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After Dark Murder Mystery Events

Lockdown does strange things to people, especially actors who can't go out and do shows. So one fateful evening Ben & Lee Cooper-Muir decided to come up with a whole new way to murder people. Keeping their cards close to their chests they plotted and schemed until Foul Play : The Murder Mystery Card Game was born. So what to do next? Well, they did own a murder mystery events company, one that wasn't doing many events. Maybe they could collaborate to bring the game to the masses. When Lockdown restrictions were eased a top secret meeting was held with the criminal masterminds of After Dark. Ben, Lee, Helen Burrows, Sophie Webster & Tom Fisher and a pact was made. The game would be launched and licensed under the After Dark banner. The team burst into action and then began the beta testing, design updates, promotional planning, character changes, proofing, proofing and more proofing until finally all the kinks were ironed out and mysteries solved and FOUL PLAY came to life!

We hope you enjoy playing it, and although we'll all hopefully be back to performing soon WATCH THIS SPACE! Now we know we can make games we've got a lot more fun things planned for the future! 

Graphic Design | Foul Play Logo, Cards & Box

Ian Robinson. Ian is used to working with the dead, having designed products and packaging for Woolworths, Clinton Cards, and Toys R Us in a past life. When not designing, he is usually found haunting Chorley Theatre until the small hours.

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James Lawrence is an illustrator, cartoonist & lecturer based in Northwest England.  He is best known for the award-nominated Lucha Libre action-comedy comic The Legend of La Mariposa.  His signature move is the Unintentionally Hard High Five.



Twitter-       @Kingfridayjoe

Instagram- @jimmydeansausages

Character Design | Manor House Murder

Character Design | Once Upon A Crime

Anna Franquesa was born in Barcelona in 1997. She studied animation and vfx, where she fell in love with drawing, and hasn't stopped since. She loves to tell stories and create magical scenes, and can't start her morning without a cup of tea.

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