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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 A trail near the manor
Scratches Windows The manor is adorned with eerie paintings.
Scratches Windows Developer's Logo.
Scratches Windows There's a gallery of African art on the second floor

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

Adventurespiele Feb 03, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Mar 21, 2006 85 out of 100 85
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 23, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Worth Playing Apr 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gamigo Feb 10, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
IGN Mar 06, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
La Aventura es la Aventura Nov 30, 2006 75 out of 100 75
Aventura y Cía Dec 08, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2006 50 out of 100 50
GameSpot Mar 24, 2006 3.9 out of 10 39

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