221b Baker Street Reviews
Product Type: Gibsons Games board games
Description:Manufacturer: Gibsons Games / The finest detective game ever devised! Features forty individual cases specially written ... more
Newest Review: ... up whenever you are here, although you are only allowed to have one lock card at any time. * Theatre * Tobacconist * 221b ... more
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Customer 221b Baker Street Reviews (2)
by - written on 19/11/10, updated on 19/11/10 (Very useful, 115 readings)
Year Published: 1975 Publisher: Gibson Games Genre: Detective Board Game Players: 2-6 Age: 10+ As geeky as this is to admit, I absolutely love Sherlock Holmes! After having read a short story in the detective series by Arthur Conan Doyle when I was studying GCSE English, I was surprised to discover that I was a fan. Many years later I purchased a book of 'Sherlock Holmes' short stories, which I then lent to my mum and converted her also. As this review suggests, our family have also always been something of a board game family, being quite competitive about 'Monopoly', 'Cluedo' and the like. Consequently, when I noticed a couple ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/09/09 (Very useful, 87 readings)
My father had this game and for many years as I was growing up, I was desperate to play and win it! I loved (still do!) Cludeo, and this was a challenge above it. Regardless of whether or not you like Sherlock Holmes, if you like Cludeo style games, this is for you. You start the game as Sherlock Holmes (represented by a plastic head bust of the man himself, with pipe...although many years ago in our family we decided to remove the flimsy plastic pipes and it became a non-smoking game!!), at 221b Baker Street. A mystery is read out to everyone - someone has been murdered, or something stolen. Unlike Cluedo where traditionally you have to discover ... Read the complete review
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