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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (1996)

Shortly after moving to Rittersburg to take over duties as the lone "Schattenjager", Gabriel Knight is called by the townsfolk to investigate the killing of a child believed to be caused by a werewolf.

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Will Binder

Writer:

Jane Jensen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Erickson Dean Erickson ... Gabriel Knight
Joanne Takahashi Joanne Takahashi ... Grace Nakimura
Russell Mitchell Russell Mitchell ... Ludwig II
Peter J. Lucas ... Baron Friedrich Von Glower
Richard Raynesford ... Baron Garr Von Zell
Wolf Muser ... Doktor Klingmann
Clabe Hartley Clabe Hartley ... Preiss
Clement von Franckenstein ... Von Aigner
Edmund L. Shaff Edmund L. Shaff ... Hennemann
Andrea Helene ... Gerde (as Andrea Martin)
Kay E. Kuter ... Werner Huber
Nicholas Worth ... Kriminal-Kommissar Leber
Fredrich Solms Fredrich Solms ... Harald Übergrau
Etan Boritzer Etan Boritzer ... Xaver
Judith Drake ... Mrs. Smith
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Storyline

Shortly after moving to Rittersburg to take over duties as the lone "Schattenjager", Gabriel Knight is called by the townsfolk to investigate the killing of a child believed to be caused by a werewolf. While Gabriel is away on the case, Grace Nakimura leaves New Orleans for Rittersburgh to conduct research and keep an eye on him. Grace soon learns that Gabriel's case goes back centuries and involves King Ludwig II. Meanwhile, Gabriel's investigation leads him to a small private hunting club, where he believes the culprit may be hiding. The two are pulled deeper into the horrific events, leading Grace out to stop the unrelenting nightmare and Gabriel in a fight for his very own soul. Written by Andrew Kasch <akasch@darkvortex.com>

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | German

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In chapter two, the demonologist couple who visit the castle are a parody of Ed and Lorraine Warren, the famous demonologists who investigated the Amityville Horror case, the Conjuring case and A Haunting in Connecticut. See more »

Goofs

Several errors occur when Mrs. Smith is doing the Tarot readings for Grace. 1) She says Grace's lifetime card is the Chariot. Later, the same card comes up for Gabriel's lifetime card, yet Mrs. Smith calls it the Lovers. 2) When she draws the other card for each, the same design stands for both the Magician (in Grace's case) and the High Priestess (in Gabriel's case). 3) The second error results in two different cards (Grace's other card and Gabriel's soul card) being called the Magician. See more »

Quotes

Policeman Fink: Nein, ich spreche keine Englisch.
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Alternate Versions

When the game was first released in Germany it was the un-dubbed and un-subtitled version which had a few scenes censored (for example, von Zell sitting in his cave and eating flesh from a human bone). The screen would go black and instead of being able to see what's happening you'd see a short message on the screen (in German) just describing the scene. When the game was later released in its localized German version it was uncensored. See more »

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Follows Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993) See more »

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Best adventure game I have ever played
19 April 2001 | by casper_andreaSee all my reviews

What gameplay, what actors, what scenery... It's all perfect. It took about 3 months to complete this game, and I loved every second of it. It really caught me. I actually went to see the sites from the game, and I read a lot of the history behind it... See "Gabriel Knight: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned" as well, it is also great. I cant wait until GK4 is released...


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