The game is for one to six players, ages 14 and up, and plays in 60 minutes.
Pocket Detective: Season 1 includes three separate card games. In these games, players talk to witnesses and examine scenes to provide enough clues to solve a crime. The games are progressive, and the clues lead players to new scenes as they unwind the story. Players will continue gathering clues, interrogating suspects, and matching up pieces of information till they can successfully clear the case.
"As you choose‑your‑own‑adventure of what direction you go and what clues you follow, your ultimate goal is to have, when you laid it all out, certain suspects.