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Posted at 11:42 on August 15th, 2020 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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"Gamification" of mystery stories dates back much further than computer games. For example, 90 years ago, established genre author Dennis Wheatley thought up what he called Crime Dossiers. Those essentially were binders full of clues towards solving a fictional criminal case. A description of the setting, then letters, pictures, evidence found at the scene of the crime etc. Studying all this material, the reader (or "player") was supposed to draw her own conclusions as to what exactly happened and who the culprit was before finally opening the sealed included solution to confirm.


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