Dead Man's Phone: Interactive Crime Drama

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"Dead Man's Phone is reinventing gaming for the crime podcast age" WIRED

A BAFTA NOMINATED INTERACTIVE CRIME DRAMA

Imagine having the smartphone of a murder victim. Finding clues in their personal messages, photos & apps. Introducing Dead Man’s Phone – a mobile-first detective drama – starring YOU as the lead.

You are a London detective, working in New Scotland Yard, who investigates and solves murders through the smartphone of murder 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.

If you enjoy TV crime dramas, you will be hooked by Dead Man’s Phone.

The murder-mystery reimagined for the digital age.

FOUND PHONE REIMAGINED – CHAT FICTION REMASTERED

Dead Man’s Phone is a totally live-action experience featuring an ensemble cast of actors.

The app pushes the boundaries of immersive storytelling – your detective partner in the narrative, DCI Michael Sutherland, is voiced by a REAL homicide detective, Detective Sergeant Simeon Cryer.

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

As Dead Man’s Phone narrative consultant, Sim has helped root the story & your choices in his lived-experience.


RICH, INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING

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

Face ethical dilemmas that challenge your principles & shape the detective you will become.

Run your case with professionalism & integrity OR be ruthless in pursuit of your goals.

The choice is YOURS.


SEASON 1

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

Witnesses believe they heard Jerome shout the word ‘redman’ before he fell...

Run the Jerome Jacobs murder investigation from your phone. Uncover the mystery of redman & bring his killer to justice.

Search Jerome’s personal messages, photos & social media for clues
Experience & understand Jerome’s life in a unique and powerful way
Become intimately connected with Jerome’s family and friends
See your choices affect national news headlines


WARNING: this an early Beta test and so any progress made may be lost.
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Dead Man’s Phone season 1 (ep 1-6) has LAUNCHED

A teenage boys is thrown from a tower block. His family and friends demand answers. You are the detective on the case. Find out who killed Jerome Jacobs.

“Compelling, nuanced, haunting…” WIRED
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Additional information

Updated
14 February 2021
Size
52M
Installs
100,000+
Current Version
0.1.0
Requires Android
4.4 and up
Content rating
Mature 17+
Strong language
In-app Products
$4.99 per item
Permission
Offered By
Electric Noir Studios
Developer
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