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Shadow of the Comet

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The year is 1910. The small fishing port of Illsmouth is a sleepy New England town where time seems to stand still. Appearances can be very deceiving, however... Beneath the peaceful tranquility, a horrifying truth lingers. Now young astronomer John T. Carter must determine if there is a link between the return of Halley's comet and the resurgence of the Great Ancients who once dominated the land in a reign of terror.

Released on DOS platform. Also known as Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet.

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Posted by smulan on Nov 17, 2013

great half way


This is a great old school point&click; horror game, based on the H P Lovecraft writings and loaded with beautiful tableaus and dialogue portraits. At least it is a very good game up until you climb down into the underworld and the game becomes tedious and...

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Game Information

Platform PC
Perspective Third-Person
Control Keyboard
Gameplay Quest
Genre Horror
Theme Licensed properties
Graphic Style Illustrated realism
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media CD

Shadow of the Comet by Infogrames - Adventure Game

Shadow of the Comet is an adventure game, released in 1993 by Infogrames. Shadow of the Comet has a Illustrated realism style and uses a Keyboard control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of Shadow of the Comet and rate it as Very good, meanwhile the community rating for Shadow of the Comet is Very good.