Download The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes

More than 29400 old games to download for free!

The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes

DOS - 1992

Also available on: 3DO

Alt names תעלומת שרלוק הולמס, 福尔摩斯:开膛手杰克, 福爾摩斯探案, Los archivos secretos de Sherlock Holmes: el caso del escalpelo mellado, The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel
Year 1992
Platform DOS
Released in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Detective / Mystery, Graphic Adventure, Licensed Title, Puzzle elements
Publisher Electronic Arts Ltd., Electronic Arts, Inc.
Developer Mythos Software, Inc.
Perspective 3rd-Person
Dosbox support Playable on current version (works best on 0.72)
4.58 / 5 - 57 votes

Description of The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes

If you haven't played The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes or want to try this adventure video game, download it now for free! Published in 1992 by Electronic Arts, Inc., Electronic Arts Ltd., The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes is still a popular detective / mystery title amongst retrogamers, with a whopping 4.6/5 rating.

External links

Comments and reviews

Lyceus 2024-01-09 2 points DOS version

This is an excellent game I enjoyed many years ago, and I've finally played it again. If you want to play it you should take into consideration a couple of things:

The game runs flawlessly on an up-to-date ScummVM (currently 2.8.0). Version 2.5.1 got rid of some annoying bugs. Make sure your ScummVM is updated.

The game has an oversight that causes music to only place once every time you enter a new screen. This wasn't intended but never officially corrected. You can download Osprey's fix (Repeating music patch) which only requires you to copy one file into the game's folder: https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/files/file/929-lost-filesserrated-scalpel-repeating-music-patch

MiB 2023-01-31 1 point

If the game crashes try google to find the Fix and after patching start it with game.exe "Martin Kiewitz's HOLMES FiX patch"

bertie 2022-10-23 0 point DOS version

in the 90er
was a virus on the discettes bevor i could solve the cause.

Comrade Ogilvy 2022-02-17 5 points

My first computer game bought in tandem with the 486 SX 25. As a kid who didn't speak English I had no clue what to do. But now, 24 years later I have finally solved the Case of the Serrated Scalpel. What a great game, especially storywise. It can be run super easily via ScummVM. Thanks to the programmers of this great emulator!

If you like point-and-click adventure games such as Monkey Island or Indy, go for it. You'll probably even find the riddles rather easy. And just imagine. Such a great (and great-looking, the pixel art has held up great) game of only 7 mb.

o0pyromancer0o 2021-02-22 3 points DOS version

Game occasionally creashes for me when ringing doorbells and the like as well as during the intro movie. I skipped the movie and watched it on YouTube instead and turned off digital sound to get past crash points in the game.

Beaver 2020-08-09 4 points

No sound. Tried to run the install but the settings are never saved.
Can't access portrait.lib error after leaving setup

Tadpole 2019-11-30 3 points

If the game crashes, try using DOSbox 0.73

https://sourceforge.net/projects/dosbox/files/dosbox/0.73/

Rick 2019-11-26 2 points

I seriously hoped for more title of the Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes game, but alas looks like this is the only one. Still, it's a damn good game

Mack Retro 2018-10-01 1 point

One of my all time favorites. Just played through it again and it still holds up.

Jeebow 2015-09-25 8 points

Game crashes at the Chemist Store. Any Advice?

AstronautParty 2014-06-30 7 points DOS version

I originally brought a boxed copy of this and it came on fourteen 5 1/4" disks.

Good times.

Dee 2012-01-13 2 points DOS version

Love this game

m 2011-10-25 2 points DOS version

thanks!

subzero 2011-01-15 4 points DOS version

Fun adventure game. thanks guys

Write a comment

Share your gamer memories, help others to run the game or comment anything you'd like. If you have trouble to run The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes, read the abandonware guide first!

 

Download The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes

We may have multiple downloads for few games when different versions are available. Also, we try to upload manuals and extra documentation when possible. If you have additional files to contribute or have the game in another language, please contact us!

DOS Version

3DO Version

Similar games

Fellow retro gamers also downloaded these games:

Hi-Res Adventure #2: The Wizard and the Princess abandonware
Hi-Res Adventure #2: The Wizard and the PrincessDOS, C64, Atari 8-bit, Apple II, FM-7, PC-881982
Wizardry: Knight of Diamonds - The Second Scenario abandonware
Wizardry: Knight of Diamonds - The Second ScenarioDOS, C64, Apple II, FM-7, PC-88, PC-981987
Akalabeth: World of Doom abandonware
Akalabeth: World of DoomApple II1980
Pengo abandonware
PengoAtari 2600, Game Gear, Atari 8-bit1984
Team F1 abandonware
Team F1DOS1996

Ad Consent Terms About Contact FAQ Useful links Contribute Taking screenshots How to play

MyAbandonware utopiaweb