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Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch (Windows)

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Her Interactive Product Page (2010):

    Nancy Drew®:
    The Secret of Shadow Ranch

    Take a Wild Ride into Terror and Trickery to Rein in a Ghostly Secret!

    Ropin', ridin' and revenge. A ranch vacation takes a terrifying turn when a ghostly horse appears in this mystery game. Is it driven by the vengeful commands of its long-dead master, Dirk Valentine? Or is a living villain behind the ranch's string of bad luck? It's up to you, as Nancy Drew, to figure out who's wearing the black hat before your investigation is ambushed in Nancy Drew: Secret of Shadow Ranch!

    $19.99 (+shipping if applicable)

    Key Features

    • Care for and ride a horse to visit other locations such as the store

    • Work on a dude ranch harvesting vegetables, feeding livestock, and baking cake

    • Try your hand at barrel racing and lasso practice

    • Choose from Junior or Senior Detective difficulty levels in this mystery game

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on Dec 05, 2010.

Back of Box - Windows (US):

    Wrangle Up Clues in a Tangled Tale of
    Romance, Treasure, and Revenge!

    A phantom horse visits Shadow Ranch, leaving a trail of frightening "accidents." Local legend says the horse has come to avenge the hanging of its master, and that misfortune will befall whoever sets eyes on it. The ghostly horse tramples all hope of a restful ranch vacation for you, as Nancy Drew. You must divine the truth from the ghost stories quickly or you might be next on the list for unearthly revenge!

    Based on the best-selling Nancy Drew book of all time, The Secret of Shadow Ranch.

    • 20 hours of thrilling game play
    • All new look! Larger game window!
    • Saddle up and ride your very own horse, and go barrel-racing!
    • Choose from two difficulty settings
    • Call for hints, get e-mail and surf the web on your in-game cell phone!
    • Click on the "Second Chance" option and forget your fears of making mistakes
    • Solve the mystery on your own or team up with family and friends

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on Jan 22, 2005.

Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor Setup::

    Tighten Your Cinch and Hang On for a Wild West Adventure!



    Take a wild ride into terror and trickery to rein in a ghostly secret!

    Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch!


    Contributed by Xoleras (66247) on Nov 08, 2004.

Her Interactive website:
    Ropin’, ridin’ and revenge. A ranch vacation takes a terrifying turn when a ghostly horse appears. Is it driven by the vengeful commands of its long-dead master, Dirk Valentine? Or is a living villain behind the ranch’s string of bad luck? It’s up to you, as Nancy Drew, to figure out who’s wearing the black hat before your investigation is ambushed!

    Saddle up to solve The Secret of Shadow Ranch!

    Based on the best-selling Nancy Drew book of all time, The Secret of Shadow Ranch is a thrilling wild-west adventure. A ghostly horse tramples all hope of a restful ranch vacation for you, as Nancy Drew. You must divine the truth from the ghost stories quickly – or you might be next on the list for unearthly revenge!

    Where:
    Shadow Ranch is a working cattle ranch in Arizona. Its wild-west history is full of gunslingers, unrequited love, and rumors of buried treasure. Outside the ranch gates are wide open spaces, where cliffs tell the stories of the people who lived here long ago.

    What:

    • All new look! Larger game window brings Shadow Ranch alive.
    • Saddle up and ride your very own horse, and go barrel-racing!
    • Experience life on a working cattle ranch; learn how to lasso, gather eggs for breakfast, and more.
    • Romance, treasure, and history weave together to make one of the biggest Nancy Drew games ever!
    • Call for hints, get e-mail and surf the web on your in-game cell phone!
    • Solve the mystery on your own or team up with family and friends

    Contributed by Xoleras (66247) on Aug 07, 2004.