Do-It-Yourself Murder Mystery Kits
and Kids Mystery Party Game Kits
simple step-by-step kits to organize the perfect party for
your friends and sleuthing colleagues. Just think . . . you can quickly and easily purchase
and download a memorable
mystery party kit that will be talked about for years to come.
You'll be the hit of your murder mystery party!
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Unique one-of-a-kind mystery party kits that only my customers have. You'll be the hit of your social circle when everyone wonders how you were able to find such a challenging whodunit.
- Simple, easy-to-understand
instructions that will take you from start to finish
in planning your mystery event. You'll spend less time wondering what to
do and more time preparing a successful mystery party.
- Downloadable digital files that
you'll have TODAY. THAT'S RIGHT . . . you'll have
your mystery party kit as soon as your credit card is processed,
or your PayPal account is charged. You won't have to wait for a
package to arrive in the mail. You can start planning your party
- Themes and plots that focus on
holidays and exotic mystery settings. You'll find the perfect
mystery to highlight that once-in-a-lifetime party that you're
A personal touch that you won't get when you purchase one of those packaged games. My customers call and email constantly and I've enjoyed getting to know them as they plan the "perfect party." You'll find that help is close at hand. Even when I'm away from my office, I'm never far from my email.
Who am I anyway?
My name is Jack Pachuta - but many people call me the "Chief Inspector." For 30 years, I have facilitated murder mystery parties and memorable dinners for clients across the United States. (That's my photo in sleuthing guise at the top of this page. It was taken by Nathan Harrmann and appeared in a recent issue of "M" Magazine. When I'm not solving challenging cases, I look like the picture below.)
It all started innocently enough . . .
One dark and stormy night in 1982, I stayed up late and watched the movie Murder on the Orient Express. I've always been a "games person" - the kind who pulls out a Monopoly board after dinner - and, I thought, "What a great game a murder mystery investigation would make for my friends." That's when I wrote the scenario for Murder on the Cedarburg Express. (Cedarburg, Wisconsin is where my investigative offices are located.) OK - corny - but fun.
My mystery party games became annual much-anticipated events for my friends. So, I authored a plot for a new mystery game each year. Friends of my friends began telephoning me asking if I could facilitate murder mystery parties for them - for a fee, of course. As a professional speaker, writer, and consultant, and a man who wears many hats, I easily put on a deerstalker and a cottage industry was born.
Since then, small groups, associations, and international corporations have hired me to provide mystery events and mystery seminars. All of my mystery game scenarios and plots are one-of-a-kind. You won't find them anyplace else because I wrote them from scratch.
And you can purchase kids mysteries, too!
Teens and preteens also love the challenge of solving a mystery by using their powers of deduction - especially at a birthday party or a special celebration. That's why you should host a unique party game, a kids mystery investigation. But many of the mystery party games that you buy at department stores or at other Internet sites just aren't suitable for children's events or birthday party get-togethers.
On this site, you'll find mystery party game scenarios that are specifically geared at teen and preteen audiences, too. In my kids mysteries, you'll find no adult situations or untimely deaths. The kids mystery kits will supply the fun without the problems and will tell you how to organize a kids mystery party that will be remembered for a long, long time.
Many educators, church youth leaders and scout troops have used these mysteries with great success. They've been written by a cadre of kids mystery writers from around the world who know what kids like - and what's appropriate for them.
SO - What are you waiting for?
Take a look at the mystery parties on this site and pick several - both for adults and for kids. If you have a birthday coming up, you'll add to your celebration with my NEW murder mystery, Happy Deathday to You. You'll have a great time as you unravel the twists and turns of plots designed to appeal to your mystery instincts.