You are Detective Sergeant in the Crime Squad at Saint Etienne (Loire). As an
Officer of the Police, you are capable of leading any criminal investigation.
As you took your post up, you were called to investigate what the press are
fast terming “L’affaire Vera Cruz” (The Vera Cruz Affair).
Prostitute Vera Cruz sprawled on the floor in her “Forest” apartment was found
by caretaker. The pool of blood poured from a bullet wound in her chest. It
was believed to be a case of suicide with a gun as the weapon involved. But
you have to prove that it was a murder.
The gameplay flows in two parts: crime scene investigation to collect the
evidence, and work with telex machine to gain information about possible
At the crime scene, you should collect all possible evidence moving the marker
on the screen and examining the objects scattered at the scene as well as the
With telex machine you should perform investigation according to the police
procedures. Different actions are possible here such as sending messages
within Diamond Network to receive the replies, printing the notes, contacting
other Police services to gain the new information, comparing the evidences,
carrying out examinations such as autopsy, interviewing/checking the alibis of
suspects, and arresting finally. To specify the subject for each action you
should type it.