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Unsolved Case

Co-op puzzle adventure

Unsolved Case is the free prequel to the popular cooperative point-and-click puzzle game 'Cryptic Killer' series.

Dip your toes in and go back to where it all began as you team up in two as detective duo Old Dog and Ally, up against the Cryptic Killer. For the first time in the series, you'll encounter a labyrinth of puzzles and challenges laid by one of the most devious minds in the world. Solve puzzles, crack codes, and find a way out.

Have you got what it takes to crack the Unsolved Case of the Cryptic Killer?

Adventure

The prequel

Cold case

Years ago the twisted Cryptic Killer was put away behind bars at the infamous Anagram Asylum. But today, he's back, and he's taunting the detectives. Did they catch the wrong guy, or are they looking at a copycat killer?

Adventure

Mysterious box

A new lead arrives in the form of a mysterious locked box. Delivered direct to their addresses, detectives Ally and Old Dog are once again sent on a chase that'll challenge them unlike any case before. Explore new locations, crack codes, and unravel the mystery. In this prequel, you're invited to step into the detective's shoes and return to where it all began.

Box

The only way to escape is to work together

Two minds are better than one, and the only way you'll be able to crack the Cryptic Killer's codes is by working together. Through separate screens, you and a friend will be given half of a puzzle at each location. Communicate, collaborate, and work together to push your puzzle-solving skills to the limit.

📦 Crack the codes to get into the locked box

🧠 Combine your knowledge to solve challenging puzzles

🧩 Fax each other information across two locations

🎲 Rewire equipment, hack the CCTV, and work together to escape

✏️ Get creative - some puzzles require you to draw on the screen

❄️ Hurry, or you'll lose more than just the case!

Adventure

Features

Free game

Dip your toes in and play detective for the day in this prequel case for detectives Ally and Old Dog, before you try the full series.

Arcade

30-60 Minutes to Solve

The prequel takes place over one bitesize chunk of fast-paced, puzzle-solving gameplay.

Watches

Two Player Co-Op

In Unsolved Case, the detectives are separated. You’ll see different items and clues than your partner and will be tested on your communication!

Two player coop

Challenging Collaborative Puzzles

Two brains are better than one when it comes to cracking the Cryptic Killer's codes.

collaborative

Explore Illustrated Worlds

Unsolved Case's hand illustrated environments are inspired by noir novels.

Warehouse

Draw on… Everything!

You can't solve a case without taking notes. At any time in the game, you can whip out a notebook and pen to make notes and scribble on your environment.

Draw on anything

Game screenshots

Coming soon to Steam!

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