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Clue: Master Detective

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Description

Licenced from Waddington Games Ltd. and Parker Brothers this game is a computer remake of the logic board cards game.

Mr. Boddy was murdered in his manor by one of his guests. You have to solve the mystery of murder: find killer, weapon and place of murder. Computer shuffles 30 cards, holds the murder cards and deals other cards to the players. Objective of game is to move around the manor, enter possible murder places, gather information of other player's cards, make suggestions and deduce the murder cards by a process of elimination. Number of moves is defined by thrown dice. When you are sure that you have deduced the correct solution to the murder, you must make an accusation to win the game.

3 levels of computer intelligence and difficulty for you. Multiplayer is up to 10 players sitting near one computer.

Screenshots

Clue: Master Detective Commodore 64 An accusation.
Clue: Master Detective Atari ST Scene-setting
Clue: Master Detective DOS Game board (CGA)
Clue: Master Detective DOS Your cards (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Leisure Genius Clue" -- Installation Title
  • "Computer Clue Master Detective" -- In-game Title
  • "Cluedo Master Detective" -- Manual Title

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User Reviews

Who needs the board and all those little pieces? DOS Condemned (70)

The Press Says

Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1990 71 out of 100 71
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 May, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 68 out of 100 68
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1990 6.4 out of 12 53

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