Hatter's Ball | A Murder Mystery Game

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A Hatter's Ball murder mystery party game for 8-18+ guests, ages 14 and up due to difficulty. Characters are flexible gender, so this game may be played co-ed, all female or all male.  This is the instant download version of the game - easy to prepare and host -  and, you avoid the wait and shipping fees, as there's nothing that needs to be shipped. For the party ready pack, click on the link below in the helpful links section.  This game was created for hosts who loved Bloodwood Masquerade Ball so much, they requested another with the same characters!  The characters are jumbled up in order and placed into a new mystery for you to solve! 

Note, the setting of the game is the Hatter's Ball, but the characters are not inspired by Wonderland characters - they are the characters from Bloodwood Masquerade. 

With this game, you'll receive a host instruction file, solution file, and a printable file. The free invitation is below, under helpful links. 


Helpful Links:
 Click here to view the character list!
 Click here for the free, printable invitation!
Click here to view sample game materials.
 Click here to view the 6+ character expansion pack #1 - expand to over 100 guests!
 Click here to view the 16 character expansion pack #2 - expand your guest list even further!
Click here to have My Mystery Party staff prepare your game kit!
Click here to check out the Murder Mystery Prop Emporium! 
  Direct your guests to the corresponding pre-game site at 'Your Mystery Party'

Mystery Synopsis - If you loved the Bloodwood Masquerade Ball, this is volume 2!

 The neighborhood socialites have touted the Hatter’s Ball as the bash of the year in the isolated town of Bloodworth Falls. Mayor Riley White has organized the event in the old Bloodwood Castle as a diversion from the scandals that have plagued the town in recent months. Of course, it’s no coincidence the ball is scheduled right before the upcoming mayoral election.

The mayor posted the invite list online, and your adversaries have already sent in their RSVPs. You’re intrigued and have decided you cannot miss an opportune moment to seek revenge on those who have crossed you in the past. Now, you are on a hunt for the perfect hat.

This is where your story begins.

If you wish to host this (or any other) game for profit, you will need a commercial license or provide us with your 501C number for a charity fundraiser - click here. 

14+ years for difficulty
# of players in main game:
8-18 players
Expansion packs:
6 players, 16 players
To 130+ players with expansion packs
Gender of players:


  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 2nd 2016

    My 15 year old daughter did this party for 8 girls. They all dressed up and wore hats and had a great time. It was simple to follow and everyone loved that someone died in the second act. We have purchased other murder mysteries parties but this one was by far the least complicated and easiest to follow. The plot line was easy to follow but still left room for the characters to put their own flare to it. Would highly recommend I especially for first time party goers and large groups (but was just as much fun for a small group)!

  • 5
    Amazing game, amazing company

    Posted by Vicki Detrick on Jul 13th 2016

    First impressions were just awesome - Nancy was very helpful with my sluggish decisions and tons of questions. They have excellent customer service. Second, the game was amazing - me and my friends had the best time. SO sticking with these guys - customer for life.

  • 5

    Posted by RITA on Jun 26th 2016

    My guests went ALL OUT with this party and we had a blast figuring out whodunit! Now all of my friends think they're Sherlock Holmes ;-) Thanks for putting together such a wonderful party. Rita from Houston