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A Roaring Twenties murder mystery game for 4-10 players, ages 16+ to be played at home or in a virtual setting. The game will take approximately two hours to play. This is the instant download version of the game - no waiting, no shipping fees - download and play - no printing is needed. The game can be played in two ways - at home with a group or via a video-chat service of your choice. Or, you could pull it off via a text message thread, if you wish - but it might be a bit cumbersome. If you don't intend on playing it face-to-face, you'll need to arrange a video chat, such as Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, Google Duo, ooVoo, Facetime or any other tele-conferencing software you may have access to. Note: we are unable to assist with technical support for the video chat service - for advice on how to use a video chat, you'll need to contact whatever program's tech service you plan to use - if you are not already familiar.
Note: the game was updated on 4/27/20 with all revised files. Download the newest version before playing.
Hal Sapone, a notorious crime boss from Chicago, has directed his mobsters to meet without delay to find out who whacked the mole in his faction, Jimmy The Legs. Jimmy was squealing to the feds about the inner-workings of Hal’s underground organization, but it’s a sign of disrespect and rebellion to clip someone without an order from the top. Hal wants the disloyal thug found at once.
Furthermore, the crime boss has received puzzling notes from the extortion racket known as The Iron Hand. Hal wants everyone to work together to decipher the messages. You’re in the Chicago Mob Faction. Hal Sapone has summoned you to attend this meeting. This is where your story begins.
|Minimum age of player:||16 for mobster theme (bootlegging, speakeasies, gambling). There are no affairs/sexual innuendos, foul language, or drug references.|
|Number of players:||5-10. Albeit, it can be played with 4 - there's a host character list for 4-5 players available for download upon purchase.|
|Gender of players?:||Gender flexible.|
My friends and I played the game on Zoom. We dressed in costumes and had a signature 1920's cocktail for the party. I also learned how to do a virtual background speakeasy. I liked that we could make all the characters female, because the players in my game all went to a women's college together, and we had no male party goers. We were able to follow the directions, which clearly designated what not to look at before the party, very easily. I recommend doing the pregame the day before, and just familiarizing everyone on how to use Zoom features. I, as the host, played along and didn't know who the murderer was until we got to the accusations part of the evening. The plot was well written with some fun twists and turns! This was an amazing escape from our Covid-induced loneliness and feelings of isolation. We are now debating which MyMysterparty.com game to play next. I can't recommend this game more highly! Thankyou, MyMysteryparty.com! Deborah on Jul 20th 2020
Brilliant murder mystery party game! It was my sister's birthday during lockdown and we were looking for something to do last minute to make it more special (whole family are in isolation at my parents house, so there was 6 of us there), this was perfect! Easy to download, print off and play. None of the packs tell you who the murder is so you don't need to be worried about spoilers while printing.
Had a very escape room vibe trying to solve the clues together, great fun!
Loved the script at the end of the detective coming in and revealing who is the killer.
Highly recommend! We went the full show, dressing up and had a blast. Thank you!! Amy on Jun 7th 2020
Really impressed with the purchase. We had a great virtual night, would 100% recommend anyone to make a purchase. O.b on May 25th 2020
We loved the game. It was a blast to get our crew together in Zoom and drink, eat, and solve the mystery. Mike on May 24th 2020