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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels (Amiga)

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels Amiga Start of the game on Baker Street.

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Description

The famous detective Sherlock Holmes reads in a newspaper that the Tower of London has been closed for "reasons of security." Shortly afterwards he finds out that the Crown Jewels belonging to the royal family were stolen. The fact is kept in secret, and Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes best friend and associate, must retrieve them within forty-eight hours to avert a world-wide scandal.

In this text adventure the player controls Dr. Watson, exploring familiar locations in London, questioning suspects and solving puzzles. The interaction with the game world is performed by typing combinations of verbs and objects. Descriptions of locations must be read and studied carefully, as they may contain clues vital to solving the game.

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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels Amiga Reading a sign on Westminster Abbey.
Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels Amiga Inside of Westminster Abbey.
Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels Amiga In Holmes' Bedroom.
Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels Amiga The Riddle of the Crown Jewels.

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CU Amiga May, 1988 9 out of 10 90

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Trivia

Sherlock was the first game released by Infocom with built-in InvisiClues.

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Martin Smith (63054) added Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels (Amiga) on Mar 09, 2006
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