Are you ready to party? A chilling night of reckoning is unleashed upon guests bold enough to party on Halloween at an abandoned farm house. A freakish fest filled with menacing mysticism awaits your arrival ... That’s of course, if you’re not too afraid to RSVP.
User reviews: Mixed (59 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 21, 2013
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“What makes Shadows: Price for our Sins worth playing—what it does best—is its unusual item use, as well as its often surprising interactivity.”
4/5 – Gamezebo

About This Game

Are you ready to party? A chilling night of reckoning is unleashed upon guests bold enough to party on Halloween at an abandoned farm house.

As children, you and your friend, Samantha, would play at an old farm during your summer vacations. Years have passed, and Samantha has invited you to join her and a group of fellow students back at the farm for a Halloween party. Little does anyone know - but a demonic force will be crashing the event.

When the partygoers game spirals out of control, a portal to a world of darkness opens to imprison their youthful souls. They soon join company with the rest of the cursed souls collected by the lord of darkness. You alone are their sole hope of rescue.

A freakish fest filled with menacing mysticism awaits your arrival ... That’s of course, if you’re not too afraid to RSVP.

BONUS CONTENT:
  • Wallpaper
  • Soundtrack

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 8 / Windows 7 /Windows XP / Windows Vista
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 1150 MB available space
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
A spooktacular game of mystery and evil perfect for halloween. Those new to mystery games will find themselves hitting the hint button alot, though the game is friendly to new players since any puzzle can be skipped or the hint button can be hit if stuck. Cant get lost because there is a map highlighting where an object of importance is to continue the story.

The Hidden Object Puzzles can be very difficult, there are things that can be moved on screen in the puzzles, meaning you just need to click everything to see what moves if there is an item behind it since there is no cursor change. Due to the games age many objects are difficult to spot due to them being very small or the detail is so low they cant be clearly seen. During puzzles it may ask to find a heart, or a knife, but there will be tons of hearts or knives meaning finding some arbitrary one. Other times objects are just named wrong such as saying "darts" but there are none instead there is a dartboard you click instead.

There are not many full on Halloween games on steam so this is worth trick or treating it up.
Rating: 7/10 Value: $2.99
Posted: October 8
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
The first half of the game is really nice, the second half feels uninspired and bland; it's like if each half had been done by different studios. The HO scenes are very cluttered but beautiful with some special moves quite original. The mini games are very bad, with bad explanation and a hint option that either directly shows the solution or has erroneous text; they're either too easy or totally obscure. Music is awfully dull. Story is the usual cheesy cliché: X loves Y that loves Z blablabla and ooooh, look out, there's a witch! etc. And to nail it down, there was several items with erroneous items...
On the whole I cannot recommend it, it is less than average.
Posted: October 3
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
4.7 hrs on record
A pretty good hidden object game; get it if you like that sort of thing. It's got all the earmarks: serviceable story, logic-free puzzles (who hides the handle to their cabinets? Why do I need a hammer for one hammering and a mallet for another), and lots of running back and forth. If you like this sort of game, you know what I'm talking about and are prepared for it.

Also, make sure to use the map - it shows where you can perform actions and you can teleport straight there. I didn't realize how convenient that was until I wasted a lot of time backtracking.
Posted: July 1
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Rather simplistic, and the story was a tiny bit weak but other wise a great lil' point and click with some good tunes to it.
Posted: May 27
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
It's a nice cute puzzle game that's good if you're looking for a casual game. It kept me entertained for a few hours and I didn't feel like my time was wasted.
Posted: July 4
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
This game is worth playing if you like a good story. It's basically a "detective game", where you have to solve many different puzzles, some of which you won't even know need solving. In about 4 hours I finished this game, without help or anything, and I can honestly say that I don't regret not one second; it's a great point and click game very good for a relaxing night. Unfortunately there's no replayability ( at least in my opinion) because the "challenges" will become obsolete once you know how to solve them.
Overall, it's a good game worth playing. 8.5/10
Posted: July 12
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I don't usually play much puzzle games, but I like this one, because it's as casual as it gets. Like most other hidden objects games these days, you can skip the puzzles; and it tells you the "Available Action" on the map, so you can advance in the game easier.

Another thing I like is that you can click on any location on the map, and you get there right away. I also like the fact that its very fast loading too. The graphics, story, and music are passable, no complains there. I kind of like the way it tells the story, also you get a variety of puzzles as the story progress.

The cutscenes looks a bit grainy. It seems like the widescreen option doesn't work for me for some odd reason, when I watch cutscenes of the game, it will go to black screen. So I stick with their native 4:3 aspect ratio, it's alright.

I encountered one problem with this game though. One time it stops showing "Available Action" on the map. And I thought there was some bug or glitch that prevent you to advance in the game. So I stopped playing it for a while because I don't know where to go(yeah I really rely on that " Available Action" thing on the map). One day I just decided to give it another try, I thought that maybe it was just a minor bug that stop showing the "available action", and it was indeed that problem.

All in all, I love the fact that the game is so casual, basically you can just breeze through the game in a few hours(maybe its a turn off for some though). I recommend it people who likes it nice and easy.
Posted: June 3
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I needed 4 hours to complete it. I recommend this game for any gamers who like those hidden object games.
Posted: June 20
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Nice game.
Posted: June 20
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Bought this during the summer sale, figuring that it could be a fun point-and-click adventure. The music and scenery are very nice, and at some points it's enjoyable to just sit there and kind of take it in. The puzzles are challenging enough (the map tells you which areas are "Active", i.e. "it's possible to use an object here", however) and if you're a fan of "I Spy" type of puzzles (sit there and find all the hidden items), then you're in luck - because this game has plenty (to the point that I almost got a little tired of them). I will say this game is pretty well put together, but does have its problems. The voice acting was a little awkward in the beginning, but during the black and white animated "cutscenes" it was pretty good. The story itself is pretty standard - ghosts trapped by their compliance in a curse, etc, etc. The characters were fairly typical (and one of the ghosts was about every stereotype of a Japanese and/or Asian woman? Was that really necessary?), though most of them were likeable enough. The story relies on a lot of outdated horror tropes - being cursed by "black magic" messing up a "Pagan Ritual" and using supposed "Voodoo Dolls". And sometimes the search and find puzzle sections were a little ridiculous? There was just so much stuff thrown into them, sometimes it took away from the puzzle. At any rate, it's not a bad game, and was actually really fun at some points (The puzzles, art, scenery, and music made it likeable), but I'm glad I didn't pay full price for it.
Posted: June 22
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45 of 54 people (83%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
This is an occasion when I wish Steam had more options than "Yes" and "No" for recommendations. This isn't a bad game for it's low price point. I would never replay this though.

This hidden object game drew me in with it's Halloween-themed story. At first it starts as a basic haunted house story and then it turns into Jumanji junior in a sense. The entire plot revolves around your friends being trapped in a board game and the ghosts of the game's last victims haunting the farm. They send you on a bunch of fetch quests, so only a fraction of the game is about finding hidden objects. I managed to finish the game in around 6 hours, so that's not bad for the $4 or so I spent for this on sale, but I also lost interest about two-thirds of the way through. I stopped reading the diary pages, for example.

The fetch quests were grinding on me. Some of the objects in the hidden object scenes didn't look anything like I would ever imagine them to look like. Some of the puzzles didn't have clear directions and if you hit the "?" to get an explanation, it focused more on telling you how to beat it than explaining the objective. Some of the later puzzles are very generic like they ran out of ideas near the end. For example, two of the last puzzles are a Sudoku puzzle and a sliding tile puzzle.

There are some good animations that might look like a puppet show starring silhouettes, but the simple visual style had its charm. The voice acting over them is pretty bad. Early in the game, there are a few animations with higher production value. The graphics are nice for a hidden object game, though those animations are a bit hazy. Maybe they just didn't like the HD resolution.

Each location is interesting enough and works with the Halloween theme for the most part.

The developers made this game very easy to complete. Can't find a hidden object? Use a hint. Can't solve a puzzle? Skip it. Not sure where to go next? Just look at the map. It shows you. It'll be hard to get frustrated with the game when it provides you so many bypasses.
Posted: December 21, 2013
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
I really enjoyed this game and would definitely recommend it, the only problem is that I don't think I could play it again for quite a while as I know the story too well
Posted: January 28
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
this is an horror themed point & click game.
this game has a pretty cool story with twist & turns and this is kinda like what we would have seen in the early 90's of pc gaming.
i love the art of this game is light harted its hand drawn and it looks amazing.
the voice acting could use work big time lol its so bad its good lol.
and there are cut sences and they need a bit of work but they work for what they are.
if you are looking for a point & click game to play then this game might be what you wan to get its a good point & click game.
my review score is
95 / 100
yes the voice acting and cut sences need work big time but that is not what makes a point & click game an point & click game.
so as an point & click game this game is amazing for what it is check it out.
Posted: February 2
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Do you like: Solving puzzles, point and click adventures and challenging hidden objects tied up with a very good scary story?
Enjoyed the hell outta this one.
Posted: January 28
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
So many bugs, I think I have come across a game breaking bug so I cannot proceed, Voice acting for this game is also very bad. 2/10 Not recommended. I wish I could at least finish it and be done with it, but I cannot progress when the game wont let me.
Posted: February 3
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
The game is halloween themed old-school point & click adventure game. Main plot is that your friends have been trapped in a board game ( Jumanji ? ) and you have to find a way to save them. The game is just clicking various objects, solving tricky puzzles and playing hidden object minigames. This can be turnoff for someones but I personally recomend to try this game.
Posted: February 28
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7 of 16 people (44%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Story is poor, kinda put together for lame puzzles. Many of the puzzles are a find the object from list type of deal. There are some other puzzle types, but got to bored to continue...only made it about 1.5 hours in...lucky I got it on sale and didn't waste too much.
Posted: December 13, 2013
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
Amazing game,I love H.O.G the BEST :D
This is a beautiful game whit amazing story and music ,just great
10/10
Posted: February 1
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
I pointed. I clicked. Repeat for four hours.
"A freakish fest filled with menacing mysticism awaits your arrival ... That’s of course, if you’re not too afraid to RSVP."
Yeah. This was Amnesia levels of terrifying, folks.
Posted: March 10
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5 of 18 people (28%) found this review helpful
this is a very cool game i love the story ive played this twice and haven't gotten sick of it. very well done! :)
Posted: December 23, 2013
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