A Case Of Distrust

The Wandering Ben - Monday, December 31, 2018

About

"A Case of Distrust is a 2D story-driven adventure game, set in 1924 San Francisco, playing as a female private investigator. Explore underground speakeasies, smoke-filled billiard halls, classic barber shops, and more. Catch suspects in lies by using your wits, evidence, and statements. Uncover the truth in a mystery full of deception. Intrinsic challenges face our heroine, as she struggles against a pushback on emancipation, leading to many doubts, both internal and external. This game is a blend of the board game Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, the adventure games 80 Days and Phoenix Wright, the poster design of Saul Bass, and the hard-boiled novels of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler."

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"PC Malone takes her freshly rolled cigarette, sticks it in her mouth, and lights it. She exhales blue smoke and, looking through it, spots the stack of papers near her desk — all old cases from the force that she’d quit long ago. She begins to wonder about her future as a private investigator. Whether the modern world will ever give her more than just thankless adultery cases. Emancipation still has a long way to go. More smoke fills her lungs and she sighs another plume. “Is this life worth what I’ve given up?”, she wonders. “Maybe I should help Green…” "

Game Details

Release date: 12/31/2018
Genres: Indie Adventure Point-and-click 
Themes: Drama Mystery Historical 
Modes: Single player  

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Company

Developer: The Wandering Ben
Publisher: The Wandering Ben

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Keywords

  • indie
  • investigation
  • story driven
  • 1920s
  • adventure
  • private detective
  • digital distribution
  • pax west 2017

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