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Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshots

User Screenshots

DOS version

Miss. Picott's house
Myer's general store
The old Hambleton house at night
Miss. Picott's house at night
Parker marks a position on his map
A walk in the woods
Nathan Tyler...Hmm, looks familiar...
Mary Matthews, the pharmacist's daughter
Gloria Tilton, Miss. Picott's niece
Cobble shows Parker to his room
Mayor Arlington
Doctor Cobble
Our hero, John T. Parker
Parker arrives at Illsmouth
Doctor Cobble's house
The old Hambleton house
Mayor Arlington's residence
Inside the Dead Horse tavern
Miss. Picott
Will Myer, in his general store
Jed Donahue
Nathan Tyler's house
The infamous comet
Breathtaking graphics for its time...
A cut scene...
Interaction interface
We've stumbled upon the local cult meeting.
We've been spotted... time to run!
Searching an outlying island for the final clue.

PC-98 version

...presents a Call of Cthulhu adventure...
...Shadow of the Comet!
What are you looking at?
You see, and your Mom always told you not to smoke
An interesting discusiion...
Arriving at the sleepy town
Character portraits are large and detailed
Dialogue in hero's room
The interface looks similar to Sierra adventures, but it's keyboard only
This cu-scene is displayed when you knock on a locked door. Looks great, by the way
The graphics in this game are amazing! Never seen anything like that on a PC-98!
Forest entrance. Man, those French surely know how to make eye candy!
It's easy to get lost
Do you feel patriotic?
Hey, don't you think this guy looks like George W. Bush? :)
The post office lady
Err... hi?
Nice decor, but a bit grim...
Wow, I'm starving here
What a nice weather... good to capture some PC-98 screenshots...
Strange room...
Gimme a mug o' beer!!..
The beginning of a sex scene!!... Uh... errr... sorry, been playing too many... ahem!!.. OTHER PC-98 games...
The hero is dead. Long live the hero. Or something like that
Our hero. Looks a bit like the protagonist of Broken Sword games, don't you think?.. Or like a young Obi-Wan Kenobi. Before he had the beard, I mean. 'Cause after... ok, ok, I'll shut up

Windows version

Launcher screen (GOG release, FD version)
Opening title (GOG release, FD version)
Comet passing by the lighthouse (GOG release, FD version)
A Lovecraft sea monster (GOG release, FD version)
The summoning ritual (GOG release, FD version)
Talking characters often show a close-up portrait (GOG release, FD version)
Talking to Mr. Griffith (GOG release, FD version)
The gameplay starts in Illsmouth 1910 (GOG release, FD version)
The protagonist (GOG release, FD version)
Dr. Cobble (GOG release, FD version)
Launcher screen (GOG release, CD version)
Museum side-game (GOG release, CD version)
Museum side-game uses same interface as the base game (GOG release, CD version)
Looking at one of the paintings in the museum (GOG release, FD version)
Lighthouse scene (GOG release, CD version)
Passing out on the beach (GOG release, CD version)
Transformation (GOG release, CD version)
Some patients appear downright incurable (GOG release, CD version)
Talking to the mayor (GOG release, CD version)
Fullscreen mode stretches the game to any desktop resolution while preserving ratio (GOG release, CD version)
Mouse interface and character actions (GOG release, CD version)

Official Screenshots

  • Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshot
    Steam Store page
  • Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshot
    Steam Store page
  • Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshot
    Steam Store page
  • Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshot
    Steam Store page
  • Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet Screenshot
    Steam Store page