Are you in love with murder mysteries and the thrill of solving new cases? Online murder mystery parties are perfect for your next virtual team event. The virtual murder mystery games start off with sharing a murder plot and the different characters that were at the scene.
These events are perfect to ecouraging team collaboration and creativity while playing a fun and thrilling game.
Let’s get started on our TOP 12 online murder mystery games that will have your team being detectives in no time!
1) Virtual Murder Mystery Games by Red Herring Games
Red Herring Games has brought to you the most mysterious and lively plots to engage your team. They have created some of the best online murder mystery games that will have you feeling like you are solving a real crime. It is super easy to set up and there is plenty of different thrilling themes to choose from!
Our personal favorite is “A Bad Vintage” the story is based on a family-run vineyard in France that will have you feeling unhinged every time you take a sip of wine.
2) Zombie Cannibal Asylum by Playing with Murder
The Zombie Cannibal Asylum is set to be on zombie apocalypse doomsday.
Zombie Cannibal Asylum takes place during a zombie apocalypse. The setting for the game is a psychiatric assignment where a deranged doctor uses inmates as test subjects. The witnesses are both undead and unhinged, meaning the game is full of spooky and wacky fun. The standard game suits up to 32 players. You can also play an expanded version with up to 100 people, which includes supplementary materials like audio files and decorating tips
Check-out Zombie Cannibal Asylum here.
The WHOdunnit team has created an app that has made hosting an online murder mystery party easier than ever. They have designed their storylines to allow for both the host and guests of the party to equally participate in solving the murder. All you need to do is pick one of their unique murder mystery plots and everything else is perfectly organized for you.
A quick tip they are currently only available on Apple App Store and Zoom but will be coming soon to Google Play.
We love “Murder and all that jazz” as your detective skills will be to the test and a night out turns into a night of conspiracy and murder.
Check-out WHOdunnit here.
4) Murder Mystery Zoom Parties by Detective Ness
Detective Ness has been in the murder mystery business for 15 years and has everything planned out for you. They have professional actors that host your evening of mystery virtually which makes the planning process stress free. So tell you and your team to grab their detective hat and get ready for a night full of unforgettable adventures.
5) Night of Mystery
Thrilling and unique themes to choose from, Night of Mystery has a plot for everyone. All you need to do is click a button and download your desired theme and they have you covered for your next virtual happy hour.
Looking for a New Year’s Eve party idea, they got you covered! Make your online virtual New Year’s Eve party into a murder mystery party with their “Murder in Margaritaland”.
Check-out Night of Mystery here.
6) Ghost Ship Murder Mysteries
The Ghost Ship Murder Mysteries has designed each of their mysteries for a specific amount of players to ensure each guest has a significant part in solving the crime. They also provide a Ghost Ship representative to help host and provide clues for your online party.
Their “Western” themed mystery is perfect for a group of 10 and will bring you straight to the wild wild west.
Check-out Ghost Ship Murder Mysteries here.
7) My Mystery Party
It is a great site to discover murder mystery party themes for all ages and different group sizes. All the stories are easy to download and you can play instantly to get your team bonding in no time.
They have varying levels and if you are ready to become a master detective while solving two unique murders try out “The Manhattan Murders”.
Check-out My Mystery Party here.
8) The Haunted Halloween Heist by Playing with Murder
Looking for a more family-freindly, non-voilent mystery to solver? The Haunted Halloween Heist is the the perfect plot for that. It is a scavenger hunt mystery where each player is a different monster and their goal is to track down the Halloween candy thief.
Check-out "The Haunted Halloween Heist here.
9) Don Carrasino and The Murdered Mobster by Playing with Murder
Only have 30 minutes to spare, Don Carrisono and The Murdered Mobster is perfect for your team. Everyone becomes a mobster or gang-member striving to solve the murder of the year. The game is best played with about 8 to 16 participants, but to add people to the game they have an expanded version perfect for 100+ players.
10) Broadway Murder Mysteries
Broadway Murder Mysteries will bring a unique experience to your next team building event. Each storyline is written by playwrights and voiced by Broadway talent to have the most theatrical yet mysterious experience.
Our favorite, "‘80s Mall Murder Madness" will take you right back to the ’80s where big hair and neon colors were the ultimate style trends.
Check-out Broadway Murder Mysteries here.
11) Murder Mystery Games
The Murder Mystery Games started off in 1989 but then in 2000, they wanted to be able to give access to their deadly, mind-blowing murder mystery plots to everyone no matter where they are in the world.
One of their best online murder mystery plots is Murder in The Red Room. Most of the game has been scripted but if you and your team are ready to act out they have written little gaps to allow for some improvisation.
Check-out Murder Mystery Games here.
12) Zoom Murder Mystery Party by Guilty Games
Zoom Murder Mystery Party is the ultimate party kit for your next event and they have plenty of different themes to choose from. In the kit, they have given you everything you need from the character list to a detailed autopsy. But for a creative outlet, they have allowed each player to come up with the character’s personality so it is completely unscripted.
Check-out Zoom Murder Mystery Party here.
Well that's a wrap on our top online murdery mystery games that will have your team wanting to play every week. Virtual murder mystery games allows your team to have a creative outlet while using their problem solving skills. This event activity idea always brings great fun to your team building events, for more team building activity ideas please check-out our "100 Best Virtual Team Building Acitvities.