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Mustard, Music, and Murder

by Christopher Huang

Episode 1 of Peterkin Investigates

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About the Story

"Daniel Hopkins, investment broker, has been murdered. The police are on their way, and meanwhile you are locked in with the other suspects....

"Can you piece together the clues, apply a little logic, and solve the mystery?"

A companion piece to the author's book A Gentleman's Murder.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: July 3, 2016
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 913D9700-D5CD-4C73-805B-D3EC8530D471
TUID: vjbejtmwqb6yhrvu

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Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling
"Instead, the game feels a bit like an early Lord Peter short, offering fifteen minutesí worth of deduction in a cozy 1920s setting. The environment is implemented fairly lightly to avoid red herrings, but includes several entertaining surprises."--Emily Short
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Charming Deduction , July 4, 2016
by Joey Jones (UK)

Smoothly implemented closed house crime story. You assemble all the clues, then work out the alibis. The artificiality of the setup is made up for by the neatness of the solution and pleasingly bizarre but self consistent plot. The format lends itself to serialisation.

The in-game chalkboard system is good at collating all the clues for you, but a having a paper and pen handy is recommended for putting it all together.

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