5-Minute Mystery

5-Minute Mystery

Cooperative Game
1-6 Players
Under 15 Minutes
Grade 2 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

5-Minute Mystery packs a lot of game in a short amount of time! This game will have your entire table communicating and cooperating with one another as your try to arrest the culprit before time runs out. Players take turns entering codes into the codex based on information provided by the other clue seekers around the table. As you solve each puzzle you’ll be able to use your new found information to narrow your suspect list. 5-Minute Mystery rewards careful observation, deduction, and quick thinking to get to the bottom of each mystery!

Game Overview

In this high-intensity, deductive game, you’ll work together with your friends to find hidden symbols, piece together clues and arrest a culprit, all in just five minutes! You’ll win together. You’ll lose together. But every time, you’ll have fun together. Easy to pick up and quick to play, 5-Minute Mystery is great for newbie gamers, busy families, and game groups looking for an ice-breaker. So if you’re ready to cheer as you arrest a frog while a British walrus yells at you, then clear a spot on your games shelf for 5-Minute Mystery!

  • Responsiveness Responsiveness
    Rewards a player’s physical or mental reaction time.
  • Communication Communication
    Fosters an environment in which players must share information, news, or ideas.
  • Observation Observation
    Rewards careful watching with attention to details and behaviors in order to understand or arrive at a judgement.
  • Process Information Process Information
    Players must examine or analyze information.
  • Cooperation Cooperation
    Encourages players to work together toward a common goal.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Cooperative Game
  • Designer(s): Connor Reid
  • Published: 2020
  • Game Length: Under 15 Minutes
  • Players: 1-6 Players
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