Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall

Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall

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Jessalyn Thornton’s fateful sleepover at the abandoned Thornton estate was supposed to be a pre-wedding celebration, but the fun ended when she disappeared. While her family searches for clues, others refuse to speak about the estate’s dark past. Did something supernatural happen to Jessalyn, or is someone in Thornton Hall holding something besides family secrets?

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  • Unravel perplexing and spooky puzzles

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  • OS: 10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6
  • CPU: 1.6 GHz (INTEL ONLY)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Hard Drive: 2384 MB

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Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 43.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mostly great! :) :) I think the story came out a little disorganized at times but manageable. The plot didn't get lost, the challenges were fun and sufficiently challenging and the design was really pretty. :):) Good job, whoever made this! For comparison, we recently bought ND Creature of Kapu Cave and quit that one as we thought it was TERRIBLE. This one we liked a lot!
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Game! This is a great game, however it's the scariest Nancy Drew game yet. (there is a new Nancy Drew midnight in salem that's supposed to be the scariest EVER!) But it's an amazing game if you're not afraid of ghosts... the animation is spectacular when it comes to seeing Carlotte's ghost... etc. if you like haunted houses, devastating family secrets, encounters with the un-dead and hanging out in a graveyard... this is the game for you! enjoy...
Date published: 2019-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Haunting and a Kidnapping? Better Call Nancy! Nancy is called in to find Jessalyn Thornton, and along the way she stumbles across another mystery in the Thornton family. Charlotte Thornton died mysteriously in a fire years ago, and it appears that her spirit is haunting Thornton Hall. Bonus points for the spook factor... Honestly, this is one of my favorite games in the Nancy Drew series so far. The story of Charlotte and the Thorntons, the "hauntings", and more... wow! It's another winner!
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from one of nancy's best i've been playing nancy drew games since i was 7 (that's 12 years) this is one of my favourites! it has a great storyline, some historical elements to it, and it definitely has the scare factor down pat. all in all a great game
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not Your Average Nancy Drew Game I've played almost every Nancy Drew game and this one, for me, started out slower than most of the others; it took me some time to figure out that I simply had to use an item on a door in order to make the game continue but once I figured that out, the rest flowed very well. I don't recall any other ND games that had the number of puzzles this one has and was pleasantly impressed by their originality and level of difficulty. The environments, as always, are beautifully done and quite scary in places. It always dismays me to read bad reviews that are written by people who are looking for games that offer a completely different format; Nancy Drew games are not comprised of hidden object scenes and the puzzles they incorporate are there as an important part of the challenge, so I, for one, am happy that the developers have never offered a Skip button; it's just good to know there are games tailored to players who enjoy the challenge. Having played this game, and The Deadly Device just before it, I'm hoping that Big Fish will soon be offering #32, Sea of Darkness. In the meantime, I'll be playing the few older games I haven't tried yet. Regards to all and Happy Gaming!
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic, atmospheric, challenging, adventure! (NO HOPS) (Available at BFG since 2014) Wow! Just wow! This is the first Nancy Drew game I've played!! Extremely good atmosphere. Spooky from the start, but not scary. Just like a well-written book, you gradually get to know the characters and the plot thickens... Like other reviewers probably have mentioned, you really are at the helm in this game! It's 95% up to you. GRAPHICS:Full screen, not widescreen. Roam around the grounds of Thornton Hall on a spooky moonlit night! You WILL need full computer brightness. Not for anyone struggling with eyesight. SOUND:Spot on atmospheric sounds, and great voice-acting. Music is separate. All 3 volumes are separate. MOUSE MECHANICS: The center part of the magnifying glass will glow WHITE when there is something of significance that you should inspect further, or go back to later. It changes to a HAND to pick something up for your inventory. DIFFICULTIES: 2: Amateur or Master. Master level has no hints and limited tasks list. HOPS: NONE PUZZLES: You HAVE TO complete the puzzles, even in Casual (NO SKIP) . Maybe 10? Refer to a separate walkthrough source if necessary.Occasionally, with very tough puzzles, you are provided with an option for a "solution". This solution appears to you in the Task's list as an option. HINT: Limited, written hints, sometimes with increasing levels of clues for an item. But this is not always the case. You won't be led anywhere, or shown anything. Nothing sparkles. No hints at Master level. JOURNAL:You get a phone and can take photos instead of making physical, written notes. I found I had to have a notepad handy a couple of times.The journal next to the tasks list is very limited. Good to go back to if you've had a break from the game and need a recap. MAP:NONE INVENTORY: Stays visible at all times. CHARACTERS:I can't say enough good things about the characters! Wonderful acting, wonderful direction and expression of characters on the screen. Character interaction is a MUST in this game. ** Don't be put-off if you don't find the 'eggs.' ( I thought I had a computer game glitch, because the Youtube walkthrough showed an egg in the inventory!! Collecting the 3 eggs is just for fun, at least it doesn't prohibit the continuation of the game. Just so you know!**
Date published: 2016-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic mystery for Nancy Drew fans I've been playing Nancy Drew games for many months now, and I'm totally hooked on this series. "The Ghost of Thornton Hall" has lovely music and stunning graphics and effects--I couldn't believe how realistic some of the characters' faces are! Voice acting is truly superb. The game is a bit dark; you're always playing at night, which ups the spookiness. The storyline starts off a bit like "The Haunting of Castle Malloy" in that one member of an engaged couple has disappeared right before the wedding. But any similarities between the two games end there. This story involves a lot of dialogue toward the beginning, so I did find myself wanting to get on with things at first. However, it's a complex plot that does become quite interesting, so stick with it. Several subplots keep things mysterious. While "The Phantom of Venice" was a fabulous game, I was frustrated with some of the puzzles toward the end, such as the water towers (just frustrating) and the water pressure valves (very short timing). "The Ghost of Thornton Hall" is sufficiently challenging, but I did not need to consult a walkthrough even once, even as a master sleuth. That's partly due to my building experience with N.D. and partly due to excellent game and puzzle design. This is one Nancy Drew game you don't have to hesitate to buy. It's guaranteed good times. Unlike with some of the lamer editions, such as "Trail of the Twister" and "The Shattered Medallion," I was a bit sad when "The Ghost of Thornton Hall" ended.
Date published: 2016-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Realy great game! I loved this game. And didn't realize the strategy guide is in the list of things to do (lower right hand corner). So it's not so frustrating or costly as buying the strategy guide separately.
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally a real challenge to unravel Getting bored with the same old routines that so many of the 'adventure' (which are really just HOP games) offer? Then grab this complicated game. In the vain of Mystic, you navigate your way through a maze of rooms, doorways, tunnels, crypts and cellars talking to people and trying to figure out where to go next - or how to break the code on puzzles. There are NO HOPs - yay. This game could do with some serious editing - really laboursome dialogue and wordy books - again this is very Mystic in style and requires you to remember quite a bit. But they give you a camera phone - so use it! And the only other complaint is that the entire game is dark- I have trouble seeing it well on my small screen even with full bright levels turned on. I have had to refer to the walkthrough several times, which is annoying, but also representative of the level of challenge at Master level.
Date published: 2015-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ghosts! Missing People! Nancy Drew! So much fun! Good games and puzzling with enough hints that I didn't get stuck. Just spooky enough and good diversity of kinds of puzzles. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2015-06-02
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