Is Chronicles of Crime fun to play?
Players: 1 – 4 players | Game Duration 60 – 90 mins | Min. Age 14+ | Game complexity: EASY
Genre: Adventure, Deduction, Crime and Mystery
Solo game mode: Yes | Co-op: Yes | Online Version: No
What is Chronicles of Crime about?
Chronicles of Crime is a cooperative game of crime investigation combining an app, a board game, and a touch of VR.
Players can play plenty of different scenarios utilizing the same physical components (board, locations, characters, items).
Players start the app, choose the scenario they want to play, and follow the story. The goal is to catch the murderer in the shortest time possible.
Based on the search scenario selected, each component (locations, characters, items, etc.) has a QR code that activates and triggers the story. Players will get new stories even after the game is released, simply by downloading the app’s updates, without any shipping of new physical components.
The VR experience only requires a mobile phone. Virtual reality glasses (optional buy) allow players to immerse themselves in the game’s universe and search for clues in a virtual world simply by putting them on their nose and holding their mobile device in front of them.
A tutorial and five scenarios come with the game, but you can download more inside the app!
Every session lasts between one and one and a half hours and many scenarios are linked together to tell a much larger story.
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Awards Won by Chronicles of Crime
2019 UK Games Expo Best Board Game (American Style) Judges Award Winner
2019 Origins Awards Best Board Game Nominee
2019 Lys Grand Public Winner
2019 Lys Grand Public Finalist
2019 Hra roku Finalist
2019 Guldbrikken Special Jury Prize Winner
2018 Tric Trac Nominee
2018 Swiss Gamers Award Nominee
2018 Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee
2018 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee
2018 Golden Geek Best Thematic Board Game Nominee
2018 Golden Geek Best Solo Board Game Nominee
2018 Golden Geek Best Cooperative Game Nominee
2018 Cardboard Republic Immersionist Laurel Nominee