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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.

Screenshots

Scratches Windows Title Screen.
Scratches Windows Approaching the manor.
Scratches Windows Guessing I can find a way in
Scratches Windows Michael's 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

Adventure Classic Gaming Sep 08, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adventurespiele Feb 03, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 23, 2006 83 out of 100 83
UHS (Universal Hint System) Mar 14, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
Game Over Online Mar 06, 2006 76 out of 100 76
PC Games (Germany) Feb 20, 2006 63 out of 100 63

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Terrence Bosky (5237) added Scratches (Windows) on Mar 03, 2006