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50 Clues: Dead or Alive

Players: 1 – 5 players | Game Duration 90 – 90 mins | Min. Age 16+ | Game complexity: EASY Genre: Card Games, Crime and Mystery, Deduction, Horror, Puzzle Solo game mode: Yes | Co-op: Yes | Online Version: No

What is 50 Clues: Dead or Alive about?

50 Clues: Dead or Alive” is an immersive puzzle game that provides the experience of an escape room right in your home. In this game, players take on the role of a detective trying to solve a deadly attack on a colleague and her son, which occurred four years ago. The main suspect, Maria, escaped, but with new information emerging, the hunt for Maria begins again. This game is the first part of the “Hunt for Maria” trilogy.

The gameplay involves combining objects, solving puzzles, and deciphering codes to complete the story. Players use a smartphone or tablet to keep track of solutions and receive multistep hints if needed. The game is classified under horror, mature/adult, murder/mystery, and puzzle categories, with mechanisms including cooperative play, deduction, solo/solitaire play, and storytelling​​​​.

“50 Clues: Dead or Alive” is suitable for players aged 16 and older, making it ideal for older teens and adults, especially those who enjoy murder mysteries and escape room challenges. The game is fun due to its engaging storyline, challenging puzzles, and the immersive experience it offers, akin to being part of a suspenseful detective story.

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