A Matter of Murder is a point-and-click puzzle game with rogue-like elements. The details of each murder are procedurally generated, so each case is different every time you play with progressively more challenging logic puzzles.
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Release Date: Apr 18, 2016

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July 20

Hotfix Update - 7/20/2017


Hello, Detectives.
We've released a quick hotfix today with the following changes:

- Menu bug whereby the "A Shot in the Dark" case wasn't appearing as solved
- Additional victims' names appeared incorrectly in solved case narration

... "musical guests" bug is still at large.

Cheers!
-W&M

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July 14

A Matter of Murder Summer Update is Live!


Happy Bastille Day, Detectives!

Today our summer update goes live with some exciting new content!
Our new guests at the estate, (voted in by you, our clever sleuths) Miss Herculisa and her adorable dog Candyfloss have been added to guest list!

There's also a new estate to explore The Seaside Villa complete with a new room, the Veranda.

We also have a brand new mystery to test your little grey cells titled A Shot in the Dark.

Additionally, we're launching special DLC today. The dark and mysterious soundtrack for A Matter of Murder is now available on Steam:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/676050/A_Matter_of_Murder__Soundtrack/

This update also includes various fixes, changes and additions:
- Achievement bug fixes
- Story rewrites and dialogue corrections
- Introduction character tableau
- Textbox bug fixes

Enjoy the summer, Detectives!

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Reviews

“'A Matter Of Murder' Makes A Strong Case At IndieCade East 2016”
idigitaltimes

“A Matter of Murder deftly weaves in rogue-like elements via a series of challenging logic puzzles. Add to this some beautifully stylized artwork and you'll find yourself wondering where the last few hours of your life went.”
The Care and Feeding of Nerds

“It’s like every murder mystery dinner you ever attended, except way deadlier and way more fun. Trust us.”
Fem Hype

About This Game

Zounds! One of the guests at an English house party has fallen victim to cold-blooded murder. Your weekend in the country is ruined! What choice have you but to ask your fellow guests probing questions, search the house, draw astonishingly insightful conclusions and solve the crime?

A Matter of Murder is a point-and-click puzzle game with rogue-like elements. The details of each murder are procedurally generated, so each case is different every time you play with progressively more challenging logic puzzles. A Matter of Murder can also randomly combine logic puzzles together to create a dynamically generated case file for high replayability.

• Procedurally generated content offers a different experience for each play-through.
• Interact with colorful suspects and carefully investigate your surroundings for clues.
• Hand-drawn character art brings the Victorian setting to life in all its murderous glory.
• Campaign mode provides a wide-range of increasingly difficult logic puzzles.
• Dynamically generates unique case files by randomly combining logic puzzles together.
Master Detective challenge mode tasks you with solving the crime in less time.
• In-game notebook automatically keeps track of the clues you collect.
• Customize the experience and add your friends as suspects!
• Dynamic original soundtrack with responsive musical underscoring.
• Immersive and haunting soundscape places you at the center of the storytelling experience.
• Randomly implemented plot-altering elements can change the course of the story.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo CPU 2.66 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 761 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.11.5
    • Processor: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 320M
    • Storage: 638 MB available space
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