Zombie Murder Mystery Game

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A fun zombie-themed murder mystery party for ages 15 and up, 8-16+ guests. Non-gender specific - play co-ed, all female or all male! Expandable to over 50 guests with the main game by adding additional guests to play with the 3 expandable characters. This is the instant download version of the game - no waiting, no shipping fees, as there is nothing to be shipped. You will have everything you need to play with the PDF - just print, prepare, and play! For the party ready pack (boxed set) click on the link below in the Helpful Links section.

Six out of ten for difficulty.

Helpful Links:

Host character list
Free, printable invitation
Sample game materials
5+ 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:   

Three weeks ago, the lively town of Sunnyville was devastated with the H5N1 Zombie Virus, a plague that turns the living into zombies.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has quarantined the town, and the federal government issued veiled threats to wipe out the zombies to prevent a pandemic nightmare. The CDC scientists rallied, created a vaccine and placed it in the water supply of the surrounding human population outside of Zombie Town, and halted the epidemic. Nobody outside of a few government officials ever knew the difference.

The citizens of the newly-established Zombie Town aren't like the undead portrayed in the movies. The people of the town are dead and decomposing but remain the same upstanding citizens as they were before. However, the H5N1 virus has plagued them with an intense craving for living human flesh. For this reason, they cannot live among humans. 

Even though the government tried to keep the epidemic a secret, word got out, and human rights activists outside of the former Sunnyville formed the Save a Zombie Alliance. Millions banded together across the world and persuaded the federal government to sign a peace treaty with the zombies.

Ashes, the self-appointed Emperor of Zombie Town, is currently negotiating the truce with the U.S. President. Ashes has agreed the zombies will not cross the border of Zombie Town. Because there are warning signs posted for miles surrounding the Zombie Town’s edge, the President decided that if a living human ends up inside of the Zombie Town border, they will be approved for a zombie's dinner table. Ashes and the President are set to sign the treaty as soon as the fine-points are worked out.

The citizens are happy to be at peace with the feds. They have discovered through rigorous testing that they could sustain themselves by eating pumpkins. Alas, the fruit curbs hunger and provides nutrients, but does not prevent the intense cravings for living human flesh. Appetite suppression has led to turmoil and discontent in the town of the undead. Ashes must pump up the morale of the citizens. Leary of impending civil unrest, the Undead Festival has been scheduled. This will be a town-wide celebration with delicious pumpkin-inspired food, rockin’ music, and fun zombie games. You are a zombie living in Zombie Town. You plan to attend the festival. This is where your story begins. 

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If you wish to host this (or any other) game for profit, you will need a commercial license - click here. 

Minimum age:
15 years
Difficulty rating:
Moderate, 6/10
Gender of players:
Flexible (most)
Number of players:
8-16 players
Available expansion pack:
5 players - coming soon
Expands to over 50 players with expandable teams (including expansion pack)
Date of publication:
March, 2010
Game license:
Single, private use. For the game license's Terms and Conditions, see below.


  • 5
    Fun Zombie Murder Mystery Pack

    Posted by Rebecca Struve on Oct 25th 2020

    We just had our Zombie Murder Mystery Party! It was easy to follow with twists on who’s the killer and victim. My group enjoyed dressing up and acting out the fun characters. We had the decorations up and zombie themed food to eat! I bought the already made pack which made it easy for me to play and host the party at the same time and not spoiling who the killer or victim was. This was our second murder mystery party and will be hosting another murder mystery party again with this company!