Dark Legends surround the old abandoned Blackwood house, secluded far away in the northern wastelands. For writer Michael Arthate, this cold, solitary atmosphere is fodder for his restless imagination. But Michael soon becomes distracted by the mysteries offered up, as he follows a trail exploring and delving into the secrets of the past.
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Data wydania: 8 Mar, 2006

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Rekomendowane przez kuratorów

"Creates a feeling of classic horror that is rarely attained in gaming."

Recenzje

“They have really pulled out all the stops with their first effort and created one classic piece of Adventure gaming. Just don't get too used to that luxury called sleep.”
100% Game of the Year – Just Adventure

“A creepy and fun title, fans of the Myst series and with a love of horror will be right at home in this game.”
83% – PC Game World

“If you're an adventure gaming veteran, especially if you like the horror / creepy / gothic-type atmosphere, then Scratches is for you. It's a solid game.”
77% – IGN

O tej grze

Dark Legends surround the old abandoned Blackwood house, secluded far away in the northern wastelands.

For writer Michael Arthate, this cold, solitary atmosphere is fodder for his restless imagination. But Michael soon becomes distracted by the mysteries offered up, as he follows a trail exploring and delving into the secrets of the past. As he is drawn deeper into the story, his sleep is shattered by mysterious noises, and he is plagued by nightmares that cross into reality.

Whose shadows lurk in the dark corners? Is that lonely house inhabited by restless spirits of the past or something more sinister? What is that sound that chills to the very bone...scratching?

Join Michael in a suspenseful adventure, as you explore beautiful and chilling environments. Prowl dark corners and solve puzzles leading to the solution of a tale begun with obsession, and ending with madness and murder.


Features

  • Eerie and immersive story
  • Haunting soundtrack
  • Full 360 degree panoramic viewing
  • Puzzles and challenges throughout
  • Numerous hours of gameplay
  • Explore a Victorian mansion, sinister chapel, forbidding crypt, musty rooms, greenhouse…

Director’s Cut includes:

  • An alternate ending that might be more shocking than the original
  • A new chapter: “The Last Visit” will have you back at the house 10 years after the events of the original game
  • Michael’s diary with more clues and thoughts from the main character
  • Upgraded graphics and an eerier soundtrack

Wymagania systemowe

    • OS: Windows® XP / Vista™ / Windows® 7
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 256MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 500MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL 1.2 compatible with 64MB RAM
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: Sound card with DirectX 9.0c support
Pomocne recenzje klientów
1 z 2 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
0.4 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 grudnia
Grę kupiłem na wyprzedaży, mimo zachęcających recenzji nie wciągnęła mnie zbytnio. Mechanika poruszania się odstrasza mnie od tej produkcji, poruszamy się w trójwymiarze po dwuwymiarowych mapach, mamy przed sobą ciągle jakby namalowany obraz, przez co wszystko wygląda dość nienaturalnie. Do tego akcja, lub fabuła bo akcji jest tutaj zero, rozkręca się powoli. Dwie godziny szfendania się po namalowanym domu przyniosły parę notatek. Nie polecam.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
81 z 134 osób (60%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
0.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 6 października
In this game, you play as a drunk man with glaucoma as you attempt to navigate a mansion built for an elf. Your friend Jerry calls you and hangs up after three seconds, and you are tasked with trying to collect and put together mundane objects while somber orchestral music plays. This game has a nice array of challenges, from trying to walk in a straight line to trying to interact with an item without accidentally leaving the room. Your main character has a touching backstory; due to a tragic accident he can only look in 45-degree angles and has a hard time making eye contact with the furniture. I love how the game crashes a lot, too. Really gets into your head. Five dirt stars.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
17 z 22 osób (77%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
1.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 17 października
I first watched a lets play of this game and another mansion horror game: Pineview Drive. I wanted to give Pineview Drive a negative review because it sucks and is pointless, but that would mean having to pay for it. I already owned Scratches, so lets give this game a positive review instead.

This game is great.

Honestly it's not for everyone, but seriously it's great. Unlike Pineview Drive there is an actual story with real weight to it. Everything has a reason and a consequence, and it's meangingful to a character that you learn to care about.

The game is slow, dated interface and graphics, and requires a lot of reading without voice over. That's a drawback to most people, but it's atmosphere is great and meaningful. It has a couple puzzles and very few jumpscares but they are in places that actually matter to the story and give you a memorable experience unlike a certain other game.

Scratches has a heavy story with not a whole lot of game action, definately not everyone is into that, but this game is beautifully catered to the people who are into that. Great atmosphere, very imersive, great story.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
9 z 9 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
26.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 10 października
Seriously a dark and creepy game. Everybody should play this. It does have some difficult puzzles in it. But if you use common sense, you'll be able to figure most of them out.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
6 z 6 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
7.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 1 listopada
Very interesting game, atmospheric und beautiful artwork.

The storyline is well made with lots of corners and twists.

For point and click adventure lovers, definitely recommendable, but beware the thriller/horror setting.

No jump-scares but intense atmosphere provide the shiver down your back.

Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
4 z 4 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
6.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 19 października
Interesting game. Creepy atmosphere and captivating story. I really enjoyed exploring the mansion!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
6 z 8 osób (75%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
9.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 20 września
Very atmospheric and immersive horror adventure, if you let yourself be immersed. Otherwise, you will probably just get frustrated with, sometimes, illogical puzzles and "aimless" wandering.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
2 z 2 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
0.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 13 listopada
Atmospheric, creepy and really beautiful.
A very good company for a rainy night.
Shut down the lights, make some tea and prepare yourself to be immersed in this big manor and its suroundings.
Unravel the mystery~!

8/10
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
2 z 2 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
1.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 17 listopada
have you ever walked past a old house? Did you ever stopped and thought about what ever happened in that house? If you see past the chipped paint and the decayed wood will you find something truly horrifing? that is what scratches delivers, it tell the story of a author staying at a old manor for inspiration for his books. the atmosphere is so thick that even opening a door can make your heart race. the gameplay is your standered point and click puzzle affair, nothing ground breaking but works fine with the atmosphere and story. I give Scratches-director's Cut a 9/10.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
3 z 4 osób (75%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
20.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 26 sierpnia
Like playing through a horror novel, this game is absolute bliss for point and click fans.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNsdOR3zbpc&index=1&list=PL21B2FE7E57494E24
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
3 z 4 osób (75%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
3.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 11 listopada
For the people who find this game to be too difficult, here is a Will Stamper quote that might make you think:

'If you hate hard stuff, shut up and do better'.

It's not hard, you just need to do better.

Great game by the way.

Pretty damn cool.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
1 z 1 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
8.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 15 grudnia
This game scared the hell out of me! An amazing game with a gripping story which makes you feel thankful that you don't have to live in a decrepit old house.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
2 z 3 osób (67%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
11.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 22 września
Psychological horror at its finest. The story is enticing and very unsettling as it unravels, and the soundtrack accompanies it brilliantly. There are a few issues, such as the strange jumps in logic regarding certain things which needs to be done, and I've consulted a walthrough a couple of times. The game is all about triggers, and can't progress without certain things having been done first. While this is a bit annoying, it's well worth it in terms of story. Another downside is the short length of it (it couldn't possibly be any longer, but I wish it was - it was done in about six-seven hours), and the fact that you can't explore more things with it being a point and click game.

That being said, the game is great, and I definitely recommend it to those who enjoy good old fashioned horror, the unsettling kind which is more than just jump scares and loud noises.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
3 z 5 osób (60%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 października
If I were ever to visit a house my first instinct would never be to go straight to the basement.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
1 z 2 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
11.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 6 listopada
Game is very, I actually had to stop playing just to catch my barrings after this one shocking moment. The music didn't help,

In the game, you learne the creepy ♥♥♥♥ is happening because some guy stole this Mask from an African tribe that used it in rituchual killings. I still don't know all the deatails, but after takeing the mask, his life got turned upiside down, and he may have killed his wife out of insanity. Still too ealy to tell. His friend, a rationist doctor, inherited the house, and began to expirence the same case of events Mr.Blackwood went through. I found the mask that was hidden under a boarded up door behind a display case. My character wakes up in the night with no clear upjective other than a wird feeling. I decide to go check on the mask to see if that would give me a clue to the next ubjective and guess what...

It's Gone!

My cue to take a break.


It's a point and click, and one that reaquires you to tinker with stuff. If you get stuck, someone made a great walthrough that just tells you what to do without giveing anything away. Game is definatly a geme in my book. The game hasn't jump scared me yet, and it's still got me to log off out of fear. That my friend is impressive.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
112 z 122 osób (92%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
7.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 28 listopada, 2013
If I had to describe my gamer career, I would describe myself as a "horror game connoisseur." I've played everything from Resident Evil to Dead Space to Amnesia to Limbo to Condemned. Home? I've played it. Dark Fall? I've played that too. I'm telling you all this because I want you to understand what I mean when I say:

THIS IS THE SCARIEST GAME I'VE EVER PLAYED.

Yes, I know. I can hear the snorts of doubt. Scariest? Really? There's no blood, no gore, and only one body. But this was the game, above all other games, that scared the crap out of me. This was the one game that made me actually fall out of my chair screaming. This is a game that is not about cheap thrills or gore porn, it is a game that is about all of the qualities that make for great horror. Atmosphere, build-up, soundtrack, all are done great.

That said, there is one caveat I must make: USE A WALKTHROUGH WHEN PLAYING THIS GAME. Seriously, just do it. This is a game about experience over gameplay. Trust me, using a walkthrough won't make you miss anything. The horrors will be just as good with out all of the unnecessary searching. Trust me. I know this seems to run contrary to the "purity of video games" but in this one instance it works.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
25 z 29 osób (86%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
4.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 27 listopada, 2013
Extremely atmospheric, which was a surprise because it's an point-and-click game. Amazing soundtrack and well made environment. Being able to look 360 degrees around you is nice. Puzzles might be frustrating at times but overall it's a nice experience.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
24 z 29 osób (83%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
27.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 21 listopada, 2013
Richly atmospheric. Classic game. Unravel the mystery before it unravels you. Try playing in the dark, alone. Highly recommended.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
23 z 29 osób (79%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
13.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 7 lutego
I only discovered Scratches due to the recent release of Serena, which is a fantastic little game with a lot of charm. Of course, the community recommended anyone who enjoyed it to play Scratches, and I am so glad I did.

Personally, I adore story-driven gameplay and have a weakness for horror themes in any media. I also enjoy point-and-click adventure games, so immediately this fit me well. There's not so much in the way of gore, and not many jump scares, but the atmospheric build up throughout your time in-game means that the few outright "scary" parts are pulled off with a finesse I have not experienced before. One particular part had me shaking and needing to take a break straight away; You become so used to the game just "feeling creepy" that when it does try to scare you, it catches you completely off guard.

Mechanically it could be better - the cursor speed was far too high for me at first (even with it on its slowest setting) but that was overcome with time as I became accustomed to it. Sometimes the things you need to interact with have odd hotspots, and I did notice a typo in a letter early in the game.

Where gameplay is concerned, it is on the whole very tedious, but in a fun, challenging way. Occasionally there are points where the solution seems baffling and extremely unintuitive though, and it can be very frustrating as you'll find it's almost always something you missed that was far too small, or something that didn't highlight as being interactive because your cursor wasn't quite in the right place.

Overall however, Scratches is definitely worth playing if you enjoy the genre and have a bit of patience. It's slow, and can be somewhat irritating at times, but the general feel of the game is superbly tense and highly rewarding for any horror fan.

Waiting for Asylum with bated breath!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie
22 z 29 osób (76%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
6.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 12 kwietnia
Scratches is a peculiar game (or, mayhaps, I'm simply unfamiliar with the genre). The pacing of this game is quite slow, especially for such a short game (completed under 7 hours, though with some time to think through game sessions - and, embarrasingly, a few glances in a walkthrough).
As I stated, the game builds up slowly, yet it's not, by any means, a drawback! The story unfolds marvelously, and the creepy plot got under my skin very quickly.
The story itself is the brightest part of the game. Sadly, it's the only stellar aspect.
Graphics are... well, adequate. Decent enough and very mood-building (if there's even such a phrase).
The sounds and music are eerie and decent, but nothing more.
The gameplay itself is lacklustre and clunky. I swear that all the times I had to take a glance into a walkthrough, was because some flaw within the game, like an unintuitive way of using (clicking) on something, or the way that the game fails at informing clearly and visibly, what is interactable, and what is not.

Nevertheless, the vibe of Scratches is simply amazing! It grasped me and pulled into the mystery from the first minute... keeping on my toes to the very end.
Is the game great? No, it isn't. The story behind is, though!
Even though it's a very diferent game from, let's say, Amnesia, it's far scarier than it. Oh, certainly I got scared more than while playing the Machine for Pigs.

The answer, my pumpkins, is simple. You are the one scaring yourself, as Scratches digs deeply into your imagination and lets you fear not what finds you... but what *you* will find out next.

Thumbs up!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie