In recent years, the world seems to have become obsessed with all things true-crime. From the harrowing to the shocking, many of us have a weird fascination for some of the most gruesome and horrifying cases out there.
One thing that pulls us into that true-crime trance even more? Unsolved crimes.
Well, true-crime obsessives now have the chance to crack realistic unsolved cases. Keep scrolling to learn more...
True crime has become something of an obsession.
via: Getty ImagesWhether it's watching one of Netflix's binge-worthy docu-series or getting hours deep in an unsolved crime's Wikipedia page, true crime has become a huge point of gross fascination for many of us.
The urge to kill in particular has been a subject of gross fascination for years.
via: Getty ImagesWhile the crimes of those who kill are utterly heinous, something about the darker side of humanity seems to induce intrigue within many of us. Why would anyone want to kill another human being? Why do they think they have the right to take someone else life away from them?
Names such as Ted Bundy and Charles Manson are enough to make us feel uneasy.
via: imdbSerial killers have struck up terror in society for decades, so it’s no wonder that many of us are fascinated by what causes them to kill.
In recent years, intrigue seems to have only escalated.The subject of true-crime has become the center of countless documentaries and films, having us well and truly hooked on some of the most grisly of crimes.
It's a feat that Netflix, in particular, has gotten very good at.You can always count on Netflix to delivers us a nail-biting doc.
So many of these shows have firmly cemented true crime into popular culture.And left us reeling for more, despite how to disturbing many of the cases are.
But there's another thing that's sure to pull us straight into that true-crime hole......unsolved cases.
Some of the most profound cases in the world remain unsolved.
via: Getty ImagesTake The Black Dahlia, aka twenty-two-year-old Elizabeth Short, for instance - who's gruesome death in 1947 swept the nation- remaining as one of the most famous unsolved cases of our time.
Or the murder of JonBenet Ramsey...
The disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
via: imdbBritish 3-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared from her bed in an apartment in Portugal while on vacation on 3 May 2007. The case has since been described as one of "the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history." Madeleine has now been missing for twelve years.
And who can forget The Zodiac Killer?
Unsolved crimes seem to particularly fascinate us.
via: Getty ImagesAnd one of the biggest reasons is likely the way it turns us into couch detectives.
Think about it...
via: Getty ImagesWhenever you watch a doc or listen to a podcast on one of these cases you tend to always end up shouting at the screen or coming up with your own theories on what happened.
But, of course, there's a limit how on much we can get involved while watching on a screen.
via: Getty ImagesBut, that's all set to change...
True crime obsessives now have the chance to crack realistic unsolved cases...
via: Getty ImagesUnsolved Case Files, an unsolved mysteries game, has been doing the rounds online. Keep scrolling to take a look.
The game originally went viral on TikTok.
via: TwitterYouTuber Griffin Arnlund shared a video where she laid out what she received in her file - which came sealed in an evidence bag, Unilad reports. Keep scrolling to watch the full video.
There are currently 4 case files to choose from - Harmony Ashcroft, Jamie Banks, Max Cahill, and Jane Doe.
via: TwitterThe cases are fictional but designed to be extremely realistic - coming complete with documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, suspect details, fingerprints, and autopsy reports.
Harmony’s case description reads:
via: Twitter"On May 8th, 1998, the small Indiana town of Riverdale was shocked by the brutal murder of one of it’s [sic] most beloved citizens on the night before her own wedding. The victim, Harmony Ashcroft, was murdered in the parking lot behind a popular local restaurant." "Bones McBride, a local vagrant, was framed for the murder and has spent over 2 decades behind bars despite being 100% innocent!"
People are already claiming to be hooked on the game.
via: AmazonWhile others praised it for being "immersive and realistic."
LETS GOOOO AYO MY TIKITY TOK! https://t.co/uHiUE9dVWb— Griffin Arnlund ミ☆ (@Griffin Arnlund ミ☆)1583017749.0