We bought Mysterium a couple of years ago from a games shop in Cardiff, after the shop assistant recommended it. This is a cooperative mystery game. Someone has been murdered at the manor house and their ghost needs their death solved to move on. Most players take the part of a medium, trying to solve… More Mysterium
Over Christmas we took a woodland walk and discovered a delicious mushroom. Taking a tiny bite, our world started to spin and we realized that the mushrooms were poisonous! Falling into a large hollow, we found ourselves in a witch’s woodland kitchen. But would we be able to find an antidote to the mushroom and… More Escape Puzzle Jigsaw – Witch’s Kitchen
A New Year’s Revelation The action takes place just after the First World War. A fitting game to play in 2018, on the 100th anniversary of armistice. There had been a gathering to celebrate the end of the war and the safe return of family. However, Lady Maria mysteriously died at the party. A year… More A New Year’s Revelation
The Plot Maxy Malist, extrovert publisher and businessman, intends to publish his own biography.The City Adventurers joined Maxy on his private island, along with friends and associates from Maxy’s past. What stories would they tell about Maxy ?But it appeared it was more importance what stories Maxy could tell about them……Who was prepared to kill… More No Malist Aforethought
A Stab in the Dark is a Murder Mystery company based in Coventry. As with all other murder mystery companies, their live events have been cancelled during the Covid-19 lockdown. While at home, the company have put together a mini online murder mystery to keep your deductive juices flowing. When Sir Quentin Fridge is murdered… More Who Murdered Sir Quentin Fridge?
During Lockdown, Murder 57 Ltd produced an online murder mystery adventure set in the 1920’s, called A Fashionable Way To Die. Synopsis: It is July 1921 and Florence Tremaine, widow and owner of Tremaine Fabrics, one of the top fabric manufacturers in Europe, is hosting a small party to thank her staff and customers. The… More A Fashionable Way To Die
Back in 2019, when we were able to meet up, we played “Scandal on the High Seas”. It had us trying to work out who bumped off philanthropist and all-round good egg, Dr Denzil McDogood. The host pack included a host guide and scripts for each character containing crucial clues to help us find the… More Who bumped off Dr McDogood?
In the window of a local charity shop I spotted another mystery puzzle. This one was “University Games Map Mysteries Mystery Jigsaw Puzzle Egypt”. The box announced that once you had completed the 1000 piece puzzle you would have to solve the clues in the border to uncover a mystery in Egypt. So far, so… More Map Mysteries Jigsaw Puzzles
Looking for something different to do at home, I came across Ravensburger Exit Puzzles, which combine a jigsaw puzzle and an “escape room” mystery. The first title we tried was their Space Observatory 759pc Mystery Jigsaw Puzzle. Story While out for an evening stroll you notice a strange light in the sky. Out of curiosity… More Space Observatory Mystery Jigsaw
The City Adventurers are quite proud of their detective skills and so we settled down to play “Who Dunnit? – Mystery at the Museum” by YULU. The box said suitable for 2 to 4 players but actually it meant 2 players, or 4 players playing as 2 teams. The story goes that, during a blackout,… More Who Dunnit!