Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Sherlock Takes Over Game Trade Magazine 202!

Game Trade Magazine # 202 should be in your hands shortly and there is a lot to look forward to with this issue! It's our largest issue yet, so its no mystery as to why this issue is filled with new and amazing Sherlock Holmes products. Get your detective skills ready and grab your magnifying glass and pick up these crime solving games!

Fearlight Games has given us a Game Trade Magazine Exclusive scenario to their Sherlock inspired RPG - Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

MSRP: $39.99

Sherlock Holmes is Missing - and Presumed Dead! Intrepid investigators are asked by the stoic Dr. Watson to take cases out of Baker Street in Holmes`s absence. Victorian streets, foggy nights, and crime most foul await! Will the nefarious plans of crafty villains come to fruition or can the champions of justice from Baker Street save the day? Baker Street is a roleplaying game in which the players attempt to solve some of the most   baffling crimes in history. Introducing over 30 careers, 25 unique criminal extras, and rules for making your own nefarious villains, Baker Street features a robust investigation mechanic, easy character generation, and rules for making your own mystery.

Read all about the Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective expansion: Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures from Asmodee North America!

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures

MSRP: $39.99
Players: 1-8
Age: 10+
Playtime: 60-120 minutes

Enter the gaslit world of Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective! Now, you`ll face ten entirely new cases in Jack and the West End Adventures! Six of these cases are standalone adventures, while four others form a linked campaign that challenges you to stop the murders of the notorious Jack the Ripper! With a new map of London and Whitechapel district, new newspapers for every case, and ten new casebooks, it`s time to put your mind to the test!

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

MSRP: $39.99

Ten Sherlock Holmes adventures in which you are the hero! You are a member of the Baker Street Irregulars working to solve mysteries before the Master! Equipped with a copy of the Times, a map of London, a directory and more importantly - your logic, you will roam the streets of London trying to solve the most heinous crimes. Will you visit the crime scene? Meet Inspector Lestrade? The decision is in your hands and each clue that you follow will bring you a step closer to the truth. Unravel the string of intrigue, answer a series of questions and compare your score to that of Sherlock Holmes. Can you beat the Master?

Also from Asmodee North America and spotlighted in GTM is Watson and Holmes.

Watson and Holmes

MSRP: $59.99
Players: 2-7
Age: 12+
Playtime: 45-75 minutes

Race to find the truth in the mysterious world of Watson & Holmes, a game of deduction and intrigue. Each aspiring detective will work alongside Sherlock Holmes in order to solve a series of mysterious cases. By visiting locations, speaking with witnesses, and deciphering clues, you will come to your own conclusions about the investigation, independent of your fellow detectives. Once you believe you have all the facts, you must present your findings to the brilliant Holmes and the good Dr. Watson. Answering every question correctly will lead you to victory, though one misstep and you will be forced to retire from the case, leaving the remaining investigators to accurately interpret the clues before it`s too late!

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