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Description

Archaeology meets adventure in this game set in the desolate Cornish landscape. A dig at Barrow Hill is timed with the Autumnal Equinox, but is it wise to disturb this ancient burial place during an important pagan holiday?

Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle is a first-person adventure game that combines accurate archaeological exploration with adventure puzzles. The main character must uncover the mystery of Barrow Hill and learn its connection to a string of disappearances in the area, but doing so means facing what lies beneath the mound.

Screenshots

Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Windows The title screen.
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Windows Newspaper
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Windows Driving... destination point is near....
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Windows Making my way by foot to the motel.

Promo Images

Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Screenshot
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Screenshot
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Screenshot
Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Barrow Hill: Проклятие Древнего Кургана" -- Russian spelling
  • "Barrow Hill: Le Cercle Maudit" -- French title
  • "Barrow Hill: Klątwa Kamiennego Kręgu" -- Polish title
  • "Barrow Hill: Der Fluch der Kelten" -- German title
  • "Barrow Hill" -- UK title

User Reviews

Mentally challenging and extremely scary Ancient1 (3) 4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Adventure Classic Gaming May 01, 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameBoomers 2006 A- 91
Just Adventure Apr 20, 2006 A- 91
Adventurearchiv May 29, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Adventure Gamers May 21, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure-Treff May 01, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Adventure Corner Jan 30, 2007 68 out of 100 68
Imperium Gier Nov 29, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2006 54 out of 100 54
A Hardy Developer's Journal Aug 23, 2010 2 out of 5 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Horror-adventure at its best 8 Dr. M. "Schadenfreude" Von Katze (580)
Jul 25, 2007

Trivia

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Related Web Sites

  • Barrow Hill (Official game website (US version))
  • Barrow Hill (Lighthouse Interactive's product page)
  • Barrow Hill Hint File (Arranged in question and answer format, this is the UHS file which can be viewed online or downloaded for use with the UHS Reader software.)
  • Official English Site (Screenshots, Making of, the real Barrow Hill, downloads, reviews and much more)
  • Zarf's Mini-Review (A mini-review of Curse of the Ancient Circle by Andrew Plotkin (September, 2007).)
Terrence Bosky (5221) added Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle (Windows) on Apr 23, 2006