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Portal Games Announces Detective: Season One

A crime wave is hitting the city. Three cases have landed on your desk and you need to solve them. But they're not going to be easy. You'll have to weigh out the clues, investigate, and finally bring justice to bear. That's the story behind Detective: Season One, a new game in the popular Detective series from Portal Games. This new box includes 3 cases, as well as a generally shorter play time.

From the announcement:

Portal Games is proud to announce a new game inspired by its massive hit Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game. The new game called Detective: Season One will be released in the second half of 2020.

Detective: Season One is a fully cooperative, deeply immersive, board game in which 1 to 5 players take on the roles of investigators trying to solve a crime. Detective: Season One is a new product in the award-winning Detective line. The game has a shorter playtime, is perfectly tailored for a mystery game night, and has simpler family-friendly rules. Detective: Season One consists of 3 stand-alone cases which can be played in around 90 minutes each. Each of the cases challenges players with different settings and styles.

Detective: Season One is inspired by highly acclaimed Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game, which is a deeply immersive, crime solving experience. The game has been published in 10 languages and sold over 100.000 copies worldwide. It won many prominent awards and nominations including As d’Or Expert Game of the Year Award 2019, Dice Tower Best Theming Award 2018, nomination for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019, nominations for Golden Geek Best Game of the Year 2019, Golden Geek Best Cooperative, Best Innovative and Best Thematic Game of the Year 2019.

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