Scratches (Windows)

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Description

Horror writer Michael Arthate comes to the isolated Blackwood Manor to complete his latest book. Alone in the Victorian home, nestled away in Northumberland, England, Michael's only contact with the outside world is via the telephone. Little does Michael realize that he isn't as alone as he believes. Exploring the house, Michael uncovers sinister secrets leading up to a terrifying answer to the question, "what is that noise in your basement?"

Scratches is an adventure game played from a first-person perspective using a point-and-click interface. Players must use inventory and deduction to solve integrated puzzles, exploring the manor and its grounds. An original soundtrack has been created by Cellar of Rats.

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Scratches Windows Title Screen.
Scratches Windows Opening movie.
Scratches Windows Likewise
Scratches Windows A book-filled study.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шорох" -- Russian spelling
  • "Scratches: La Guarida del Miedo" -- Spanish title
  • "Scratches: Graffi Mortali" -- Italian title
  • "Scratches: Dans l'antre de la peur" -- French title

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User Reviews

Are you scared? Depeche Mike (17194) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Atmospheric, but clichéd and tedious plumifrons (95) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Feb 27, 2006 A+ 100
UHS (Universal Hint System) Mar 14, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamerDad Jun 20, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamigo Feb 10, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
La Aventura es la Aventura Nov 30, 2006 75 out of 100 75
PC Action Mar 19, 2006 62 out of 100 62
Aventura y Cía Dec 08, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamer 2.0 Mar 05, 2006 5.4 out of 10 54
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2006 50 out of 100 50
Diehard GameFan Apr 02, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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Terrence Bosky (5227) added Scratches (Windows) on Mar 03, 2006