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by Mike Oliphant


About the Story

As the owner of a debt-ridden detective agency in the 1920's, you have to find some way of keeping afloat. The case involving suspected infidelity should help with the finances, though...
[--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: release 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 446
IFID: ZCODE-1-960331-6E25
TUID: 1ho4lvchvukpgfld

Off-Site Reviews

Xyzzy News
Any sort of detective story is difficult to do effectively, as investigating skills tend to be necessary in every IF environment. Players typically need to pay close attention to their surroundings and piece together plot events to discover what needs to be done next. Still, Gumshoe manages to be fairly convincing, and contains a fair amount of depth for such a small game. (C.E. Forman)
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Page Update History

v.6: 27-Jan-2013 11:45 - Lance Campbell (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.5: 09-Sep-2019 14:40 - Nathan
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v.4: 12-May-2013 06:43 - Edward Lacey
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  v.3: 27-Jan-2013 11:45 - Edward Lacey
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v.2: 11-Mar-2008 14:37 - David Welbourn
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v.1: 29-Sep-2007 20:49 - IFDB
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