This category features sites about games which focus on solving mysteries.
The classic detective board game where players try to deduce whodunit, with what and where. Also known as Cluedo and Murder.
Use deductive reasoning to search for make believe ancestors, U.S. birthplaces, careers, and lifestyles.
Published by Cheapass Games. For 3-7 players and takes about 1 hour to play.
A wacky version of Clue where instead of trying to figure out who the murderer is, you try to become the murderer. The catch is you have to murder him in a room where no other players are in your line of site and no one foils your killing with failure cards.
Designed by Bruno Faidutti and Serge Laget. For 3-6 players (best with 4 according to the rules). Published by Multisim in French. Original name is "Meurtre à l'abbaye". The old version is known as "Murder at the Abbey", but was never published in English.
The new edition is published by Days of Wonder 2003 and is named "Mystery of the Abbey" in English, "Mystère à l'abbaye" in French, and "Das Geheimnis der Abtei" in German. There are just minor changes to the board and the rules in the new edition.
A strongly themed game, build to tell a story. the poor brother Adelme has been murdered by one of his fellow monks, and the players are trying to find the culprit. All the elements of the game - places (confessional, chapel, scriptorium, library, chapter hall, parlor...), action cards (books), events - are linked to the theme .