Edge: "Originally I had sounds in there, like game-show sounds. When you got something right you got a ding, and when you got it wrong there was a buzzer, but I cut them out in the end," says Maximillian Hill, the designer of Pick the Perp. "Even without all that, I definitely see it as a game at heart, though." And that, as it happens, is one of the few things about this difficult, fascinating game that you can be entirely sure of.
Pick the Perp is a browser-based quiz in which each round presents you with a single crime and five mug shots of potential perpetrators, before asking you to guess whodunit. Appealingly simple to play, even without the familiar framework of buzzers and dings, it's also singularly hard to guess where the project itself came from