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  Jack The Ripper
Jack the Ripper fed the flames of class hatred and distrust towards the end of the nineteenth century (Haggard).
Jack the Ripper is one of the most studied serial killers because he was the first murderer to be published in newspapers, there is significant evidence about his gruesome murders, and his identity remains a mystery today.
Jack the Ripper was an exhibitionist, intending to stir up panic by sending letters to the press and police (Abrahamsen 41).
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 Jack the Ripper for PC Review - PC Jack the Ripper Review
Jack the Ripper turns the usual gaming trend on its head: The developers spent a lot of time creating an engaging story but hardly put any gameplay into the game.
Jack the Ripper is really more of an interactive story, where you move the linear plot along by repeatedly visiting a handful of small locations and talking to the same few people over and over.
Jack the Ripper on the loose or not, you'd expect New York's streets to be bustling in the daytime and not to look like deserted wastelands.
www.gamespot.com /pc/adventure/jacktheripper/review.html   (1289 words)

 The Real Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper's MO(Modus Operandi) was to kill prostitutes by cutting their throat from left to right and then he would mutilate the body.
Jack could have also been into death fetishism as it was said that he had removed a uterus from one victim and a kidney from another.
Jack would of been unable to live or socialise with other people, leading a very lonely life, the only people he would live with would be his parents or on his own.
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 Metropolitan Police Service - History of the Metropolitan Police Service
What has to be understood is the fact that the 'Ripper' murders and the 'Whitechapel murders' are not the same thing, although the latter does include the 'Ripper' murders.
The appended "trade name" of Jack the Ripper was then made public and further excited the imagination of the populace.
The floodgates to a deluge of copy cat 'Jack the Ripper' letters were opened, and added to the problems of the police.
www.met.police.uk /history/ripper.htm   (2192 words)

 Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Introduction to the Case
The Ripper also appeared when there were tremendous political turmoil and both the liberals and social reformers, as well as the Irish Home rule partisans tried to use the crimes for their own ends.
Interest in Jack the Ripper exploded in 1970 when a new theory was published in which the grandson of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, was accused of being the Ripper.
It seems perfectly possible that Jack the Ripper's identity may one day be discovered; it may be one of the serious suspects mentioned in this report, or one that the police dismissed too cavalierly all those years ago, or it may be someone completely unknown at this time.
www.casebook.org /intro.html   (3998 words)

Jack Olender is well over six feet tall; his thick shock of hair, pushed back from his forehead, is fl for his 56 years; his skin is pale.
Jack Olender was born on September 8, 1935, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, ten miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Jack Olender is the single most important force in a decision I have made to stop delivering babies.
www.olender.com /CM/Articles/Articles46.asp   (2806 words)

Expansion of Sickert’s theory that the Ripper murders were part of a Masonic plot to protect the throne, first revealed in Stephen Knight’s Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution (1976).
The Ripper was Polish junior surgeon Severin Klosowski, alias George Chapman, hanged for murder in 1903.
Produced to observe the centenary of the Ripper murders—"evocatively recreates the spine-chilling atmosphere of the darkened alleys of Victorian London".
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 Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper was the pseudonym given to the person responsible for the murder of five women, all prostitutes, in or near the Whitechapel district of London's East End.
The authorities also received a series of taunting notes from a person calling himself Jack the Ripper and purporting to be the murderer.
In one of the numerous theories about Jack the Ripper, William Gull is mentioned as one of the people suspected of being Jack the Ripper.
www.stephen-stratford.co.uk /jack_the_ripper.htm   (1339 words)

 F-Secure Computer Virus Information Pages: Ripper
The Ripper virus was found in November 1993 from Norway.
Ripper virus is two sectors long, and it stores the original boot sector to the last sector of the root directory, and also reserves one sector before that for its own code.
It is also a stealth virus, and the virus code cannot be seen in boot records while the virus is active in memory.
www.f-secure.com /v-descs/ripper.shtml   (226 words)

 Jack the Ripper Review
It has to be Jack the Ripper, but as Carter, the NYC chief of police notes, “ Why would a murderer, considered still at large by Scotland Yard travel from London to New York City 13 years later and start his shenanigans again”.
I do wish that some of the potential Ripper suspects had been interacted with more, as some were truly fascinating from the brief look into their character that I got.
Ripper experts may have issues with the plot, but it was riveting and historically detailed enough for my pleasure.
www.gameboomers.com /reviews/Jj/JackRipperbygatorlaw.htm   (2240 words)

 Jack the Ripper (the famous serial killer)
The Ripper initially thought he had been brought forth to kill new harlots for god, but found that there were few people on the streets at night for him to assault.
However, the Ripper was able to figure out that it had been St. Francis killing the city-dwellers, which had caused them to stay inside and hide in the evening, making them inaccessible to Jack.
CLARIFICATIONS: Jack The Ripper is not to be confused with:
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/jtripper.htm   (3106 words)

 Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper is the name applied to the murderer or murderers, never caught, of several prostitutes in London in 1888.
Sugden believes the evidence shows the Jack the Ripper murder victims were killed where they were found, by a sexual psychopath, and there are many other theories about who Jack the Ripper was that are more likely to be true than Stephen Knight's.
It was lack of experience with murders such as this, and some degree of police and government incompetence and lack of ingenuity, that prevented the capture of Jack the Ripper.
www.bessel.org /ripper.htm   (3643 words)

 Jack The Ripper
Presumably this means the name "Jack the Ripper" which were the signatures on these items.
When the body of Annie Chapman, the second Ripper victim, was found, there was a fragment of torn envelope beside her.
The Crimes Detection and Death of Jack the Ripper, by Martin Fido.
www.parmaq.com /truecrime/JackTheRipper1.htm   (3615 words)

 Jack the Ripper dvd
This fascinating and dramatic Jack the Ripper DVD gives you the opportunity to journey back to that long ago era and view the very streets where the infamous Whitechapel murders occurred.
Richard is joined by fellow author Paul Begg, whose books Jack the Ripper:- The Definitive History and Jack The Ripper:- The Facts have become international best sellers and have led to him being acclaimed as one of the world’s leading authorities on the Jack the Ripper murders.
Other interviewees featured in the programme include Lindsay Siviter, a leading Jack the Ripper researcher; Zena Shine, who may well be a descendent of the police’s main suspect; and local historian Jenny Phillips, who helps create an impression of the living and social conditions in the area at the time of the murders.
www.jack-the-ripper-tour.com /jack_the_ripper_dvd.htm   (621 words)

 Jack the Ripper As the Threat of Outcast London. Robert F. Haggard
Jack the Ripper should be studied within the context of the 1880s, a period of economic uncertainty and heightened class tensions.
Victorians' reaction to Jack the Ripper exhibited deep-seated prejudices against certain social classes and elements of the population.
The police requested information about an Austrian seaman, whose signature supposedly corresponded with the letters signed "Jack the Ripper" and whose description also "matched" that of the Whitechapel murderer." 56 Charles Ludwig, a German citizen, was accused of being the killer after his arrest for pulling a penknife during a drunken brawl.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /journals/EH/EH35/haggard1.html   (5546 words)

 Wicked Toast - Jack the Ripper review
From the beginning, I will say that Jack the Ripper isn't so much a game as it is more of an interactive movie.
It seems as if the infamous Jack the Ripper, the man responsible for the grisly and still unsolved Whitechapel Murders in 1888 London is the one responsible for this sudden rash of killings in New York.
Jack the Ripper has always held a certain fascination, and has always been a fertile source for books, movies and games.
www.wickedtoast.com /article.php?id=162   (810 words)

 Jack the Ripper
The name Jack the Ripper was signed to a series of taunting notes sent to police authorities, presumably by the murderer.
Jack the Ripper: A Journal of the Whitechapel Murders 1888-1889 (A Treasury of Victorian Murder).
The Diary of Jack the Ripper: The Chilling Confessions of James Maybrick.
www.occultopedia.com /j/jack_the_ripper.htm   (859 words)

 Serial Killers - Casefiles [Jack The Ripper - The Whitechapel Murders]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 'Ripper' would confine his attacks on impoverished women, forced to rely on prostitution as a means of income.
The 'Ripper`s' choice of weapon was a straight razor blade, strong enough to use as a stabbing/slashing implement, but flexible enough to use in the many dismemberment activities employed.
Perhaps being one of the most important developments to arise from continued Whitechapel investigations was the surfacing of the infamous "Jack the Ripper Diary" in which the self-confessions of the purported murderer are laid out in an almost enigmatic fashion, with pages torn out and passages scribbled out.
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 Jack the Ripper Musical - History
The “Jack the Ripper” murders is still one of the most notorious of all unsolved serial murder cases.  The key word underlying every aspect of the story, both factual and fictional, is “passion”: The passion of lovers…the passion of unrequited love…the passion that underlies obsessively brutal murders…the passion of terror such murders evoke.
During the violent autumn of 1888 when the streets of London’s East End were tense with terror, there was an almost superstitious belief that the autumnal skies were a deeper red than usual- testament to the ten-week period from August 31st to November 9th, when murder and panic ruled.
Who was the Ripper who preyed upon London’s underclass women?  What caused his lust for murder?  Revenge?  Guilt?  No one knew.  The only constant was that the savagery increased with each successive murder.
www.jacktherippermusical.com /ahistory.htm   (233 words)

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The lack of interaction (or more specifically, feedback) in Jack the Ripper also means that you never really get to learn much about your character beyond him being a naive 'rookie' reporter who hasn't been around long enough to acquire a cynical, hard-bitten attitude to life.
The irate editor obsessed with sensationalism and circulation figures, the police inspector who won't believe that Jack is back, the newspaper boy who bizarrely shouts the headlines in deserted alleys and the poor and vulnerable prostitutes with hearts of gold.
Jack the Ripper is certainly more a story-based rather than an inventory or puzzle-based adventure game and as such the story itself is quite good although your journey through it gets a bit mechanical as you go back and forth between locations.
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 Jack The Ripper - at The Sherlock Holmes Museum
As I went to bed that night, it finally occured to me why the true identity of Jack the Ripper was never revealed: certain men in Scotland Yard have covered-up for him, and even destroyed evidence.
That Jack the ripper had confessed, but to Holmes sadness the ripper had not done such a thing.
Elizabeth was a spy for Jack the ripper.
www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk /library/stories/ripper   (12003 words)

 Jack the Ripper (1988) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As praised as he often is, and often deserves to be, it sometimes seems as though Caine should wear a slice of pineapple on his head with some macaroni salad on the side.
Even though Caine hams it up here and there, this "Jack the Ripper," first aired on CBS in the fall of 1988 to mark the 100th anniversary of the killer's reign, is stylish, exciting, and even dares to speculate on the identity of the real killer.
Interestingly, while Michael Caine was hunting down Jack the Ripper on TV, he was playing Sherlock Holmes in a theatrical feature, "Without a Clue." Holmes and the Ripper haunted the same Victorian era in foggy old London, although the great detective was, to some people's surprise, a fictional creation.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0095388   (468 words)

 IGN: Jack the Ripper Review
The game, appropriately titled Jack the Ripper, takes place in the year 1901, as a young reporter gets the scoop of his life and investigates a series of murders eerily similar to those in London 20 years earlier.
Even Jack himself will take a personal interest in you, sending you mementoes of his kills and involving you even more in the crimes.
Jack the Ripper is always interesting and this game makes it no less.
pc.ign.com /articles/491/491743p1.html   (903 words)

 Jack the Ripper, the most famous serial killer of all time - The Crime library
By today's standards of crime, Jack the Ripper would barely make the headlines, murdering a mere five prostitutes in a huge slum swarming with criminals: just one more violent creep satisfying his perverted needs on the dregs of society.
No one would be incensed as were the respectable families of the pretty college students that were Ted Bundy's victims or the children tortured and mutilated by John Wayne Gacy.
Not only is the case an enduring unsolved mystery that professional and amateur sleuths have tried to solve for over a hundred years, but the story has a terrifying, almost supernatural quality to it.
www.crimelibrary.com /jack/jackmain.htm   (698 words)

 Jack the Ripper walk - jack the ripper tour, London walks, London tours
This is the only Jack the Ripper Walk to show you Victorian Photographs of the streets and murder sites as they were in 1888 and of the poor unfortunate victims.
In addition ours is the only Jack the Ripper tour where you can actually read the full Jack the Ripper story BEFORE you join us for the walk.
And unlike other London Walks on which you will be herded round in a group of 200 or more people, all struggling to hear and see one guide, we ask you to book for our tour in order that we can limit the number of participants to just 36 - 39 people.
www.jack-the-ripper-walk.co.uk   (177 words)

 Jack the Ripper
In fact, we didn't know who Jack The Ripper really was - and no one else does either, beyond their conjecture and speculation.
In writing about Jack the Ripper, Moore became enchanted by Stephen Knight's previously debunked claims and has incorporated them into his story.
The Ripper is NOT shown as a 'good Mason' doing 'normal Masonic things' but as closet lunie from the start following his own twisted interpretation and 'hiding' his tendencies to violence by entering the medical profession.
www.masonicinfo.com /ripper.htm   (1555 words)

 Jack the Ripper New York 1901 Review: Just Adventure - Reviews Walkthroughs and Adventure News!
Anyway, Jack feels very much like a follow-up to Microïds’ 2003 adventure, Post Mortem, though it was developed by the studio that brought us the two Cameron Files games.
A young reporter on a New York newspaper in 1901 thinks he may be on the trail of a returned Jack the Ripper, who’s now stalking the streets of New York thirteen years after the unsolved Whitechapel murders in London.
More irritating is the fact that it can be very difficult sometimes to get the chapters to “close.” You find yourself trudging over and over through locations you’ve seen a dozen times, trying with increasing frustration to get that damn moon graphic to appear, signaling the fact that you’ve closed the chapter.
www.justadventure.com /reviews/Jack_the_Ripper/JackTheRipper.shtm   (1166 words)

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