Mystery of the Abbey

Mystery of the Abbey

Mystery of the Abbey is a whodunit game with a twist. A monk has been murdered in a medieval French Abbey. Players maneuver their way through the Abbey examining clues and questioning each other to find out who is the culprit. A masterful game of deduction!

The Days of Wonder edition came out in 2003. The 2007 reprint included the Pilgrims' Chronicles expansion.

Expanded by:

The Pilgrims' Chronicles

BoardGameGeek Info

Publisher
Days of Wonder
Published in
1996
My Rating
7.5
BGG Rating
6.37
BGG Rank
1190
Players
3-6
Ages
10+
Duration
2:00
Complexity
2.2075 / 5
Acquired
June 2007
Eager to Play
No
Plays
5
Last Played
July 28, 2010
Time Spent
8:00

This is a deductive reasoning game wherein you move about the board asking people specific questions about suspects. Someone is a murderer, and everyone has a list of innocent people. By asking questions (i.e. "how many bearded monks do you know to be innocent") you deduce who must have committed the murder. It's a mix of having to move about the board in order to ask questions or peak at people's cards, as well as get to a certain location to make an accusation, all with a timer that rests your location. You need movement strategy and deductive reasoning to win this game.

Five plays

  • July 28, 2010
  • August 18, 2007
  • August 08, 2007 x2
  • June 17, 2007