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Welcome to Winkletown

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Clue Finder 5 Points

Find your first clue.

Coward 5 Points

Abandon a case

For Personal Use 5 Points

Take a mugshot.

Sacked Hard! 5 Points

Have an unacceptable case failure rate.

Training Day 5 Points

Complete the tutorial case.

Amateur Psychologist 10 Points

Come across every trait type.

Initiated 10 Points

Complete your first case!

Tourist 10 Points

Visit every location on the Winkletown map.

Ask No Questions 25 Points

Solve 5 cases without asking any questions...

Interrogator 25 Points

Question 100 Winkles.

No To Shapism 25 Points

Successfully convict a Winkle of every body type.

From the Brink 50 Points

Make a successful conviction on an unquestioned Winkle with 0 A.P remaining.

Man of Action 50 Points

Have a total of at least 20 A.P at any one time.

Time & Motion 50 Points

Make an arrest that leads to a successful conviction within 15 seconds.

Random Encounters 100 Points

Inspect all Unique Winkles.

Real Detective 100 Points

Obtain the final promotion.

Author Comments

Please note: You might have a white screen while the game loads, but don't worry. It will load!
Thanks for the frontpage! :)
You are Winkletown's head detective and need to solve all manner of crimes by using questioning, wit and the power of deduction!

With quadrillions of combinations of Winkle and cases, be sure to use the 'archive' feature to save your favourite Winkles and share them online!

Written and Designed by FlashChaz
Porgramming and Design by CKPEngine
Voice Acting by Shock-Dingo.

It took us quite a long time to make this game and we're releasing it totally for free! So if you enjoy it, we would kindly ask you to disable your ad-blocker (if you have one) before the game loads as this directly helps both us, the developers, and Newgrounds out. Thanks!

#Fixed text font bug.
#Fixed special winkle inspecting bug.
#Removed More Games Button from the Main Menu.

#ASK NO QUESTIONS medal now requires an overall 5 cases to be solved without questioning, rather than 5 CONSECUTIVE cases.

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amazing game,

If it would load

Good game

So this was notbad I like the puzzle elements here takes some skill for this So for one very possitive point you show the effort to get things started off just right the game is fun but again could use a few extras and some added bonus points, The amount of medals and acheivments are nice


Very Good game, an advise, If you want to hae the "Random Encounters" medal, you need a lot of rank, otherwise u won't see al the Special Winkles

Phew... 960... it took 960 traits reveled until I finally got the 'Amateur Psychologist' medal. What was that last trait that wouldn't show itself? 'Hypocrite'. Truly ironic as I found that a few of these clues misleading, but makes perfect sense if one stops to think about them.

Take for example, the witness info that said... 'Thinks it's a good time to start a family' ...I tend to think that mid 20s is the appropriate time since it happened with my parents, uncles, and grandparents. The game appears to be more inclined to believe that around 40 is the right age. Being someone who's 32, the thought of a family hasn't crossed my mind. And while I may be an autistic pessimist with self-doubts that tends to be haunted by chronic depression (you learn to live off the madness), I might change that in another 5 years or so... I hope.

My point is that this game isn't so much of you making sense of the clues, but rather using the game's sense of making out the clues. Game says that the head is a football, you mean English's round ball while I think American's oval pigskin. Game says that their body doesn't work like it used to, you mean that they use a cane while I think they're 80. It's almost like you're trying to learn another language in order to master the game.

The presentation is charming, the music fits the situation, the voices are enjoyable until you hear them 3 dozen times, but things really get dangerous with the gameplay as you're trying to keep track of Winkles and the meaning of the clues. Not so much of a detective game rather than a game of 'Guess Who?', and you'll likely find yourself frustrated as you try to learn what the clues are directing at, but I found myself enjoying it.

Giving it 5 stars seems a little out of place for something that made me so frustrated for nearly revealing a thousand trait for a simple 10 point medal.

What can I say? I'm a hypocrite, it's not the right word... but it's not wrong.

I got the real detective accolade, but it didn't give me my medal. Also doesn't work in Newgrounds Player.

I replayed the entire game and it gave me the medal this time. I still don't know how I'm supposed to inspect everyone though.

Edit: It's

Credits & Info

3.93 / 5.00

Jan 14, 2016
11:31 AM EST