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A Killer New Year’s Eve

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Ring in the new year with a night of murder and merriment at an exclusive Bel Air holiday party!

 

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Setting the Scene

NOTHING is keeping Regina Baxter from throwing her annual Baxter New Year’s Eve Extravaganza!

And this year the event is guaranteed to be one to remember!

With Bel Air’s elite home for the holidays, a cold case becoming hot again, and the battle for the DA position heating up – the party will be nothing short of show-stopping.

As the clan of fanciful neighbors reunite there is excitement in the air… until one fateful guest falls down DEAD!!! Leaving the remaining party-goers to solve the New Year’s Eve murder mystery.

Will it be the power couple exercising one last move before they head to trial?
The budding bourgeoisie on the brink of bankruptcy?
Or possibly the social media socialite with so much to lose?

With scandals swirling, the guests must find the culprit before the clock strikes twelve!

Join Us to Ring in the New Year with a Night of Murder and Merriment!

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8-12 guest, 10-15 guests, 15-20 guests, 20+ guest versions
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New Year's Eve Murder Mystery

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Party Tips

The details make all the difference! Here are all the tips you’ll need to host a New Year’s Eve murder mystery to die for.

Costume Ideas

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Decorations

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How To Play A Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery Party Game FAQs

First-time host/hostesses need not be wary. Night of Mystery parties have everything you need to throw a successful party and are designed to be easy-to-run.

If you want to play along, you can! As host, you will want to read the host’s guide in full to ensure that you are setting the game up correctly WITHOUT letting you know who the murderer is!

Then sit back, relax, and enjoy the MURDER!

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Excellent Question! And one that needs more explaining, please see the “How to Play” Page of our site and/or download a preview file to get a complete understanding of how our mysteries are run!

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Yes. We have invitations you can download at any time to send out to your guests. (We recommend you do this before purchasing if you are unclear of your guest count.)

Once you order, you will have access to your party pdf as well as email invitations with character descriptions included for your guests. See a sample emailable invite with character description here.

YES! As host, you get to decide how much or little you know about the murder.

If you want to play along, you will want to read the host’s guide in full to ensure that you are setting the game up correctly WITHOUT letting you know who the murderer is in this murder mystery party game!

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This will depend on (a) the version of party you order and (b) what you/they want to do at the party.

Some murder mystery party game rules say (generally the smaller 6-8 guest and 8-12 guest versions) have the victim rise and become the investigator after their “death.”

Since the victim does not know who murdered them, they can still play along and try to guess the murderer using their previous background knowledge and their money in order to bribe and blackmail others and derive their secrets from one another.

If you have a larger version, and you have not assigned the investigator (they are generally listed as the first person to eliminate for this reason), then the victim will need to become the investigator.

If you have assigned the investigator, but have an extra role that is not already filled, the victim can become this person (if you order the 20-80 player version, this will always be an option).

If the victim wishes to do nothing, they can do that as well. Some guests really enjoy playing along “dead” and trying to figure out who killed them.

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