15 FEB, 22 FEB & 29 FEB / 12PM & 3PM
FROM THE MINDS BEHIND A CURSE OF THE JUNGLE
A CORPSE ON CAMERA
A LIVE-ACTION MURDER MYSTERY TREASURE HUNT THROUGH READING
Ollie Wood has been murdered.
The blockbuster movie star was shooting his new
motion picture in Reading. But last night, he made
the final cut - for good. Lights, camera, axe-shun.
Gather a killer team of intrepid detectives and find clues in a live-action puzzle hunt through Reading!
SAT 15 FEB
SAT 22 FEB
SAT 29 FEB
12PM & 3PM
Acclaimed movie director, Susan Orty-Boyden, had just released her latest movie, and was collecting a lifetime achievement award. Who could have thought it would be an award that ended her life.
The world is in shock, the head of the awards panel has mysteriously disappeared, the sound engineering and the producer has developed an unusual rash, no one is remotely upset. Something isn't right.
Call your detective pals and launch yourself into the limelight as you assemble your best cast and crew to race round Reading to discover hidden evidence, crack cryptic clues and converse with characters - against the clock. Get ready for heads to roll. Lights, camera, axe-shun! Will you make the final cut?
A Corpse on Camera is a timed murder mystery treasure
hunt that sends teams of intrepid detectives around the
streets of Reading, allowing players to discover hidden
secrets and crack the case in an intriguing new way.
You will need a smartphone to complete some clues.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
YOU HEAD TO THE START LOCATION AT YOUR CHOSEN TIME (12PM OR 3PM). WE'LL CHECK YOU IN, REGISTER YOUR TEAM NAME AND SCOTLAND YARD WILL GIVE YOU THE LOW-DOWN ON THE CASE.
YOU THEN HAVE 2 HOURS 10 MINUTES TO HUNT DOWN HIDDEN EVIDENCE, CRACK CRYPTIC CLUES AND CONVERSE WITH SUSPICIOUS CHARACTERS. DON'T PANIC - WE'LL GIVE YOU SOME LEADS TO START YOUR INVESTIGATIONS - AND THERE'S EVEN A SCOTLAND YARD HELPLINE TO CALL IF YOU GET STUCK.
WHEN TIME IS UP, YOU HEAD TO THE FINISH LOCATION AND WE'LL GIVE YOU SOME QUESTIONS TO HELP FOCUS YOUR MIND. ONCE YOU'VE PUT YOUR FINDINGS TOGETHER, YOU'LL HAVE THE CHANCE TO TELL SCOTLAND YARD WHODUNNIT - AND THEY'LL LET YOU KNOW IF YOU’VE CRACKED THE CASE.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
A CHARGED SMARTPHONE AND A PEN. AND YOUR BEST SLEUTHING SKILLS. YOU'LL BE OUT & ABOUT IN THE GREAT BRITISH WEATHER FOR A FEW HOURS - SO SOME COMFY SHOES ARE A GOOD SHOUT TOO!
WHERE'S THE START LOCATION?
FOR NOW, IT'S A CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET. WELL - IT IS A CRIME SCENE AFTER ALL. WE'LL SEND YOU THE ALL-IMPORTANT START LOCATION VIA EMAIL ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR CHOSEN DATE.
IS THIS A TEAM GAME?
IT'S ALWAYS FUN TO PLAY AS A TEAM BUT THERE ARE NO FORMAL LIMITS ON TEAM SIZE. YOU CAN BE A SOLO SLEUTH OR A GROUP FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH.
WHAT'S 'A CORPSE ON CAMERA' MOST LIKE?
IMAGINE THE CRYSTAL MAZE, SOME ESCAPE ROOM PUZZLES, A SCAVENGER HUNT, A TEAM OF LIVE ACTORS AND A MURDER MYSTERY ALL GOT TOGETHER. WITH A TIMER. IT'S PRETTY DAMN FUN.
ARE ALL OF YOUR MYSTERIES IN READING?
YES THEY ARE! WE CAREFULLY CRAFT EACH MYSTERY TO PLAY OUT ACROSS THE TOWN AND FULLY IMMERSE YOU IN THE STORY. OUR INTREPID DETECTIVES HAVE BEEN HARD AT WORK INVESTIGATING CASES IN READING SINCE 2017! WE LOVE THE PLACE! SEE VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE.
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