In the Pocket Detective game series, players take up investigations of different tangled cases and mysterious stories. Players are gathering clues, interrogating suspects, performing arrests and matching pieces of information to successfully solve the case.
During each turn, a player chooses one of the cards available this turn. These cards can represent a Clue, a Location, Witness Interrogation, Special Action, Arrest of a Suspect etc.
Using the cards, which were received during investigation, a player discovers what actually happened.
The objective is to solve a case in a minimum number of turns.