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An Act of Murder

by Christopher Huang

Mystery
2007

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: September 30, 2007
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
Baf's Guide ID: 3041
IFID: E71F49CC-5858-45DE-B3A8-0E7F2172ABFE
TUID: x43lndv5htzy38w0

Off-Site Reviews

Play This Thing!
An Act of Murder is a classic country-house mystery: an isolated estate, a small group of suspects, a limited amount of time to solve the crime.

The country-house mystery premise has been done numerous times in interactive fiction... An Act of Murder stands out because it does ask the player to focus on drawing conclusions: what do you know? What do you need to find out next? What do these alibis mean? There are a few objects to discover, a few pieces of evidence that have to be searched for, but for the most part, Act of Murder is about the conclusions you draw, and how you figure out where to look next.
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Jörgs Wort[be]reich
Rezension zum IF-Comp 2007 (German)
Dein Vorgesetzter überträgt dir als Inspektor die Ermittlungen in einem Mordfall: Frederic Sheppard ist tot am Strand, unterhalb des Fensters seines Arbeitszimmers, aufgefunden worden. Noch in derselben Nacht beginnst du deine Untersuchungen, und mußt dabei die fünf weiteren Anwesenden im Hause des Ermordeten geschickt ausfragen. ...
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  v.9: 29-Apr-2009 16:51 - Dave Chapeskie (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.6: 23-Apr-2008 12:10 - Dave Chapeskie
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v.5: 12-Apr-2008 09:01 - Emily Short
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v.4: 05-Apr-2008 11:38 - Emily Short
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v.3: 10-Mar-2008 16:43 - David Welbourn
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v.2: 15-Dec-2007 22:47 - David Welbourn
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v.1: 22-Oct-2007 19:05 - Eriorg
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