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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (Series)

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Original Thread: Come, Watson! A megathread of Sherlock Holmes adventure games is afoot.

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Introduction



What's this all about?

There have been a lot of games made about Sherlock Holmes over the years. They've been released on many platforms and in a wide variety of different genres. This megathread will be focusing on the numerous graphical adventures that were released for the PC. The list is subject to change but the plan is to LP these games:

The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel and The Case of the Rose Tattoo.

Consulting Detective volumes I, II & III

Sherlock Holmes series: The Mystery of the Mummy, The Case of the Silver Earring, The Awakened, Nemesis (or Sherlock Holmes Versus Arsène Lupin), Sherlock Holmes Versus Jack the Ripper, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, Crimes & Punishments and The Devil's Daughter.

How much background information do I need?

You can go into these games blind, the majority of them play as standard point 'n' click adventures. I have read several of the short stories, but they were some years ago and my memory of them isn't too great. l have recently started to read the complete collection and I intend to finish at some point, most likely long after this LP series has ended. I will try to give some basic information here and there about some of the characters from the books, but I won't go into too many details. I'm sure that we will see several of the canonical characters often throughout this LP, I will try to give some tidbits here and there when they appear.

LP details

These will be VLP's and I like to record commentary as I play. Feel free to speculate and deduce all that you want too but please don't post spoilers unless they are appropriately tagged.



Let's All Play Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective 1, 2 & 3

Game Rules & Information: Click here
Newspapers: Imgur Album & Thread thumbnails

The Case Of The Mummy's Curse
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Tin Soldier
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Mystified Murderess
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Two Lions
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Pilfered Paintings
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5
Update #6
Update #7
Update #8 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Murdered Munitions Magnate
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The The Solicitous Solicitor
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5
Update #6 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Banker's Final Debt
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5
Update #6 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)

The Case Of The Thames Murders
Introduction
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5
Update #6 (Finale, Optimal Playthrough & All Video Clips)
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