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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 a close up view of one of the pots
Shivers Windows 3.x the ghost of Professor Windlenot
Shivers Windows 3.x the elevators puzzles are always similar to this one
Shivers Windows 3.x the door puzzle on the Theatre’s backstage

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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 (30)
Shivers down your spine Windows ETJB (447)
A Masterpiece! Windows 1gnition (290)
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" Windows D P (124)
One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it! Windows 3.x Jeanne (75394)

Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Jan, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adventurearchiv Windows May 21, 2009 92 out of 100 92
Coming Soon Magazine Windows 3.x Mar 14, 1996 89 out of 100 89
Adventure Lantern Windows Sep, 2006 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1996 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Windows Dec, 1995 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 6.6 out of 10 66
Just Adventure Windows 1998 C 50
Pelit Windows Jan, 1996 40 out of 100 40
High Score Windows May, 1996 2 out of 5 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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