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Author Topic: The Martian Investigations - a game inspired by Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective  (Read 18 times)


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Inspired by games like Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective and Arkham Investigator, I recently wrote my own deduction game, named The Martian Investigations. This game is set on a futuristic Mars-based mining and research colony. Players take on the role of Detective Hayley Bendis looking into a succession of grisly murders and, like in the games that served as inspiration, players are given total freedom to conduct their investigation as they wish, providing a true test of intellect and wit.

The game takes between 40mins to 1hour to complete, depending on how thorough you are and if you play solo or in a group.

If you want to learn more about the game, you can read my blog entry here.

Feel free to ask any questions about the project.

And lastly, if you want to try the game out yourself, you can find it here. There's also a 7-page previous you can check out on that link. Total cost for the first case is $2, but there's a 50c discount if you tweet about it!