Immerse yourselves a little deeper in the investigations of Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective with this companion app. It contains the audio tracks of each case introduction of The Thames Murders & Other Cases and Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures. No spoilers included!
Download the Consulting Detective game and launch the app. Select the case you wish to play and listen to its introduction. Memorize or note the information before you start investigating.
The rules remain unchanged: After you have listened to the introduction and found the lead you wish to follow, read out loud its entry. After your turn is over, pass the booklet to the Irregular on your left, as usual.
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective is an investigation cooperative game.
Designers: Gary Grady, Suzanne Goldberg, Raymond Edwards (Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective system), Jérôme Ropert (Jack the Ripper Campaign), and Thomas Cauët (The Murderer Lives at Number 221 and The Devil’s Ransom)
Artists: Pascal Quidault, Nierac, Arnaud Demaegd, and Bernard Bitler
The Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective game series is published by JD Editions / Space Cowboys.
Spanish version of Sherlock Holmes: Jack the Ripper & Other cases now available.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Didn’t improve the game experience
For a free companion app, it’s not terrible, but it reads you only the initial text (nothing during actual gameplay). I would have found that useful, except that the reader sounds like an informational voice over. If the narration had any character or emotion—even a little musical underscoring—it would serve a purpose. As it is, we prefer to read the text ourselves.
I suppose someone who struggles with reading might appreciate the chance to listen instead. But if no one in your group is comfortable reading, this game is probably not for you anyway. I deleted the app right away.
App works fine, but...
It’s awesome to hear the first part of the story to get the game going, however, it would be nice to be able to have the app read the clues as well. You could have them listed in a button format so it wouldn’t spoil anything. The players just press the button of the lead they would like to follow. I would pay for that app
Turn mute switch off
A nice to have but totally optional addition to the board game. Note - you must turn your mute switch off to hear audio. Other than that issue, the app works great and it’s nice to see board game makers spend the effort on expanding the game through apps
To the developers - please set the audio session category to AVAudioSessionCategoryPlayback to allow playback while the mute switch is on
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- JD Editions
- 242.8 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- © 2017 Space Cowboys
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.