Wot I Think: Tangle Tower | Rock Paper Shotgun

jpg Wot I Think: Tangle Tower | Rock Paper Shotgun

I love a good locked room mystery. The best ones aren’t so much about the ‘whodunnit’, but the ‘howdunnit’. The former’s still important for a satisfying ending, of course, but unravelling what appears to be the impossible (how did they get in? How did they leave?) is a much more brain-pleasing knot to unpick than figuring out which of the many shifty faces in front of you looks the most suspicious.

Tangle Tower, the latest game from Snipperclips brothers SFB Games, goes one step further, though. Instead of a person being the prime murder suspect in this charming Phoenix Wright meets Professor Layton-style detective puzzler, it’s *checks notes*…

…a portrait holding a blood-tipped knife?

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