221B Baker street
Not suitable for children under the age of three years
221B Baker Street is the London address of the world’s most celebrated fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his dedicated companion, Dr. Watson. In this detective game you start at 221B and go back and forth through the streets and alleys of London picking up clues and attempting to solve the most intriguing cases Holmes and Watson have ever faced.
Each player assumes the role of Holmes and matches wits with the other players to decide who possesses the most skilful powers of deduction. Sign up for Sherlock Holmes to solve seventy five intriguing cases and each case is represented by a card that features a crime told in story form, a selection of probable suspects and a list of locations involved in that crime.
Clues are hidden during London, one in each of fourteen locations. Players will have to collect clues from each location, noting them down on their checklists as they attempt to find the answers to the questions listed on the case card.
Naturally, the crime scene will incessantly contain vital clues, and a prudent detective at all times checks with the neighbours. Still, you’ll be able to learn something vital almost anywhere in town. The first player to determine the right kind answers to a particular mystery or crime, return to 221B and announce the solution, is the winner.
For 2-6 players age 10+. Game takes 60-90 minutes to play.
75 case cards, Rules/Clues/Solutions booklet, Solution checklist pad, 1 die, game board, 6 playing pieces, 6 Scotland Yard cards, 6 Skeleton Key cards
The finest detective game ever devised
Sign up for Sherlock Holmes to solve 75 intriguing cases