• Murder in the Alps Mystery Party Investigation Game

    Murder in the Alps Mystery Party Investigation Game

    High up in The Alps, a group gathers to enjoy the stunning views, romantic atmosphere and, of course, the best skiing in the world. The group stays in a chalet that allows them to ski on-piste to the door. A nearby village provides all modern amenities, and the skiers enjoy warming up after a long day on the slopes in the hot tub on the terrace or in front of a fire in the common area. A morning of skiing comes to an abrupt end however, as the slopes are suddenly closed, and everyone is asked to return to their accommodations. As the group settles into the chalet, a gruesome discovery is made: A man lies dead outside the chalet, struck and stabbed with a set of ski poles! Who is the mystery man? Who killed him, and why? What happened to close the slopes so suddenly?

  • The Winter Wonderland Murder Mystery Party

    The Winter Wonderland Murder Mystery Party

    You're invited to the holiday party of the year! Betty Crosby, wife of famous football star Joseph Crosby, is hosting her annual Christmas Party fundraiser in her home. This year's theme is Winter Wonderland, and celebrities and society's elite are vying for an invitation. Betty's parties are marked with her "Big Reveal" of her Christmas Tree. Select photographers capture her big moment each year as the doors to the "Christmas Room" swing open and there stands Betty, clad in a designer dress and tiara, placing the star atop the giant tree. This year though, when the doors swing open, the guests find Betty has been murdered! Who killed her? Why? How? Question the suspects and find the killer, all while giving back this holiday season as you host The Winter Wonderland Murder! Can be used as a fundraiser of any size.

  • Murder at the Winery Murder Mystery Party Game

    Murder at the Winery Murder Mystery Party Game

    In a remote area of Italy, high above a hill, sits Girato Nel Buio Winery. To celebrate their third year releasing the special vintage "Organo", they are holding a tasting, to which some of the industry's elite have been invited. But just before the tasting can commence, a man is found murdered in the cellars! Who killed him and why? Things, and people, are not who they seem!

  • The Masquerade Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Masquerade Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Da Vinci Code of murder mystery parties! Set in St. Mark's Library in Venice and available in co-ed or all-female versions, determine why the librarian was murdered, what it has to do with the real-life Antikythera Mechanism, and whether the "key" to decoding the device is just a myth!

  • The Getty Affair Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Getty Affair Murder Mystery Party Game

    A mansion... a millionaire with a stash of uncut diamonds somewhere in his house... a controversial will. and a house full of people who want him dead... it was only a matter of time, really, before Getty got murdered. The perfect mystery for any occasion!

  • Murder at Mardi Gras Mystery Game

    Murder at Mardi Gras Mystery Game

    The year is 1899 in New Orleans, and Mardi Gras celebrations are underway. Parade floats fill the streets and each evening, various Krewes throw lavish masked balls. You’re invited to the Calypso Ball, the inaugural ball hosted by the first-ever all-female krewe. The guest list is varied, as Calypso has invited one of the oldest all-male krewes, Sinis, to attend their exclusive soiree. The identities of the members of both Calypso and Sinis are a mystery, and are guarded heavily by each krewe. Masks are essential to concealing each person’s identity as they all convene for an evening of anonymous exuberance and decadence. But when a man in a gold mask takes a fatal tumble down the stairs, it’s quickly realized that a devious plot is afoot. The guests’ heavily-guarded identities must be revealed to find out who killed the man in the gold mask, and why!

  • The Mysterious Affair At Stirling Hall Murder Mystery Party

    The Mysterious Affair At Stirling Hall Murder Mystery Party

    Jane Austen and Downton Abbey have nothing on Stirling Hall! A murder mystery set in old day Britain, perfect for a Victorian, Regency/Georgian or Edwardian-themed party!

  • Murder at Studio Paradise 1970’s Mystery Party Game

    Murder at Studio Paradise 1970’s Mystery Party Game

    The year is 1979 and the disco has ruled for almost a decade. Each evening, celebrities, politicians and other social royalty attend Studio Paradise, while every-day people line up outside the doors, hoping for the chance to get into the exclusive club or, failing that, spot a celebrity. At first it seems like any other evening at Studio Paradise, but when the owner, Louis Savage, is found shot outside his office, the patrons become suspects as his killer is sought. It’s up to the patrons of Studio Paradise to determine who had the motive, means and opportunity to kill the owner of Studio Paradise!

  • The Sly Mr. Foxx Interactive Mingle Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Sly Mr. Foxx Interactive Mingle Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Great Gatsby-esque murder mystery party set in a mansion in the Roaring 20's. Find out who killed Dahlia Sparrow, but also the identity of The Sly Mr. Foxx and his mysterious reasons for inviting such a strange mix of people to his private party this evening!

  • The Ad Man Mystery Party Game

    The Ad Man Mystery Party Game

    Liquor, cigarettes and betrayal... it's time for the AdAge Convention at The Jury's Inn, gathering the top advertising reps of the 1960's in the same city. It doesn't matter how they spin this - murder is never good publicity.

  • Murder at the Bourbon Club 1950’s Hollywood Murder Mystery Party Game

    Murder at the Bourbon Club 1950’s Hollywood Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Vintage Hollywood murder mystery party set in a smoky jazz club. Classic Hollywood-type characters are the suspects - but which one is the murderer?

  • Garden Party Murder Mystery Party Game

    Garden Party Murder Mystery Party Game

    In the quiet town of Christie's Leigh, right next to the historic local church, sits Belladonna Manor. Having sat empty for years, Belladonna Manor is a mystery to the residents of Christie's Leigh. Prickly, high garden walls keep prying eyes from learning its secrets - and Belladonna Manor has plenty of secrets! Suddenly, select residents of the town of Christie's Leigh and those beyond receive invitations to a garden party at Belladonna Manor. No one knows why they have been invited, but the chance to step within the walls of the garden at Belladonna Manor is too enticing to resist. But when the local vicar, Vicar Demming, falls down dead during the garden party, the guests are faced with a wicked "murder game", through which they must discover the identity of their mysterious host, and the reasons why this host felt the vicar needed to die. Which of the guests is the killer? How did Vicar Demming die? Will the guests escape with their own terrible secrets kept hidden?

  • A Steampunk Murder Mystery Party

    A Steampunk Murder Mystery Party

    The year is 1857 and steam power rules, from the upper echelons of society to the gutters of London's Old Town. Here in the countryside sits Harrison House, a humble estate with a staff of just 20 servants. Harrison House is home to widow Lady Steeles, her daughter Evangeline, servants and, from time to time, friends and passers-by. Tonight was to be a festive celebration in honour of both of Lady Evangeline Steeles' 21st birthday and also her engagement to Mr. Bartholemew Payne. A mysterious and priceless gift is delivered to Lady Evangeline – one that carries a dark and powerful secret. But when Mr. Payne is found dead at the bottom of a cliff, the celebration quickly turns into a murder investigation! Who pushed him? Where is the legendary Moonstone? With a cast of characters and lore only found in the Steampunk universe, this mystery is sure to end up hotly debated by suspects and guests alike.

  • A Flapper Murder at the 1920’s Speakeasy! Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Flapper Murder at the 1920’s Speakeasy! Murder Mystery Party Game

    Take a trip back in time to the Roaring 20's - a time of flappers, gangsters, prohibition and speakeasies. Solve the mystery of who killed Fanny Birchwood in either the co-ed or all-female version of our best-selling murder mystery party game!

Looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery game to suit your unique party?

Isn’t it Frustrating to find the perfect mystery theme, only to discover it only allows for 8 guests, when 12 will be attending your party? How disappointing to have to abandon the theme you want because the mystery party company doesn’t offer a version for your number of guests. That’s why we offer a number of variations to our mysteries, and if we don’t have the one you need, we can usually create the version you need. We think it’s time that a mystery party company started offering you what you need.

Why Choose Shot In The Dark Mysteries?

The Original Mingle Mystery Investigation

No scripts, rounds or silly stunts; a genuine investigation that gets your guests sleuthing as a detective would, searching for the person who had the motive, means and opportunity to commit the murder.

The Host Can Be A Suspect

We hosts work hard to throw parties, and we believe that you, as the host, should be able to take on a suspect role if you choose and solve the mystery as well. You should get to have just as much fun as your guests!

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This is not just some hobby we do in our spare time. Mystery parties are ALL we do – we eat, sleep and breathe this company, and we pride ourselves on being here to serve our clients worldwide through email and live chat.
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