A murder takes place during a festive gala at the Sherringford Hall mansion. Both Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, are in attendance and immediately rise to the occasion. A mystery is afoot!




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Credited cast:
Uli Pleßmann ...
Goblet / Lockhart / Bromsby (German version) (voice)
David Riley ...
Dr. Watson (voice)


In this adventure game you play as both Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as each takes turns searching for clues, interrogating suspects and talking to other characters in 19th century England. While Holmes questions the guests and investigates the crime scene, Dr. Watson will get assistance outside the mansion from Wiggins, Mrs. Hudson and others. At the end of each chapter, the player helps them make deductions in the form of a question and answer quiz. Gameplay is entirely mouse-driven, using a point-and-click interface, and inventory system. Written by Shawn Watson

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Adventure | Crime




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19 November 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes: Das Geheimnis des silbernen Ohrrings  »

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Much of this game takes place at Sherringford Hall. Sherringford Hope (or Holmes) and Ormond Sacker were Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original name choices for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John (or James) Watson. See more »


Followed by Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (2007) See more »

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A big improvement for Frogware Games.
26 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The last Sherlock game they've made was amateur work compared to this game. They really deserve a pat on the back for improving themselves with a much better Sherlock game.

In this game it involves Sherlock & Watson witnessing a murder of a bridge company president who was shout at a party they were invited to. This case will take Sherlock several days to solve as he & Watson must visit various locations in order to find the true guilty party. Along with the secrets of the silver earring that is the key to solving the case.

Unlike the previous game, this game has a better mystery to it. Cause it had more suspects than Mystery of the Mummy did. Which had very little suspects. The graphics were improved as the characters look less bland than they did in the Mystery of the Mummy. And the locations are just fabulous.

Those who disliked Mystery of the Mummy won't be disappointed with this game. Cause if it weren't for this game, Frogware wouldn't still be in business.

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