DescriptionThe 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 carefully, as they may contain clues vital to solving the game.
Part of the Following Groups
- Fictional character: Sherlock Holmes
- Inspiration: Literature
- Setting: Belle Époque
- Setting: City - London
|An interesting, lavish experiment that's a little too linear||DOS||Colin Rowsell (45)|
The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||May, 1988||9 out of 10||90|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||May, 1988||9 out of 10||90|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||DOS||May, 1988||899 out of 1000||90|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||May, 1988||86 out of 100||86|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Commodore 64||May, 1988||86 out of 100||86|
|All Game Guide||Macintosh||1998||80|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||DOS||May, 1988||8.75 out of 12||73|
|SPAG||DOS||Mar 02, 1995||7 out of 10||70|
|Power Play||DOS||Feb, 1988||7 out of 10||70|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||DOS||Jan 01, 2006||3 out of 5||60|
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