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An intriguing murder mystery game for 4-10 players, ages 13+ to be played at home or in a virtual setting. This game will take two hours to play. An expansion pack to add 5 players (purchased separately) includes a spectator file to cover up to 100+ non-suspect players in you game. This is the instant download version of the game - no waiting, no shipping fees - download and play - no printing is needed. This murder mystery game was formatted to play on Zoom or other video chat - you send each player a PDF file before the game and meet up virtually to play! Also, at least one player will need internet access to be able to search for information. (This game does not have required video content as some of the other virtual games.)
Miles Randolph was a ruthless cheapskate who loathed everyone in the town of Pinewood Landing. A miserly outsider, Mr. Randolph only left his mansion to run his toy factory, Randolph Toys, Incorporated, which was the largest producer of toys in the world. Miles spent his life amassing his fortune and churning out hate, grief, and gloom to all who crossed his path.
Nobody blinked an eye when the staff of his estate found Miles Randolph’s body this morning. The crime scene was made to appear as if he died from natural causes, but the clever homicide detectives of Pinewood Landing caught on to the ruse. The question is not if he were murdered, but rather, who could have pulled off such a crime? Is the killer an employee of the toy factory? A family member? The butler? Or might it be one of the many colleagues he has wronged in the past?
The Pinewood Landing detectives have asked for your help to solve the case. Further instructions will be sent to you for the exact time and place that you will meet with the team who is assigned to solve this case. You should be aware - everyone assigned to delve into this case was associated with Miles Randolph, as he had numerous ties to many networks around the world. It would be dangerous for you not to attend, as the others might consider your absence a confession. 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. Note: we are not issuing waivers between September 2020 and January 2021.
|Minimum age:||13 for difficulty. This game is slightly higher difficulty than Dreary Hollow.|
|Number of players:||4-10 unique suspects in the main game.|
|Gender of players:||Flexible.|
|Expansion pack:||5 player expansion pack is available (purchased separately) and you can add more spectators to play along as detectives - up to 100+. With the expansion pack purchase, you will receive a spectator file.|
I have hosted a couple of murder mysteries with friends in the past. My husband wanted to do this for his birthday with our kids (ages 11 - 16). Since we are dealing with COVID restrictions, we played just us 5 at home... It was so much fun! It was a bit challenging for my 11 year old at first, but ended up being a great experience for all. Definitely will do another one soon. I recommend this one for sure. Unknown on Nov 29th 2020
I bought the murder mystery for my daughters 14th birthday. The girls had a blast, they really enjoyed the encrypted messages. They did not find who was guilty but they did not mind. Unknown on Nov 24th 2020
If you are looking to mix it up and do a fun team activity this is it! Unknown on Nov 9th 2020
I played this game with friends over Zoom for my birthday this year, and we all loved it! It was the best virtual activity I've done during quarantine. I would highly recommend!
We played with a group of 9, and all went very smoothly. I will definitely be playing more of mystery party's virtual murder mystery games in the future! Unknown on Oct 28th 2020