Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
Sherlock - The Riddle of the Crown Jewels (cover) by Infocom
Published: 1987, Infocom
Bob Bates

Difficulty Level: Standard

Moriarty has set a deadly trap for Sherlock Holmes and only you can stop him... Travel back in time to Victorian London, where the city is bustling with preparations for Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee. Crowds of sight-seers and souvenir vendors fill the streets in eager anticipation of the Jubilee Week events. Newspapers detail the gala array of festivities. Sumptuous receptions for foreign dignitaries. Special services at Westminster Abbey. A Royal Procession through the streets of London. And the Queen reigning over all, resplendent in the Crown Jewels.
Sherlock was Infocom's 32nd game and was written by Bob Bates.

You are Dr Watson and you just received a message from Holmes' landlady telling you to come (because she's worried about your friends health). So, there you are at the doorstep...

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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
Sherlock - The Riddle of the Crown Jewels (game) by Infocom

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