Puzzle. Diamond Detective challenges you to uncover crimes by collecting clues, comparing evidences and arresting thieves. Thieves are always wide awake, they break open and rob the gem vaults. Your task is to connect adjacent gems in order to create the longest possible chains and earn points for that. As you create chains of gems the vault meter is filled with gems; the longer chains are the quicker the vault meter is filled up. You must fill the vault meter with gems before the thief reaches the escape route to complete a level. On completing a level you earn a clue that helps you to uncover a criminal. After every five levels you are to identify the thief from a lineup of six suspects using the clues. There are two kinds of levels: Regular and Pursuit; regular levels were described above. When you have identified the thief you need to complete a Pursuit level in order to put the criminal into jail. The goal of Pursuit levels is to turn all the tiles into gold by creating chains of gems on them.
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Diamond Detective is a captivating game that features stunning graphics, diverse sound effects and thrilling instrumental music. The game contains several original twists that are worth mentioning. First of all it is rank system that allows players to make a career from a trainee to a commissioner. There is also the trophy room, where all your significant achievements are displayed. All in all, Diamond Detective is an addictive game that includes such original twists as various types of levels, rank system, the trophy room, special tiles, and special gems. The game brings tons of fun and develops logical thinking, since every 5 levels you are to compare evidences and identify the thief.
Offline gameplay: 1 player
ESRB Ratio: Everyone
Extras and features:
Stunning Graphics Two Kinds of Levels: Regular and Pursuit Tons of Special Gems and Tiles Earn 10 Trophies for the Trophy Room Make Career from a Trainee to Commissioner Arrest 10 Famous Thieves
There is one game only
CPU: 233 Mhz Intel Pentium, Microsoft DirectX: version 7.0, Main Memory (RAM) 32 MB, Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP