Investigations in the university

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SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!

The Senior Reader in _______ has been murdered, and the university has engaged you to find the culprit! And if you should come across other secrets, so much the better.

Game Instructions: Raise your Investigating... quality to make progress on the case.

Unlocked with University.png Featuring in the Tales of the University 9-24

Storylet appears in University.png The University

Options:

Library.png

Head to the library

  •  Spoiler 
    Library.png

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 98 || 67 - very chancy (41%) || 84 - chancy (51%) || 100 - modest (61%) || 116 - very modest (71%) || 133 - low-risk (81%) || 149 - straightforward (91%) || 164 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A little progress

    Failure

    Not quite there

    ^
Gossip.png

Interview the suspects

  •  Spoiler 
    Gossip.png

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 100 || 69 - very chancy (41%) || 85 - chancy (51%) || 102 - modest (61%) || 119 - very modest (71%) || 135 - low-risk (81%) || 152 - straightforward (91%) || 167 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    Reading them like yesterday's newspaper

    Failure

    Like the grave, empty and silent

    ^
Retort.png

Conduct forensic analyses

  •  Spoiler 
    Retort.png

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 102 || 70 - very chancy (41%) || 87 - chancy (51%) || 104 - modest (61%) || 121 - very modest (71%) || 138 - low-risk (81%) || 155 - straightforward (91%) || 170 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A busy laboratory

    Failure

    A pristine laboratory

    ^
Caperers.png

Interview students and staff

  •  Spoiler 
    Caperers.png

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 104 || 72 - very chancy (41%) || 89 - chancy (51%) || 106 - modest (61%) || 124 - very modest (71%) || 141 - low-risk (81%) || 158 - straightforward (91%) || 174 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A complex picture

    Failure

    Off watching the cricket

    ^
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Interview the Department of _______ staff

  •  Spoiler 
    Crowd2.png

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 106 || 73 - very chancy (41%) || 91 - chancy (51%) || 108 - modest (61%) || 126 - very modest (71%) || 144 - low-risk (81%) || 161 - straightforward (91%) || 177 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A public menace?

    Failure

    Nothing new

    ^
Bowler.png

Talk to the Porters

  •  Spoiler 
    Bowler.png
    Unlocked with Crypticsecret.png 25 x Cryptic Clue

     

    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 108 || 74 - very chancy (41%) || 92 - chancy (51%) || 110 - modest (61%) || 128 - very modest (71%) || 146 - low-risk (81%) || 164 - straightforward (91%) || 180 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    The humble porter

    Failure

    Meddling in the affairs of porters

    ^

Summary of possible results
Option Owl.png Watchful
Difficulty
Success Failure
Head to the library 98 Sidebarnightmares.png +2 Nightmares
Interview the suspects 100 Sidebarnightmares.png +1 Nightmares
Conduct forensic analyses 102
Interview students and staff 104 Sidebarnightmares.png +2 Nightmares
Interview the Department of _______ staff 106 Sidebarnightmares.png +1 Nightmares
Talk to the Porters 108