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Jody Mitchell
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Hi, I need help finding an game I used to have but have since forgotten it's name.

Some details are, it came in a small box about the size of Citadels, I do believe it was all cards too. I remember it having some type of mystery theme with what I think was a spy. No miniatures or dice. I seem to remember the cards used a lot of blue shades and night time settings. There was some main character of the game and I want to say he was called "The Shadow" but I could be wrong. He wore A trench coat, maybe a fedora hat, typical sleuth or spy wardrobe. The cards had a lot of logic puzzles and/or riddles on them too.

I do remember buying it from Toys - R - Us and I think it was probably 10-15 years ago. I remember buying Mad Gab around the same time, it was still fairly new too. So maybe these games were released within a year or so of each other.

I'm so sorry for the vague details but no matter how hard I try, this all I can recall from it but I remember my love for reading the stuff on the cards. If anyone has any clue to what I'm talking about, please help me. If I think of anything else that might help, I'll post it but for now, this is all I can think of.

Thanks for ANY help!
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maybe one of these games?;

Code Master: Secret Agent

Spy

Spy Web

Seeking Agent X
 
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I would try Google Images and search for "spy board games" but off the top of my head a spy-themed game with blue cards...is it Milton Bradley's Conspiracy? Ah, nevermind Conspiracy is probably a little too old but still try Google Images.



 
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Doubt it is this. The Shadow Game
 
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Was it MindTrap or MindTrap II?

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Many scenarios and characters reoccur throughout the puzzles, including murders and other crimes investigated by "Detective Shadow" (and perpetrated by villains including "Sid Shady" and "Sam Sham"), and tricks performed by magician "Dee Sceptor".
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Was it one of the Mystery Rummy games?



Here are the games in the database that are classified as spies/secret agents:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/search/boardgame/page/1?sort=ra...
 
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Cloak & Dagger (note the hat)
Geheime Mission
Black Vienna
(meh not convinced by any of these).

Failing that here is the spy/secret agent family which you can look through.
 
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Jody Mitchell
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Phantom Load wrote:
Was it MindTrap or MindTrap II?

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Many scenarios and characters reoccur throughout the puzzles, including murders and other crimes investigated by "Detective Shadow" (and perpetrated by villains including "Sid Shady" and "Sam Sham"), and tricks performed by magician "Dee Sceptor".


YES!!! Those are it, I even had the second one. Man, this brings back memories, I've got to get another copy. Thanks so much, you made my day.
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To the victor the spoils.

Now... Jody point to the trench coat and/or fedora hat
 
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Jody Mitchell
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This is Sid Shady from the game.

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Pyramid Head25 wrote:

YES!!! Those are it, I even had the second one. Man, this brings back memories, I've got to get another copy. Thanks so much, you made my day.


Glad I could help. It's such an old random game, I'm always surprised anyone actually played it.
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Pyramid Head25 wrote:
This is Sid Shady from the game.


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I like his hat.
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