"MURDER IN AN HOUR" GAMES
Impromptu murder mystery games that can be played in about an hour. No dressing up required. They are also extremely economical to print off, as no game file is more than 30 pages long. And the unique merrymurder colour coding system means that no one will miss their cue!
How "Murder in an Hour" games work. How the Colour Coding system works.
ALL "MURDER IN AN HOUR" GAMES ARE FAMILY FRIENDLY
MURDER IN AN HOUR...WITH THE PUNGENT PUMPKIN POISONER
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Employees, friends and associates of the Pungent Pumpkin Processing Company have gathered at a top restaurant to celebrate the anniversary of the company's creation. But during the toast, Managing Director Clifton Curry drops dead. Poisoned with Pungent Pumpkin rat poison. And it turns out one of the guests at the restaurant table is a killer...
MURDER IN AN HOUR...AT CLOO HALL
Sir Edmund Black, the wealthy newspaper owner, has leased the historic Cloo Hall. He hopes to find a dazzling ruby necklace, said to have been hidden there by the legendary eighteenth century highway man, Thomas Tann. But during a snowy winter weekend house party, Sir Edmund is found dead. Murdered in his study. And Police Investigators need to work out how he was killed - and which one of his six house party guests is the killer!
MURDER IN AN HOUR...AT THE BBQ
Restaurant owner Michelin Roux is hosting a BBQ at his home. Friends, family, and professional associates of his restaurant have all been invited. But murder strikes. Michelin is found lying dead beside the BBQ - stabbed through the heart. And Police Investigators need to work out which one of his guests is the killer...
MURDER IN AN HOUR...IN CAMELOT
Camelot is in disarray! Mordred, evil nephew of King Arthur, has escaped from his place of captivity in the castle dungeons. And his guard, Sir Lancelot, lies stabbed to death in Mordred's open cell. First impressions would suggest that Mordred, having inveigled Sir Lancelot into his cell, killed him and then made his escape. But Merlin's magical thumbs are prickling, warning him that the solution is not so simple. A panel of knight investigators are going to help him solve the crime.
MURDER IN AN HOUR...AT THE BAKE OFF
Biscuit week in "The Big Bake Off" competition. And the five remaining amateur bakers have all made their signature bake biscuits. But disaster strikes. Shortly after the judges taste the bakes, head judge Jack Jollygood is rushed to hospital. And dies later in the day. Medical evidence shows that Jack has been poisoned, and that the poison must have been consumed during the judging session. But who poisoned him? And how did they ensure that nobody else on the show received a fatal dose? Specialist Baking Investigators have been called in to find out!
MURDER IN AN HOUR...WITH ROBIN HOOD
King John's visit to Nottingham has ended in disaster. The Sheriff of Nottingham has been found in the highest tower of Nottingham Castle - dead! An onyx hilted dagger has been thrust into his neck. And stooping over the body is the notorious outlaw Robin Hood. Has Robin been roused to murdering his arch-enemy? Or is there a more complex explanation. King John has ordered his wisest advisers to investigate and uncover the truth!
MURDER IN AN HOUR...IN SPACE
Transport freighter SS Stardust is travelling back from the planet Kryos to Earth. Its hull is packed with cheap electrical imports for sale in the Milky Way. But during the journey disaster strikes. Captain Kelvin Moon is murdered on the spaceship's bridge. Poisoned at a cocktail party to honour the alien right's activist Madam Krang who is on board.
One of Captain Moon's crew or passengers must be responsible. International Space Investigators have come on board to try and discover who the killer is...
MURDER IN AN HOUR...AT MONSTER MANSION
A foul murder has been committed at Monster Mansion. Famed alchemist Dr Frank has been found dead in his basement workroom, his body covered in claw marks. Has Fang, his werewolf assistant, gone mad and committed the crime. Or does another murderous fiend lurk within the house of horrors? And what has become of the mystical treasure of Monster Mansion, said to be guarded by Bathsheba the beautiful banshee? Specialist Spook Investigators have been called in to find out!
MURDER IN AN HOUR...WITH SANTA'S REINDEER
Poor old Rudolph reindeer has had an unlucky December. After breaking his ankle he was unable to lead the sleigh on Christmas Eve. And now he can only hobble around Santa's toy factory on a pair of crutches.
So to cheer him up, his reindeer chums are putting on a variety concert. Acts will include Scottish country dancing, knife throwing, opera and a poetry recital. But during rehearsals tragedy strikes. Donner reindeer is found murdered. And Santa Claus and his Elf Investigators need to work out which reindeer is the killer!
MURDER IN AN HOUR...AT THE PSYCHIC COFFEE MORNING
In the village of Much Peering, many of the local business owners have psychic abilities. Betty Brown, tea shop owner and tea leaf reader, regularly hosts psychic coffee mornings. Where business owners can meet to discuss both psychic news, and local trading concerns.
But at the latest coffee morning Severus Squelch, unpopular pawnbroker, is poisoned in his coffee. And members of the group, watched over by Village Police Officers, have to call upon their various psychic powers to reveal the killer!