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  • Best Halloween Murder Mystery Party Games

    Best Halloween Murder Mystery Party Games for 2019

    It's our favourite time of year and here in Canada, as soon as the Thanksgiving pumpkin pie is eaten, we turn our attention to Halloween party planning. So, let's talk about mystery party games for [...]

  • The Haunted Island Murders Mystery Party Game

    The Haunted Island Murders Mystery Party Game

    Ten years ago A group of teens went out to an island for a party What happened that night has haunted them ever since And one... never returned.

  • The Halloween Party Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    The Halloween Party Murder Mystery

    It’s the night of Ben and Aria Tate’s annual Halloween party, and they go all out to impress their close-knit group of friends. Then, the arrival of a video, which shows the gruesome slaying of one of the party guests, turns this innocent Halloween party into a murder investigation! Who killed Jules Parker? Why? What motive did they have to video the murder and address it to one of the party guests? The killer is among them, it’s up to the guests to find the murderer and uncover his or her psychopathic motives!

  • A Vampire Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    A Vampire Murder Mystery Party

    Deep in the forest and miles from civilization, a castle sits high atop a mountain. This is home to a clan of vampires, the leader of which is about to be found staked in his coffin! Not everyone is who they seem in this classic vampire murder mystery party!

  • Murder in the 50's, Murder Mystery Game

    1950s Murder Mystery Party Game

    It's 1956 in Winter Springs, an idyllic town that is the personification of the 'dream life', with white picket fences line the streets, behind which live the happiest families! At least, that's what the residents of Winter Springs would have you believe...

  • A Roman Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    A Roman Murder Mystery Party Game

    The year is 176 and Marcus Aurelius, one of two Emperors of Rome, has been off expanding the Roman Empire. He has returned to the Imperial Palace in Rome for two reasons: the birthday party of his daughter, Lucilla, and to complete the marriage arrangement between his only surviving son, Commodus, and a young woman named Drusa Clovius. But when Drusa is found murdered, it's up to everyone to find the killer - not only as justice for the victim, but also to prevent another war that the Roman Empire can ill afford!

  • The Game of Realms Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    Game of Realms Murder Mystery Party Game

    Long ago, seven realms existed in relative peace and harmony, with one king ruling all the realms. While one king ruled them all, each realm retained their unique system of rule befitting their culture.

  • A Gangster Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

    A Gangster Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy! Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Gangster Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy is a pre-quel to our bestselling mystery, A Flapper Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy, and the two mysteries can be solved independently.

  • Murder in Wonderland, Murder Mystery Game

    Murder in Wonderland Mystery Party Game

    It has been two weeks since Alice's initial visit to Wonderland, when she went on her crazy adventure after following a rabbit carrying a pocket watch. But when The Caterpillar is found murdered below his mushroom, Alice and all the other residents of Wonderland become suspects in a murder investigation, as well as under suspicion to determine who, or what, drove everyone in Wonderland mad!

  • Murder at the 1980's Prom, Murder Mystery Game

    Murder at the 1980’s Prom

    Gladstone High class of 1987 has gathered for their prom, and what a night it will be! The hair is big, the dresses are puffy and the social hierarchy is the stuff John Hughes movies are made of.

  • Salem Witches Murder Mystery Party Game

    Salem Witches Murder Mystery Game

    The year is 1692, and the residents of Salem Town are panicked. Accusations of witchcraft are flying, and even the most pious men and women are being accused, imprisoned and, if they don’t confess, sent to the gallows and hanged. The only light inside the one-room prison comes from the full moon, and a mist has settled over the fields, leaving an eerie blue grey glow over the town. The accused women sit inside the prison. It’s damp, cold, and tempers are rising. It doesn’t help that Ann Putnam, one of the most ferocious accusers, is now also imprisoned and has begun verbally attacking everyone! Suddenly, a flash of light and smoke fills the large cell. When the smoke clears, Ann Putnam is dead! Who killed her, why, and most importantly, are there really witches among them, and if so, who? Salem Witches All-Female and Co-ed uses characters from the actual witch trials, and whenever possible stays true to the stories of the original victims (while, of course, taking liberties when necessary to create a compelling mystery).

  • Murder at Studio Paradise, Murder Mystery 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!

  • Murder at the Superhero Peace Convention, Murder Mystery Game

    Murder at the Superhero Peace Convention Mystery Party

    A murder mystery with characters inspired by superhero and villain favourites! The worst supervillain the world has ever seen has announced his retirement, but is found dead at the Peace Convention! Who killed him, why and how?

  • The Pirates Revenge, Murder Mystery Game

    The Pirates Revenge Murder Mystery Party

    The captain has been found murdered in his quarters. Suddenly, the pirate crew are suspects. Everyone is, by definition, a scoundrel, but which one of these salty dogs actually killed the captain?

  • Murder at Cherry Creek Saloon, Murder Mystery Game

    Murder at Cherry Creek Saloon Interactive Mingle Murder Mystery Party Game

    It's 1857 and the California Gold Rush is just coming to an end. In the sleepy town of Cherry Creek, the saloon is the only source of entertainment for locals and those passing through en route to San Fransisco. Suddenly, a saloon brawl breaks out, and when the dust settles, one man is dead. Who killed him, and what became of the sac he wore on his belt?

  • The Phantom of the Auction House, Murder Mystery Game

    The Phantom of the Auction House

    The perfect mystery for any party! Two mysteries to solve - the identity of the killer and the mystery of the enigmatic Phantom!

  • The Adman Murder, Murder Mystery 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.

  • A Steampunk Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    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 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!

Another great party in the books! Thanks again!

Lisa Marie
Played Murder in the 1950’s

Murder in the 1950's Murder Mystery Game

Murder at the Derby was AMAZING! We had such a good time!

Thank you for such a wonderful party!

Scott, repeat client
Played Murder at the Derby

Murder at the Derby Murder Mystery Game

Fabulous night of fun!

Can’t wait to pick and organise the next one later this year!

Lynne
Played The Ad Man Murder

The Ad Man Murder, Murder Mystery Game

Seriously can’t thank you guys enough! I purchased my first mystery and it will not be my last!

Shot in the Dark made everything so easy!

Darcee
Played The Hawaiian Homicide

The Hawaiian Homicde, Murder Mystery Game

Two days after the disco party and my guests are already asking for mystery #3.

Thank you so much for everything.

Michelle, Repeat Client
Played Murder The AdMan Murder

The Adman Murder, Murder Mystery Game

We had a great time, an even better time than any of us thought we were doing this.

We will definitely be doing it again!

Kristi
Played Cherry Creek Saloon

Murder at the Cherry Creek Saloon, Murder Mystery Game

I was so pleased to find your company, before that I did the BOX murders, yours are SO much better.

EVERYONE waits to be invited.

Desiree, 3 Time Repeat Client
Played The Vampire Murder

The Vampire Murder, Murder Mystery Game

This was our 5th time hosting one of your mysteries and we always have such a blast!

Thank you for what you do!

Amy, 5 time repeat client
Played Murder at the 1980s Prom

Murder at the Prom, Murder Mystery Game

It was hysterical, [the guests] all ended up in a big accusation group accusing each other of what they knew!

It was like that scene in every murder mystery show!

Duncan
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder in the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

We love your mysteries and we had so much fun at our last party this new years doing the 80s prom!

Can’t wait for the next one!

Ashley
Played Murder at the 1980s Prom

Murder at the Prom, Murder Mystery Game

We had a great time in OZ tonight!

Thank you for another great party!

Kristi
Played Murder in Oz

Wizard of Oz, Murder Mystery Game

It really was a blast!

We are still going back and forth in text messages today about how much fun we had together.

Samantha
Played Murder at Studio Paradise

Murder at Studio Paradise, Murder Mystery Game

The teachers went to the dollar store for crowns and feathers and what not.

We also have them awards at the end like Oscars and took their photos.

Alice
Played Oscar Vanishes

Oscar Vanishes, Theft Mystery Game

I just wanted to say thank you for your great customer service and brilliant game.

This was the first time I have hosted anything like this! I can’t wait to host anyone one.

Jordan
Played A Flapper Murder

A flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

Your company has been wonderful to us and so very accommodating too.

Thanks again.

Alice, Repeat Client
Played Mystery in the Library

Mystery at the Library, theft Mystery Game

So helpful! I was very excited to find your site as birthday parties genuinely make me want to weep.

Whereas these are so vast and varied and fun!

Jodie
Played Mystery at the Match

Mystery at the Match, Theft Mystery Game

Love your Mystery parties!

Had two so far for New Year’s Eve!

Scott, Repeat Client
Played Murder in Wonderland

Murder in Wonderland, Murder Mystery Game

We transformed a local bar into The Half Moon Club and hosted an event for over 50 people!

It was the bees knees doll! Thanks for making this awesome event possible.

Christine
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

Great story. Everyone got SO into their characters and we had tons of great feedback.

Definitely have to do another one.

Jennifer
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

I am planning my 7th annual murder mystery party.

All have been yours!

Meaghan, A LOT of SHOT mysteries!
Played Pirates Revenge

The Pirates Revenge, Murder Mystery Game

We had a blast last night celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary.

Murder at the Winery was our first SHOT party, but it won’t be our last!

Kimberly
Played Murder at the Winery

Murder at the Winery, Murder Mystery Game

Folks who have spent many Sundays sitting in the same church but never spoke got together and laughed and whooped it up!

A GREAT evening!

Shannon
Played Cherry Creek Saloon

Murder at Cherry Creek Saloon, Murder Mystery Game

The game was so much fun.

Thanks for all your help!

Deb Berger
Played A Steampunk Murder

A Steampunk Murder, Murder Mystery Game

We loved the freedom of the mingle format.

Keep up the good work, we’ll be back next year!

Sara Haviland
Played Murder at the Spa

Murder at the Spa, Murder Mystery Game

Are you looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery investigation game to suit your unique party? You’ve come to the right place! Our mysteries create an actual investigation at your party – no silly stunts or ridiculous lines – just straight-up sleuthing to find who had the motive, means and opportunity to commit the murder or theft. Your guests will be questioning one another, not breaking their backs in a limbo contest, and instead of bobbing for apples or performing the Running Man, they will be proving just how clever they are. SHOT creates murder mystery party investigation games for the rest of us, in a format that will fit your guest list and create an event no one will ever forget!

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!

The Best Customer Service

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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How To’s – The Art of Party Hosting

810, 2019

The Halloween Party Murder Mystery

It’s the night of Ben and Aria Tate’s annual Halloween party, and they go all out to impress their close-knit group of friends. Then, the arrival of a video, which shows the gruesome slaying of one of the party guests, turns this innocent Halloween party into a murder investigation! Who killed Jules Parker? Why? What motive did they have to video the murder and address it to one of the party guests? The killer is among them, it’s up to the guests to find the murderer and uncover his or her psychopathic motives!

710, 2019

A Vampire Murder Mystery Party

Deep in the forest and miles from civilization, a castle sits high atop a mountain. This is home to a clan of vampires, the leader of which is about to be found staked in his coffin! Not everyone is who they seem in this classic vampire murder mystery party!

210, 2019

Event – Third This is the Title of the Event

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210, 2019

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