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Killed Until Dead (Apple II)

Killed Until Dead Apple II Title screen.

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Killed Until Dead is a sophisticated mystery game with a leaning towards humor. The player has to solve every aspect of a murder case before it happens. The five biggest mystery writers in the world have gathered together at a hotel and one of them will be offing another unless Hercule Holmes can crack the case.

Gameplay is a cross between the board-game Clue and the paper-based logic puzzles in which the player must eliminate clues in sequence. To solve the forthcoming murder, you will have to search the suspects' rooms and confront them with the evidence and set the hotel's security cameras to record secret meetings.

By questioning the suspects as to what they know about certain people, rooms and objects, they may reveal combinations they know will not be involved in the murder - perhaps if it involves the gun, the killer will not be Lord Peter Flimsey, for example. However, there's a catch. If he accuses the wrong suspect, he might be the one who's Killed Until Dead - they don't take kindly to false accusation.

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Killed Until Dead Apple II Lord Flimsey's file.
Killed Until Dead Apple II Your desk - here you can use the phone, use surveillance, check your notes or look at your files.
Killed Until Dead Apple II Title screen.
Killed Until Dead Apple II Calling Agatha on the phone.

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The main character's name, "Hercule Holmes" is a combination of the names of two famous fictional detectives; Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes.
Ricky Derocher (14414) added Killed Until Dead (Apple II) on Jun 29, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Terrence Bosky (5234), Kabushi (125839) and Martin Smith (63134)