A Will to Murder
A Will to Murder is a murder mystery dinner party game for 6 to 9 guests plus a host – download the free introductory pdf file. It costs 20 GB pounds, which is about 37 US dollars or 22 Euros.
Join us in an evening of mistrust, family feuding, betrayal, and murder. You will be in the middle of the action and it will be up to you to wheel and deal with the other guests. Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive A Will to Murder? It's up to you.
A Will to Murder
A Will to Murder is set in the 1930s in Albion House, a stately dwelling in the small English village of Highthorpe. Albion House belonged to Roy O'Leary – who was murdered yesterday afternoon.
Roy O'Leary was an elderly and wealthy man, and there are several family members who may benefit from his last will and testament. O'Leary's lawyer has asked the family to gather together at Albion House, the day after the murder, to hear the reading of the will. The police are also present – because the O'Leary family are the prime suspects in the murder case.
Everyone listens respectfully, as the Lawyer reads out the will. The main clause is very simple, as O'Leary must have had a premonition or warning of his dreadful end. The whole of Roy O'Leary's splendid fortune is left to whoever identifies his murderer!
A Will to Murder lasts for about four hours and is suited to an evening. It is often played over a meal – a finger buffet if possible to allow guests to circulate and talk in private.
The free introductory pdf file contains an introduction to the game, a list of all the characters, a copy of the Highthorpe Herald – plus details of how to buy the game.
These are the characters in A Will to Murder:
- Alan Trode – Gillian's husband, who owns a motorcycle sales and repair business
- Atkins – the O'Leary family's old retainer
- Corey O'Leary – Roy's youngest child, an amateur naturalist, who still lives at home
- Cornelius Khan – Regina's husband, an accountant
- Doctor Barker – the local physician and an old family friend
- Gillian Trode – Roy's oldest child, she is a professional sculptor
- Inspector Harris – the police detective investigating the murder
- Janis O'Leary – Roy O'Leary's widow, his second marriage – formerly a model and actress
- Regina Khan – Roy's middle child, a well-known writer of detective novels
How Freeform Games Murder Mysteries Work
A Will to Murder is unlike many murder mystery games. Although the game starts with a murder, some of the characters have more important things to do than to investigate it. And the killing may not be over – it's not certain that everyone will survive the remainder of the evening!
A Will to Murder is played just like a murder mystery game. You may be trying to solve the murder, but primarily you are (initially at least) concentrating on your own goals and objectives. Unlike most boxed murder mystery games, A Will to Murder lets you decide how to achieve your goals and thwart your enemies.
On the evening of the game the guests are met by the organizer, the Lawyer, and welcomed to Albion House. They then receive their detailed backgrounds – including dark secrets, objectives and money. The fun then begins as they form alliances, blackmail each other, steal items and maybe even try to murder one another! Depending on what the players choose to do, there are several different possible endings, but finally everyone finds out how they did, and what secrets everyone else was concealing.
Buying A Will to Murder
A Will to Murder costs £20.00 (GB pounds). That works out at about 37 US dollars or 22 Euros, depending on the exchange rate charged by your credit card. (You can use the XE.com Personal Currency Assistant to check the amount.)
To purchase A Will to Murder, follow these three steps.
Step 3: After you've entered your credit card details, you can download your game right away. Also, you'll be emailed the download link and password, in case you need to come back at a later point.
Cast Iron Money-Back Guarantee
Together with Freeform Games we're happy to offer you a no-quibble money-back guaranteed refund. If you're not completely satisfied with A Will to Murder, just please let us know within 30 days and we will refund you.
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