In the Pecker PI game, amid a war in a distant land, the mob governs Rackham City's streets. Our hero's adventure begins upon his return from military service in the Southeast Asian jungles. The ongoing war disrupts his once-promising boxing aspirations, crushed by an injury suffered in combat. With assistance from his best friend, he reluctantly transitions to the role of a private detective. While handling his initial routine infidelity case, he inadvertently discovers something of greater magnitude: The Curse of the Pearl Necklace.