When you have been given a case to work on from your player HQ screen
you will be given a selection of phrases that
you need to make decisions about. The simplest decision is whether a phrase has been mentioned before, for example a
document that describes the history of America is likely to have many phrases referring to "Barack Obama". Phrases
including "he", "him", "I" and "the president" could all refer to "Barack Obama". You job is link these phrases together.
Each phrase may presented in one of two game modes. In Name the Culprit
you make a decision on the phrase.
you see another player's decision and you must agree or disagree with them.
The amount of points you score will depend on how many phrases you complete, how many of your decisions match other players
and how many other players agree with your decisions.
Has the phrase shown in orange been mentioned before in this text or is it a property? Use your mouse to select the closest phrase(s) if it has been mentioned before.
Another detective has made a decision about the phrase, either that it refers to another phrase, it has not been mentioned before, it is a property or it does not refer to anything. Do you agree with them?
For more information about the game and how it works have a look on the FAQ page