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The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness (Windows)

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Description

Set in 1932, you play private investigator Alan P. Cameron, who leaves his home town of Chicago to solve a haunting mystery above the waters of Loch Ness. Devil's Ridge Manor is haunted by an increasing number of ghosts, and at the request of its owner, Allister Mac Farley, it is up to you to find out what really is going on.

Combining an investigation and murder mystery scenario (aka the Tex Murphy series) with a presentation similar in ways to the Myst games, The Cameron Files also includes an original musical score and uses motion capture technology to create further realism in the computer generated characters.

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The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows Solve cryptic puzzles like this one
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows A handy travel map ... unless you are not allowed to go anywhere at that particular moment.
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows You play Cameron, definitely of Scottish descent.
The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness Windows You will work with this machine a little later.

Alternate Titles

  • "Лох-Несс" -- Russian spelling
  • "Loch Ness" -- UK Title

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User Reviews

Such great graphics in an adventure game that focuses on the mystery of Loch Ness *Katakis* (37818) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
No competition for Tex here! Jeanne (75620) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
A Good Game, but Doesn't Live Up to its Potential Christopher Petro (2) unrated

The Press Says

Game Vortex Aug 16, 2006 92 out of 100 92
Quandary Dec, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Jan 29, 2002 B 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Nov 10, 2001 15 out of 20 75
GameZone Feb 13, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 04, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UHS (Universal Hint System) Apr 11, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure Gamers Apr 12, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameZebo Aug 19, 2009 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 16, 2001 40 out of 100 40

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Related Web Sites

  • Dreamcatcher's Web Site (Dreamcatcher calls this game "The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness")
  • Hints for Cameron Files/Loch Ness (Written in question and answer format, these hints give you gentle nudges before providing the final solution.)
  • Walkthrough (Tally Ho's Walkthrough for Loch Ness)
  • Zarf's Non-Review (A review of Secret of Loch Ness by Andrew Plotkin, which due to its tirade-like nature is deemed a non-review by its author (August, 2002).)
Jeanne (75620) added The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness (Windows) on Dec 18, 2001