December 5, 2020

Murder by Numbers review: Come for the Picross, stay for the pi-crimes

Imagine, you’ve come down to the final reveal in A Study in Scarlet. The famed Sherlock Holmes stands in the room where the murder happened, all eyes awaiting his recounting of events. “A-ha, it’s elementary, my dear Watson,” says Holmes. “I know who killed Joseph Stangerson, and more importantly, how they did it. It was Jefferson Hope, and he did it with this!”

And then he waves the pivotal piece of evidence in the air: A book of picross puzzles, and the one Holmes just solved vaguely resembles a bloodied knife. The crowd gasps. “Book him, Lestrade.”

Another case closed, all thanks to my Picross skills. What a wonderful world that would be.

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