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Murder Mystery Party Games

The company Freeform Games publishes murder mystery party games. The games are downloaded over the internet, so you get them as soon as you pay.

Have you got what it takes to solve the murder, achieve your goals and keep your guilty secrets hidden from everyone else? There is no script - instead you get a character background with goals, contacts and secrets. You will decide who to talk to, who to trust, and who to betray. Anything could happen!

The Games

There is an an ever-growing list of murder mystery games in various genres, each one suitable for different numbers of players and running times. Prices for each game are around £20 to £30 (GB pounds). If that stretches your budget, why not ask each player for a few dollars donation to help cover the cost? Run one of these games at your party and it won't be forgotten quickly.


(external link) A Dead Man's Chest is a dinner party murder mystery game for 12 to 16 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

Two pirate crews descend upon the sleepy Caribbean island of Santo Oloroso to avenge the death of their former master Captain Flint,or to find and grab his treasure. Old enmities will surface, deals will be made and broken, and some folk will swing from the yard-arm while others receive the dreaded Black Spot, before these affairs are settled for good or ill in A Dead Man's Chest.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) All at Sea is a dinner party murder mystery game for 16 to 33 guests and one or two hosts. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

It is 1914 and the First World War has just broken out. On an American cruise ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, diplomats, dignitaries and the crew must grapple with not only the outbreak of war but also the murder of Captain Bayard. Who killed Captain Bayard - and why? Find out in All at Sea. All at Sea lasts for about four hours and is suited to an evening. It is often played over a meal -- a finger buffet if possible to allow guests to circulate and talk in private.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £30.00.


(external link) Casino Fatale is a dinner party murder mystery game for 15 to 20 guests and one or two hosts. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

On the banks of the River Seine in Paris is the Hotel D'Etoile, with a casino named the Casino Fatale. Rumour has it that the casino is connected to the mysterious underworld character 'Mr X'. No one seems to know exactly who the elusive Mr X is, or what he looks like - and there are many people who would love to know. Among those trying to find Mr X are Interpol, the local police, the local organized crime family, and the agents of several countries in which Mr X is believed to operate. Tonight, however, a charity auction is being held at Casino Fatale and it has drawn all sorts to the casino - playboys, starlets, maybe even a jewel thief… Who will you play?

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.


(external link) Court in the Act is a dinner party murder mystery game for 13 to 21 guests and one or two hosts. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

The Court of St James's Palace, London, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. All present have but lately arrived from the Royal premier of Master Shakespeare's latest rib-tickling comedy, Two Ladies of Venice. Now, the Queen makes merry and entertains her courtiers, guests, would-be husbands and envoys from foreign powers with a sumptuous banquet. But while all prepare to feast and frolic, dark clouds gather, the sound of war-drums is heard in the distance - and that dear old man the Archbishop of Canterbury, who surely had never an enemy in the world, is found brutally murdered.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.


(external link) Curse of the Pharaoh is a dinner party murder mystery game for 6 to 9 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

The Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt. 23 April 1894. The excavation season will soon be over, as the baking sun makes digging unbearable, but the Oxford University archaeologists lead by Sir William Saville have made a startling discovery. Tonight, the team and their guests prepare to enjoy a slap-up dinner to celebrate the uncovering of the tomb of a previously unknown XVIth Dynasty pharaoh. But while the archaeologists make merry, dark clouds gather, internal tensions among the group burst to the surface and one of the local diggers is brutally murdered.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.


(external link) Dazzled to Death is a dinner party murder mystery game for 12 to 15 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

In Dazzled to Death, the stage is set for an innocent family gathering, with a few friends and strangers added to make the party go with a swing. However, not everyone is as they seem -- some have dark secrets they need to keep hidden... and someone is the killer. You will be in the middle of the action and it will be up to you to wheel and deal with the other guests. Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive Dazzled to Death? It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Death in the Fast Lane is a dinner party murder mystery game for 10 to 12 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

Welcome to the world of Formula 17 racing -- fast cars, big deals and bitter rivalries. Three races are all that remain of the current racing season -- and with everything left to play for, the championship is in turmoil. Jo Shooie, championship leader, has been murdered! Will the murderer be caught? Who will take the chequered flag and the Championship? You will be in the middle of the action and it will be up to you to wheel and deal with the other guests. Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive Death in the Fast Lane? It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Death on the Gambia is a dinner party murder mystery game for 8 to 11 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

It is 1939 and across Europe countries are preparing for war. In the distant British colony of Gambia a smaller drama is about to unfold as the tramp riverboat Christabel starts a routine trip along the River Gambia. Death on the Gambia lasts for about four hours and is suited to an evening. It is often played over a meal -- a finger buffet if possible to allow guests to circulate and talk in private.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Halloween Lies is a dinner party murder mystery game for 16 to 22 guests and one or two hosts. This is a Horror-movie themed version of the game Hollywood Lies (see below), and comes free with a kid's version. Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

It's award night and Tom Speed's latest film, The Vampire Detective, has just swept the board and garnered five Skellies - for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Sadly, Tom Speed's award for Best Actor was accepted posthumously by his wife, Zara Vicars, as Tom was killed in a driving accident late last night. Despite this note of sadness, celebrations are in full swing at the The Vampire Detective post-award party. Deals are being cut for future productions and everyone is having a good time enjoying the atmosphere and mingling with Hollywood's movers and shakers. Is there anything suspicious about Tom Speed's death? Who will win next year's Skellies? Find out at Halloween Lies.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.


(external link) Happy Birthday R.J. is a dinner party murder mystery game for 11 to 15 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

It is 1984 and the height of the oil boom. Harrington Oil is the most successful oil company in the state of Texas. Tonight is a lavish birthday party for R.J. Harrington held at his parents' ranch - SouthSpoon. What could possibly spoil such a joyous occasion? Happy Birthday R.J. lasts for about four hours and is suited to an evening. It is often played over a meal -- a finger buffet if possible to allow guests to circulate and talk in private.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Hollywood Lies is a dinner party murder mystery game for 16 to 22 guests and one or two hosts, and comes free with a kid's version. Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

It's award night and Tom Speed's latest film, Dazzled to Death, has just swept the board and garnered five Erics - for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Sadly, Tom Speed's award for Best Actor was accepted posthumously by his wife, Zara Vicars, as Tom was killed in a driving accident late last night. Despite this note of sadness, celebrations are in full swing at the Dazzled to Death post-award party. Deals are being cut for future productions and everyone is having a good time enjoying the atmosphere and mingling with Hollywood's movers and shakers. Is there anything suspicious about Tom Speed's death? Who will win next year's Erics? Find out atHollywood Lies

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.


(external link) Lei'd to Rest is a dinner party murder mystery game for 6 to 12 guests and a host. Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

It's the present day on the island of Hawaii. The local culture, exotic and isolated for centuries, is being eroded by the constant stream of tourists flooding through the airports. All sorts of people rub shoulders at the resorts. Most of them are innocent travellers, but some of them have ulterior motives. Join us in a thrilling evening of sun, sand, legend, lies, treachery and murder. You will be in the middle of the action and it will be up to you to wheel and deal with the other guests. Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive Lei'd to Rest? It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Snow Business is a dinner party murder mystery game for 10 to 12 guests and a host. Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

Each winter, the Harrisons and the Perrys ski in the French Alps and always rent the Chalet Flaubert. They hire the whole chalet and bring both families and friends. The holidays are usually an opportunity to relax and unwind away from the pressures of normal life, but this year has been different. Jacqui and Mariella have been arguing, Lucy has sprained her wrist, snow has cut the chalet off - and tonight, real tragedy has struck. A few minutes ago, John Morgan was found dead at the foot of the attic steps, his neck broken at an unfortunate angle. Nobody can leave the chalet; and there is no phone or radio in here... Did John fall or was he pushed? Is there a murderer in Chalet Flaubert? Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and surviveSnow Business? It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) The Night before Christmas is a dinner party murder mystery game for 12 to 15 guests and a host. This is a Christmas-themed version of the game Dazzled to Death (see above). Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

It is December 24, 1948. The socialite Evington-Browne family and guests are preparing for the annual Christmas Eve cocktail party, held by tradition at the family's hunting lodge in the White Mountains north of Boston. Snow has been falling for days - a blizzard has now set in - and the party finds itself cut off from the rest of the world. This is unfortunate, as the valet of one of the guests has been found dead in the kitchen! It looks like a heart attack - but is it murder? Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive The Night before Christmas? It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Under the Big Top is a dinner party murder mystery game for 10 to 15 guests and a host. Download the freeintroductory pdf (external link) .

It's 1952 and Bo Bennett's Big Top Bonanza has reached Sarasota, Florida for their final show. With a successful nine month tour behind them, the performers and staff of the Bonanza are making plans for a restful and rewarding off-season. As the curtain falls on the final Big Top performance, a select few gather in JoJo Bones' Exotic Emporium of Enigmatica (part of the Bonanza). To celebrate the successful tour, JoJo will host a night of revelry, food, drink and, this year, what JoJo has promised to be "startling revelations." Tragically, however, JoJo was killed last night. His body was found early this morning in the lions' cage, mauled by lions Gladys and Mountjoy. Since JoJo's body reeked of alcohol, preliminary reports are that he wandered into the cage in a drunken stupor. But, the show must go on and the post-season party will continue - and so the selected performers and staff of Bo Bennett's Big Top Bonanza assemble to remember JoJo and celebrate the successful season. This may be their last chance to seal their fates for the future...

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £20.00.


(external link) Way out West is a dinner party murder mystery game for 10 to 14 guests and a host. Download the free introductory pdf (external link) .

It is the spring of 1884. America's west coast is slowly being populated with small towns full of settlers, coming to prospect for precious metals, set up ranches and run dubious saloons. Now the railway is coming! Cactus Gulch is one such small town. Founded 20 years ago, tonight it has a festive air as the townsfolk get set to start their 20th anniversary celebrations. Plus, the railway is coming! However, all is not running smoothly. Land disputes, disreputable card games, strange folk from out of town and hostile Indians are all adding to a tense atmosphere... It's up to you.

Buy now (external link)  from Freeform Games for £25.00.