Wild West themed Murder Mystery parties

These murder mystery games are set in the Wild West - six guns and cowboys galore!

Wild West games are easy to costume for.

way out west

It is 1884 and America’s West is populated with small towns full of settlers, coming to prospect for precious metals, set up ranches and run dubious saloons. And now the railroad is coming!

Way out West is ideal for those who like to dress up as the game is full of saloon girls, city slickers, cowboys, Indians, and of course the town Sheriff and his Deputy. It’s one colorful party!

Way out West is for 10 to 24 guests (plus the host), and is published by Freeform Games LLP.

Click here to learn more about Way out West.

who shot the sheriff

Who Shot the Sheriff

It is 1869 and stagecoaches have brought visitors and trouble to the ghost town of Buzzard Creek. With the Sheriff murdered, a dust storm raging outside, stakes are high in this exciting party.

Who Shot the Sheriff is set some years before Way out West, and uses some of the same characters.

Who Shot the Sheriff is for 12 to 15 guests (plus the host), and is published by Freeform Games LLP.

Click here to learn more about Who Shot the Sheriff.

death in them thar hills

Wanted poster

This 1880s murder mystery takes place near the Grand Canyon, where prospector and gold mine owner "Dusty" Jones is being honored by the residents of Cactus Gulch...

Death in them thar hills is published by Mysteries-on-the-Net and comes in two versions. The Home version caters for 10 to 30 players, while the large-group version caters for more (over 100!)

Click here to learn more about Mysteries-on-the-Net and Death in them thar hills.

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. Is it possible to add extra characters if needed?

    Jun 23, 16 01:21 PM

    I am not sure how many people will RSVP to the party I am throwing for my sisters 30th birthday. A Speakeasy Murder looks perfect as I am looking for a

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  2. Character assignments for The Auction

    May 17, 16 04:40 PM

    Hi, thank you for putting up such a great/helpful website! Do you have any suggestions for character assignments in The Auction? Some of the other games

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  3. Game recommendation between 4 games for 11 people

    May 11, 16 02:38 PM

    I played your Way Out West murder mystery game and it was the best murder mystery game ever! Anyway I am excited to play another game with 11 total

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