Who Whacked the Mole?  A fun 1920's virtual murder mystery game.

Who Whacked the Mole? | A virtual '20s murder mystery

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Price:
$37.95
SKU:
MOLE20S
Availability:
Instant download upon purchase (PDF file)
  • Product Description

     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. 

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    Helpful Links: 
     Click here to view the character list!
     Click here for the free, printable invitation!
     Direct your guests to the corresponding pre-game site at 'Your Mystery Party' 
    YourMysteryParty.com 

    Synopsis 

    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. 

    You will receive: 

    • Host instruction file - including virtual bonus games, player instruction sheet and a timeline sheet (abbreviated instructions) for your event. (There would be virtual and home instructions both available on your account). 
    • 10 character packets (PDF files) to send to your players in advance of the party. They include instructions, a character bio, suspect list, and three rounds of game play (optional pre-game, round one materials, round two materials). 
    • Solution keys for the game and game challenges
    • Optional game-enders
    • Optional Questions for Discussion
    • Video of audio recording to set the scene for round one - download or stream from YouTube. 
    • Video of audio recording to set the scene for round two - download or stream from YouTube. 
    • Transcripts for the video files.
    • Host player contact sheet for pre-game
    • Free invitation (optional to use)
    • Free pre-game website

     

  • Other Details

    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 - just contact us to find out who to leave out.
    Expansion pack?: TBD.
    Gender of players?: Gender flexible.
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    1. Great product

      Really impressed with the purchase. We had a great virtual night, would 100% recommend anyone to make a purchase. on May 25th 2020

    2. Great virtual game!

      We loved the game. It was a blast to get our crew together in Zoom and drink, eat, and solve the mystery. on May 24th 2020

    3. An Honest Review

      This game was fantastic! Start-up was a breeze and the directions were pretty easy to follow. My group and I were first time players, with me as a first time host. I was a bit lost in the beginning and there were somethings that I missed but I was able to back track to those missed items without the group knowing! The mystery itself was challenging, especially the puzzles.

      Tips: If you are the host, make sure you read and understand the directions before the start of the game for a smooth and seamless experience. For players, make sure you use you familiarize yourself with your character as well as the other characters playing in the game. It will help you tremendously!

      Thanks My Mystery Party for creating a fun and challenging experience!
      on May 20th 2020

    4. Fun Time Together

      The '20's mob game was lots of fun to get into. We played it with family that is spread out across the country and then again with the students in my theatre arts class. There is a TON of information for the host but I failed to deliver some of the instructions the first time we played which led to some of the characters did not giving every detail of their information. We did much better in the 2nd time through. The family and my class had fun getting together and we had many participants who were in costume, using props and listening to 20's jazz music in the background. This was fun and I would recommend. on May 6th 2020

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