With the arrival of 2020's coronavirus lockdown many murder mystery parties have been replaced with something new - online parties.
While online parties are not a full substitute for a face-to-face murder mystery party, they do have their advantages:
They do have some challenges though:
The following murder mystery games have been designed to be played as an online party using video chat.
Reunion with Death is for 6-9 people and is set at a 15-year high-school reunion, in smallish-town America. Former students are gathering in the town's main hotel, ahead of the big party tonight. But someone has been murdered and everyone is now locked in their room.
Death in Venice is for 5 to 9 people and is set aboard the luxury yacht Casanova following a post-award party at the Venice Film Festival. Controversial director Clay McFarland is dead - and someone aboard the Casanova murdered him!
Online murder mystery parties: Tips for hosting a murder mystery online, using video chat such as Zoom or Discord.
Reunion with Death - a lockdown murder mystery for 6-9 players played using online video chat. Click here for more details.
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.
Sep 29, 20 12:56 PM
My experience of simultaneously hosting and playing Death in Venice
Sep 09, 20 02:06 PM
Can I still host A Speakeasy Murder with 12 guests? And just delete three non-essential characters? My response: A Speakeasy Murder is designed for 15-32
Aug 10, 20 04:03 PM
Is Death in Venice appropriate for kids? We have 10 eleven year old girls. My response: Hi, probably not as Death in Venice contains possible dating