How Does the Murder Investigation Work?

Realistic police file for an online murder game

Solving a Murder Case

During a murder case, you'll either work alone or in a team to solve a realistic cold case. You'll have access to the online case file and the crime database. In addition to the online environment, you can also order the physical case file by post. However, you can't only order the physical file, as you always need the online database to search for CCTV footage, suspects, and license plates.

Participants in the Investigation

A murder case is suitable for independent or team-solving and can be ordered for groups of up to 100 people. You order the murder case for the number of people participating in the investigation. For example, if you have 23 people, you'd order a murder case for a group of up to 25 people. After placing the order, you'll receive a link through which participants can create their own login account to access the case file and database. Even when working in teams or with fewer computers, we recommend ordering for the number of participants, allowing anyone to quickly look up information on a mobile device without waiting for others.

Individual or Team Play

Since each participant has access to the same file, you can decide whether each participant works independently on the murder investigation, the whole group collaborates, or you divide the group into teams. This allows you to introduce a competitive element, determining which team will be the first to unmask the culprit.

Interrogation with a witness in the database during the murder game

Requirements for the Murder Case

A computer, laptop, or iPad with an internet connection, preferably one device per participant. You can also use a mobile phone to look up information in the database. For viewing interrogations, CCTV footage, and reading the online file, it's advisable to use a device with a larger screen.

Duration of the Murder Investigation

The duration of a murder investigation depends on the number of participants and whether they engage in discussions. If you work on a murder case with 12 people and divide the material, you'll discover the culprit faster than if you were working with 2 people. More information on the duration is specified for each murder case.

Map of the crime scene

Content of the Case File

The online case file contains all the information necessary for the investigation. It includes witness and suspect interrogations, evidence, official reports, autopsy reports, and photos. In the database, you can search for individuals, license plates, CCTV footage, and evidence. If you come across a company name, you can check the company's website for more information.

Ordering a Murder Case

You can order a murder case by selecting your desired one here and then choosing the number of participants. After filling out the order form and making the payment, you'll have immediate access to the online file and the crime database.

Murder game case file

Case file by post

The price of the physical file via post is indicated on the page of the murder case. In the order form, there is a question asking if you also wish to receive the physical file. If you choose YES here, a new field will appear. Enter a number here to indicate how many files you wish to receive. The price of the physical file will be automatically included in the total price. Based on the selected country, the price is changed including the shipping fee for sending the case file to your address. Orders received and paid for on weekdays before 1:00 PM will be shipped the same day. You receive an email when your order has been shipped.

Availability

A murder investigation can take place 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. You decide when to start the investigation and whether to solve the murder case in an evening or over several days. You have access to the case file and the database for 3 months or until you have completed the case. If you haven't had time to finish the murder investigation, send us an email, and we'll extend access free of charge.

Kidnapping victim in the murder game

Payment Options

You can pay for the order via Creditcard, iDeal, invoice or Paypal. We are working on implementing Apple Pay as well. Access is immediately activated for payments made via iDeal, creditcard and Paypal. For payments via invoice, the amount must first be in our account before we activate the account. Invoice payments are only processed on weekdays. Additional Paypal fees will be charged for payments made through Paypal.

View the murder cases

Department of National Criminal Investigative Services

At the Department of National Criminal Investigative Services (DNCIS), you can solve a realistic murder case as a civilian. You will receive access to the online crime database with the online case file, photos, autopsy reports, and videos of interrogations and security camera footage. You can start a murder case 7 days a week, 24 hours a day by signing up for one.


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