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Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion (Windows)

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Description

This is a version of the well-known board game, in which you must solve a murder by discovering who the murderer was, in which room and with which weapon, by listing clues as other players are forced to reveal which cards they have, as proof that particular people/weapons/rooms were not involved.

This implementation includes a 3-D mansion game board, 3-D character models, and animations for the player/weapon murder combinations. Three levels of computer AI are available for solo games, along with modem/network play options.

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Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion Windows The hands of fate deal the cards and decide the who, where, and how of the murder in advance.
Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion Windows Miss Scarlet taking her turn; graphics are high detail with translucent walls.
Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion Windows Many graphical options
Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion Windows When someone suggests a murder theory, each of the players reports whether they can prove or disprove the theory.

Alternate Titles

  • "Cluedo: Omicidio a Blackwell Grange" -- Italian title
  • "Cluedo: Murder at Blackwell Grange" -- UK title
  • "Cluedo: Mord på Svarthult" -- Swedish title
  • "CLUEDO: Moord in Blackwell Grange" -- Dutch title
  • "Cluedo: Asesinato en Blackwell Grange" -- Spanish title
  • "Cluedo" -- French title

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User Reviews

Murder... That's really a nice way of putting it... Chris Martin (1098) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars

The Press Says

Computer Games Magazine Nov 02, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Oct 20, 1998 7.6 out of 10 76
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Cereal release

Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion was bundled with AOL trial software and re-released in 2001 as a promotional give-away with boxes of General Mills cereals.
ClydeFrog (10067) added Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion (Windows) on Jul 21, 2000