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Midnight Nowhere (Windows)

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Description

In Midnight Nowhere, you play a man suffering from amnesia who wakes up in the morgue. Half-naked, dead bodies and blood are everywhere. Something is very wrong, but he hasn't a clue what happened, where he is or even who he is. The city of Black Lake, Russia, is in a state of panic because no one has any idea who or what is behind the horrific slaughters - now numbering in the hundreds. Is it a serial killer? ... or is it something even more evil?

You play this point-and-click, mouse-driven game in 3rd-person perspective. Features include animated characters, a mix of 2D and 3D graphical backgrounds and a mood-enhancing soundtrack. To advance the story, find and use inventory objects, read different types of documents, solve various types of puzzles, and talk to numerous characters.

Falling solidly under the Horror category, the subject matter is not for the faint of heart. The strong language and adult sexual themes are in keeping with today's "R-rated" films.

Screenshots

Midnight Nowhere Windows The cabinetry in the morgue holds some interesting things .. including your first view of some nudes.
Midnight Nowhere Windows You start here, in a morgue.
Midnight Nowhere Windows What a bloody mess!
Midnight Nowhere Windows Let me out of here!

Alternate Titles

  • "午夜夺命" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Чёрный Оазис" -- Russian spelling
  • "Chornyj Oasis" -- Russian title
  • "Black Oasis" -- Working title

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User Reviews

A bit sick .. Unconventional story, clunky interface Jeanne (75575) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

Igray.ru Dec 02, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GamePlasma Apr 24, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Adventurearchiv Jan 30, 2004 61 out of 100 61
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks May, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Playback 2006 6 out of 10 60
Jolt (UK) Apr 06, 2004 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpy Apr 14, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Quandary Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Gamers Europe Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

The working title of Midnight Nowhere, Black Oasis, never really left the final version of the game. The title in the Readme file is shown as OASIS and that word is also contained in the name of the play disc (CD 2) while it sits in your drive.

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Jeanne (75575) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004