"Sir John Stiffening has been found murdered!"Foul Play - Mystery at Awkward Manor is a first person murder mystery adventure game. It was released for PC and Mac in 1996 and developed by Armchair Travel, who are known for creating interactive tours of international heritage sites.An adaptation of Clue, Foul Play expands greatly on it's board game roots, including ten levels of difficulty that add new features, such as questioning suspects, determining the time of the murder, and searching the individual rooms for clues. The multiplayer mode has players take turns of a set length, so everyone gets a turn to investigate, and uses little tricks to ensure that, even if the other players are watching over your shoulder, they don't know the truth behind your clues unless you want them to.Foul Play uses Armchair's experience making virtual tours of historical buildings to create a gorgeous english manor, made from over 5,000 photos, and 65 videos of actors playing the potentially murderous six guests, as well as the helpful butler and an officer of Scotland Yard who comes to cart away the murderer.Not to be confused with Foul Play.
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