Murders in Venice
Get your spyglass, camera, and telescope ready because you are about to solve a series of
murders plaguing the city of Venice.
Your job as a private detective is to solve these mysterious murders under the five-hour
deadline, which the terrorists set.
Everyone is a suspect in MURDERS IN VENICE, so you must observe them all, their movements,
their location, who they are talking to, what they are carrying, etc, anything can be helpful
to solve this mystery that is unfolding in real-time.
Your camera is one of the most important weapons in your arsenal. Use it to take pictures of
suspects as evidence, and also to find more information from other suspects. They can tell you
when and where a suspect could show up so you'll have to wait for them to make their move
before you make yours. You also have a memo to type what you believe are clues to your next
The gameplay has your mouse hovering over important locations all across Venice. Sometimes you
find yourself in an office going through drawers of confidential documents, other times you find
yourself at Piazza San Marco or the Peita Cloister.
The graphics depict these monumental places with some level of pixelated detail in the game.
Much of the beauty of Venice can be seen in the grainy visuals, even your little private detective
hat shows up quite neatly from the first-person perspective. Also, Photos of suspects are grey but
can easily be differentiated.
What you need to clear this game are skills in observation, recollection, and some action.
You must hurry before the 5 hours run out. Otherwise, the terrorists will win.
Published by Infogrames Europe SA, MURDERS IN VENICE was released in 1990 on Dos, Amiga, Atari St,
and Commodore 64.
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