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Description

Surviving a dare by your friends to spend the night in a haunted museum is how Shivers begins, but it soon turns into a challenge of capturing the evil Ixupi, ghosts of South American legend, in pots scattered throughout the museum.

The game is similar to Myst in many aspects in that it's an adventure game with a 1st-person slideshow-type presentation. Though unlike Myst, you have a life meter and the Ixupi can steal life from it if you aren't careful.

Screenshots

Shivers Windows 3.x nice mailbox
Shivers Windows 3.x the Museum blueprints are very useful
Shivers Windows 3.x the door puzzle on the Theatre’s backstage
Shivers Windows 3.x the ghost of Professor Windlenot

Promo Images

Shivers Magazine Advertisement

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "Shivers: What Darkness Conceals, Terror Reveals" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Shivers: La Terreur Révèlera les Secrets des Ténêbres" -- French tag-lined title

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User Reviews

A seemingly campy horror mystery that is more than meets the eye Windows Tal Cohen (33)
Shivers down your spine Windows ETJB (450)
A Masterpiece! Windows 1gnition (290)
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" Windows D P (139)
One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it! Windows 3.x Jeanne (76329)
This game is so divine, it sends shivers down my spine Windows Katakis | カタキス (41896)

Critic Reviews

Adventurearchiv Windows May 21, 2009 92 out of 100 92
Adventure Lantern Windows Sep, 2006 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
Score Windows Jan, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Score Windows 3.x Jan, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Windows Dec, 1995 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 6.6 out of 10 66
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1995 56 out of 100 56
High Score Windows May, 1996 2 out of 5 40
Pelit Windows Jan, 1996 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

The random play factor of this game was influenced by Mixed-Up Mother Goose Deluxe, according to Marcia Bales, the game designer.

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