Help Jessica nab the criminals in Murder, She Wrote Deluxe, a collection of mysteries based on the beloved television show. Follow along with Jessica as she opens the pages to five new mysteries full of intrigue. Carefully and methodically, investigate the murders with the help of the local town Sheriff.
travel with Jessica through Cabot Cove in a hidden object whodunit
search crime scenes and decipher dozens of challenging puzzles
interview witnesses and analyze evidence
uncover the truth with unique fill-in-the-blank object lists
This is a charming bundle of Murder She Wrote stories. All the scenes are well drawn, and the dialogue is excellent. The HO scenes are vibrant and presented as if you were actually looking at something realistic, such as a backyard or a boat, so they were very interesting as well as a bit challenging. Between the story lines, the excelent dialogue, and the interesting scenes, this group of stories are well worth the time and expense.
Cute game! Liked the different story books. Boy there is a lot of murder in that quaint little town!
raven3517 | Added on: February 12, 2010
I was very excited to see this game, having grown up watching Murder, She Wrote. Unfortunately, it was a disappointment. The game seemed to move very slowly and there was far too much dialogue considering this. The items were very easy to find, though the graphics were pretty good and each scene reminded me of the TV show. Not the best HO game, but playable. Might be better for those just starting to play the genre, or for a younger audience - though they might not "get" the theme.
Being a fan of the show I had to download the game to see what it was all about. It had both the elements of mystery and humor in the storyline. I like that there were 5 different cases which gives you a variety. You not only had to find the hidden objects but also the typewrite keys (to know what you are looking for!) and the reels. I didn't think the objects were terribly hard to find but they I didn't think they were in plain sight either. Some of them required hints although I didn't have to use that many. It could have been a bit more challenging but it wasn't boring either. You can choose to beat the clock or play in relaxed mode for those of us who don't like time restraints. The objects move around for different scenes and the list may change from game to game making a good replay. Personally once was enough for me. It is a good game for anyone who enjoyed the show and likes HOG's.
I found this game to be cute, but not really challenging. The dialog did not always work, and I finished it quite easily. It was a great idea, but the shortness made the game quite dull. After I finished there was nothing left, but to delete it.
sportygal2009 | Added on: February 3, 2010
I had a feeling I would love this game since I enjoyed the TV show so much! Absolutely LOVED everything about this game, well except for when it ends cause just want to keep playing. Enjoyed traveling from place to place and finding things; also the dialog. Not too easy but not very challenging either. Just a really fun refrreshing hidden object game along with mini games. Hope to see more Murder She Wrote games. This rocks. Five star game all the way.
I'm not sure whether it was the elements of the game or the allure of being a part of the murder mystery with "Jessica Fletcher" but I found it difficult to stop playing and was excited to see there were 5 mysteries to solve in the one game. I'm looking forward to future games and hope there are many more to come.
pgillenw | Added on: November 1, 2010
Delightful! Played Deadly Catch and the game depicted Jessica to a tee. Will return to play the other mystery's on cold winter nights. Trivia: The TV version opening scenes and Jessica's home is Mendocino, CA. A truly lovely little spot on the CA coast. However no lobster fishing.
niccam | Added on: August 2, 2010
This is a really great game. I got it as the free game of the day and I'm really happy I downloaded it. It's very long which is a nice change from games usually being too short. The graphics are nice, the stories are interesting, and the mini games are fun.
BoxerLady | Added on: February 8, 2010
Has some good, some bad. The good...well, this is a good game for kids! (And that might be just about it for a lot of gamers that like a challenging HO game.) There is a lot of repetition so children even as young as 6 can probably get through the game considering today's standard of games. The bad: well, I seem to see more bad then good, unfortunately, that's why it only got a three star rating from me. I was so excited to play a "Murder She Wrote" game, as the T.V. series seems to be in-depth so I thought the potential there was endless. However, this game was disappointing to me as it seemed a bit repetitious. In each scene you are just going from discussion of the "mystery" to a basic Seek-and-Find game. Speaking of "discussion," if you don't like to go through a lot of clicking back-and-forth from character to character, while they have a discussion, you WON"T like this game! I won't be running to purchase this game as I just don't see the value because I could get through it in one day, easy. It is definitely not good replay for adults, but maybe for children. This is just a sweet little game that you can have fun with when you are bored. If you want a game that you can relax with and not have to think about while you are playing, this is the game for you! No challenge, but fun enough!
I really liked this game. Good value of 5 mysteries to solve. I'm a fan of the TV show and found this game to be charming. It would have been nice if the characters had the voices from the TV show. It had nice graphics, the puzzles were interesting and fun. I enjoyed trying to figure out the mystery and am glad there were other locations besides Cabot Cove. It was a very nice game to occupy your time.
SUZsaysHi | Added on: February 2, 2010
I am almost finished with the 60 minute demo and I am loving this game. There are 5 different murders to solve. It is not too easy and not too hard. The graphics are clear and so are the instructions
kylakitty | Added on: April 5, 2010
Enjoyed the TV show so thought I would like the game. Unfortunately, I didn't like it all. Negatives: - Objects fairly easy to find - During 35 minutes I played, returned to same location three times, other locations twice. - Each time I returned to a location, I had to locate one or more objects that I located the last time I visited that location. - Each location loads slowly
bmystorb | Added on: September 9, 2010
I have always liked Murder She Wrote the TV show and this brings back memories of Sunday nights in front of the TV with my girls. I find it fun and not hard to play. But it is still challenging.
kitscat | Added on: August 9, 2010
Great game, so true to the show, but I wish the voices (especially Jessica's) sounded a little more like the "real" characters. Finding the typewriter keys and ribbon in each scene got to be a little monotonous, but I liked the sound of the old typewriter; the fact that objects in repeated scenes were moved each time; and being able to listen to the dialogue, or read it quickly and click to go on. Most of the mini games were fun; I skipped a few, only because they were too involved. Having five different crimes to solve made the game fun to get back to.
I, like many other fans have enjoyed the MSW television series. The characters are fashioned after those on the TV show, which makes it familiar, and its a challenge to try and figure out "Who dunnit". I like the option to play a timed or relaxed version. The graphics are great, and the items to find are just the right size. There is a way to get more hints, which I like, but don't have to use them that often if you take the time to look. I like the interactive element, too; it's just enough to keep things interesting without making the game too difficult. I like the mini games, it breaks things up from finding the hidden objects. I like that there are 5 different mysteries to solve; the 1st one took me about an hour..so it isn't over too quickly.. Definitely "a keeper" in my book! :0)
Way too much story line and not enough game. It took 15 seconds for each play screen to load. Using "find the typewriter ribbon and vowel keys" was clever the first time. However, by the end of the 5th mystery, enough was enough. The hidden objects were very easy to find, so if a person is just starting out playing a hidden object game, this would work well. There was no pressure with the timed version as each scene had 20 minutes, and using 5 minutes was probably the most needed. On the plus side, the screens were detailed well, and you could advance through the dialogue if you hit your enter key. Also, some of the mini puzzles were well done.
i want more of jessica, wheres the next one, thinky game but very relaxing, loved it , bought it.
wildflower227 | Added on: February 16, 2010
Boring. I'll admit I'm not a huge hidden object fan, at least not the ones where you go to the same sites over and over again, which this one is. I only played the demo, and even though I loved the tv show, I would not buy this nor would I reccomend it.
kb999999 | Added on: September 3, 2010
You can help Jessica solve five murder cases ... the storyline straight from the TV series. A mix of drawn-character/text, hog object searches, items used with other items to complete tasks and solving puzzles. Each word list is missing the vowels - find the typewriter keys within the scenes to complete. A black typewriter ribbon found in scenes will help the Hint button refill faster. You do revisit locations within each story, but items are added/removed - has been changed to complete the next task. Mini-games: flip/match the cards, spot the difference, word games, jigsaw puzzles, ect ... can skip these once button is full. Game suitable for older children - can understand, view minor dark graphics of death, blood and various other murder-plot situations. Some text on cut-scenes were fuzzy, with some 'rough' transitions between dialog scenes - a bit choppy in places. Overall, very relaxing and enjoyable. Could start and stop when choose. Storyline kept you interested and moving forward.