun game for when it's raining outside and just play with yourself or with friends or family, it's a fantastic game!||erika hvistendahl (12)|
|Good who-dun-nit keeps you guessing until the end||Jeanne (75620)|
The Press Says
|Edutaining Kids||Aug, 2005||A||100|
|Adventure Lantern||2006||90 out of 100||90|
|Just Adventure||Jul 27, 2005||B+||83|
|Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks||Sep, 2005||80|
|Adventure Gamers||Aug 16, 2005||80|
|Adventurearchiv||Aug 07, 2005||75 out of 100||75|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Jun 04, 2006||7.5 out of 10||75|
|JeuxVideoPC.com||May 11, 2006||12 out of 20||60|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Apr 24, 2006||11 out of 20||55|
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TriviaThere are many references to other Nancy Drew games in this one. For instance ..
From "Curse of Blackmoor Manor"
- Song on Emily's record
- Farmer Johnson's 2nd telegram "tip"
The carousel horse, posters and postcards in Topham's house are all from "Haunted Carousel".
The "Zagnad the Magnificent" poster in Topham's house is from the "Final Scene".
In the General Store you'll see a poster which comes from "Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake".
And there are more.
Related Web Sites
- Hints for Nancy Drew: Secret of the Old Clock (These question and answer type hints will help you solve the game at your own pace without spoiling the whole thing for you.)
- MaGtRo's Walkthrough (posted on Gameboomers.com)
- Secret of the Old Clock (Her Interactive's official page for this game.)