THE SHERLOCK FILES
Casual Game Insider|Summer 2021
Will you be a Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson, or Inspector Lestrade? Tackle each case and see how clever a detective you really are.
Naomi Laeuchli

Each entry in The Sherlock Files series consists of three cases, with each case contained in a deck of cards. Players select a case, place the first card in the center of the table, and read the story. The rest of the cards are shuffled and each player is dealt two to three cards (based on player count). A card might show a suspect, a photograph of evidence, or a report. On your turn you choose a card in your hand and either play it face-up or discard it face-down. You then draw a new card. Your goal is to play cards that are relevant to solving the mystery and discard those that are not. Any irrelevant cards played face-up are worth negative points at the end.

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