Details in Instruction Booklet

by Holly
(Georgia)

I am planning on having my first murder mystery party at my birthday in January. However, I had one question.

Do the instruction booklets have information that people who are playing the game shouldn't know?

I ask because while it's my idea to have a murder mystery I don't want to be the host character.

Someone else is playing that role.

Please let me know!

Thanks,

Holly

My response

Hi Holly,

If you're talking about a game on this website, the character booklets for each character only give information for that character.

The host gets detailed instructions with all the information that they need (including the identity of the murderer).

But the player booklets don't contain that information.

(At least, they don't for the games on this site - I can't answer for other murder mystery games, but it would seem a bit weird to me if they did!)

I hope that helps - if I haven't answered your question fully please ask via the comments below.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your murder mystery party questions.

Don't know where to start?

Here's my suggested quick route through the site:

Step 1 - Go to Choosing a Game to choose the game that suits your party best.

Step 2 - Review the Tips for Hosts for helpful advice.

Step 3 - If you want to keep up to date with the latest murder mystery game news, click on my What's New page.

Step 4 - Once you've had your party - tell me how it went! Click here to tell me your murder mystery party story.

Recent Articles

  1. Quick surprise game

    Mar 21, 17 02:58 PM

    I want to do a surprise game for a group of about 50-60 where only 15 people know about it and they can have some of the more detailed characters but the

    Read More

  2. Infidelity in plot line

    Mar 06, 17 03:36 PM

    Does the Speakeasy Murder game have infidelity or affairs as part of the plot? I'm trying to avoid that in the game I choose. My response: Yes, A Speakeasy

    Read More

  3. Can characters be altered easily?

    Mar 01, 17 02:16 PM

    I'd love to host a murder mystery dinner for my birthday on March 14th. I'm intrigued by Happy birthday RJ (because it is both a birthday party and takes

    Read More