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|Overall MobyScore (3 votes)
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Computer and Video Games (CVG)
Sherlock has all the puzzles and text that go to make a moderately difficult Infocom adventure of the expected standard. The trouble is, it is all made frustratingly easy by the presence of those Invisiclues!
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
What's missing from the program however, is a really inventive interaction with computer-controlled characters.
The Games Machine (UK)
Sherlock is enjoyable, its initial ease encourages you to play on, and as puzzles are solved and time ticks by, a certain necessity to crack the case is instilled. The on-screen hints are tempting to use when a seemingly insurmountable problem is encountered, but true adventurers should find them easy enough to resist. I shall return to olde London towne in the guise of Watson during my own time, this, to me as a reviewer, is the sign of a good adventure.