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Detective: A Modern Crime Board


In a world of modern crime, it takes both old-school skills, and advanced technology, to solve the case.

  • English
  • From 16 years old
  • 2 to 3h
  • 1 to 5 player(s)

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Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game is a fully co-operative, immersive, detective experience. This is a game of wits and deduction, a full game night experience – a single game session can last up to 3 or more hours. It is also rules-light, meaning, that the most powerful tool at your disposal is your team, your imagination, and your own mind.

In this challenging, story-driven game for 1-5 players, you will play as group of Antares National Investigation Agency members. You are going to tackle five different cases and solve them in order. Each of them affecting the next. Together they will form a campaign that will put your skills to the test. If you are looking for a modern detective simulator, this is the game for you.

Theme(s) Contemporary
Language(s) English
Mechanism(s) Co-operative Communication
Author(s) Ignacy TrzewiczekJakub LapotPrzemysław Rymer
Artist Rafal SzymaAga Jakimiec
Note globale 4.5
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  • 5 case decks
  • 1 game board
  • 1 rulebook
  • 1 casebook
  • 5 character tiles
  • 17 skill tokens
  • 30 character tokens
  • 5 special tokens
  • 3 wooden markers

This game is recommended by 2 of our Bloggers

  • This game was played and recommanded by Co-op Board Games, here its opinion:



    • Does a great job of making players feel like detectives.
    • All of the cases were written well. You can tell a lot of work went into them.
    • Limited resources force you to make tough decisions.
    • The game's website is fantastic.
    • Easy to set up, allowing to get right into the game.
    • Simple rules means it's very easy to learn how to play.


    • I don't like that every case comes down to answering multiple choice questions.
    • The cases can be very long, and they can feel long.
    • A lot of filler text on some cards.

    Detective definitely does make players feel like detectives. It's certainly not my favorite detective game - Sherlock Holmes and Deadline are better, in my opinion - but it is quite a bit different than other games in the genre. If you like the idea of trying to solve interesting cases by using a very cool online database and team deductive skills, definitely check this one out.

  • This game was played and recommanded by Gus & Co, here its opinion:


    Narratif, immersif, Détective nous plonge dans des enquêtes policières à la croisée entre jeu, film et roman. Plus qu'un jeu de plateau, Détective est une véritable expérience. Le meilleur jeu de 2018? Peut-être

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