Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet
DOS - 1994
Description of Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet
Shadow of the Comet is one of the best horror games ever produced, with a gripping storyline based on Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos, good puzzles, and a wonderful atmosphere and characters despite some interface quirks.
As journalist who arrived in a small town to photograph comet Halley's passing, you soon find that the event signifies a more sinister plan. Some pixel-hunting and time limits are annoying, but the game is excellent overall.
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Comments and reviews
KC 2018-04-12 1 point
I tried to load it using Boxer. Boxer states it is NOT a DOS game and will not load it.
Sammy 2017-07-02 0 point
All you guys behind this awesome website, to you all, I give a million thanks and best regards from India on behalf of myself and thousands of other RETRO RPG games FANS
Stephen 2015-11-27 0 point
So the game keeps going to a loader coded page. Can't figure out how to get past it. Help?
Nickname 2015-03-21 1 point DOS version
Jack Nicholson!? Kate Mulgrew!? David Carradine!? What a star-studded cast!
Jaime 2014-01-12 0 point DOS version
the blonde in the bottom left corner is definitely Melanie Griffith. And I think the fat dude second row, right most...is the same fat dude from Beetlejuice.
Huckle91 2014-01-04 1 point DOS version
Guy next to the Vincent Price look-alike resembles Patrick Swayze.
@ Tetrah: That's definitely Jack Nicholson
myabandonware 2013-01-18 0 point DOS version
think it depends on sound card I am using a SB card but no voices or mouse but it good game but its really hard
@all 2012-08-18 1 point DOS version
floppy version intentionally no mouse support!
only for cd version!
gorre126 2012-07-01 0 point DOS version
Voices do play, but unable to use mouse here too... Anyway great game, 4/5
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