Episode 255: Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft


Release Date: Mar. 1, 2017

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Running Time:   47 min.

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1885. A bomb explodes in the Houses of Parliament. A young laborer is caught nearby.

Mycroft Holmes is charged by the crown to prove his guilt. Unfortunately for Mycroft, his brother, Sherlock, has been hired to prove his innocence. Each brother has seven days to build the best case. May the best detective win!

Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft is a set collecting card game. Cards represent major and minor characters from Doyle's novels. Place a token on a character to perform his or her special action, allowing you to collect evidence or earn investigation tokens in many different ways. Each day a new character is revealed, adding new options. At the end of the week, the player who has assembled the best sets of evidence will win the game.

Listen in to learn more about the game and why we think it has earned the Spiel of Approval Award!

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft      Devir  |  BGG  |  Amazon

Designer: Diego Ibañez

Artist: Pedro Soto

Publisher: Devir

2 players  20-30 min   ages 10+   MSRP $25.95

Music credits include:

Sherlock Holmes   by Sparks  |  the song

London Calling  by The New Standards   |  the song

A Foggy Day in London  by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong   |  the song