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An ex-cop and now fledgling P.I., Ren Silver has set up shop in an old warehouse. Her cases haven't been much to speak of (finding lost pets, unfaithful spouses etc.) .. until now!

While vacationing on the planet Mars, Ren unwittingly becomes involved in a "legacy" of deception and a "dark" quest for intergalactic domination. You'll play Ren in 3rd person perspective as she meets over 25 speaking characters and explores locations on Earth and beyond. Find and use over 80 objects and solve adventure-type puzzles as you explore.

The seeds of the story begin in 1930 with the creation of a cell regeneration substance developed by Japanese scientists. Early research is only partially successful - none of the human subjects lived past 10 days. A decade later the solution and all research documents are shipped by plane to Germany's Institute of Hereditary Biology for further development and hopeful completion. On its way, the plane crashes .. the wreckage is found by photo-journalist Jevgenij Borisov in the Stalingrad war zone. It will take him over 35 years to completely understand and finish the serum. Jevgenij injects it into himself .. and becomes immortal! As the years pass, he becomes very rich and extremely powerful. The year 2100 finds him utterly unsatisfied with the workings of the world and his despicable plot begins.

Will Ren be able to stop him?


Legacy: Dark Shadows Windows Read Ren's Journal to learn a bit about what's going on
Legacy: Dark Shadows Windows Ren talks to her friend Hacker.
Legacy: Dark Shadows Windows This map doesn't help at all
Legacy: Dark Shadows Windows The perplexing "barrel puzzle"

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Alternate Titles

  • "Наследие: Тени прошлого" -- Russian spelling

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Not worth the media it's published on Jeanne (76519) 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars
Nice try... but this could've been so much better! Christian Munive (6) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Dec 08, 2004 B 75
Adventure Lantern May, 2006 70 out of 100 70
Quandary Oct, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Just Adventure Jan 18, 2005 B- 67
Adventurearchiv Dec 29, 2004 66 out of 100 66
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Mar, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Jan 27, 2005 4.7 out of 10 47
GameSpot Dec 08, 2004 4.1 out of 10 41
Worth Playing Dec 23, 2004 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 08, 2005 35 out of 100 35


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Jeanne (76519) added Legacy: Dark Shadows (Windows) on Nov 29, 2004