Games with a good "Investigation" feel - an IFDB Poll

by C4rd1n4l
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I'm looking for games that really push you to closely examine every nook and cranny of a setting. Maybe an escape-room game of some kind where the player has to "solve" all the puzzles in a room before progressing.

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
4 votes
"Looking at all the objects in a room often provides the clues you need" [+]"Looking at all the objects in a room often provides the clues you need: In many of the rooms, particularly in the mansion, you are nudged to a puzzle's solution by looking at everything you can. It's not uncommon that you'll have to take a closer look at something too for the vital clue." ( - Full review) --mjhayes... "If you're fine..." [+]"If you're fine with horror in your investigation, the early parts of the game have a strong focus on investigating, particularly of the protagonist's new house" () --Christina Nordlander... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Laney Berry... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --aluminumoxynitride...

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Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover
3 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Malasana... (No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --MathBrush...

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Lime Ergot, by Caleb Wilson (as Rust Blight)
2 votes
"The whole game is..." [+]"The whole game is one telescoping examination. Highly recommend." ( - Full review) --vinceren...

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The Faeries Of Haelstowne, by Christopher Merriner
2 votes
"Folklore detective game" [+]"Folklore detective game" --kaemi... (No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --MathBrush...

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Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Caleb Wilson...

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Robin & Orchid, by Ryan Veeder and Emily Boegheim
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --autumnc...

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Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Kara Goldfinch...

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Ghostfinder: Shift, by Han-Joo Kim
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --seguso...

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Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Laney Berry...

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Vampire: The Masquerade Night Road, by Kyle Marquis
1 vote
"Explore the World of Darkness by car...and don't get caught." [+]"Explore the World of Darkness by car...and don't get caught.: There are 6 missions plus side quests that the PC must problem-solve their way out of. Exploring everything reveals more and more with each playthrough. You can even have a character background as a PI! " ( - Full review) --NMCannon...

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