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In How To Host A Murder , the world's best-selling mystery dinner party game, you and your guests assume the roles of humorous suspects each with a motive and opportunity to commit the crime in a light-hearted murder mystery.

How To Host A Murder provides everything you need to bring a murder mystery to life from detailed player guides, maps, and secret clues to costume suggestions and recipes tailored to the era featured in each episode. Contents include a comprehensive Host Guide; eight invitations and envelopes; name tags; a CD, which sets the scene and details the crime; and a diagram of the crime scene.

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This is Decipher's long running series of games where player's take on the roles of suspects in a murder mystery. In the early editions of the games, a cassette was used instead of a CD.

The game is designed to be a social affair with heavy theme and is somewhat rules light - providing a fun roleplaying experience for newcomers to the hobby. The games released in this line:

  1. The Watersdown Affair (1985)
  2. Grapes of Frath (1985)
  3. The Last Train From Paris (1985)
  4. It's The Pits (1986)
  5. The Chicago Caper (1985)
  6. Hoo Hung Woo (1986)
  7. The Class of '54 (1987 )
  8. Power and Greede (1985)
  9. The Duke's Descent (1990)
  10. The Wall Street Scandal (1991)
  11. Roman Ruins (1996)
  12. The Good, The Bad, and The Guilty (1996)
  13. The Tragical Mystery Tour (1998)
  14. Maiming of the Shrew (2000)
  15. Saturday Night Cleaver (2001)
  16. An Affair to Dismember (2003)
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