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Scratches (Windows)

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Description

Horror writer Michael Arthate comes to the isolated Blackwood Manor to complete his latest book. Alone in the Victorian home, nestled away in Northumberland, England, Michael's only contact with the outside world is via the telephone. Little does Michael realize that he isn't as alone as he believes. Exploring the house, Michael uncovers sinister secrets leading up to a terrifying answer to the question, "What is that noise in your basement?"

Scratches is an adventure game played from a first-person perspective using a point-and-click interface. Players must use inventory and deduction to solve integrated puzzles, exploring the manor and its grounds. An original soundtrack has been created by Cellar of Rats.

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Scratches Windows The telephone is the only connection to the rest of the world.
Scratches Windows A trail near the manor
Scratches Windows The chapel.
Scratches Windows A sitting room.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шорох" -- Russian Title
  • "Scratches: La Guarida del Miedo" -- Spanish title
  • "Scratches: Graffi Mortali" -- Italian Title
  • "Scratches: Dans l'antre de la peur" -- French Title

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User Reviews

Are you scared? Depeche Mike (17196) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Atmospheric, but clichéd and tedious plumifrons (95) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

The Press Says

Absolute Games (AG.ru) Mar 21, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Mar, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Jul 02, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Worth Playing Apr 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Quandary Mar, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamigo Feb 10, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 16, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Aventura y Cía Dec 08, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamer 2.0 Mar 05, 2006 5.4 out of 10 54
Game Freaks 365 2006 3.5 out of 10 35

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Terrence Bosky (5235) added Scratches (Windows) on Mar 03, 2006