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Mystery dinner/party games
 
Mysteries are fun as stories, but they're also fun to play! Mystery dinner/party games have been getting more and more popular in recent years. They're a great way to add something more to a get-together. Need a recommendation or want to offer one to others? What did you do to make it fun?

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  • I am currently working on a new form of Mystery... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jul 29, 97 (#1 of 223)
  • I would love to create a mystery you but I live in... by Elizabeth Lawton - Aug 29, 97 (#2 of 223)
  • Does anyone have some old How To Host A Murder or... by Jonathan M. Katalenic - Sep 10, 97 (#3 of 223)
  • would like to compose mystery stories.....anybody... by balachandran Yubashini - Sep 11, 97 (#4 of 223)
  • I am wondering what people think of the mystery... by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 12, 97 (#5 of 223)
  • Juanita - I'm not in Vancouver, is Seattle close... by Annette Mentzer - Sep 30, 97 (#6 of 223)
  • I think that home entertainment, as well as... by Juanita Rose Violini - Oct 1, 97 (#7 of 223)
  • I have seen the Dinner Mystery game, and was... by raquel - Oct 13, 97 (#8 of 223)
  • I saw the games too... by Loni Walden - Oct 16, 97 (#9 of 223)
  • the mystery games are usually for six to eight... by Juanita Rose Violini - Oct 17, 97 (#10 of 223)
  • I have actually written, produced and directed... by ann austin - Oct 21, 97 (#11 of 223)
  • hi anne now that you mention it, i would love an... by Juanita Rose Violini - Oct 21, 97 (#12 of 223)
  • I really need someone who lives here in the SF Bay... by ann austin - Oct 27, 97 (#13 of 223)
  • To Juanita Violini et al: I am a mystery writer... by Richard Ciciarelli - Nov 7, 97 (#14 of 223)
  • I'd like to do a mystery dinner in my home town... by liz reynolds - Nov 10, 97 (#15 of 223)
  • I wonder how fun those mystery dinner theatre... by Stephen Cousino - Nov 17, 97 (#16 of 223)
  • Hi Richard were the actors using improv or a... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 9, 97 (#17 of 223)
  • Those games are so fun!.. by Zeanna Rittenhouse - Dec 13, 97 (#18 of 223)
  • I went on a murder mystery weekend/train trip for... by Cathy Wong - Dec 16, 97 (#19 of 223)
  • Dear Barbara Thank you so much for telling me... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 18, 97 (#20 of 223)
  • I have participated in a mystery dinner put on... by Laura Bohlender - Dec 20, 97 (#21 of 223)
  • Looking for suggestions on adding two roles (10... by tony c - Dec 23, 97 (#22 of 223)
  • hi tony am not familiar with the particular... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 23, 97 (#23 of 223)
  • I would like info about planning my own murder... by David Stewart - Dec 29, 97 (#24 of 223)
  • I'm currently planning my own... by lisa/blue - Dec 29, 97 (#25 of 223)
  • Hi David Mystery entertainment for corporations is... by Juanita . Violini - Dec 29, 97 (#26 of 223)
  • I've always wanted to try to host a mystery party,... by Melissa . Matos - Dec 29, 97 (#27 of 223)
  • I'm currently looking around the web for sites... by Loni . Walden - Dec 29, 97 (#28 of 223)
  • I just had an idea!!!.. by Loni . Walden - Dec 29, 97 (#29 of 223)
  • You could put that in the "Writing Mysteries"... by Jacques . LeMans - Dec 29, 97 (#30 of 223)
  • You are so right, there are a lot of companies out... by Patty . Suchy - Dec 30, 97 (#31 of 223)
  • Jacques- There should only be one killer... by Melissa . Matos - Dec 30, 97 (#32 of 223)
  • What I meant was, in a properly-written whodunit... by Jacques . LeMans - Dec 30, 97 (#33 of 223)
  • Of course, there's Murder on the Orient Express... by Barbara . Bassett - Dec 30, 97 (#34 of 223)
  • Dear Community: My... by Colleen . Haskell - Dec 30, 97 (#35 of 223)
  • I have never participated in a mystery dinner... by Robert Nelson - Jan 7, 98 (#36 of 223)
  • of course it counts Robert... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jan 8, 98 (#37 of 223)
  • I'm interested in a particular How to Host a... by Irene uejio - Jan 16, 98 (#38 of 223)
  • I'm making a dinner mystery script for school... by Colby Ellsworth - Jan 21, 98 (#39 of 223)
  • Irene, we played The Grapes of Frath on New Years... by tanya lorimer - Jan 22, 98 (#40 of 223)
  • I'm getting ready to host a party where we're... by Chris Nichols - Feb 10, 98 (#41 of 223)
  • hi cortney, that's a big undertaking you are... by Cortney - Feb 10, 98 (#42 of 223)
  • hi cortney, that's a big undertaking you are... by Juanita Rose Violini - Feb 12, 98 (#43 of 223)
  • I would very much like to go to a mystery dinner... by Bronwen Morey - Feb 20, 98 (#44 of 223)
  • I would very much like to go to a mystery dinner... by Seth Drayer - Feb 24, 98 (#45 of 223)
  • Would like information on planning and hosting a... by Judy Kirkpatrick - Feb 25, 98 (#46 of 223)
  • I'd just like to pass along the name of a new... by Irene Uejio - Mar 2, 98 (#47 of 223)
  • Does anybody know where I can find the... by Crystal Lynn - Mar 6, 98 (#48 of 223)
  • I have been looking for tht series "The Hardy... by Crystal Lynn - Mar 6, 98 (#49 of 223)
  • Are there any interactive mysteries on-line ?.. by Queen_Rhonda - Apr 21, 98 (#50 of 223)
  • Ooo, that would be cool... by _Sunshine_ - May 11, 98 (#51 of 223)
  • I would be interested in particapating in an... by Sea - May 16, 98 (#52 of 223)
  • Hi, I'm in a college housing organization, and... by J S - May 18, 98 (#53 of 223)
  • Would love to do mystery on-line!.. by Bridget Christenson - May 20, 98 (#54 of 223)
  • js why can't there be movie nights?.. by Juanita Rose Violini - May 20, 98 (#55 of 223)
  • Would anyone care to swap a "How to host a murder"... by Chris D - May 21, 98 (#56 of 223)
  • I have the Chinese Takeout, but have never used... by _Sunshine_ - Jun 5, 98 (#57 of 223)
  • Juanita Violini I have been trying to E-mail you... by Sharon Jerdee - Jun 8, 98 (#58 of 223)
  • I am looking for a murder mystery plot for a... by Jennifer Johnson - Jun 9, 98 (#59 of 223)
  • i've written one mystery for teens (13 year olds)... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jun 9, 98 (#60 of 223)
  • I have recently purchased a mystery dinner game... by Janet Martin - Jun 21, 98 (#61 of 223)
  • hi jane, I actually also purchased that mystery... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jun 22, 98 (#62 of 223)
  • Juanita, Thanks for the suggestions!.. by Janet Martin - Jun 22, 98 (#63 of 223)
  • This looks like a great web site... by Susan King - Jun 24, 98 (#64 of 223)
  • So... by Jasperdog13 - Jun 30, 98 (#65 of 223)
  • We're working on it... by Alex Dent - Jul 1, 98 (#66 of 223)
  • Hey,wuz up?I'm wondering if anybody would know any... by jeremy stockton - Jul 8, 98 (#67 of 223)
  • I am 19 but turning 20 very soon and I would like... by Tabbatha Rodgers - Jul 27, 98 (#68 of 223)
  • A friend & I would like to host a murder... by Karyn Knights - Aug 20, 98 (#69 of 223)
  • hi karen, it would probably be easiest to expand... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 24, 98 (#70 of 223)
  • I have tried to edit the above message about four... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 24, 98 (#71 of 223)
  • Would anyone know of any pre-written parties for... by Sarah Gulde - Aug 29, 98 (#72 of 223)
  • i'm attempting to put on a murder mystery dinner... by Tamara White - Sep 7, 98 (#73 of 223)
  • Can someone help with HOW TO HOST A MURDER game I... by rob naumoff - Sep 11, 98 (#74 of 223)
  • Last Train from Paris was based on a train leaving... by Alex Dent - Sep 17, 98 (#75 of 223)
  • I've read all the messages about the ready-made... by DB - Sep 29, 98 (#76 of 223)
  • Just go to your local game store - every town has... by Alex Dent - Sep 30, 98 (#77 of 223)
  • Participating and/or hosting a murder game is... by cindi flavin - Oct 6, 98 (#78 of 223)
  • I recently heard of a "clue-mystery-hotel" in San... by Greg-Paul Malone - Nov 1, 98 (#79 of 223)
  • I have the 'How To Host A Murder' game called... by Barbara Sundgren - Nov 24, 98 (#80 of 223)
  • I dont want to host one but i would like to join... by Amanda Butler - Nov 24, 98 (#81 of 223)
  • I would like to host a New Year's Eve overnignt... by Sandra Burns - Dec 3, 98 (#82 of 223)
  • Yeah just say the extras are detectives... by Alex Dent - Dec 4, 98 (#83 of 223)
  • Or the extras could be ex-spouses of characters or... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 6, 98 (#84 of 223)
  • A group of us have finally decided to have a... by Becky DuPree - Dec 23, 98 (#85 of 223)
  • hello everyone, this is my first time here, and I... by Gymgirl - Dec 25, 98 (#86 of 223)
  • CAN SOMEONE HELP ME FIND HOW TO HOST A MURDER -... by Lane Fields - Jan 7, 99 (#87 of 223)
  • hi,i want to host a mystery murder dinner, but the... by stephan bergeron - Jan 23, 99 (#88 of 223)
  • There are quite a few previous entries on how to... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jan 25, 99 (#89 of 223)
  • We joined a How to Host a Murder "Class of '54"... by Tom Jessurun - Jan 26, 99 (#90 of 223)
  • My wife and I have recently gotten into the How to... by Albert - Feb 19, 99 (#91 of 223)
  • Hi, typing from Australia here... by Diva - Apr 1, 99 (#92 of 223)
  • that sounds really interesting Diva, thanks for... by Juanita Rose Violini - Apr 2, 99 (#93 of 223)
  • I have heard about the Mystery dinner party shows,... by Wilma Vera - Apr 12, 99 (#94 of 223)
  • Hi Wilma... by DogFish - Apr 13, 99 (#95 of 223)
  • Is there a mystery for 12/14 people? by Barb Roberts - May 17, 99 (#96 of 223)
  • my sister wants to try to host a dinner murder... by Kathleen Cameron - Jun 9, 99 (#97 of 223)
  • I am intrested to here for any one that has been... by Mark Anscombe - Jun 10, 99 (#98 of 223)
  • Hello, i was wondering if there are any REALLY... by Marcela Dominguez - Jun 25, 99 (#99 of 223)
  • What exactly do you do at a mystery party???? by - Jul 11, 99 (#100 of 223)
  • Hi everyone... by Allisonee - Jul 13, 99 (#101 of 223)
  • ATTENTION all who love mystery games and... by Allisonee - Jul 14, 99 (#102 of 223)
  • Hello Everyone did we all get here by... by Jessica Truscot - Jul 15, 99 (#103 of 223)
  • That's how I got here!.. by Allisonee - Jul 17, 99 (#104 of 223)
  • where can i find one? by Ron Stew - Aug 12, 99 (#105 of 223)
  • I've hosted a mystery once and am set to do... by Lee_Ann92 - Aug 18, 99 (#106 of 223)
  • I have a How To Host A Mysery game and a weird... by Sheila Miller - Sep 29, 99 (#107 of 223)
  • hahahahaha by Justin Walesky - Oct 18, 99 (#108 of 223)
  • Mysteries by Vincent has some fun games... by Mizterri - Oct 20, 99 (#109 of 223)
  • Hi, We are planning a murder mystery dinner... by m. lang - Nov 2, 99 (#110 of 223)
  • Hi!.. by Christine Kolb - Nov 5, 99 (#111 of 223)
  • you'll find lots of suggestions in previous... by Juanita Rose Violini - Nov 7, 99 (#112 of 223)
  • Help!-We're hosting the Power and Greede How to... by Mike Siedzick - Nov 10, 99 (#113 of 223)
  • Hi Mike I believe snowglobes were quite popular... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 12, 99 (#114 of 223)
  • tin cups, cans of spam, wooden matches all wrapped... by Juanita Rose Violini - Nov 12, 99 (#115 of 223)
  • Thanks for the hints! by Mike Siedzick - Nov 13, 99 (#116 of 223)
  • Surely someone has wrote a downloadable murder... by Diane Britton - Nov 13, 99 (#117 of 223)
  • There is a downloadable murder mystery party... by ladybyng - Dec 13, 99 (#118 of 223)
  • tried to download the business of murder and it... by chris winter - Dec 19, 99 (#119 of 223)
  • There are THREE downloadable murder mystery games... by Dixon Jones - Feb 11, 00 (#120 of 223)
  • I recently downloaded The Business of Murder and... by steven rolls - Feb 17, 00 (#121 of 223)
  • I went to the www.murdermystery.co.uk site looking... by Dirk Roels - Mar 16, 00 (#122 of 223)
  • hey everybody... by Helen K. - May 7, 00 (#123 of 223)
  • Hi there, I'm writing a murder mystery party for... by David Somerville - May 19, 00 (#124 of 223)
  • Did anyone tried to host a mystery wedding... by Ivo Kwee - Jun 9, 00 (#125 of 223)
  • I haven't been to a mystery dinner party (yet),... by Rosye - Jul 13, 00 (#126 of 223)
  • did a wedding mystery once but it was held at the... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jul 13, 00 (#127 of 223)
  • I am part of a group of people that get together... by Riddlemethis - Jan 7, 01 (#128 of 223)
  • would like to get mystery/dinner party games in... by Frank Curialle - Jan 24, 01 (#129 of 223)
  • My friend has a Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin... by Robert Cibulka - Feb 7, 01 (#130 of 223)
  • Robert, your friend can add his B&B to the... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 1, 01 (#131 of 223)
  • I'm part of a small group of people that get... by Scarlet Hunter - Mar 3, 01 (#132 of 223)
  • I'm tring to plan a murder mystery party for our... by Roxy Johnson - Mar 26, 01 (#133 of 223)
  • I am very sorry for those trying to find the three... by dixon jones - Apr 8, 01 (#134 of 223)
  • One of our members (Sassi) can write them for you... by kirsten b - Apr 25, 01 (#135 of 223)
  • I love to play the "How To Host A Murder" games... by Robbie Whitworth - Jul 18, 01 (#136 of 223)
  • guess what i got the duke's decent it looks so... by Curtis Valasek - Aug 6, 01 (#137 of 223)
  • I'm trying to find a How to Host a Murder Mystery... by L Bishop - Oct 11, 01 (#138 of 223)
  • For my 40th birthday I'm trying to organize a... by Marjo Meijers - Nov 19, 01 (#139 of 223)
  • It's quite a lot of work to put together what your... by Juanita Rose Violini - Nov 28, 01 (#140 of 223)
  • I am planning to host a murder mytery party for... by Rachel W. - Feb 5, 02 (#141 of 223)
  • Rachel W - did you find a game, and if so how did... by Steve Hatherley - May 2, 02 (#142 of 223)
  • Hi all you nice people!.. by Fran Hinkel - Jul 10, 02 (#143 of 223)
  • Hi Fran, I've put some tips on running murder... by Steve Hatherley - Jul 31, 02 (#144 of 223)
  • Hello, I was wandering around MN because it's very... by sassi - Aug 19, 02 (#145 of 223)
  • By the way, I would not suggest having a mystery... by sassi - Aug 19, 02 (#146 of 223)
  • Hi Sassi I usually use 6 characters with a... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 26, 02 (#147 of 223)
  • Hi Juanita I write script for up to 16... by sassi - Aug 26, 02 (#148 of 223)
  • Does it take a long time for you to write a... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 27, 02 (#149 of 223)
  • A 8 character murder mystery takes app... by sassi - Aug 27, 02 (#150 of 223)
  • Oh and setting up death scenes, it's very... by sassi - Aug 27, 02 (#151 of 223)
  • Yes, i like to give everyone a motive too as it... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 29, 02 (#152 of 223)
  • If you ever want to email me about all this, feel... by sassi - Aug 29, 02 (#153 of 223)
  • mistery dinner food sucks by gorille lebrun - Sep 5, 02 (#154 of 223)
  • Well gorille, since the hosts are the ones... by sassi - Sep 5, 02 (#155 of 223)
  • I find it useful to have mystery dinners a pot... by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 5, 02 (#156 of 223)
  • That's a neat idea, Juanita, to have a potluck... by sassi - Sep 5, 02 (#157 of 223)
  • sassi and Juanita - I too write role-playing... by Mary Chamberlain - Sep 16, 02 (#158 of 223)
  • Mary, I can't imagine the work involved to write a... by sassi - Sep 16, 02 (#159 of 223)
  • sassi - it was played twice... by maryc - Sep 16, 02 (#160 of 223)
  • Mary, that's cool that they video taped the party... by sassi - Sep 16, 02 (#161 of 223)
  • Hi Mary - i must have missed a posting... by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 17, 02 (#162 of 223)
  • Juanita, it was in her profile... by sassi - Sep 17, 02 (#163 of 223)
  • ahhhhhhh, there it is... by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 18, 02 (#164 of 223)
  • Juanita, I live up in north-central BC... by sassi - Sep 18, 02 (#165 of 223)
  • I'll email you some personal info. by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 19, 02 (#166 of 223)
  • I always wanted to host or at least be a part of a... by Kamila Karwowski - Oct 27, 02 (#167 of 223)
  • I would like to know if u know some shops or any... by Kamila Karwowski - Oct 27, 02 (#168 of 223)
  • Kamila you can buy one from a MN sponsor... by Chrebet - Oct 28, 02 (#169 of 223)
  • Kamila, you can check out... by Mr E - Nov 13, 02 (#170 of 223)
  • MR E....you like mystery parties check out shaded... by White Tornado - Nov 14, 02 (#171 of 223)
  • Thanx a lot...but i would still like if u could... by Kamila Karwowski - Nov 16, 02 (#172 of 223)
  • You can look at a bookstore for them... by Chrebet - Nov 16, 02 (#173 of 223)
  • I live in montreal...maybe somebody who lives near... by Kamila Karwowski - Nov 16, 02 (#174 of 223)
  • Coles Bookstore will have them and that is a... by sassi - Nov 16, 02 (#175 of 223)
  • I AM A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AND I WOULD LIKE TO... by VIRI GUTIERREZ - Nov 21, 02 (#176 of 223)
  • I have just held a dinner party for six... by Sam Peirce - Nov 25, 02 (#177 of 223)
  • I have never been to a mystery dinner, and I don't... by Matthew Shay - Nov 26, 02 (#178 of 223)
  • Matthew - I have played a few different ones and... by Chrebet - Nov 27, 02 (#179 of 223)
  • Matthew, I have played "Last Train To Paris" and... by Dramaticat - Nov 27, 02 (#180 of 223)
  • can anyone tell me how do murder parties go on?.. by dalloush - Dec 24, 02 (#181 of 223)
  • With the ones you buy from a shop, the host will... by Dramaticat - Dec 24, 02 (#182 of 223)
  • Excellent explanation Drama!.. by sassi - Dec 24, 02 (#183 of 223)
  • I got one for Christmas which demands each... by Dramaticat - Dec 28, 02 (#184 of 223)
  • Drama, I haven't heard of that either... by sassi - Dec 30, 02 (#185 of 223)
  • It's a frightening thought, Sassi!.. by Dramaticat - Dec 31, 02 (#186 of 223)
  • LOL!.. by sassi - Dec 31, 02 (#187 of 223)
  • Hey, I'm curious too!.. by Jenner - Jan 2, 03 (#188 of 223)
  • sassi/Jenner - will have a look at the game and... by Dramaticat - Jan 3, 03 (#189 of 223)
  • Hi, I think the game being referred to is "The... by Steve Hatherley - Jan 20, 03 (#190 of 223)
  • Steve and I do have the same murder mystery... by Dramaticat - Jan 31, 03 (#191 of 223)
  • Im going to have a Mystery party for my birthday... by sarahdaut - Mar 15, 03 (#192 of 223)
  • I want to have a MM dinner party... by T. Riley - May 11, 03 (#193 of 223)
  • Cluetrails are an entire separate entity from the... by Juanita Rose Violini - May 20, 03 (#194 of 223)
  • Hey all, how do you create a Mystery Party on this... by AKA Chris Fatcher Alex Snyder - Oct 17, 03 (#195 of 223)
  • Alex, go to Mysteries by Members and you'll find a... by sassi - Oct 17, 03 (#196 of 223)
  • I recall a while ago there used to be a Hollywood... by Mida Rash - Oct 20, 03 (#197 of 223)
  • Hello, I am new to MN... by Cheri McMaster - Nov 16, 03 (#198 of 223)
  • Hi all, Just in case anyone is interested in... by Jason Bass - Dec 7, 03 (#199 of 223)
  • I'm looking for a dinner mystery for a group of 20... by Sue Lewis - Dec 9, 03 (#200 of 223)
  • Probably most of the 'box' mystery games would... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 9, 03 (#201 of 223)
  • About to host a murder mystery party for the 1st... by Joel Gilbert - Jan 3, 04 (#202 of 223)
  • There might be a couple of ways... by Juanita Rose Violini - Jan 3, 04 (#203 of 223)
  • My husband and I have done the parties before and... by Robin Collins - Jan 19, 04 (#204 of 223)
  • Hello, I am looking for a special Halloween... by Martina Rohwedder - Feb 21, 04 (#205 of 223)
  • Hi Everyone, I'm have a regular mystery contest... by Juanita Rose Violini - Feb 22, 04 (#206 of 223)
  • I want to host a mystery dinner for 20 8-10 ppl... by neneycats - May 29, 04 (#207 of 223)
  • Hi Neneycats, not sure if this is too late, but it... by scarlet - Jun 8, 04 (#208 of 223)
  • Looking for a good time?.. by Juanita Rose Violini - Jun 9, 04 (#209 of 223)
  • Hi... by Jason Stanczak - Jul 16, 04 (#210 of 223)
  • Hello everyone!.. by Amie Stanley - Aug 20, 04 (#211 of 223)
  • I did a mystery with a group of high school... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 23, 04 (#212 of 223)
  • Hi, My husband and I love murder mystery games... by Lynda Cowles - Aug 29, 04 (#213 of 223)
  • Just had a quick look at your site and it looks... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 31, 04 (#214 of 223)
  • Hello!.. by Donna Riggs - Sep 2, 04 (#215 of 223)
  • Can anyone help me?.. by sandy straw - Feb 12, 05 (#216 of 223)
  • Hello: If it hasn't been mentioned previously on... by Dennis Pascale Jr. - Dec 23, 05 (#217 of 223)
  • A few weeks ago I was part of a mystery dinner... by The Clueless One - Feb 26, 06 (#218 of 223)
  • I am looking for a clue... by Martha Garmon - Sep 18, 06 (#219 of 223)
  • I am doing a new website and am currently... by Juanita Rose Violini - Sep 2, 07 (#220 of 223)
  • I LOVE the Clue/Agatha Christie-theme, with some... by Utk Raja - Dec 22, 07 (#221 of 223)
  • Hi... by Maggie Oyer - Jun 28, 08 (#222 of 223)
  • Did you ever get the information? by Joan Jackson - Oct 27, 09 (#223 of 223)

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