This Whodunit is KILLER

by A Killing Affair
Serial Murder Mystery Game Delivered to Your Door Every Month!

Product Details

Murder Mystery Game in a Box

A Killing Affair games are just like watching your favorite TV show. You will start with Season 1, Episode 1, and all seasons are 5 episodes long. Each month you will work through secret messages, hidden clues, and evidence, all while eliminating suspects. Once you have your final episode, you will have everything you need to convict the killer.

  • For ages 12 and up; best played in a small group
  • Monthly subscription; receive an “episode” every month; each “season” is 5 episodes long; cancel anytime
  • Internet access is required to engage with an immersive online experience
  • Every episode is packed with hours of gameplay, puzzles, ciphers, and more
  • As a team of investigators, your job is review evidence and case files to eliminate suspects, uncover motive, and eventually solve the mystery

Sneak Peek

Photo of This Whodunit is KILLER current box Season 1 Episode 1 The beginning

Season 1 Episode 1 The beginning

Become a part of the detective team by joining A.K.A's Criminal Investigation unit. Using evidence in each episode you will unravel the mystery, and solve the case, bringing the killer to justice! Each episode includes puzzles, evidence, interviews, and more to keep you entertained for hours, A Killing Affair’s games are just like watching your favorite murder mystery TV Show. You will start with season 1, episode 1. Seasons are 5 episodes long.

Order by January 31st to get this box!

Customer Questions (13)


Q: I don’t see an option to buy season one, only 1 box, 3mos, 6mos etc. Wouldn’t season one be 5 boxes over 5 months. Asked by Krys K., November 2021

A Killing Affair answered...November 2021

Hello and thanks so much for your interest! Cratejoy does not allow us to customize the prepay option other than the ones you listed. However, we do have a solution. You can purchase a six-month subscription and we can credit you (same day of purchase) one-sixth of the purchase to make sure you get the same rate. We do have seasons 2, 3, and are now working on season 4. So if you choose to work into season two that is another option.
Let me know if you have more questions I am here to help!


Q: How many total seasons would I get if I paid for the 12 month plan?Asked by Shannon P., February 2021

A Killing Affair answered...February 2021

Our first three seasons are 5 episodes long. One year would take you through season one, season two, and two episodes into season three. We are super flexible if you purchase the full year and do not want to continue for the 2nd year. We will make sure you receive the annual rate to complete season three.


Q: When does Episode 3 start shipping?Asked by Rebecca F., February 2021

A Killing Affair answered...February 2021

Rebecca, Thanks for checking in! We expect season three to begin shipping to subscribers only by the end of March. We are so excited this season is going to be KILLER!


Q: What age is this best for?Asked by Lisa G., January 2021

A Killing Affair answered...January 2021

For season one, the first five episodes I would recommend age 12 and up. For Season two we have warning information prior to playing each episode to assure you can work around any age-inappropriate content for ages 12-18.

Reviews (19)

Loved It!

Feb 20, 2020
Amy C.
1 Review
1 Picture
6 Helpful

I purchased all of season 1 (5 episodes on Etsy ... LOVED IT!!!) I would share more pictures but I am afraid for spoilers. I would recommend the Crate Joy experience as the company has REALLY COOL mailings in between boxes that makes this an extra fun experience.


Feb 19, 2020
Lincoln L.
1 Review
1 Picture
4 Helpful

I did A Killing Affair's 1st Season Independence Day. LOVED IT! Bought the full set from their website. Cant stop thinking about how it ended and cant wait to do the next season.

I’m impressed

Apr 20, 2020
Verified Purchase
Ann S.
5 Reviews
2 Helpful
Subscribed for 2 years

I’ve only gotten one box so far but was impressed! I’ve done other well-known mystery series, and this is at least as good. The contents were personalized and came with useful things like sticky notes and box labels. The story is interesting, and the puzzles weren’t too hard or too easy. There are documents, physical evidence, and web content to go through. I’m not rushing my next box because I’ve got so many other puzzle boxes to do as it is, but I’ll be glad to get it when it comes. I feel like real effort and attention is being paid to this series by the creator. It’s welcome. The only downside is it’s a touch pricey compared with other series.
Edit: I've now done all of the existing 3 seasons and am waiting on the next. The dedication these guys have to the product--and particularly to hiding clues--is amazing. I appreciate that other things are sent in between the main mailings, like letters and postcards. My only nitpick would be some writing/typographical sorts of issues. It can also be pretty tricky sometimes.
Anyway, if you like these sorts of boxes, I'd give this one a go.

Best of the best

Jul 24, 2021
Verified Purchase
Nicole P.
3 Reviews
Subscribed for 5 months

I have or have had a subscription to pretty much every single mystery solving and escape room type of game available and A Killing Affair is my all time favorite! The creator is amazing and you can tell how much thought and care she puts into her products. Every single piece of evidence is top quality. Even the paper that's used for the documents is high quality. The stories are immersive, interesting, and keep me wanting more. I highly recommend this game to anyone who loves a good mystery or has an interest in detective work.
You will not be disappointed .

Like you are on a cop/detective show!

Jul 25, 2021
Stacey B.
2 Reviews

I recently finished the first season and had to order more. This is just so well done! You get a file folder with witness statements, a case report, and autopsy results for each victim, and there are little evidence bags. Over 5 boxes, the story develops, and you clear some suspects with each box. So much thought went into all of the details! I highly recommend this subscription.
Also, I may or may not have actually squealed after seeing the first letter addressed to Detective with my last name- probably not the best look for a woman in their mid-thirties but that is how much it tickled me....

This is the one!!

Jun 19, 2020
Verified Purchase
Odessa W.
1 Review
4 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 month

First review I’ve ever left on cratejoy, and I’ve been using it for a few years now the customer service from a killing affair is great. My issue was resolved the same day.
We have tried other murder mystery boxes, (we’ve tried three so far) including the one advertised everywhere and this one rivals that. They have much better customer service and because of the helpfulness and the quick response, not days later but the same day, it didn’t cause an interruption in game play. It’s very rare to find a company who will not only answer but resolve any issue the same day. It made me feel important as a customer and for me at least that’s what will keep me coming back.

Gift that keeps on giving

Feb 28, 2021
Verified Purchase
William M.
1 Review
1 Helpful
Subscribed for 2 months

Leaving a belated review as i think this is a pretty good subscription game. The people at a killing affair are pretty good at responding to requests and issues as the first one was to arrive at christmas. I asked for it to arrive in a plain package as i didnt want to spoil the surprise, and they helped me out, even though it was the week of. Same thing in another package. The box came with a blacklight that had a bad battery, so i let them know and they mailed me one out within the week.
As far as the game itself, its very immersive both in story and props. Websites, menus, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings. A lot of things to sort through with your friends and family to figure it out. I like that everything is interconnected and its very hands on when it comes to poring through the investigator notes and city maps for alibis etc. Well worth it to get everyone together and get the brains working!

Amazing quality and seller

Feb 19, 2021
Verified Purchase
Basma M.
1 Review
1 Helpful
Subscribed for 19 days

I just recieved it. The quality is amazing. I thought it won't be this good but everything looks great. The whole family is excited now 😍😍 Thank you for being so supportive and cooperative with me 💜

A Killing Affair said...Feb 26, 2021

Yay thanks so much I am so glad you received your box!!! Hope you have fun!


Jan 19, 2021
Verified Purchase
David H.
1 Review
1 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 month

Great concept and story line. Crime sleuths will love this.

Love It

Apr 21, 2021
Verified Purchase
2 Reviews
Subscribed for 17 days

So far, I love this box! I was really impressed that I even received a letter by mail from Lovely City P.D. That adds so much to the authenticity of detective work. I appreciate the added touches that make solving mysteries so fun.

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