Take a Wild Ride into Terror and Trickery to Rein in a Ghostly Secret!
All Reviews:
Very Positive (141) - 89% of the 141 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 1, 2004

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“A wonderful mystery for the whole family! The best in children’s games always tries to meld education with fun, and this game does that superbly, with a smooth integration of factoids about various things coupled with critical thinking activities and a fun adventure. Male or female, Nancy Drew fan or no, get this game!”
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“Her Interactive has set itself the goal of providing well rounded, well crafted family fun — with an eye for a solid story and familiar gameplay coupled with a versatile challenge mix. Here they have scored a success on all points. Now the only sad part is I have to wait til October for the next Nancy Drew game to come out. Happy sleuthing.”

“In fact, as mysteries go, this case is one of the best. It’s got plenty of puzzles, suspicious activity, sidetrails to investigate and interesting characters, both current and past.”

About This Game

Nancy Drew®: The Secret of Shadow Ranch

Take a Wild Ride into Terror and Trickery to Rein in a Ghostly Secret!

Ropin’, ridin’ and revenge. A ranch vacation takes a terrifying turn when a ghostly horse appears in this mystery game. Is it driven by the vengeful commands of its long-dead master, Dirk Valentine? Or is a living villain behind the ranch’s string of bad luck? It’s up to you, as Nancy Drew, to figure out who’s wearing the black hat before your investigation is ambushed in Nancy Drew: Secret of Shadow Ranch!

  • Care for and ride a horse to visit other locations such as the store
  • Work on a dude ranch harvesting vegetables, feeding livestock, and baking cakes
  • Try your hand at barrel racing and lasso practice
  • Choose from junior or senior detective difficulty levels in this mystery game

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
    • Processor: 400MHz Pentium
    • Memory: 64 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 16-bit color graphics video card with at least 16MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 16-bit Windows-compatible stereo sound card
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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