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New England ... 1927 - William Stanton is visited by a friend from his childhood, Edgar Wycherley, who hands him a strange pyramid shaped object and begs him not to show it to anyone, not even him if he asks for it. As William delves into the mysteries of this object and the reasons why his friend gave it to him, he discovers that Edgar was somehow involved in the occult and that the entire world may be at risk.


Screenshots

Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness Windows Garden View
Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness Windows Navigational Map
Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness Windows Old abandoned house
Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness Windows Bungalow

Promo Images

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Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Некрономикон" -- Russian spelling
  • "Necronomicon : L'Aube des ténèbres" -- French title
  • "Necronomicon: The Gateway to Beyond" -- European/Canadian title
  • "Necronomicon: Świt Ciemności " -- Polish title
  • "Necronomicon: El alba de las tinieblas" -- Spanish title
  • "Necronomicon: Die Dämmerung der Dunkelheit" -- German PSX title
  • "Necronomicon: Das Mysterium der Dämmerung" -- German Windows title
  • "Necronomicon" -- Italian title

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User Reviews

Wait to buy this one from a bargain bin, unless you really adore mazes. Windows Jeanne (76508)

Critic Reviews

Puntaeclicca.it Windows Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 05, 2000 14 out of 20 70
Adventurearchiv Windows May 02, 2001 68 out of 100 68
Gry OnLine Windows Aug 10, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Game Over Online Windows Jun 07, 2001 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Windows Mar, 2001 58 out of 100 58
GameBoomers Windows 2001 56 out of 100 56
Meristation PlayStation Feb 28, 2002 3.5 out of 10 35
Just Adventure Windows 2001 D 25
Aventura y Cía Windows Oct 01, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

From the "Truth about the Necronomicon" at www.hplovecraft.com

"Now about the “terrible and forbidden books”—I am forced to say that most of them are purely imaginary. There never was any Abdul Alhazred or Necronomicon, for I invented these names myself." - H.P. Lovecraft

The misconception about the the Necronomicon's authenticity became even more complicated when numerous hoax editions of the book started to surface in the 70s.

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