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Fictional character: Sherlock Holmes

Group Description

Denotes any game using the Arthur Conan Doyle character Sherlock Holmes (or other characters from said universe), licensed or unlicensed.

Games which mimic or spoof Sherlock Holmes are also allowed, as long as the main character is similar to Sherlock Holmes in name or characteristics.

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Did you know that…

…Sherlock Holmes is a literary figure, invented by the English author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), who solved complex criminal cases in 56 short stories and four novels?

…Sherlock Holmes is a scientific detective and most famous for his skills of deduction, deriving happenings from minor clues and details?

...Sherlock Holmes also is the world's first and only consulting detective, meaning that he advises other detectives (private ones as well as Scotland Yard employees) in difficult cases?

…all but two of the Sherlock Holmes stories are written from the perspective of Dr. Watson? Holmes first met his loyal companion in the novel A Study in Scarlet, which is a “Reprint from the Reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D.”

…Dr. Watson is, of course, a literary invention, too? However, he was modelled after one of Sir Doyle's close friends.

…Holmes resides in 221B Baker Street, London, which is easily the most well-known literary address? Baker Street 221B really exists, and contains a Sherlock Holmes Museum today.

…Holmes’ most famous principle is “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”

…Holmes was supposedly interested in a woman named Miss Irene Adler, whom he met in the story A Scandal in Bohemia? There is, however, no evidence that they ever had an affair.

…Sherlock Holmes smokes regularly (he eccentrically stores his tobacco in a Persian slipper) and uses morphine and cocaine occasionally?

…Doyle killed Sherlock Holmes in one story, but was forced to restore him to life after enormous public protest?

The Hound of Baskerville is a Sherlock Holmes story? You've probably seen the movie. Now go read the novel.

Information also contributed by -Chris
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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderUser Score
Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Beheaded Smuggler1988ZX SpectrumMental Images...
Sherlock Holmes: Hakushaku Reijō Yūkai Jiken 1986NESTowa Chiki...
Sherlock Holmes: Vozvraschenie Moriarty2000WindowsBuka Entertainment...
Basil the Great Mouse Detective1987Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumGremlin Graphics Software Limited...
The Mystery of the Mummy2002Nintendo DS, WindowsThe Adventure Company2.29
Sherlock1984Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumMelbourne House...
The Hound of the Baskervilles1991CDTV, DOSOn-Line Entertainment Ltd....
Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet2008Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc2.40
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective - Volume II1992DOS, Macintosh, SEGA CD, TurboGrafx CD, VISICOM Simulations, Inc.2.99
Sherlock Holmes Trilogy2007WindowsCITY interactive Sp. z o.o....
Sherlock Holmes DS and the Mystery of Osborne House2010Nintendo DSFocus Home Interactive SAS...
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened2006iPad, WindowsCDV Software Entertainment USA, Inc.3.33
Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis2007WindowsThe Adventure Company3.37
Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring2004Wii, WindowsUbisoft, Inc.3.50
Sherlock Holmes in "Another Bow"1985Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC BooterBantam Software3.50
Young Sherlock: The Legacy of Doyle1987MSXPack-In-Video Co., Ltd...
221 B Baker St.1986Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSDatasoft, Inc.3.61
Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels1988Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, DOS, MacintoshInfocom, Inc.3.62
Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles (Collector's Edition)2010iPad, iPhone, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc3.67
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper2009Windows, Xbox 360The Adventure Company3.51
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes2008Macintosh, WindowsLegacy Interactive Inc.3.81
The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes19923DO, DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.3.94
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective 1 - The Case of the Mummy's Curse2012iPad, Macintosh, WindowsReverb Triple XP...
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective - Volume III1993DOSICOM Simulations, Inc....
The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo1996DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.4.09
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Selected Covers

221 B Baker St. DOS Front Cover
Front cover for 221 B Baker St.
Sherlock Holmes Trilogy Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Sherlock Holmes Trilogy

Selected Screenshots

Welcome to 221b Baker Street (EGA)
Screenshot from 221 B Baker St.
Opening scene
Screenshot from Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis
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