Sherlock (video game 1984-1985)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock (ZX Spectrum 48K)
Sherlock (ZX Spectrum 48K) Back of box
Sherlock (Commodore 64)
Sherlock (Commodore 64) Back of box

Sherlock is a video game created by Philip Mitchell of Beam Software and released in 1984 on ZX Spectrum 48K, and in 1985 on Commodore 64. Published by Melbourne House (UK).

This is a textual game with some graphic illustrations from time to time. You are playing Sherlock Holmes, and you can speak with Watson, Lestrade and various characters to help you investigate on a double murder in Leatherhead. The game is time limited. Orders of movement and questions are entered at the bottom of the screen below the textual description.