Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
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Ten Sherlock Holmes adventures in which you are the hero! You are a member of the Baker Street Irregulars working to solve mysteries before the Master!
Ten Sherlock Holmes adventures in which you are the hero! You are a member of the Baker Street Irregulars working to solve mysteries before the Master! You are either investigating the mysteries as an individual, or trying to win against up to 8 other investigators.
The curse of the mummy, the murders of the Thames, the mysteries of London, the stolen paintings... strange cases of the most famous detective ever: Sherlock Holmes! Equipped with a copy of the Times, a map of London, a directory and more importantly - your logic, you will roam the streets of London trying to solve the most heinous crimes. Will you visit the crime scene? Meet Inspector Lestrade? The decision is in your hands and each clue that you follow will bring you a step closer to the truth. Unravel the string of intrigue, answer a series of questions and compare your score to that of Sherlock Holmes. Can you beat the Master?
- Playing Time
- 15 minutes
- 10 and up
- Min Players
- Max Players
- Year Published
Murder / Mystery
Spies / Secret Agents
Thoroughly Enjoyable and Engaging
Instructions are short and clear. Easy game to pick up. The cases are well designed and provide numerous leads and possible suspects making for an interesting game.<br /> There is an element of the game whereby you score points by answering questions relating to each case. Your points are affected by how many leads you have followed. I find it more enjoyable to ignore the score aspect and instead just aim to be able to answer all the questions correctly. <br /> Would highly recommend this game.
I played the first case
I played the first case with my girlfriend, really well done as a sort of choose your own adventure using a map and a directory to navigate. Well presented, feels like a quality build, almost good enough to withstand your girlfriend sitting on the map despite you repeatedly asking her not to. If boardgamer has a cure for that I will throw money at them.
The game is laid out
The game is laid out really well, with top quality components that help to make it a joy to play. <br /> The cases are really well laid out, and provide enough detail to start your investigation, and to start to second guess thoughts and assumptions. <br /> This is a really well put together, challenging, and very enjoyable game. I would highly recommend.