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Ghost Master is an innovative sim/strategy game with puzzle elements. The player works for the Haunter Committee, an astral realm organisation responsible for managing hauntings, possessions and all manner of astral disturbance. Starting with a small team of ghosts, the player must complete a number of missions in and around the city of Gravenville, recruiting new ghosts from the sites they are haunting to aid them in their future missions.


Ghost Master Windows One of your first ghosts
Ghost Master Windows Maximize your haunting efficiency by learning the fears of specific mortals.
Ghost Master Windows The level intro cinematics explain your goals and show you where to find trapped ghosts to recruit.
Ghost Master Windows Each level has trapped ghosts that you can free to add to your haunting team.

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Alternate Titles

  • "鬼魂大师" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Повелитель ужаса" -- Russian spelling
  • "Guihun Dashi" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

Who are THEY gonna call? HandofShadow (49) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
The Planchette Points To Yes Terrence Bosky (5221) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Withingames Sep 21, 2003 5 out of 5 100
ActionTrip Sep 04, 2003 90 out of 100 90
PC Gamer Dec, 2003 90 out of 100 90
FiringSquad Sep 12, 2003 84 out of 100 84
Armchair Empire, The Nov 06, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Chronicles Oct 10, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79 Jul 14, 2003 71 out of 100 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 (UK) Jun 13, 2003 7 out of 10 70 Jun 27, 2003 13 out of 20 65


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Not satisfied with the ending of Ghost Master? There is an additional bonus scenario with a more "conclusive" finish that you can download. Class of Spook 'Em High is a 144M level that gives you a chance to unleash your veteran haunting force on (you guessed it) a high school. Along the way, you might also earn eternal peace for your haunters.

There is a catch however. The scenario is only for the UK release of the game (although it apparently works with some US versions also). You can find the bonus level with a web search for "bonus_Scenario.exe" (and other Ghost Master related terms).


Some U.S. editions of Ghost Master came with a coupon for a free copy of the movie Ghostbusters on DVD. The offer cost $3.95 for shipping and Handling and expired at the end of 2003.


Has references to popular horror movies like Evil Dead, Poltergeist, Ghostbusters, Sleepy hollow, Amityville Horror or Blair Witch Project. Also to TV shows like Emergency Room.

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Spiral Lobster (17) added Ghost Master (Windows) on Jun 12, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (163063)