Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels

Infocom

"Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels is not the typical interactive fiction mystery title such as Deadline, Witness, or Suspect. In this game, timing is everything. Making the right move at the right time is the key. To succeed in this game, it is necessary to follow closely the suspects' trails. If you arrive too late, the game goes on but the solution departs. While it is clear from the very beginning of the game that the culprit is Professor Moriarty, this rendition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work differs significantly from its novel counterpart—there is now a deadline in reaching your goals, and the delivery now resembles more of a treasure hunt than a mystery." - Adventure Classic Gaming

Image credit: IFDB

Systrm-Shock-2.jpg