"... perfect for anyone who stays up watching Dateline: Real Life Mysteries and yearns for a mystery of their own." - Buzzfeed

"... detailed, thematic, and seemingly real." - Fast Company

"... a massive, intricate murder mystery. Does this not literally sound like a dream come true for any true crime fan?" - Bustle

"... not for the faint of heart." - The Washington Post


Members love #HuntAKiller. They can't get enough of the challenge, thrill, and suspense.

Your first box grants you access to a thriving online community of true-crime fanatics, puzzle lovers, and board gamers. Share theories about who the murderer really is, help each other solve ciphers and puzzles, and even share pictures of how cute your cat looks with a detective’s hat on. We split the groups up by episodes and our moderators make sure that the groups stay spoiler free.


Each investigation unfolds over a six-episode season. You’ll eliminate one suspect every month until the thrilling conclusion. Once you find the killer, your subscription continues with a brand new story!
Share your theories with over 100,000 true crime and mystery enthusiasts in our official groups and exclusive forums. You can discuss episodes without spoilers or ask for help if you get stuck.
Hunt A Killer is a great option for date night, game night, teaming up with friends and family, or just playing on your own. It’s not just a box of stuff, it’s an experience that arrives in the mail each month.


Here's a sneak peek inside box #1. You receive the following clues. It's then up to you to piece it all together. Every month the plot thickens, and you get closer to revealing the murderer.

We created an entire fictional town and gave it every detail necessary to make it feel like a real town in Illinois... including a fully detailed map.
Explore hand-crafted police records and authentic newspaper clippings that will make you wonder if this is really a game.
Get to know the entire graduating class of '98 with the authentic Chestnut Falls High School Yearbook that comes in your first box.
This is all highly secretive and confidential. Any leaks could alert our killer that we're on their trail. Maintain the integrity of the investigation.

Ready, Detective?



There are 6 gripping episodes total, each with carefully-crafted clues. Complete your season now.

When a small-town class reunion turns deadly, a Private Investigator reaches out to you to help find the killer.

You begin to uncover conflicts of interest involving the victim—are they enough motivation for murder?

New discoveries in the victim's finances and recent reports make you rethink who the victim was and how exactly he died.

Someone new gives their recount of the murder night, but does it support any of the suspects' alibis?

Desperate for new leads, the P.I. re-interviews the remaining suspects, and one of them makes a startling confession.

When crucial evidence emerges from the past, you're finally able to bring the killer to justice.


Hunt a Killer Scores a 9/10 on Trustpilot with 2,000+ reviews

Here's what a few of our thousands of members had to say...
"If you love true crime then this is for you!" - Angela B., Member
"We look forward to each episode! My daughter and I can usually solve each box in an hour. We can’t wait to see how the story ends!"- Terri M., Member
"The amount of effort and thought that goes into each box is amazing. It's so immersive and you keep thinking about it after you've completed each box" - Sierra H., Member
"This game is so much fun and so unique. If you love a good puzzle, mystery or unsolved murder case this is terrific."- Terri M., Member

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

Subscriptions start at just $25 per month.

And you can cancel any time. But fair warning: It's addicting! Once you start, you too will eagerly wait for your box each and every month to keep the tale alive.

Who creates the physical clues & stories?

We have assembled a team of true-crime aficionados, writers, artists, and game designers who write and design each season from scratch.

Their specialty is hooking you in, keeping you on the edge of your seat, and creating an experience so immersive you and your fellow detectives will look forward to the next thrilling episode of Hunt A Killer every month!

How many stories are there?

While each "season" is 6 episodes (6 months) long... the story never ends. It's like a gripping TV show that keeps going -- only you're the star of the show, Detective.

Can I upgrade my subscription after I start?

Yes! If you would like to lock-in the lower rate for your boxes and you know you want to play the full season after trying the month-to month subscription, you can email customer support at sam@huntakiller.com and we will assist you.

Please do not purchase a new subscription if you want to upgrade as you will end up receiving duplicate episodes!

I have other questions! How can I reach out?

We have more FAQs here, and if you still have questions and want to chat with our customer support team just click here.

Ask any and all questions you have. We'd love to answer them.


For every episode of Hunt A Killer we deliver, we donate to the Cold Case Foundation.

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Meet the Creative Team Bringing Your Murder Mystery to Life

Anthony Tyler
CEO, Founder
Troy Porter
Creative Director
Maurice Ross
Virginia Howard