Parties with a Twist of Murder!
Parties with a Twist of Murder!

Downloadable Murder Mystery Party Games

Buy Game, then Instant Download After PayPal

Our mystery games
Our mysteries

Your murder mystery party or dinner party kit is available for immediate download as soon as you buy the game and PayPal has completed. (This generally happens immediately but does depend upon PayPal.)

Our Downloadable Murder Mystery Parties

Murder at the Christmas Party

Murder at the Christmas Party

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10 - 12

Age: Adults, some teens

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Is Santa Slayed? - a family-friendly Chistmas mystery

Is Santa Slayed?

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10-12, 12-14

Age: 11+ - Adult, Family-friendly

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1920s' speakeasy murder mystery party

Murder in a 1920s' Speakeasy

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10 - 12, 12- 14

Age: Adults, some teens

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Murder in the Swinging Sixties

Murder in the Swinging Sixties

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10 - 12, 12- 14

Age: Adults, some teens

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Murder in the Naughty Nineties

Murder in the Naughty Nineties

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10 - 12, 12- 14

Age: Adults, older teens

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Murder at the 70s Disco Party

Murder at the 70s Disco Party

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10

Age: Adults, some teens

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Murder in the Wild West

Murder in the Wild, Wild West

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10

Age: Adults, some teens

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Murder at Horror Castle

Murder at Horror Castle

Players: 6 - 8, 8 - 10, 10-12, 12-14

Age: Adults, some teens

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How Do I Download My Murder Mystery Game?

Once PayPal has completed, there are three ways of downloading your files.

 

1 From the "Checkout Then Download" Page

Once PayPal completes, the system should automatically take you back to the "Checkout Then Download" Page.  The top image on this page remains the same but the information below this image will have changed. Rather than fields requesting your information and giving details of your order, there is now a message in bold saying to scroll down to download your files.

If you scroll down you will see the 7 links in the illustration. Click on the right-hand link to download the file.

 

2 From the Confirmation Email

The system will send you an email with a purple box at the top saying "Thank You for Your Purchase; Downloads and Receipt are Below".

There will be seven files with clickable links to each file.

 

Links sent in email confirmation

3 From "My Account" Page

On the top menu line, select the "My Account "option. On the "My Account" page, log-in (if you are not already logged in), then select the Download tab and scroll down to get the same seven downloadable files as with the other two options.

 

Do All Files Need to be Downloaded?

We recommend that you download the first three zip files (Host Instructions and Materials, Pre-Party Files and Party Files) and also the two audio files. The last two zip files (Decoration Pack and Menu and Place Cards) are optional.

Please see our Murder Mystery Kit page for more information.

Downloading and Extracting Files: Troubleshooting Tips

Using any of the above methods, the file transfer should be an easy, instant process. Occasionally, depending on the device or software you use, there might be a (fixable) issue.

1 I Click the Right-Hand Link to Download the File: Nothing Appears to Happen. What Should I do?

Check your Downloads folder. Depending on how your device is set up, your device MAY ask you which folder and file name you want to use or it MAY just automatically transfer the files to this folder or another specified folder.

Tip: if you cannot easily find the folder that the file has been downloaded to, then open up a window or interface to it by pressing Ctrl + J (Microsoft Windows) or Option + Command + L (Mac). Then click "Show in folder" to go to the folder and access the file you need.

Example of using Ctrl + J to access Downloads on a Windows PC

After pressing Ctrl J and then clicking on Show in Folder, a view of the downloaded file in the relevant folder appears

2 I am Having Problems Downloading Files Due to Storage

If you are using an iPad or mobile that is an old device or has limited storage space, it might be easier to use a PC. Note that an approximate range of file sizes for each zip is given in the black box at the bottom of each mystery page. This is divided into Essential and Optional zip files. Parties for 6-8 players will be at the lower end of the file size range; parties for 12-14 players will be at the upper end of the range.

3 How Do I Extract the Zipped Files?

AFTER downloading, use software such as your default computer extraction tool (if any) or any other extraction/decompression software to extract (unzip) the files.

On some PCs, right-click the mouse on the downloaded zip file and choose "Extract All". On other PCs, left-click the mouse on the downloaded zip file, select the Compressed Folder Tools tab at the top, then click the Extract All option.

Extracting files from a zipped file using a right-click of the mouse

Note that the zip file MUST be downloaded and saved before files can be extracted.

Any Issues 

If you have any issues, please do contact us via our contact form. We are always happy to help.

A Few Kind Customer Comments

Groovy 70s costumes

"Amazing Party - You Must Try This!!! 
I would like to thank you for an amazing party.  ... We had a ball. Everyone played their part brilliantly. We will definitely be buying another one. Everyone should try this it is so much fun.  I really appreciate what it took to create. Wonderful!!"

Aileen Martin

"I’m so glad I found Maple Mystery Games when I was looking for what to do for my 40th birthday in Lockdown. It was so comprehensive to organise as the host and you had thought of everything in the character details and party booklets. Everyone got into character, and none of us expected the outcome although the clues meant it was possible to guess. I’d definitely recommend doing a virtual murder mystery and would love to do another one as it was so much fun!"

Joan Tyrrell 

Did ‘Murder in the 90s’ with some friends via Zoom in Lockdown 1 (May 2020). Enjoyed it so much we are planning to do another one in Lockdown 3 (Jan 2021). Everything is organised and provided for you in the pack. The script and character bios with a bit of ad-libbing here and there, really made it a great laugh. This honestly was a great way to spend a couple of hours with friends (even if we couldn’t all be in the same place).

Daniel Anderton 

 

"Purchased this and played for my 25th birthday over Zoom; we had 14 players and everyone had the best fun!! Our first murder mystery party. Haven’t laughed as much in a long time!
Really really easy to organize and set up with fantastic resources, really clear instructions and really easy to follow once you get into it.
So much fun for something different during lockdown - we couldn’t face another Zoom quiz haha everyone dressed up and really got into character which was hilarious. And no one guessed the murderer!
Couldn’t recommend more for some fun during Lockdown and we’re all really keen to try one in person too (whenever that may be allowed!!). Thanks for a great night!"

Jessica Nelson 

 

A Few Frequently Asked Questions