Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet

Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet

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Hunker down at your flat at 221b Baker St. in London. The year is 1896, and Scotland Yard has called Sherlock Holmes with an urgent request for help. Along with Watson, you must investigate a peculiar crime - a young painter has been murdered and found rolled up in a remarkable Persian carpet. Explore scenes in order to find clues and reveal suspects. Use Police reports with interrogations and statements of witnesses in Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Persian Carpet.

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  • OS: 10.5/OSX_10_4
  • CPU: 800 Mhz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • Hard Drive: 99 MB

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Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Quite Liked It! In fact, I LOVED it!! I totally disagree with the previous reviews. I probably would have given it an overall rating of 4 stars had not the average rating been so low - and it definitely deserves to be higher than 2.5. A few puzzles are quite easy, but most are challenging without being ridiculously difficult - the HO's are very challenging tho - so fair warning.... One tip: most of the evidence you're seeking is very similar -- strands of hair, ashes, footprints, etc. I truly enjoyed doing part where you match up the suspect with the evidence.... Also, I would suggest you begin in easy mode until you get the hang of the game.... Enjoy!
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Diffirent but i like it I almost gave up on this game after i saw the 2.5 star, then i saw couple good reviews and decided to give it a try. I am glad i did. It is a quite different game as normal hidden/adventure game, and quite different as other games in holmes serial. You have to think a lot when you play. What i like: 1. Puzzles. The are challenge and interesting, Most of them are variant of some common puzzles (hanoi tower, nonogram, etc). I like all except Coded Lock Puzzle, which is quite difficult to analyze the possibility strategy; 2. Great story line; 3. Hidden Object scenes are not junk piles. you are actually searching for clues. What i do not like: 1. It is older style game, so you can only read the dialog. And i think it change too fast, so sometimes i can not follow. 2. I do not think the hidden objects are too tiny(could be because i have big monitor), but they are too blended in the environment, especially the foot prints. Although i will not recommend this game if you just want something relaxing and do not require lots of thinking.
Date published: 2012-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mixed revews-but I liked it! As some reviewers say, this game is definately on more of a challenging side. If you are used to common hidden object games that guide you everywhere you go, then you will struggle with this game. I liked -hidden objects that make sense (you do not have to collect butterflies or answer for 2+2 to get a wrench in the end) -places hidden objects are hidden/laid make sense (footprints you have to find are on the floor!) -Challenge of the puzzles is excellent. These might be little annoying -Indeed, hidden objects are tiny. But use common sense if you cannot find them. -No voiceover, but this is good because the file size does not become big I am getting tired of a lot of hidden object games because they are all so similar now and the story line is almost identical. This game is maybe not as good as authentic adventure games, it might be good for those who want something different.
Date published: 2012-11-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tricky but I liked it. This is a very different game. At first I became frustrated as I couldn't figure out how the game worked. Perhaps clearer explanations? Half way through I got stuck at the Deduction Board and I had no hints left. Restarted and was very careful not to use hints unless absolutely necessary. Also used Walkthrough to help. I liked this game because it was different and a little more difficult. The ending was a little confusing. No bonus play but you get to repeat the puzzles. It got me hooked so I would recommend it.
Date published: 2012-03-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Overall good game but some tiny objects bring the game's rating down Mmmm this is a bit different, game. For those of you thinking this is a hound of the baskervilles type game it's not. It's even different to a lot of the other style Sherlock Holmes games. And to those thinking it's an old style hidden object game - with traditional hidden object scenes it's not that either. I like that there is a timed/untimed option, that there is 3 different difficulties of play. There is an option that you can manually put in for your resolution. I changed mine to a lower resolution and it did make the black bars at the side smaller which was good. I don't even look at this like an old pure adventure game. But put this in a more interactive mystery book type game. As you do have to read and follow the story. I lOVE that the hidden object scenes are not junk pile but part of the story. I will forgive a game most anything if there are no junk pile scenes. And it's a find shape of items not word list, but when you click on shape it will tell you what it is. Some are very hard to find, but with patience most I did find. Playing on a laptop pulled close did help! I don't think the puzzles are particular hard but some like the painting are just tedious. Some are more of the traditional adventure game variety, you have to think for some of them! I also like that they are unlocked when you play them, so you can go into the menu and replay them. For those that like stories, or something different with some nice puzzles then this is a check out game. I really enjoyed it. tech wise no problem from me I have nvidia card, windows 7 64 bit. pros - Interactive hidden object scenes (got to uncover things to get to some items) - unlocked puzzles - no junk pile H O scenes -great story, got to think -more difficult puzzles cons - - Some of those objects are really tiny, I did get most with adjusting lighting and patience, and hints -needed more skip options for puzzles -deduct board, got a bit tedious
Date published: 2011-11-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Tedious A slow and tedious game with language errors (ex: "torned paper") and difficult-to-find objects.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing I really didn't like this one at all. Dark, small objects and some places very difficult.
Date published: 2012-01-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too hard for me but an experienced gamer might enjoy This is not a simple hidden object game from Frogwares; the graphics, artwork & music mirror all the other Sherlock Holmes games from this developer. As ever the game is beautifully drawn & there are many types of puzzles to solve & it is extremely challenging to play. There is no voiceover but quite a lot of dialogue which is clickable but still quite slow. There are 3 modes, Casual, Detective & Adventure; I used Casual in the demo as I do not have the expertise to play in the harder modes. Once you get past the initial scenes in the game you will find 3 icons at the top left of the screen, a picture of Holmes which returns you to Baker Street to analyse, deduce, etc, a map to move to areas as they open up & a hat which is Scotland Yard where you look at witness testimonies, crime reports, etc. You only get 3 hints per level & you cannot earn more so you may need to resort to a walkthrough more often than you would like. You will have to find objects in a scene & identify them from a silhouette although if you hover your cursor over the object you will be given its name, e.g blood stain. Many of the items were extremely small & an inbuilt magnifying glass would have been really useful but unfortunately you have to strain your eyes instead. As there are so few hints it is made more difficult. There are also puzzles through the game but there is a limited number that can be skipped, seven in casual mode & only three in the other modes of play. Some of the items that you find are also puzzles; you select an item & drag it over the puzzle icon (looks like a jigsaw piece). The puzzle icon will turn a golden colour when all the puzzles in a location have been solved. This was altogether too confusing for me but perhaps more advanced gamers may find it easy to play.
Date published: 2011-11-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The WORST game I've ever played. And I've played some stinkers. The level of frustration this game produced was far in excess of the fun it provided. I wouldn't even recommend it to my worst enemy as payback. Storyline is almost nonexistent; what is there is boring. By the time I finished (quit), I didn't care about the victim or finding his killer. Gameplay is clunky and awful. Less a "puzzle" game than a badly realized hidden object game. Of the few actual puzzles, several were "been there, done that" familiar. In Easy mode, the hint system FORCES players to use their first hint, even if they don't want to. Clues do not respond well to being clicked on; (in one scene I clicked footprint repeatedly in various areas of the print and the game did not respond. When I gave up and used a hint--it showed the exact spot I had been selecting.)
Date published: 2014-07-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not my sort of game, at all I really tried to like this game. There is a murder and the body is found wrapped in a Persian Carpet. You (Sherlock Holmes) have to go to Scotland Yard to read interview statements, review suspects and read the case file. You travel to locations to look for clues and then take those items back to Baker street to examine under the microscope and analyze. There is also a deduction board where you can connect clues to suspects and locations. Pretty complicated, but that wasn't the problem. I began playing in the hardest of three modes. Big mistake. Barely got through the first level. Restarted in the easiest mode, but it was still a disaster. There a number of things I disliked about this game, but I will limit my comments to the two most egregious. First, the clues you need to find in the HO scenes are often microscopic or impossible to find for some other reason. You are given an outline of each item at the bottom of the screen and, if you move the cursor over the outline, the games give you the name of it (e.g. blue filter, ashes, footprint). This doesn't help. I blew through most of my hints trying to find stuff. Second, at certain locations a puzzle piece and/or gears will appear at the bottom of the screen. This indicates that the scene contains a puzzle or that some action is needed. Here is the problem, it is not as obvious as you would think. You can move your cursor over the entire screen, but if you miss the tiny area where it needs to be, the cursor does not change to the gears, indicating click here. I could not find the action locations and sometimes could not figure out what to drag on top of the puzzle piece to access the puzzle. On the very first HO scene, I really thought my computer had frozen up and was about to ctrl-alt-del to get out. FYI, you need to click on the very small box of matches the Help Arrow is pointing to. I played through the second level and deleted the game from my hard drive. Sorry, I like and want to encourage the development of games that are 'out of the box,' but this was IMHO horrible.
Date published: 2013-04-06
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