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Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin

DOS - 1982

Also available on: Atari 8-bit - Commodore 64

Alt names Profesion Detective: El caso del delfin desaparecido, Profession Détective : Qui a volé Lily ?, Snooper Troops and the case of: The Disappearing Dolphin
Year 1982
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Adventure, Educational, Puzzle
Theme Detective / Mystery, Reading / Writing, Spy / Espionage
Publisher Spinnaker Software Corporation
Developer Computer Learning Connection, Inc.
Perspectives Side view, Top-Down, Fixed / Flip-screen
4.47 / 5 - 17 votes

Description of Snooper Troops: Case #2 - The Case of the Disappearing Dolphin

One of the world's first detective games for kids, Snooper Troops is a great edutainment title that truly stands the test of time.

Second and last in a short-lived series from Tom Snyder / Spinnaker and subtitled "Case 2: The Disappearing Dolphin," Snooper Troops casts you as member of a Snooper Trooper, a world-renown private detective team. Your job is to find out who stole Lily, the lovable Dolphin, from the Tabasco Aquarium, and why.

Snooper Troops plays like a typical detective adventure, except that everything is simplified for kids ages 10 and above. Although you will need to carry out standard investigating techniques such as questioning witnesses and searching the premises for clues, the game's best feature is easily the plethora of high-tech gadgets that makes investigation much easier. The SnoopNet computer helps correlate information, a camera is provided for you to take Snoopshots, and a notebook automatically keeps track of all the clues you unearth during your investigation.

Kids of all ages will definitely have fun with Snooper Troops. It is immediately accessible, user-friendly, and has an interesting plot to top it all off. Kids will learn to take notes, draw maps, organize information, and hone their deductive and reasoning skills. Highly recommended! Too bad only two games in the series were ever released.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Caffeinated 2022-10-02 0 point DOS version

I am back to playing this game as I never solved it when I got to play it at school. I even printed out the notebook! I'm such a dork. Plus it gives my kids an idea of what we had for video games back in the day. My child said it was "so sad" this is what we grew up with.

Snoogins 2022-02-21 0 point

I kept trying to find these games over the past few years, probably would have helped if I wasn't searching for Super Sleuths, but this is definitely it. I remember wanting to sneak around in the houses.

Slater99 2021-09-19 0 point Commodore 64 version

Was obsessed with this game as a kid. Played it over at a friend's and, like another comment said, narrowed it down to the final 2 suspects. Around that time, the floppy disk went wonky. Wonder if the two suspects were working together, as there seemed to be some clues pointing to that. The predecessor, Snooper Troops 1, was more straightforward. We solved that in about 2 weeks. The play can be a little clunky, but the developers obviously put a lot of thought into both mysteries. We loved them!

Mirabelle 2021-01-02 1 point DOS version

I played it a lot when I was a kid too but never understood how to use the keywords with the phone numbers. I used a french version of the game which didn't come with any guide/manual though. Now 35 years later I am trying to solve the case with the online version I came upon just 3 days ago!

Muttley McSnooters 2020-01-19 3 points

I played this a *lot* as a kid in the 80s. And I could never eliminate the last suspect. I would get down to the last two and was just stumped.

This game has been in the back of my mind for years. Whenever anyone brings up Oregon Trail or Where in the World is Carmen San Diego, I have to throw in "and who stole that dammed dolphin?". But one seems to know what I am talking about!

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