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Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness

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Enter the world of Necronomicon- where quiet scholar William H. Stanton is suddenly thrust into the dark and enigmatic world of the occult.

The year is 1927. Stanton is in the drawing room of his Providence, Rhode Island home when his childhood friend, Edgar, appears at his door.

Edgar, seems distraught and delirious and gives Stanton a metallic pyramid, telling him not to give it to anyone- especially himself.

Still reeling from Edgar’s appearance, Stanton is visited by a doctor who tells him that Edgar has lost his mind and must be institutionalized. William knows there is more to the story and decides to find Edgar, but on his way discovers a horrifying secret that threatens all of mankind. 

In this thrilling point-and-click adventure based on the works of H.P Lovecraft, you’ll traverse the haunting world of Gothic New England, solving puzzles and acquiring information to help Stanton solve the mystery of the Necronomicon.

Can you help Stanton save humanity as we know it?

Updates in this new version of Necronomicon
  • 18 inventory documents that you can access anytime
  • Graphic and design bugs fixed
  • More helpful videos
  • Additional texts and in-game hints
  • Improved sound design
Release date
Cryo Interactive
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: 200 GHz
  • Memory: 32 MB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX compatible Video Card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound Card
  • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
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Translated by
Microsoft from Russian
If the recently appeared in Steam trilogy of Dracula-it's like an easy dip in the pool of the past with a cool Vodicka, the appearance of Nechonomicon-it's like jumping head to the pool without water in general-full of bugs. Nehvatavshaja stars from the sky game back in 2001, here looks just like ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Note that the Dracula did not lead, to my indiscreet subjective view of a man who is not very fanatic of Adventur. The Lack of settings, a single 4:3 resolution (I tried to make a screenshot and calculate what exactly, but the game refused to display Steam Overlay, as well as use all its features), looking on a decent monitor, as it is clear that, ancient videos and Arth-it's all Not something that should please our view. About subtitles continue to dream since the time of the same Dracula. Yet There are two pluses: the toy is quite worth passing, any development of the plot here is, though the rollers and are served once in 20 minutes (if desired, the game can fly about the same-loading screens here are quite nimble), and its price a little fun- It is no longer possible to exit the Save or download screen if you have entered it. If The first case you can just sign up where (by the way, it is necessary to write-gamovaries meet), in the second all the more fun-you have to download the saves! Maybe There's a way out, but I'm just unlucky. Club Music on the title screen (apparently, this is Improved sound design, promised on the page in the store), shown at each exit of the game (most likely, more than 2-3 attempts to play many and do not) gives the opportunity to summarize-♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ This game
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The game Necronomicon is comparable to a bizarre and incomprehensible computer program that I can only assume was an attempt to imitate a video game. This game will undermine your mental health and make you lose your mind. However, it's not because the game is scary, but simply because its puzzles are so boring, tedious, and often insoluble due to exasperating bugs and terrible game design. The characters in this game, as they are, are even more flat and less credible than Lovecraft's. The most skillful role in the play of the voice is in the form of a brain in a pot, whose performance is the most humane and healthy of all characters. However, even a stellar performance (which was not the case) could not save the boring and boring dialogue that the actor had to read. The story, of which I am assured exists, judging by the historical credits that come with the game, is a completely incomprehensible rewrite of the affair of Charles Dexter Ward. There are several discrepancies that indicate that the creator of the game is ignorant of occult symbology, such as the inclusion of the star of David as an evil occult symbol. I am convinced that this was an inclusion of a place of ignorance rather than wickedness, because there is no sign of the Zionist conspiracy theory that I can understand in the text of the game. The graphics, although Spartan and often incomprehensible, a common theme with this game, are also bland and harmless, lacking even the slightest spark of artistic direction or skill. The most notable aspect of this game is the bugs. Several big monstrous bugs that make the game unplayable after the scene of the library. However, no collector cards and no successes are offered. Overall, it's a horrible experience, and at its price and no matter the price it's a huge "no". Because this game is dead. Friendly Pastor
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