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Murder on Baker Street

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BAKER
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Instant download upon purchase (PDF File)
$48.95
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A murder mystery party game set in the early 1900's  for 12-18 guests, ages 14 and up due to difficulty. Expansion pack #1 (purchased separately) adds an additional 6 either gender players.This is the instant download version of the game, you will have everything needed to play within the download, and there's nothing to ship, so you avoid shipping fees. No waiting, just download, print, prepare and play! Don't want to prepare your game? No worries - for the party ready pack (boxed set), click on the link below in the helpful links section.

You will receive a host instruction, printable, and solution file. The link to the free invitation and pre-game site are below, scroll down.

Five out of ten difficulty.

 Game release date: July, 2019, revision: 9/24/21

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 for the 6 character expansion pack
Click here for the boxed version - 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'
YourMysteryParty.com

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 Mystery Synopsis

Sherlock and Watson are hosting a dinner party with an intriguing group of guests at their flat on Baker Street. 
Londoners were shocked recently when the infamous Lord Blackstone assisted Scotland Yard with the capture of the depraved serial killer, 
Victor von Vacher.  Has Lord Blackstone turned a new leaf and abandoned his cult of followers? Or, is this all a ruse to gain the trust of those he seeks to destroy? 
 Alas, you have been invited to the party and wouldn't miss it for the world. 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. 

For DIY party decor and food: 

Follow My Mystery Party's board Murder on Baker Street - Murder Mystery Party on Pinterest.

 

Minimum age:
14 years for difficulty. There are mentions of gambling, cults, and serial killers but no foul language, sexual innuendos, or drug references.
Number of players:
12-18
Expandable:
No
Expansion pack(s):
Expansion pack #1 has 6 either gender players
Difficulty?:
5/10 difficulty rating

Reviews

  • 5
    Makes for a fun party!

    Posted by Callie on Nov 8th 2021

    This murder mystery made our party really fun! I was worried at first about participation, but very soon everyone was very into their characters. There were also a lot of fun surprises as the story came out. I opted to download the content and fix it up by myself and was careful to not read the spoiler content. I was able to join without knowing anything! Would definitely recommend! :)

  • 5
    So much fun!

    Posted by Rachel on Apr 3rd 2021

    We purchased this for my daughter’s 16th birthday party and the kids all loved it! We had 14 teenagers in all and they really got into it and had a good time solving the mystery. The game instructions were very detailed and all the print outs were easy to prepare. It takes a lot of prep work and we did a whole dinner to go along but it was such a fun and memorable birthday party. I highly recommend trying a mystery party!

  • 5
    Baker Street Murder MASTERCLASS!

    Posted by Hannah on Dec 15th 2020

    I hosted this Mystery Party for my Year 11 (16-17 year old) English class who are studying Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle at the moment. Despite the students being nervous to begin, they quickly got into character and engaged in very intense discussions between characters. The students enjoyed the experience very much, many theories abounded, and there was much excitement about solving the case. This was a brilliant, practical way for my students to engage with the characters and genre of Sherlock Holmes and their enjoyment was commented on around the school as apparently much conversation was had in other classrooms, the library and even on the playground! The resources supplied were excellent and the host package explained everything brilliantly. I would highly recommend this party and Mystery Party in general!

  • 5
    Lots of fun, tried this virtual, worked ok

    Posted by Unknown on May 17th 2020

    So, we tried this for a virtual birthday party. I sent out everyone's individual part 1, 2, and 3 ahead of time (so it would be nice if the packet was organized this way. I sent out everyone copies of the clues. I asked them to have someone else put it in envelops is possible about 1/2 printed out ahead of time, and others didn't. We had some people dress up in hats, other used snap camera to finish their costume. There were a few things that we should have done ahead of time to make this easier. 1) First, make sure that everyone at the party has either each other's email addresses or phone numbers so they can email and text back and forth. There were parts that were supposed to be a secret from others and we let them be known too soon. 2) Login with your fictional name 3) have everyone login separately - if in the same location - only one person needs to have sound on. Everyone had a great time, even though a few things happened out of order, fun was had by all. ---------------------------------------------------------------- FROM MMP STAFF: This is a face-to-face traditional format game that isn't the format to play online through video chat. We will have conversion kits for virtual play for our most popular games later in 2020, but we recommend playing the virtually formatted games for video chat. We are super glad you made this work for you, though! That is awesome! Thanks for your feedback.

  • 5
    Good clean fun for a larger group

    Posted by Sherlock on Oct 28th 2019

    This was my first time hosting a mystery party of any kind. I had heard a lot about them but didn't know for sure if my group of friends would enjoy it as much as I hoped they would. They tend to be nerdy and reserved and do well with strategy games but not party games. After the party, however, all of them told me several times how much they enjoyed it! One particularly introverted young man commented that it was like "playing those video games like Zelda where you have to go to different people and see what they have to say." Coming from his background, this was an incredible compliment.