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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 Taxi
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Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Investigation journal
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Liquor stash

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User Reviews

Not good at all! Jeanne (75627) 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars

The Press Says

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Nov, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Puntaeclicca.it Jul, 1997 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Gamers Apr 24, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Quandary Aug, 2002 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
Power Play Jan, 1997 30 out of 100 30

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