Archive for the ‘Mystery Express’ Category

Alan Moon has been saved!

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The kidnappers have been foiled, thanks to the detective work of Shawn Simas, aka  DaJackel, from Ontario Canada, who was the first to respond with the correct crime elements in the Mystery Express Whodunit contest.  He knew that it was Prof. Karlov, driven by his deep Despair, who Clubbed poor Alan in the Club Car at 6:30! In addition to Alan Moon’s grateful thanks, he has also won a $500 (US) reward.


The story ends…

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

…I ran in the direction of the shot, which seemed to come directly from the sleeping car. As I burst into the car, the first thing I saw was a dagger homing in on my head. I ducked, just in time to save my thick skull, but the pain in my shoulder meant I wasn’t quite as quick as I used to be. I’d been stabbed!

The knife, still gripped by a male hand, receded into the first berth on the right. Whether I was driven by money, greed or some deep and unknown compulsion, I had to find out the truth.  I ripped open the curtain and looked into the face of the culprit. I could barely believe my eyes…

– The Chief Detective

Getting to the bottom of things…

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

“I felt we were only a few clues away from solving the crime. I was tired from lack of sleep, but still determined.

Sometime around 4:45,  I made my way from my seat in the passenger car to the dining car. Suddenly a shot rang out!

To be continued…

From the Chief’s notebook:

– Any card graphics you find in the Mystery Express Rules book are now considered clues.

– Tomorrow is April 7 and you’ll see the final clues between 6:30 and 11:15, US Pacific time.

Happy Easter – but detectives work ’round the clock

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

I don’t want to hear any complaints. I let you sleep in this morning until 6:15! Here, I brought you some Easter candy and flowers…

– The Chief Detective

Perhaps a quick trip to Paris?

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

For those of you willing to “travel” a bit and do some translation (unless you already speak French) – Visit my friend Bruno and he’ll take good care of you…

– The Chief Detective

Note: The cards are the clues.

A not so friendly tale…

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Our friend O’Rourke was found

at 11:15 in his


Whether he did himself in, or it was foul play is


But lock your doors, I wouldn’t trust anyone at this point.

– The Chief

The Telegraph Window is now open…

Thursday, April 1st, 2010


Okay class, time to pay attention…

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


Looking for clues? Get to your local game store

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


Mystery Express clue roundup

Monday, March 29th, 2010

If you are having trouble keeping track of all the clues you find, I strongly suggest you download the Mystery Express Deduction sheet. Very handy for keeping all those clues in order.

And no, you ninny, the list of crime cards you’ll find in there are NOT clues!

– The Chief Detective