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      Hi,
      Translating the expansions into EN is not in our plans for now, but we really hope this project will be viable soon. Thank you.

      1. I visited a few board game shops in the UK in the last week, all had quite a few copies of SH:CD on shelves, so its out there now.

        Very keen to see the expansions translated, please make this a priority. There are a lot of English speakers out there who would pick up the extra cases in a heartbeat.

        1. Absolutely agree, have seen these flying off the shelves in the local store, likely as a consequence of the SU:SD video review.

          Hopefully this will spur on translation of the expansions…?

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            Hi,
            The translations are beginning soon. The first expansion will be ready in 2016 (if everything goes fine).

      2. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, Translate the expansions!
        Honestly the level of interest here is the States/UK is so intense it might be easy to crowdfund the translation process.

  1. We bought the original SHCD 20+ years ago when it was by Sleuth Publications. It is the BEST game I have ever played, no luck involved, just deduction, and very sociable. Would really like to see lots of expansion packs in English and would be prepared to pay for shipping to get it here to New Zealand.

  2. Hello, I would like to see reprint (or collection) of additional cases too – in english version, is there any chance to see them in stores?

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      Hi,
      The translations are beginning soon. The first expansion will be ready in 2016 (if everything goes fine). Thanks.

      1. Very excited to get the translated expansions! Any update for us on how this is going, how many cases will be included and when the likely release date will be?

      2. So excited to hear about the translation of the expansions! We just bought this game and it is the best game we have ever played! I’m telling all my friends about it.

  3. Just wanted to record my interest for the translation of the multiple expansions available (plus I hope some additional, unreleased cases)! Love the game and can’t wait to start cracking the cases with my friends!

  4. This is great news! I’m looking forward to getting the translated expansion packs when they come out. And if you should need any assistance with French-English translation please feel free to contact me – I studied French to degree level and would be happy to help as I know there are so many Anglophone gamers like me who are keen to see this happen!

  5. Hi Ystari,
    will it be possible to pick a copy for Sherlock Holmes (english version) at Spiel 2015 in Essen? Are you planning a reprint for a german version?

    Kind regards
    Frank

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      Hi,
      Not directly from us, but yes in the shops of the fair (I can’t tell you exactly where). Printing a German version is not in our plans, sorry.

      1. Hi Gabriel,

        Hope you had a good Essen. Any updates on the translation of the expansion cases? Any idea when in 2016 we can expect them?

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  7. Let me say, I love the new edition of SHCD. HOWEVER, the is an issue with the English reprinting.

    For the 2012 English version, case 3, the Mystified Murderess appears to be different from the 2012 French and Italian versions. Basically, the English version is nearly the same as the original 80s version, except the killer/solution has been changed (and one lead is simply omitted, although it is still in the directory).

    The French and Italian versions have some important new edits of 3 of the leads that Sherlock follows that make the case more consistent with the “new killer scenario”. The edited clues give clearer motive for the new killer and implicate the killer from the 1980 version much less. The new English version does not have this information.

    Is Ystari aware of this? If so, are there any plans to issue errata or a new case book?
    If not, can I send you links to the research done by people to show the inconsistencies between the English and French editions?

    Thanks. I am not trying to cause trouble. I really like this game, but Case 3 in the new English version has some issues.

    1. First I want to say thanks for re-releasing a great game, but I have to echo HJ Lee on the Mystified Murderess. My wife and I have enjoyed SHCD immensely so far except case 3, which we just completed. It didn’t seem to make sense and was missing information. Hope this is fixed for others in the reprint as well as the little errors in case 6 which I hear on Board Game Geek as being very minor. These are but distractions in an otherwise AMAZING GAME. I ready to send my money now to buy the expansions! I look forward to seeing them later this year.

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  8. Oh, is there another base game reprint coming soon? I am very interested in picking up a copy, but it seems to be out of stock in online stores.

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      1. Hi Gabriel! Our local game store in Toronto, Canada just restocked the game. Would this potentially be a copy of the new reprint? Is there a way to tell on the box?

  9. Hi Gabriel! Our local game store in Toronto, Canada just restocked the game. Would this potentially be a copy of the new reprint? Is there a way to tell on the box?

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      Hi,
      it is a classic reprint (first edition), the illustrations are like in the game page. The new design will be released in September 2016. Thanks.

  10. Will those of us who already own the game be able to download the corrected pages for Case #3 and Case #6, once they’re available?

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  11. I really love Sherlock Holmes, but as a person with English as second language, we find it quite time consuming to go through the material.
    Is there any plans for a small narrative app to be made, and by doing so, implementing a smartphone for example as a tool for the general theme?
    I think that it would bring the whole game out to a wider audience.
    If such an app allready exists somewhere, I appologize, as I havent looked hard enough.

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  12. Hi there. Will the July UK reprint correct the errors in the first edition? If so, will there be any way to tell the difference between the first edition and the second? Cheers.

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  13. Who distributes the game in the EU? I have difficulties to get a copy of the game. It’s out of stock everywhere and the gaming store of my choice can’t get it anywhere (and the have good connections), either.
    Additionally: how is the reprint, arriving July in GB, different from the new design version due in September?

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      Hi,
      in the UK, the game is distributed by Esdevium and Asmodee US. In September, we’ll have 10 new cases.

        1. So just to confirm – The original has 10 cases. There will be 10 entirely new cases in the Sept. version?

          Is it worth having both, or should I wait till September and get that one?

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            Hi,
            yes 20 different cases. Just try the game and you should know that you want to solve all of them 🙂

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  14. I don’t need to buy a German version, I am completely fine with the English one. But I have to order it in the UK, if I understand you correctly.

    Apart from that: will you guys be in Essen this year, selling and promoting the new version?

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      Hi,
      Yes in the UK.
      We will be in Essen, but we are not sure that the new EN box will be released (around October). Thanks.

  15. I just picked up a copy of the game from my local game store in the US and I was unaware of the errors in previous printings. On the back of the box, my UPC shows 2016-1. Does that version have the typos and errors fixed, or not?

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  16. Hello,

    I am looking to buy this game in English in the US. Can you confirm that it will be reprinted in 2016 with the errors fixed? Will it be available in the US, or only the UK? Also, will the 10 new cases be available in English in the US? Thanks!

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      Hello,
      it is reprinted in the UK and in the US: the 2016-2 barcode means that the errors of the first version are fixed. The 10 new cases will be released there as well in October. Thanks.

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  17. Hello, I bought this game the other day. The barcode on the box shows 2016-1 – does this mean I need to get the corrected pages for Cases 3 and 6? Many thanks.

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  18. Will the reprint of the original SHCD with the new artwork be released before or after the Jack the Ripper expansion? Do I need to play the original SHCD before diving into the Jack the Ripper expansion due out in October? I want to get both but with the same artwork, thanks!

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      Hi,
      After the release of the “Jack box”; you can start with that box, of course. To get the 3 boxes with the same artwork, buy that box then wait for the others in 2017. Thanks.

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      1. Gabriel,

        In the photos on the BBG page it shows a French language version of the box. Can you confirm if the English language version is being released in October?

        Thanks,

        Steve

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      1. Hi, do you have an exact date and a website the expansions can be ordered off? I want to buy it as a Christmas gift and if its not going to be available then I need to think of something else ASAP!

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  19. Hello! In several UK online stores I found only the 2013 version of this game in stock. Is it somehow worse than reprinted 2016-2?
    What is the difference? Does the 2013 version have any mistakes in it?
    Thank you!

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      Hi, if you don’t have the 2016-2 version, please contact Asmodee US to get PDFs of cases #3 and #6. Thank you for your understanding.

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  20. Hello!

    I am a little confused about the release of the english expansion’s release date. You have commented above that it will be released this november, however in a video interview from the Essen fair Cyril Demaegd from Space Cowboys said it will be released in Q1 2017. Which is correct?

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  21. Just would like confirmation that I have this correct:

    When is the English version of Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (the one that Ystari released) scheduled for US release (I believe this is Box 1)? Q2 2017?

    What about the release date for the West End/Jack the Ripper box set (I believe this is Box 3)? Q1 2017?

    Thanks,

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  22. Hi,

    If I understood the chat correctly there has been a reprint of the original game in 2013 and in 2016. Could you please provide me with the contact details of a German seller of the English version? Are you going to reprint the game in 2017 again? And are you planning to release a combi box set including the basic board game as well as the new West End/Jack the Ripper box set?

    Thanks and best regards,
    Philipp

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      Hi Philipp,
      Could you please provide me with the contact details of a German seller of the English version?
      Sorry no because we don’t have any german version.
      Are you going to reprint the game in 2017 again?
      Yes, we don’t stop to print it as it is a great success.
      And are you planning to release a combi box set including the basic board game as well as the new West End/Jack the Ripper box set?
      No, there will be 3 different boxes: the red one (cases Jack & West end), the brown one (cases 1 to 10) and another one during 2017 (cases 11 to 20). Each box can be played independently.
      Thank you.

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  23. Bless you Gabriel for being so patient with 98 largely similar questions. I thought I had a handle on this but have only just discovered there’s actually 3 boxes…? So is this correct:

    Original game – needs errata if it’s anything older than 2016-2. Forthcoming reprint with new artwork due Feb/Mar.

    Original expansion – cases 11 – 20, forthcoming English release to match new artwork, due …?

    Jack the Ripper and West End – 6 West End cases and one 4 case ‘campaign’ on Jack the Ripper. Forthcoming English release to match new artwork due Feb/Mar.

    So mainly wondering when the 11-20 expansion is due, Feb/Mar as well?

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      Hi,
      that is right. The 11-20 expansion will be ready later this year (this summer?). The French version is not ready yet.

  24. Trying so hard to find this game, unfortunately it’s going for $300 currently. Is there any chance there is going to be another EN re-print in 2017?

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  25. Gabriel, people are saying the expansion is coming out in the US on 16 Feb. Is there a confirmed release date for the UK yet? Thanks, Steve

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  26. Gabriel,

    I’ve preordered the expansion and it appears that it has a firm release of Feb 16 on Amazon, as mentioned in other comments. Do we have a firm date on the original game or is it still Ferbuary/March timeframe?

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  27. Just picked up a copy on the secondary market for a reasonable price after news of the reprint was posted.
    I have heard loose talk of an expansion/ supplementary cases being published. Is there any truth to said remarks?

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  28. Hi

    Sorry to ask another question on availability….but I’m in the UK and cant find any details on where I would be able to buy/preorder this.

    Any help would be great
    Thanks

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  29. Will the original game reprint be available through Amazon, on this website, or on a partner website ever? Or only through third party retail outlets? I’m in the U.S.

    Thanks Gabriel

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  30. Hi Gabriel,

    Sorry to ask the same question you’ve already answered many times , but I’ve now bought the Jack the Ripper/West End Adventures set – is there a firm date for the reprint of the original game being released in the UK? Also, what about the third box (adventures 11-20)?

    Many thanks,

    Michael

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  31. Hi Gabriel,

    Just wanted to follow up to see when the original Sherlock Holmes (Thames) reprint is being released on Amazon? It’s May now…and I think you had mentioned May before, right? Just trying to keep an eye on it!

    Thanks!

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      Hi,
      the red box with cases 21-30 is available; the brown box (1-10) will be released within 2 weeks. Thanks.

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          Hi,
          they will be reprinted in a nice blue box. The English version will be released in 2018 (first quarter). Thanks.

  32. So, I hate to be a bastion of negativity, but you have been saying the newest, updated reprint of the original is coming out for MONTHS! Can you cut to the chase and be specific? In the last post you said it will be released in two weeks, and previously that it will be released in May, 2017…it is May 31st, 2017 and no sign of it! I am growing impatient and I think many loyal fans deserve some clarity. Do you agree? Thanks!

    Trnkaole03

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      1. This link is for the Jack the Ripper cases, not the original reprinted. Is the brown box going to be available soon? I keep checking with my local store (Kansas City) and they do not have any updates.

        Thanks.

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