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Description

Surviving a dare by your friends to spend the night in a haunted museum is how Shivers begins, but it soon turns into a challenge of capturing the evil Ixupi, ghosts of South American legend, in pots scattered throughout the museum.

The game is similar to Myst in many aspects in that it's an adventure game with a 1st-person slideshow-type presentation. Though unlike Myst, you have a life meter and the Ixupi can steal life from it if you aren't careful.

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Shivers Windows 3.x there’s a lot of reading to do during the game
Shivers Windows 3.x the elevators puzzles are always similar to this one
Shivers Windows 3.x there are several corpses lying around
Shivers Windows 3.x understanding hieroglyphs is important, but one page is missing

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User Reviews

A seemingly campy horror mystery that is more than meets the eye Windows Tal Cohen (35)
Shivers down your spine Windows ETJB (447)
A Masterpiece! Windows 1gnition (290)
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" Windows D P (124)
One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it! Windows 3.x Jeanne (75412)

Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Jan, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Mar 14, 1996 89 out of 100 89
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 15, 2009 17 out of 20 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Oct 22, 1997 3 out of 5 60
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1995 56 out of 100 56
Just Adventure Windows 1998 C 50
High Score Windows May, 1996 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

The random play factor of this game was influenced by Mixed-Up Mother Goose Deluxe, according to Marcia Bales, the game designer.

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