Sher­lock: The Net­work

Join Holmes’ iArmy of do-good­ers and help the high-func­tion­ing so­ciopath solve new mys­ter­ies

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Re­cent Sher­lock se­ries three fi­nale left your mys­tery-solv­ing diet a lit­tle on the light side? This in­no­va­tive new app should sate your ap­petite for the time be­ing, cour­tesy of The Project Fac­tory and Sher­lock pro­duc­ers Hartswood Films.

It lets you be­come part of the de­tec­tive’s Home­less Net­work, a new high-tech legion of eyes on the street that’s there to help Holmes and John Wat­son solve ten new in­trigu­ing mys­ter­ies. How, you ask? Well, you’ll start off with light work, mak­ing your way around a vir­tual Lon­don by foot, cab and Tube to sift through ev­i­dence, pass on mes­sages and solve clues through a mix­ture of puz­zles and brain teasers, even­tu­ally mov­ing on to work­ing di­rectly with the great man him­self. There’s a lot to do here.

Made to di­rectly com­ple­ment the show, Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch and Martin Free­man are in on the act, repris­ing their roles by get­ting in touch via video mes­sages and voice­mails to tip you off with lo­ca­tions and clues along the way. True to the show, the script­ing and pac­ing of the ad­ven­ture is bril­liant. Check your mind palace, we bet it’s telling you to down­load this right now… $5.49 on iPad, iPhone, Touch ( iOS 6.0+), sher­lock­thenet­

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