Anonville Manor traditional murder mystery party

Murder at Anonville Manor murder mystery game

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  • Product Description

    A traditional old mansion murder mystery party game for 8-15 guests, ages 16 and up (due to difficulty). By using the expansion packs, you will have 28 unique players and the ability to expand to over 40 guests by using expandable players. Not for novices - this game was created for those ready to sleuth an exciting murder mystery!

    Spoil yourself, and choose the party ready option above, and our dedicated staff will fold and slip your clue cards for rounds one, two, and three into the envelopes to prevent you from seeing spoilers on the round cards.  Without the party ready option selected, you will have some assembly required with your kit and there will be spoilers upon opening the kit and viewing the rounds 2 and 3 clue cards.  

    8 out of 10 murder mystery rating difficulty.   Click here to review the details regarding the challenge level. 

    Note: this game was released in 2007, and revised in 2021

    Helpful Links:
    Click here to view the character list!
    Click here for the free, printable invitation!
    Click here to view the 8+ character expansion pack character list and click here for the invite for the 24 player game. 
    Click here to view the 8 character expansion pack character list and click here for the invite for the 32 player game.
    Click here to view sample game materials.
    Click here for the downloadable version of the game.
    Direct your guests to the corresponding site at 'Your Mystery Party' (this link is for the 16 player kit.  There are new links for the 24 and 32 player kits found on the invitations).


    Mystery Synopsis

    The historical Anonville Manor closed for business years ago due to a growing need for restoration and rumors of hauntings by boorish spirits. The previous owners abandoned the rundown property, never turning back.

    A secretive entrepreneur purchased the old bed & breakfast. The property has undergone renovations, and the owner announced to the media that the manor is free of paranormal activity, and has been restored to the pristine caliber of the good ole’ days when the estate was frequented by the rich and famous. The proprietor has chosen to remain anonymous, but the townsfolk have found that choice to be quite mysterious. An eclectic group of guests has received invitations to the grand opening dinner party to be held in the legendary Majestic Ballroom of the estate. You are on the guest list. You are intrigued, but apprehensive, as not everybody on the invite list gets along well, and sparks could fly. This is where your story begins...

    How to host a large party:
      • 16 unique players from the main game
      • 8 unique players from Expansion Pack #1 (24 player kit)
      • 8 unique players from Expansion Pack #2 (32 player kit)
      • 15 duplicate team players  from the CBC-TV news crew (47 player kit) and 15 players from the RBC-TV news crew (62 player kit)

    There are multiple sizes of kits: 

    16 players

    24 players

    32 players

    32 players and 15 expandable CBC-TV News Crew players (up to 47 total guests)

    32 players, 15 expandable CBC-TV News Crew players, and 15 expandable RBC-TV News Crew players (up to 62 guests)

    In addition to the murder mystery game, there are optional bonus games!

    More DIY party food | decor: 
    Follow My Mystery Party's board Murder at Anonville Manor- Murder Mystery Party on Pinterest.
  • Other Details

    Minimum age: 16 years (difficulty)
    # of players: 8-16 players
    Expansion pack: 8 players, 8 players
    Expandable: Expandable to over 62 players with teams (including expansion packs)
    Gender of players: Co-ed
  • Product Reviews


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    1. So much fun!

      We played this with adults and teens ages 14-17 and had the best time. The teens loved it, it sent us for twists, and the characters were so much fun. 10/10, we can't wait to do our next one on Jun 13th 2021

    2. Incredible Experience

      This was our first venture into hosting (or playing) a Murder Mystery and I cannot say enough great things about this game: characters are full of personality and well thought out; game materials (we bought the prepared package) was high quality and very well organized; instructions were crisp & clear; and the mystery itself was intriguing.

      Including ourselves, we had 11 players. Reading the reviews, I was worried about the Sherlock rating of this game, but we had 4 players that nailed every part of the solution (place, weapon, room and motive), and several that got all but 1. Although I have no basis of comparison, 11 seemed to be a perfect number (probably anywhere between 8-12 would be) as we all had a chance to engage in fulsome conversations with each other to explore clues. Not sure how you interact with 32+ people, but a lot of hosts do it so it must work.

      Leading up to the night of the party, I had a few clarifying questions and the mymysteryparty support e-mail was very responsive and helped me navigate through a few nuances.

      We will definitely be purchasing another game.
      on Apr 12th 2021

    3. 6th Annual Party

      We have used for all of our murder mystery parties. This is our 6th annual and we are all so excited. We usually host about 20-25 friends but it has become such a popular party, we had to expand to 32 this time.

      So excited to have this party
      on Sep 24th 2019

    4. So much fun

      I used this game for my birthday on Saturday and it was so much fun! Everyone got into and got dressed up. It was a good challenge and kept us on our toes! I loved the story as well. I wish I could play it again! on Feb 20th 2018

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