A Case of Distrust is a narrative mystery and adventure game from 1924 San Francisco by The Wandering Ben. You will play as private investigator Phyllis Cadence Malone in this historical 2D adventure game. Explore underground speakeasies, smoke-filled billiard halls, classic barber shops, and more. Catch suspects in lies by using evidence, statements, and your wits. Intrinsic challenges face our heroine, as she struggles against a pushback on emancipation, leading to many doubts, both internal and external. Uncover the truth in a mystery full of deception.
The game features a hardboiled mystery, Saul Bass inspired visuals and scene transitions, and finger-snapping music. If you get stuck in the game, check out the video walkthrough and gameplay for the game.