The Marquise has been murdered and its up to you to solve the case! Investigate a colourful cast of potential villains to find the murderer!
In this murder mystery you will chat with locals and collect clues. New clues will open new dialogue options for the cast. Keep your eyes out for yellow exclamation marks. These indicate new opportunities to uncover mysteries
Murder of the Marquise was written over 4 days for the 2022 Love Game Jam and it's source can be found on GitLab
The optional theme for the Jam was Earthquake ... which I completely ignored (I had planed to work it into the plot but you know how things go)
The source is available under GPL3 and the assets developed for the game are available under CC-BY4.
The Marquise is dead!
to check his body for clues.
Check in on the locals
Chat with Jane to see if she knows anything about the murder
Meet the Family
Here we see the Marquise's wife and stepson. They are always sooo pleasant.
Don't go wandering in the dark
Really, there is nothing there and you'll get lost
Down to move
Enter to interact
Down to open the menu or close the dialogue
Delete to see the Dev view
Game Control Details
Pressing the interact button will select the top option when having a conversation.