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iPhone: 2 Minute Mysteries - The Bank Robber

03-24-2009, 09:09 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: California, USA
Posts: 2,143
2 Minute Mysteries - The Bank Robber

I thought there was a thread on this game but I can't find one.

Note: There is a spoiler in this post, but I made it in white text. I made it far below in case your browser shows the text somehow. I hope this is okay. Be aware.

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=308670754&mt=8

Don't really need a screenshot. This is a cool concept, but there is a huge flaw in the story. I will type it in white text below so as not to spoil it for anyone who hasn't played it yet. Hilite the text below to read if you want the answer:

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You can't use a silencer on a revolver! Technically, there was a revolver made years ago that could be silenced to some degree, but the one in the video is certainly not it. This gun can not be silenced with a suppressor. This is the key to the whole mystery, and it is incorrect! This is one of the most famous errors made in old movies! How could they possibly have not known this? Great research guys!

Also, the angle of his head would not necessarily be at the angle the officer said it should be. This would be very flimsy evidence with which to base a conviction.


(end spoiler)

This game, although the concept is good, fails miserably.
03-24-2009, 09:21 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
There's this book written by the author of Encyclopedia Brown. Same title, I think. If they could convert that to e-book format. I loved that book. I know all the answers, though
03-24-2009, 09:28 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: California, USA
Posts: 2,143
I remember encyclopedia brown. Cool stuff. I was in 5th grade when I read those...not sure when they were printed, so it shouldn't date me

I wanted this mystery to be good. Maybe the next one will be better, or at least well researched.
03-29-2009, 01:37 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Posts: 4,761
You can play them all here:

http://www.mysteryatmansfieldmanor.com/

http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/fun.gam...nor/index.html
"This clever whodunit can best be described as an online interactive movie with nearly three hours of live-action video. The game stars 14 real actors"