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ObsCure (Windows)

Mature
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Perspective
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76
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Description

Something is very wrong at Leafmore High. The entire school has turned dark and foreboding, strange sounds echo in the halls, and several people have mysteriously gone missing. One group of brave teens decides to find out what's going on... no matter what. They have no idea what kind of horrors have gripped the school and everyone in it. In the darkness, the evil has power... but add light and they can be defeated. Will they survive the night ahead?

In Solo Mode, choose from 5 characters with different personalities, aptitude and perspectives. Change between them at any time (as long as they are still alive).

The player can also select a second person (as a "teammate") to accompany the player by going to a "gathering point" in the game. At any time during play, the player can switch control between the first character and the second, thereby accessing their special talents.

There are several basic types of weapons used in the game: contact (a baseball bat for instance), pistols, guns, and more exotic, high-powered "special" weapons. Ammunition is specific for each gun or pistol and is not interchangeable. Weapons can be swapped between characters and ammunition found is stored in the group's reserves for sharing amongst them.

The player will also be gathering up first-aid kits, discs (for saving games), keys, screwdrivers and other tools. Other objects are required for solving riddles within the game.

Screenshots

ObsCure Windows The Elevator
ObsCure Windows This is the mother of some of the monsters
ObsCure Windows A sinister underground laboratory
ObsCure Windows The Basket Ball Court

Alternate Titles

  • "ObsCure: Learn About Fear" -- Demo title
  • "Mortifilia: Veil of Darkness" -- Working title

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The Press Says

Just Adventure May 09, 2005 A- 91
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2004 81 out of 100 81
PC Action Jul 21, 2004 79 out of 100 79
GamePlasma Apr 21, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
PGNx Media Jun 21, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
GamerDad Oct 09, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Joystick (French) Sep, 2004 7 out of 10 70
G4 TV: X-Play Mar 27, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
1UP Apr 13, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, the name "Wickson" was changed into "Wilson". The reason is probably that the name sounds similar to "wichsen" (a German expression for wanking).

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Jeanne (75605) added ObsCure (Windows) on Apr 23, 2005
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