From the Manufacturer
The peaceful Templars' Abbey is a rare haven of tranquility for road weary travelers. And so you found it when you arrived late last night. That serenity was shattered this morning with the discovery of the lifeless body of Brother Adelmo at the foot of the Monastery's cliffs. Did the usually nimble-footed Brother slip to his death? Or did someone help him in his fall? Mystery of the Abbey is a new kind of "whodunit" game of deduction and intuition, set in a medieval abbey. The game is brought to you by Days of Wonder. Players compete and collaborate to solve the mystery by moving through the Abbey's beautifully rendered board and questioning their brethren. Gameplay is in turn fun, captivating and tense; the atmosphere, vivid; the immersion, complete. Constant interactivity between the players, intelligent questioning and dynamic intrigue make Mystery of the Abbey the game of choice for an hour of fun with friends and family alike. The game is for 3 to 6 players ages 8 and up, and takes 60-90 minutes to play.
Publisher: Days of Wonder Designer: Serge Laget and Bruno Faidutti Number of Players: 3-6 Playing time: 60 to 90 minutes Ages: 8 & up Overview: Foul play has taken place in the Abbey of Sainte-Pierre, and The Abbot has called upon several renowned detectives to solve the crime. Only through careful examination of the clue and clever deduction as you explore the darkest corners of the Abbey will you be able to bring the confounded case to a close. Think of Mystery of the Abbey as deeper, more involved version of the classic whodunit game, Clue. You are moving along the lavish board, searching for clues and questioning the various monks as you race against the other detectives to uncover the Mystery of the Abbey! Other games you might like: Clue; Spy Alley; Scotland Yard