Looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery game to suit your unique party? Welcome to Shot In The Dark Mysteries!2018-02-07T14:46:11+00:00
  • Xmas Mysteries

    All of the Xmas mysteries in one place!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Gangster Murder Mystery Party 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 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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 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 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!

  • 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 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 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?

  • 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!

  • 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

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

  • 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!

  • 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!

“True Investigation” Mingle Mysteries, direct from the company that changed the murder mystery party industry!

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.

I had my Birthday Murder Mystery Party this past Saturday. I really did not know what to expect. The party was a success! This group of ladies really got involved in trying to guess who the suspect was. Everyone was laughing at the different type of questions that were being asked. The people that were the suspects were so on point with their parts that they played. The murderer did not know that he was the murder. This was such a hit that people are still talking about it to this day. Everyone enjoyed the party. It was very different. Only the suspects knew that this was a “Murder Mystery Party”. The guests did not know until I announced that there had been a murder. I commend your staff for a job well done. Thank you so much SHOT!

Glenda Cash
It was OFF THE HOOK FUN!!! Thank you SO much!!! You are awesome and everyone on our team was amazed at the quality of the mystery. We had one gal who had just attended a mystery dinner in Sacramento the evening before and she said the first five minutes of our event was better than the entire other thing.
Mimi, California

We hosted our Mysterious Affair at Stirling Hall event this past Sunday. It was HUGELY successful! We had 56 adults and 6 teens – 63 total – our most well-attended adult program EVER! They all raved about how much fun they had and that they want more murder mysteries!

Meredith, Forsyth County Public Library
Thank you for creating and hosting a customized murder mystery for our work group. It was a really unique way to end our conference. Everyone was raving about the awesome event the next day. The gal that was a reluctant suspect enjoyed it more than anyone! Well done!
Maureen Pyne, Petro Canada Occupational Health