Frequently asked questions about murder mystery parties

I get many questions about murder mystery parties. These, however, are some of the most common questions.

the questions

Murder mystery parties are interactive party games for anywhere between 7 and 200 guests. Murder mysteries come in all sorts of shapes and sizes - dinner theatre, interviewing suspects and turn-based games.

Because I like them so much, I concentrate on "interactive" murder mystery games.

What are interactive murder mystery parties? 

What are the other types of murder mystery party?

Why do you like interactive murder mystery games so much? Here are ten reasons.

What makes for a great murder mystery party kit?

Are there any free murder mystery games? (Yes!)

How do I choose a suitable game?

What does the host do? (And other questions about hosting.)

Can I run the games as a charity fund raiser? (Yes you can!)

Having difficulties opening files, or paying for the game? Check out these troubleshooting questions.

Questions about costs and pricing, including currencies, shipping, receipts, and selling the game afterwards.

How can I sell a murder mystery game that I've written myself?

Is it possible to make money from hosting murder mystery games (includes commercial licenses)? 

Have any murder mystery parties been translated into other languages?

Got a murder mystery game question?

If you need to ask me a question, either use this page or type your question into a Facebook comment field.

And please check the FAQ first - your question has probably been asked before!

(Alternatively, try the "Search this site" search box in the top right of the page. You may find that easier.)

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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.

Got a question? Click here to go to the FAQ.

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