I wrote a scenario in April 2015 for a Murder Mystery Party. I assigned all of my friends different roles. Below are the individual roles of the players, links to the “Clues” that help the players, and my scrambled notes that were made while writing the game. It was a lot of fun to make.
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Morley Walker Pearce. DECEASED.
Eccentric billionaire known for his invention of the Zipzap 3D Printer, a device now found in almost every home in the world. He is also known for his collection of rare artifacts, many of which he kept on display in his Mansion.
He was found dead in the home-office of his Mansion by his Wife and his Butler at 3:37 p.m. on April 1st. The police report indicates that Pearce was stabbed in the heart with a large knife. The Police found a forced entry and many expensive artifacts missing from Morley Walker Pearce’s office- they concluded that a burglar broke in and committed the murder.
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By the legal order of this Will, you are requested to attend a dinner party and hearing on April 10th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon as you can come). Most of the legalese is omitted; The message from Morley Walker Pearce is attached below.
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MORLEY WALKER PEARCE.
Hey all you sons of bitches. I know one of you did it. I’m sure the police won’t figure it out.
So here’s the deal: I know ya’ll are greedy, so if you can figure out ‘who done it’, you get to split my fortune and stocks.
That’s right! You didn’t misread anything. I’ll have my Butler send this along (he’s legally contracted to).
Here’s the list of the people I think most likely to murder me. No particular order, I’m just writing whoever comes to mind. I’m no fool, I know you all have your reasons.
Grant, Butler (Link to unorganized notes)
Jayme, Medical Doctor
Nick, Professional Magician
Christian, Chairman of the Board
Clayton, Antique Dealer
Alycia, Executive Office Assistant
Ryan, Personal Pilot
Lindsay, Science Advisor
Good luck, you devils.
-Morley Walker Pearce