My name is Steve Hatherley and I've been hosting and playing various types of murder mystery games since the late 1990s. From the How to Host a Murder games to large events involving 30 or 40 players, I've played most types of murder mystery game (and many others besides).
Personally, I prefer the "interactive" type of murder mystery - I like the freedom to choose how to investigate and I also like the different goals that characters get in these games.
Plus I enjoy the wheeling and dealing that those games involve.
In 2001 I set up Freeform Games LLP to publish interactive murder mystery games - such as Death on the Gambia.
Send your questions to me via my Contacts Form.
Or you can just post a question in any of the Facebook comments boxes at the bottom of most of my pages.
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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.
Nov 14, 17 01:24 PM
I live in the US (California). My employer will not download the game. Is it possible that if it’s ordered online, you would be able to print it out
Nov 13, 17 02:48 PM
I have purchased the Curse of the Pharaoh but only have 8 guests and myself as the servant. Which 8 characters do we use, the list includes 19 people.
Nov 12, 17 04:08 PM
I want to host the Casino Fatale murder mystery for my 21st birthday with all of my coworkers, and I had my heart set on this particular game for a while