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The Catch a Killer case file mystery games are a one of a kind experience. Unlike our other mystery games, the Catch a Killer games are not role-playing and may be played solo or with a group. Instead, you step into the shoes of a famous criminal psychologist, Dr. Gold, and help solve whodunit by sleuthing a case file full of evidence such as interrogation videos, coroner's report, call logs, and more. This will provide you with hours of entertainment (~3-5 hours).
No annoying subscription required - solve the case in one setting.
This game is for ages 16 and up for difficulty, and may be played solo or with a group of any size. This game is not for novices - only choose this game if you're in for a challenge and serious sleuthing! This is the instant download upon purchase. You'll have everything you need to play the game at click of a button once you purchase the game. No need to wait, no shipping fees. The boxed version of this game is now available - see the link below under 'helpful links.'
Game content contains violence associated with the details of a murder, cult activities, and alcohol.
There are 13 required videos to play during the game consisting of two videos from Detective Chapman and 11 witness interrogation videos. You can download the videos from your account upon purchase, stream from YouTube or Vimeo, or download from Vimeo. The videos are able to be downloaded prior to the game - so no WiFi is needed to host the game. There is a corresponding website at Your Mystery Party that goes along with the game, as well.
Game release date: November 2018
PLAY SOLO OR AS A GROUP: there is a lot of flexibility on how to play this game. You can play by yourself and solve the case in one night or spread out the fun and intrigue over time and work on the case at your leisure. You can take your time and spread out the fun over multiple nights – this is a challenging game.
Alternatively, you can host a party (or two or three) and solve the case as a group. There are two ways to play with a group:
Have you ever wanted to be a famous criminal psychologist assisting a homicide detective to solve a nationally-publicized case? Here is your chance to step into the shoes of Dr. Gold and embark upon a wild and frenzied challenge where you will accept Detective Chapman’s request and delve into the sordid lives of eleven witnesses to see if they might be guilty of a heinous murder. Detective Philip Chapman has called upon you for help, as the murder of Abigail Ross is receiving international attention and is trending on all platforms of social media. It is the 48-hour mark after the murder, and you will now step into the role of Dr. Casey Gold – a top criminal psychologist who directs the BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) of the FBI. Time is of the essence, and no stone should be left unturned. Can you solve the case before the murderer gets away?
|Number of Players:||Play alone or add as many players as you wish. It's unlimited.|
|Minimum Age of Players:||16 due to difficulty, violence associated with details of a murder, cult activities, and alcohol|
|Gender of Players:||Either - this is not a role playing game.|
I played this with my family of 4. We very much enjoyed the plot. I would have liked to have had the work sheets located with the first round. The difficulty level is spot on. I would totally play this again with a group of people that are a little more enthusiastic about solving the mystery. It took us about 4 hours with 2 people playing. I look forward to more Catch a Killer stories!
From MMP Staff: the worksheets were at the end of the file and we now see that looked like they belonged with Round Two. We've corrected that and placed them with the Round One materials. Thank you for your feedback! Can't wait for you to play again! Taylor on Jan 3rd 2019
This game was very well though out! It took my husband and I about 4ish hours to complete (food break included in that time) I really enjoyed the difficulty. It made for a fantastic date night in. I look forward to seeing what else is in store! Alisha on Jan 2nd 2019
Played this New Year’s Eve with 10 people and it was amazing!! The story and all the materials were super in depth and the video interviews were a nice touch, definitely one of the best murder mystery events I’ve hosted and everyone had a good time and loved it! Just difficult enough that we had multiple different guesses throughout but definitely not an impossible solve. Jay Cochran on Jan 1st 2019
We broke this out after opening presents on Christmas morning and played as a group. It made our casual gathering suspenseful and full of wonder. We talked in depth about the details of the case. The code was tricky. After round 1, we ate some more and cross referenced the suspects and evidence. Round 2 was shorter but we were motivated to bring justice to Abigail. It took us 5 hours to play but that's because we dragged it out. If you're hosting a formal event, I'm sure you can speed it up. Unknown on Dec 25th 2018