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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.

Screenshots

Shivers Windows 3.x the elevators puzzles are always similar to this one
Shivers Windows 3.x title screen
Shivers Windows 3.x the door puzzle in the Tombs and Curses room
Shivers Windows 3.x understanding hieroglyphs is important, but one page is missing

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Alternate Titles

  • "Shivers: What Darkness Conceals, Terror Reveals" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Shivers: La Terreur Révèlera les Secrets des Ténêbres" -- French tag-lined title

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User Reviews

A seemingly campy horror mystery that is more than meets the eye Windows Tal Cohen (33)
Shivers down your spine Windows ETJB (450)
A Masterpiece! Windows 1gnition (290)
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" Windows D P (139)
One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it! Windows 3.x Jeanne (76652)
This game is so divine, it sends shivers down my spine Windows Katakis | カタキス (39535)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1995 90 out of 100 90
Adventure Lantern Windows Sep, 2006 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Score Windows Jan, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Score Windows 3.x Jan, 1996 7 out of 10 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Power Play Windows Dec, 1995 69 out of 100 69
High Score Windows May, 1996 2 out of 5 40
Pelit Windows Jan, 1996 40 out of 100 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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