Eleven Puzzles: Unsolved Case

By | November 21, 2022

by Eleven Puzzles (website)

For 2 players

Languages: EN

30 mins
A new lead turns up old doubts about an 'Unsolved Case'. A trap, or a copycat killer? In this co-op puzzle game prequel to the award-winning Cryptic Killer series, put on your detective badges as you collaborate and communicate to crack the codes, solve the riddles, and catch the Cryptic Killer.


Unsolved Case is the free prequel to the popular cooperative point-and-click puzzle game 'Cryptic Killer' series.

Dip your toes in and go back to where it all began as you team up in two as detective duo Old Dog and Ally, up against the Cryptic Killer. For the first time in the series, you'll encounter a labyrinth of puzzles and challenges laid by one of the most devious minds in the world. Solve puzzles, crack codes, and find a way out.
Have you got what it takes to crack the Unsolved Case of the Cryptic Killer?

Unsolved Case is a free game for two players to complete in 30-60 minutes. In this puzzle game, you'll get a taste of the mystery to come over the 5-part Cryptic Killer series.


Years ago the twisted Cryptic Killer was put away behind bars at the infamous Anagram Asylum. But today, he's back, and he's taunting the detectives. Did they catch the wrong guy, or are they looking at a copycat killer?

A new lead arrives in the form of a mysterious locked box. Delivered direct to their addresses, detectives Ally and Old Dog are once again sent on a chase that'll challenge them unlike any case before. Explore new locations, crack codes, and unravel the mystery. In this prequel, you're invited to step into the detective's shoes and return to where it all began.


Two minds are better than one, and the only way you'll be able to crack the Cryptic Killer's codes is by working together. Through separate screens, you and a friend will be given half of a puzzle at each location. Communicate, collaborate, and work together to push your puzzle-solving skills to the limit.

πŸ“¦ Crack the codes to get into the locked box
🧠 Combine your knowledge to solve challenging puzzles
🧩 Fax each other information across two locations
🎲 Rewire equipment, hack the CCTV, and work together to escape
✏️ Get creative - some puzzles require you to draw on the screen
❄️ Hurry, or you'll lose more than just the case!


- Free Game: Dip your toes in and play detective for the day in this prequel case for detectives Ally and Old Dog, before you try the full series.
- 30-60 Minutes to Solve: The prequel takes place over one bitesize chunk of fast-paced, puzzle-solving gameplay.
- Two Player Co-Op: In Unsolved Case, the detectives are separated. You’ll see different items and clues than your partner and will be tested on your communication!
- Challenging Collaborative Puzzles: Two brains are better than one when it comes to cracking the Cryptic Killer's codes.
- Explore Illustrated Worlds: Unsolved Case's hand-illustrated environments are inspired by noir novels.
- Draw on… Everything! You can't solve a case without taking notes. At any time in the game, you can whip out a notebook and pen to make notes and scribble on your environment.
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Billa Babybel experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 27 Dec 2023 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
StaceyF expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 28 Dec 2023 Team size: 2

Enjoyed this - great idea to have a free game to introduce you into a paid version of a game. We will definitely play the paid version next!

gaia00 expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 2
value for money
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 27 Mar 2023 Team size: 2 Time taken: 00:25
value for moneystory-drivendigitalquite easy
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 10 Dec 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 1:01

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Much like their previous game, this game requires two players on separate devices. This game actually supports cross-device playing, which meant I was able to Skype my mum and play on my computer, while she used her iPad, which she is more used to than playing on a computer. Part of the reason I love the Eleven Puzzles games so much is their ease of play – you are not tied to what the other person is doing and are fairly free to roam and interact as you like, and the gameplay is pretty much just point and click, so no tricky key combinations to figure out – any difficulty is just about the puzzles themselves!

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