Nancy Drew: Secret of Shadow Ranch
I enjoyed this!
I loved the look of it the most. While Nancy didn't get to go as many places as I thought she would, it was still easy enough that I could get most of the puzzles done without looking them up. (I think The Haunting of Castle Malloy was much harder in that respect#.
I loved finally figuring out how to use the lasso. My favorite part, i think, was solving the canyon hieroglyphs#?) and figuring out the clock puzzles in the living room.
Also, Nancy occasionally got sent home in my case. Obey the rules of the ranch in all things!
May 27, 2012
Favorite ND Game
I am a big fan of all Nancy Drew games but this one is great. It was challenging but I never was stuck. I usually have to at least one get a hint from Bess/George or online but not this one. And it is loooonnggg.
May 5, 2012
I love the Nancy Drew Games. The buried treasure storyline is old but it was still fun, and the puzzles weren't impossible. The task part of these games don't bother me, I think they're fun. The only bad thing is there weren't enough suspects, and the culprit is obvious. Not the best Nancy Drew, but enjoyable.
May 4, 2012
could be challenging at sometimes but very fun to i would reccomend this game to people who like challenge and fun.
May 1, 2012
One Of My Fav ND Games
I've played almost all the nancy drew games and I think this was one of my favorites. I never found myself entirely stuck, which I often do, but still challenged enough to not be able to quite! Can't wait for the next ND release. Spent a lazy Sunday playing this and finished it so of course I wish it was a little longer. But still fantastic.
March 26, 2012
A Must for Nancy Drew Fans
This was the first Nancy Drew game I ever played. Come to think of it, it might also have been the first in-depth computer game I've ever played too! As such, the Secret of Shadow Ranch has always held a special place in my heart. This game offers a beautifully done mystery with lots of tasks of varying difficulties, fantastic graphics, and wonderful voice actors to play these beloved characters. Most of the puzzles can be solved without too much difficulty, but if you get stuck Nancy's friends are always available for help. :)
March 20, 2012
absolutely awesome games for 1 who is 61yrs young
March 20, 2012
LOVE NANCY DREW
You can't go wrong with Nancy Drew, even with the older games. This was a fun fun fun game. Even as an adult this is just highly entertaining. Love to get all the awards at the end and find funny stuff like Easter Eggs or dying in funny ways. So addicted to Nancy Drew can't wait till next game comes out.
March 19, 2012
An Oldie but a Goodie
I played this game years ago when it was released by the developer. I no longer have the cd the game came on so may just be tempted to buy it again here. I love all of the large file Nancy Drew Games. This one does not disappoint. If you haven't played this one yet, I suggest that you do!
March 19, 2012
If it's Nancy Drew, it's all good!
This is #10 in the N.D. series, one of the older games, which I much more prefer, as it seems like the newer the Nancy game, the darker the stories became. The story is set in an "old west" atmosphere where it seems a phantom horse is showing up on the ranch scaring everyone there. Nan has to uncover certain info from the past in order to discover why this is happening. On the way she encounters several colorful characters and several different locations in which to find clues, including an old ghost town. One of my favorite parts is when sitting around the campfire the ole cowpokes try a hand at singing, quite funny. One of my least favorite parts is collecting the vegetables! Fortunately, the game has a 2nd chance button if you get kicked off the ranch for whatever reason. The sounds and color are very good, make sure you save your game so you can pick up where you left off. You never know what kind of ending the N.D. games will have, they are all different and you are responsible for doing whatever needs to be done to win the game. There is a check off list that tells you what still needs to be accomplished as you go through the game, this comes in very handy. If you are still unsure, call Nans friends, and they will gladly give you a hint or 2 to help you on your way. This game is good for all ages, lots of fun times! My other favorites in the N.D. series are; #3 Message in a Haunted Mansion, #4 Treasure in the Royal Tower, #5 The Final Scene, #13 Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon (extra fun ending!).. Also, if these games are a little too hard, there are 2 Nancy Drew Dossier games which are easier, but just as much fun as the regular series. I hope they make more of those! I highly recommend this and the other N.D. games. Have fun!!
March 18, 2012