Scriptic: Interactive Dramas

In-app purchases
3.78K reviews
Content rating
Mature 17+
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About this game

"Scriptic is reinventing gaming for the crime podcast age" WIRED

Imagine having the cell phone of a murder victim. Finding intriguing clues in their personal messages, photos & apps. Introducing Scriptic – a mobile-first detective game – starring YOU as the lead detective.

Start your journey as a London Yard murder detective, investigating and solving murders through the smartphone of the victims:

- Search the victim’s personal messages, photos & apps for clues
- Command your police team on the ground
- Conduct *FaceTime* Interrogations
- Receive Calls
- Affect News Headlines
- Find the Killer


Run an ENTIRE murder investigation from your phone. Take a journey through six episodes including an alternate ending.

If you love enigmatic TV crime dramas, you will be hooked by Scriptic.
Fans say it feels like a true detective crime story.

The murder-mystery game reimagined for the digital age.

Scriptic is a totally live-action experience featuring an ensemble cast of actors. Get up close and personal with criminal minds. Talk with police colleagues. Maybe even make friends?

Join the fans only conversation on our Discord channel.


The app pushes the boundaries of immersive, interactive storytelling – your detective partner in the narrative, DCI Michael Sutherland, is voiced by a REAL murder detective, Detective Sergeant Simeon Cryer. We’re the only app of our kind to pursue this level of realism.

Det Sim Cryer has spent 20 years as murder detective in the Bristol Major Crime Team pioneering the use of data in crime-solving.

As Scriptic narrative consultant, Sim has helped root the story and your choices in his journey and lived-experience.


Your choices as a detective have impactful & lasting consequences – and can radically alter the narrative.

Run your case with professionalism & integrity OR be ruthless in pursuit of your goals. Only YOU can decide.


16-year-old, Jerome Jacobs, is pushed from the twelfth floor of a London tower block. Jerome is a smart, talented and popular young man. His death stuns the community.

Run the Jerome Jacobs murder investigation from your phone.

Investigate the mystery of redman, uncover strange things going on episode by episode and bring Jerome’s killer to justice.

Search Jerome’s chat histories, photos & social media for clues
Experience & understand Jerome’s life in a unique and powerful way
Delve into criminal minds and uncover strange things
See your choices affect national news headlines

Only you can decide what happens. Become a true detective and bring Jerome’s killers to justice. Find out details about Jerome’s journey. Uncover strange things. Manage discord between your fellow officers. Understand criminal minds and victims alike. Learn to love your job and bear the horror. Can you find who is responsible for Jerome's death in this detective story full of mystery, love and crime? Be a part of Jerome’s journey and uncover strange things.


A world famous influencer is brutally murdered. With her phone, find yourself in the murky depths of her online reality. To hunt down the killer you need to shine a light on some painful truths. Life was not so picture perfect for Gemma Dream.

This game is perfect for you if you like stories about horror, crime, mystery and strange things. Our fans say our characters and story feel so real. You only need to read our reviews to see our fans are raving! Time flies when playing every episode of this interactive game full of crime, mystery and love.

Join our fans only conversation on our social channels.

Instagram: @deadmansphone
TikTok: @deadmansphone
Reddit: /r/DeadMansPhone
Updated on
22 May 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region and age The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Personal info and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

3.61K reviews
Alesha Cox
21 March 2023
I played the Netflix edition and was able to get through the first story, but the second started glitching out and force closing, so I downloaded this version thinking it would be better. So far I have only been able to fully open the app once, allowing me to get to the menu for selecting a story. I selected the story with Gemma and it said downloading then force closed. Now, I can't even get to the menu without it force closing. It's a shame. I really liked the premise of this game. This sucks!
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Jessica McIntosh
7 June 2021
The game for the most part was great. Very interactive and keeps you interested. Ads are not intrusive. It does take quite a bit to load! I have noticed throughout gameplay there are what appear to be major glitches. Now that I am in S1:Episode 5, I can no longer progress. Nothing but a blank screen after the loading screen (that now won't load). It is just stuck on that screen. Please fix this and I will rate 5 stars! It was pretty fun when it was working!
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Electric Noir Studios
8 June 2021
Hi Jessica, so glad you enjoyed our app but really sorry to hear about your glitch in Episode 5. This problem has been reported before and we're working on a fix for the new update.
n f
4 April 2021
such a good and fun game! Unfortunately, I cannot get past episode 3, I've replayed ep 2 a few times now and there is always a glitch in Ep3 that forces me to stop. Once, all my messages and ability to message in chat disappeared, and another time I was not able to select the characters with their locations off in the map section. I really love the game, and the writing and acting is so believable compared to similar games. I hope this can be fixed so i can up my rating!
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Electric Noir Studios
6 April 2021
Thanks so much, and sorry to hear about your problems. We're always working to fix bugs and there'll be updates coming soon.

What's new

This update includes:

- New homepage design
- Bug fixes
- Performance improvements

Enjoy an enhanced user experience with our refreshed homepage, resolved issues and improved performance. Thank you for your continued support!