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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.

Screenshots

Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Matchbook with message
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Street view from the window
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Voice recording device
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Windows 3.x Options

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Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Screenshot
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Screenshot
Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Screenshot
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User Reviews

Not good at all! Jeanne (75342) 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electric Playground Jan 23, 1996 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 30, 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
Quandary Aug, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
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 (9305) added Noir: A Shadowy Thriller (Windows 3.x) on Jul 14, 2001