Murder in the Escape Room
An exciting escape room murder mystery party for 6-10 guests (flex-gender), ages 15+ for difficulty. This is our traditional, mingling murder mystery format with a bonus escape room feature in addition to the murder mystery. The escape room will give clues to the mystery host in the storyline and then - a murder happens that the group must solve. There is an expansion pack available for this game that adds up to 6 players. This is an in-person game that is formatted to play face-to-face. For virtually-formatted games, click here.
Note: you will need to set up a DIY escape room as part of this game, so do not choose this game unless you have some time to plan and arrange your DIY escape room. Upon purchase, you'll have access to a website with instructions on how to set this up, but it will take some planning time on your part to design it in your home. You can set an escape room up in any room in your home with printable and common household items - no outside purchase is necessary. However, if you wish to be more elaborate with your escape room, we will provide you with instructions on how to DIY. This is the instant download upon purchase version of the game - no waiting, no shipping fees! Easy to host, easy to prepare the game. If you prefer a boxed set, there is a link to have our staff prepare a party pack for you below, under 'helpful links.'
You will receive access to a website to learn how to design an escape room, a host instruction file, printable file, and a solution file. For the free invitation and pre-game website link - see below, under 'helpful links.'
- Host character list
- Free, printable invitation
- Sample game materials
- Murder mystery prop emporium
- 6 player Expansion pack - Purchased separately
- Boxed version - My Mystery Party will prepare your party ready kit
- Direct your guests here - the corresponding pre-game site at Your Mystery Party
Murder Mystery Synopsis:
You received a mysterious invitation to an escape room party. The party address is a leased vacation home, so the host could be anyone in the fog-covered town of Noxhelm’s Crossing. You have no idea who invited you, but you are familiar with everyone on the guest list. The invitation says you will work as a team to escape the room before time runs out. You’ve always wanted to challenge yourself by solving a timed mystery in a room filled with puzzles, riddles, and codes.
You are intrigued by the host's choice of guests, as these are the most ambitious yet scandalous people in town. Putting this combination of powerful personalities into an intense scenario may have deadly consequences. Nevertheless, you’ve always considered yourself a daring person who loves a challenge. You have decided to attend this adventure. This is where your story begins.
In addition to the intriguing murder mystery instant download, you will have access to a site with instructions on how to set up your own escape room. You can set it up with printable materials and common household items or be as elaborate as you wish - we'll give you the instructions on DIY and you can set it up however you wish!
If you wish to host this game for profit, you will need a commercial license - click here.
- Minimum age:
- 15 years (due to difficulty)
- Difficulty rating:
- Moderate, 6/10
- Gender of character roles:
- Number of players in the main game:
- 6-10 players in the main game
- Expansion pack(s):
- 6 player expansion pack #1 (purchased separately)
- Expandable team players:
- Not suggested, given the constraints of an escape room
- Date of publication:
- August 21st, 2017
As a long time customer of this company, I can say that this game was full of excitement. I spent a bit of time creating my DIY escape room and went over the top (but the instruction site has a ton of easier options - I'm just crazy like that) and my guests were bummed it was over. Combining a murder mystery and escape room was the best.
I purchased this Mystery Dinner and hosted it with my work team. The Escape Room aspect of the plot allowed us an opportunity to engage in team building challenges. Everyone had a great time!