The family friendly deduction game 13 Clues is now available from Cool Mini or Not. Originally available in Italian from dV Giochi, the game places up to six players in the roles of detectives brought on by Scotland Yard to tackle unsolved cases. 13 Clues is for ages 8+, plays in around 30 minutes, and carries an MSRP of $29.99.
The year is 1899 and London is experiencing a crime wave. To help with their case load, Scotland Yard has called in some of the best detectives around. Each is assigned their own mystery to solve using the clues at hand.In 13 Clues, players take on the role of Scotland Yard detectives trying to solve their own, unique mystery. They must identify the culprit, the scene of the crime, and the weapon that was used. They collect and spend magnifying glass tokens to ask questions of the other players, eliminating options from their mystery as they narrow in on closing the case. The first one to correctly solve their mystery is the winner.