As a guest in a Whodunnit murder mystery, your job is to get into character, follow your objectives, and have a good time!
The host will take care of most of the details of moving the party along, you just focus on interacting with the guests and thinking about your character's background and motivations. Who knows, by the end of the night you might turn out to be the murder.
Or the murder victim!
BEFORE THE PARTY:
1. Download the Whodunnit App and register to play.
2. Tap «Join a Party»
3. Enter the numerical code you received via text or e-mail by your host.
4. You will only have access to the most basic information for your character before the party. This includes your background information, acting advice, and costume suggestions.
5. You will also have access to when and where the party will be started.
6. Prepare for your role! Read the information about your character to understand their motivation and why they might be the murderer. Get your costume together based on the suggestions included in the Whodunnit App.
WHEN YOUR ARRIVE
Listen to the introduction delivered by the host. Your host will unlock the «Secrets & Objectives» cards on your device. Read these right away, they’ll give you more insight into your character and guide you on some tasks you’ll need to complete
Mingle with the other guests as you stay as true to your character as you can. Are you playing an incessant chatterbox? Talk to everyone! Is your character shy?
Act more aloof!
Complete the objectives outlined on your card. Make sure no one else sees them or any other character information on your mobile device.
MIDDLE OF THE PARTY:
1. After 30-45 minutes have passed, the host will gather everyone together to make an announcement. At this time, the host will also unlock your Death Card, as you might have special instructions to carry out.
2. The host will make an announcement. The murder will occur!
3. The host will set up the investigation, then unlock a few post-murder objectives for you to complete.
4. Mingle with the guests as you try to get information out of them as you can find who committed the murder. Don’t forget to complete your new objectives.
END OF THE PARTY:
1. Vote for whom you think the murderer is via the Whodunnit App. You can also vote on the guest awards ( Best Actor, Best Dressed, etc.). The host might ask to create a Video Diary, record a video away from the guests and say, "Hello, my name is (Character's Name), and I think (Character's Name), committed the murder!"
2. The host will announce the murderer and his or her motive for the crime.
3. The host will announce the winners of the guest awards.
4. Congratulations, you survived the murder mystery!
5. Make plans to start on a new murder mystery game! New host, location, and storyline!