In EEM London's "Case of the Rajah's Ruby," couldn't Macavity have simply bought the eponymous ruby legally in the first place, instead of stealing it and then buying it anyway after it was retrieved?
Fridge Brilliance: Macavity did it that way simply as a test of the Eagle Eyes' skill.
From the same game's "Case of Blood's Bold Bauble," the detectives use a Paper-Thin Disguise to get information out of the Ritz Hotel's desk clerk, David Herrick, pretending in the process that you are the star of a new TV show, "Kid Detective." The problem with this is that, if you're playing the mysteries in the order they're presented, you, your partner(s) and Herrick will have met several times prior to "Blood's Bold Bauble," which means that he should have recognized you right off the bat. The only way that the disguise could have worked, then, is if the mysteries aren't listed in chronological order.
But this, in turn, raises another Fridge Logic question: how, exactly, do the detectives explain themselves to Herrick in subsequent meetings (off-screen or otherwise) following this interview?
And couldn't Herrick make checks to find out whether "Kid Detective" does in fact exist, thus lowering his trust of the Eagle Eyes when next he sees them? Especially because your character wears a disguise, but your partner doesn't.
Fridge Horror arising out of EEM Original's "Case of the Crazy Compass" in Book 2: getting lost in the woods for extended periods of time has its dangers, even if it's an area you're familiar with, not the least of which are injuring yourself in the dark, getting in contact with poisonous plants and/or wild animals, and quite possibly suffering heat exhaustion (during the daytime in summer), hypothermia (in colder temperatures, especially at night), exposure or dehydration—and all of these, alone or combined, can lead to death if the person doesn't reach civilization or isn't found in time. So by orchestrating Alex Hane's getting lost in the woods as Disproportionate Retribution, Dave Grant was just one step short of crossingwent sailing right across the Moral Event Horizon.
Fridge Brilliance from the first game: Niagara Tumbel, Richview's local Urban Legend. Think about it for a moment. note Niagara Falls—a waterfall. Tumble = fall down. The woman fell off a high place—a balcony.