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You are a suspected murderer and time is running out because the police are ready to throw the books at you. If you ever want to return to your normal life of being a reporter you better prove your innocence. However, the real murderer probably watching your every move -- so be careful.


Suspect Atari 8-bit Well, game over at least.
Suspect Macintosh Game start - near bar
Suspect Apple II Dogs AND cops?  This just isn't my day.
Suspect Atari 8-bit Big pauses during unfamiliar outside navigation

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Alternate Titles

  • "Suspect: An Interactive Mystery" -- Tag-lined title

User Reviews

Infocom puts you on the wrong side of a mystery DOS Ingold (134)

Critic Reviews

Big K Macintosh Mar, 1985 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 100
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1986 89 out of 100 89
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) DOS Dec 01, 2005 5 out of 6 83
Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1991 76 out of 100 76
SPAG DOS Mar 02, 1995 6.2 out of 10 62


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One of the suspects owns a horse called "Lurking Grue". This is a reference of the grue monsters in the Zork series.

Related Web Sites

  • Infocom homepage (At this site you can find information on ALL of Infocom's interactive games, Infocom related articles, sample transcripts, InvisiClue hints, walkthroughs, maps and information on buying Infocom games today.)
  • The Commodore Zone (All about the game, with introduction, images, related links and comments area.)
  • The Infocom Gallery (High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Suspect.)
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