DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE THE
DELAPORTE FAMILY COLD CASES?
The DeLaporte family, one of New Orleans' most infamous and mysterious families, has had the Crescent City Cases Investigation Agency on retainer for the last 150 years. In that time Crescent City Cases has solved hundreds of cases large and small, but there are of course a few that have fallen into the cracks.
They are looking for some remote detectives to join the team and handle these cold cases, especially since there seems to be some connections between them that require a closer look.
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE THE CASE?
Already have a case?
WHAT DO THE DELAPORTES HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU?
Episode 1 -
The Disappearing Act
When famed magician Bertram DeLaporte's assistants began disappearing, many believed the DeLaporte Brothers and their unusual inventions were to blame.
Bertram was put on trial and stunned the courtroom by disappearing himself.
When his chambers were examined, only a coded journal and a few blueprints remained.
Explore the clues and see if you can determine the truth behind the illusions!
Episode 4 - The Inventor's Outrage
Remy DeLaporte, famed inventor left for the 1926 Sesquicentennial World's Fair with 3 inventions to unveil to the world, but the trip ended with his reputation ruined and a commitment in the Philadelphia Mental Hospital.
Remy never talked about the Fair again.
What went wrong? Can his reputation be salvaged?
Retrace his steps, solve the mystery and clear his name!
Episode 2 -
The Amnesiac Aviatrix
The world was in shock when Odette DeLaporte's 1935 attempt to fly around the world ended in her disappearance. But more shock followed when Odette resurfaced two weeks later without her co-pilot and suffering from an extreme case of amnesia.
Despite never determining what really happened on that fateful flight, the press blamed Odette for the entire ordeal.
Can you help the DeLaporte family clear her name?
Episode 5 - The Altered Aroma
Odette DeLaporte was thrilled to befriend the new First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, but she found herself in hot water after a near-fatal White House Tea Party. The incident haunted the family a year later when the beloved President was assassinated.
With new information being released by the FBI, the DeLaportes would like to put the tea party incident to bed once and for all, before their family name is once again tossed around in connection to scandal.
Episode 3 - The Nathansburg Necklace
A burglar has struck the DeLaporte mansion stealing many odd things as well as the largest prize, the legendary Nathansburg Necklace.
This case went cold basically as soon as it started, so the Crescent City Cases team needs your help to investigate and find the culprit.
Episode 4 - The Neglected Nemesis
Murder and mayhem have haunted the DeLaportes for as long as anyone can remember. But the death of Theophulus DeLaporte lingers as one of the most unfortunate misfortunes.
Having proved yourself with your previous cases for Crescent City Cases, do you have what it takes to solve this 70 year old cold case?
What are the Crescent City Cases?
The Crescent City Cases are a subscription based series of online print and play games. Each case consists of multiple puzzles, clues and questions that can only be answered by exploring and investigating the many artifacts available to you in the case file. You can sign up to play an individual case, or for the Season Pass, which allows you access to all the cases, as well as a bonus case only available to the Season Pass holders which explores the connections between each of the previous games.
How do I sign up?
There are a few different options for how you can sign up! If you’re not sure you are ready to commit, you can play the free trial game, The Vanishing Act. But, if you’re ready to jump in, you can either purchase an individual case file/episode, or purchase the season pass to receive access to all the current open cases immediately, and all the subsequent cases as they are released.
How much does it cost?
To purchase a case individually is $9.95, with an option to have us send you all the printable materials via standard shipping for an additional $10.
Do I need to purchase the season pass in order to participate?
You do not need to purchase the season pass in order to solve any of the individual mysteries. We would however recommend that you do, as the bonus episode exploring the connections between the cases is only available to the Season Pass Holders.
Do I need a printer?
We would recommend having access to a printer throughout your game play as there may be things you uncover along the way that could be helpful to have printed.
When will I receive my case?
If you sign up for an individual case that is currently available, you will receive the ability to access that file immediately! If you are signing up for a Season Pass, you will immediately receive access to all open cases, and will receive access to all subsequent cases and an email announcement as each new game is released.
What if I bought one Case and now want to switch to the season pass?
We can help you with that! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What ages are these cases made for?
While there is nothing terribly scary within these games, there are some adult themes, and murder is somewhat common in the DeLaporte household. We would not recommend these games for anyone under the age of 12.
What if I'm not ready to commit to the Season Pass?
If you’re not ready to commit to a season pass, you should try the free trial case, The Vanishing Act. If you’re still not sure, try another game, we can always switch you to a Season Pass at a later date.
How many people can play this?
While you are welcome to play this with as many people as you would like, we would recommend groups of 1-3.
Who created the Crescent City Cases?
The Crescent City Case Files are created by the award winning team at DeLaporte Ventures, creators of Escape My Room, Escape Extinction: Sharks, Saintsbone, and the DeLaporte Bi-weekly Brainbuster. For more information on the team visit delaporteventures.com
How long does each case take to solve?
Depending on your case solving experience, each case should take about 1-3 hours to solve. Our free trial game "The Vanishing Act", should take about an hour. But these are not timed experiences and you can take as long as you'd like with the materials.
What do I need to have in order to play?
In order to play a Crescent City Cases you need a computer and the internet and some access to a printer. We also highly recommend having access to a printer throughout your game and to keep some notepaper, a pencil, and a pair of scissors handy.
What if I get stuck?
Each case file is equipped with a “*Hints*” section which will give you multiple hints and the answers to each step along the way. If you are still stuck, or are having technical difficulties with the site reach out to us at email@example.com.
How do I purchase the printed cases?
Once you have purchased your game (season pass or individual game) on this page and navigated to the CCC game home page select the game you are playing from the folders section, and then navigate to the *Hints* folder where at the bottom of the page you will find the widget to purchase the printed materials. If you are a Season Pass holder and are looking to have each case file printed and shipped to you, find the "Season Pass Print" file at the bottom of the CCC game homepage.