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Detective Grimoire
Genre: Adventure, Puzzle
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Jan 15, 2014 @ 7:55am
Jan 26 @ 7:42pm

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We're launching August 18th!
Release date: 2nd January 2014
Honorable mention for Excellence in Narrative, Independent Games Festival 2014

Detective Grimoire has been called to investigate a murder. The owner of a small tourist attraction, found deep within the heart of the marshes, seemingly killed by the very mythical creature his attraction is based around... Explore the surrounding area, inspect the scene of the crime, grill the suspects, solve puzzles, search for clues and uncover the secret of the swamp!

The game is available NOW on PC, Mac and Linux from our site

It's also available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store

  • A mixture of investigating and puzzle gameplay, designed with mouse/touch in mind
  • Assemble Grimoire's thoughts to reach conclusions about the case
  • A fully voiced and animated cast of characters to interrogate
  • Beautiful digitally painted environments to explore
  • Award nominated original orchestral soundtrack


"Detective Grimoire is a better detective game than the likes of, say, L.A. Noire [...] The designers knew what they wanted the game to be and ensure that nothing got in the way of it. As a result, it’s thoroughly enjoyable" - Chris Priestman, Indie Statik

"Definitely one of the better crime games I've played and it's a treat to experience" - Mark Brown, Pocket Gamer

"From the moment you set foot on the docks, Boggy’s Bog is engrossing, its characters alive and endearing" - Jillian Werner, GameZebo

"You'll love the time you spend with this beautifully styled and charisma-packed adventure" - Dora, JayIsGames

"The simple, flat art style and full voice narration go a long way towards lending the game a spooky atmosphere. It looks a lot like Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends as a murder mystery." - Jeremiah Rice, Android Police

"In all honesty, the flashy animations and interesting art style sold the game entirely for me, and as a whole, the game is perfect for those who want to get their detective hats on. Missing Detective Grimoire would be a crime in itself." - Lucy Ingram, 148Apps

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1adam1278 Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:24pm 
looks cool
TruttaceousTemulence Jul 25, 2014 @ 8:44pm 
This game is my childhood. It was a little browser game originally and I ended up replaying it a thousand times. Glad to see it's still alive. Can't wait for it to come out! Also, good to see the no-hat thing is going to make a comeback.
Natural Selection May 31, 2014 @ 5:27am 
this game started out as a creepy flashgame where you investigate a murder at a fair
SkyDivingL May 11, 2014 @ 8:25am 
The first Detective Grimoire was one of the best actual detective games I've ever played (unlike the "find these 10 items hidden in plain sight" so called "detective games"). When I heard they were making a sequel, I wanted to know more about it, see if it was going to be just like the previous one, and so on. What I found out was that they had a kickstarter which already had made quite some progress, but it seemed that the game was late and people wanted a refund. I thought to myself that it would still take a while for them to release it, but here we are in steam greenlight. Really loved the demo; the gameplay, the graphics, etc. If this gets added, I'll be sure to buy it.
daygib91 Apr 19, 2014 @ 5:33am 
i'd play it
Liakos BMX Apr 11, 2014 @ 6:56pm 
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Medizan Mar 30, 2014 @ 9:26am 
I can't wait! I am a huge fan of the series and I have a great feeling about this one!
The Lone Ranger Mar 19, 2014 @ 8:43am 
Im one of your kickstarter backer, I havent even receive my copy of game. Message also no reply in kickstarter. wat the **** is this man.
Sage103082 Mar 18, 2014 @ 10:28am 
I can not wait! This game looks great!
blackageha Mar 17, 2014 @ 5:59pm
Great score from AdventureGamers! (4/5)