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Noir: A Shadowy Thriller (Windows 3.x)

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Description

Set in the 1940's L.A., you are a classic P.I. and your detective buddy Jack Slayton has gone missing. You take it upon yourself to find him and to do so you'll have to look on the 6 cases Jack was working before he disappeared.

The interface consists of a myst-like environment where you click on pictures to use items, talk, move, etc. only this time (and to keep with the mood of the game) the images are high-quality black and white actual pictures (not rendered).

Gameplay consists mainly of interacting with people and gathering clues.

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Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Parking lot
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Statuette
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Taxi
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Inter-comm

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The Press Says

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Nov, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Electric Playground Jan 23, 1996 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Adventure Gamers Apr 24, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamezilla Jun 20, 2000 59 out of 100 59
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameSpot UK Dec 17, 1996 4.9 out of 10 49
Just Adventure Jun, 2002 C- 42
Computer Games Magazine 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Zovni (9360) added Noir: A Shadowy Thriller (Windows 3.x) on Jul 14, 2001