Hipster Homicide

Beneath the beards and tumeric lattes lies the dark roasted underbelly of the extremely profitable illegal organic coffee trade. As cafe owners fight to brew the best cup of coffee in town, one owner, Jack “Jak” Miller, is found dead in a pool of his own beard wax. It’s up to you to solve the murder and find his killer!

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THE BASICS

From $1700 for up to 20 participants


6 – 80 participants


Sydney: Surry Hills

Melbourne: Fitzroy

Brisbane: West End


Recommended duration is 3.5hrs (min duration = 2.5hrs, max duration = 3.5hrs)

THE GAME

Part murder mystery, part escape room, part treasure hunt, this is an uber cool interactive game that will see your team uncovering the mysteries of urban hipster life. Our professional actor hosts will meet your group and explain the ins and outs of the game. Don’t worry, no one will be asked to take on a character like a 90’s murder mystery party or ‘act the part’, we’ll leave that to the local hipsters.

Teams will receive case files with locations of interest which include two bars, parks, the local streets and alleyways. At each of these locations you’ll need to solve riddles and crack codes to reveal clues that will help you eliminate people from the list of suspects. As the game unfolds you’ll collect newspaper clippings, QR codes, handwritten notes, audio excerpts from police interviews, staff incident reports, receipts, and be able to have a drink or two at the bar stops. The puzzles have that awesome escape room feel with locks, lights, codes, and mirrors, and just like a treasure hunt you have to hunt around the streets to find them! You’ll also meet our hosts along the way for interactive challenges and games.

To add to the tongue-in-cheek vibe of the game, each team will have the option to complete a series of hipster themed photo & video challenges. From man-buns to latte art, vintage bikes to dressed up dogs, we give you plenty of opportunities to get bonus points (and good insta content) #winning!

Once teams have sufficiently sleuthed you all meet back at a bar, attempt to consolidate evidence and make your final accusation. Our hosts announce the accusations one by one, building as much suspense as a true crime podcast series finale. Finally the solution to the mystery is revealed and the team who was first to identify the killer and scored the most bonus points takes the glory! Case closed.

EXAMPLE CHALLENGES

  • Discover the murderer from the list of hipster suspects!
  • Bar riddles and clues
  • Organic ancient Himalayan meditative rice sorting
  • Sound clues from suspects
  • Memory of a Barista challenge
  • Man Bun Hunt
  • Vintage Item Finder
  • Finding your Inner Yogi

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Professional Hosts for your game
  • All game materials, puzzles, and challenges
  • Team case files with maps, clues, suspect lists and pens
  • Medals for everyone in the winning team
  • $20M Public Liability

AWESOME OUTCOMES

All the fun aside, this game has some serious side effects such as:

  • Team Bonding
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Deductive Reasoning

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KATRINA P. | CROSSMARK

“The guys did an absolutely brilliant job and it was a huge success … they managed to put FUN back into our team!!  Everyone’s been raving today!”

ANDREA C. | ORORA GROUP

“We just loved it!! We had such a good time and the guys were great. We would all highly recommend it and would love to do it again, not to mention try the other options. It was well organised, fun, fitness and a great way to explore town. Thanks again!”

ELISE B. | TIME OUT MAGAZINE

“Complete and total success. I’d highly recommend this event to anyone looking for something fun and different to do.”

LAUREN L. | HARD HAT

“On behalf of everyone in the team, I would like to say Thank You very much for facilitating such a great day out for us!”

ANTON S. | MLC