London, 1888, Whitechapel district. Some people call this place hell. Some others -less lucky- call it home. There are prostitutes on every street corner: they call them the wretched, and they couldn’t have chosen a better name. Welcome to Whitechapel. Welcome to Jack the Ripper’s streets.
Letters from Whitechapel is a game of deduction and bluffing sets in the London of Jack the Ripper. Five important detectives are on the trail of Jack the Ripper, the most dangerous serial killer of all time. They must chase the mysterious murderer through the tangled streets and alleys of the Whitechapel district. One player plays Jack the Ripper, and his goal is to take five victims before being caught. The rest of the players are police detectives, who must cooperate to catch Jack the Ripper before the end of the game.