BEFORE THE PARTY
Download the Whodunnit App and register to play.
Tap "Join a Party".
Enter the numerical code.
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.
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. Don’t forget to tweet us your costume @Whodunnitapp.
WHEN YOU 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.one
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. to unlock the “Secrets & Objectives” cards.
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 so you can find who committed the murder. Don't forget to complete your new objectives!
End of the party:
1. After another 30-45 minutes have passed, the host will gather everyone together again.
2. Vote for who you think the murderer is via the Whodunnit App. You can also vote for the guest awards (Best Actor, Best Dressed, etc.).
3. The host will announce the murderer and his or her motive for the crime.
4. The winners of the guest awards will be announced.
5. Congratulations, you survived the murder mystery!