A Mexican Murder Mystery

murder mystery party game
6 - 8 Guests
Base price:
$ 34.95
Rated:
E - Everyone
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Old California, 1835. Cattle Rancher Don Juan Dinero is dead and no one seems particularly upset about it. Everyone's been enjoying themselves at another one of Doña Margarita's celebrated "baile de máscaras" (masquerade balls). Everyone but the Don, that is. Tonight, while everyone was enjoying the...

Contents

  • Host Instructions
  • Guest Instructions
  • Character Descriptions
  • Character Motives
  • Game Clues
  • Pre-Game Clues
  • Print-able Invitations
  • Email-able Invitations
  • Invitation Tracking
  • Name Tags
  • Suggested Recipes
  • Tips from Other Hosts

Characters

Rover Grange

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A prospector, Rover Grange has been living in the hills above Rancho Dinero; he is on the prowl for gold. The locals stay clear of him as he is "loco".

Maria Chihuahua

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Maria entertains the vaqueros who frequent the pueblo's only saloon, La Ultima Ronda. Her saloon. She owns it. She sings, dances and tends the bar.

Mateo D'Oro

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Mateo takes care of the cattle on Rancho Dinero. But his dream is to be a torero, a "matador de toros." Pity he didn't fulfill his dream with this bull; now his master, Don Juan, is dead.

El Zero

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A serenade-singing rebel. Señor Zero sees himself as the Robin Hood of the peóns.

Don Juan Dinero

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Don Juan left the hard work of running his rancho to his vaqueros so he could focus on fiestas, rodeos and bullfights. He bet on anything and always won, well almost always. His odds against a bull weren't so good. Now he's dead.

Ohlone Cayote

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Ohlone was raised by the padres of the Misericoria Mission. Now twenty, she works in the Doña's house, Hacienda Dinero, as a maid.

Doña Margarita

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Margarita comes from a long, respected line of Californios. She is well-educated, cultivated and very proud of her ancestry.

Padre Ernesto

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A Spanish Catholic priest, Padre Ernesto has devoted his life to La Misericordia Mission.

Lota Luz Blanco

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Lota deals cards at "La Ultima Ronda" when the bounty hunting business is slow. Whatever Lota wants, Lota gets: dead or alive.



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