HiddenCity presents

A killer in the hive


An immersive game playable at home


TRACK DOWN A CRIMINAL MASTERMIND, AS YOU TAKE ON THE ROLE OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, IN AN INTERACTIVE CRIME DRAMA. ALL YOU NEED IS YOUR PHONE.

Plan undercover
operations & infiltrate
criminal syndicates

For one or more players. Play collaboratively with your friends.

£11 per device
Fully flexible tickets

YOUR INVITATION

You're invited to join the British government's Hive programme, a decentralised network of private detectives, harnessing the power of citizens in solving crimes. Team up with your partner - Private Investigator Kayla Watson - as you attempt to track down a dangerous criminal, and uncover the truth about her mysterious informant.

YOUR ADVENTURE AWAITS

To solve this case you’ll work with Watson, interacting by phone, text and video. Expect to be tasked with planning undercover operations, luring suspects, infiltrating criminal syndicates, hacking security systems, decoding ciphers, and making choices that will decide the outcome of your story. Demonstrate your investigative abilities and expect to rise through the ranks of the Hive network.

With multiple players you can play collaboratively. in the same location or remotely over a video call.

Your £11 ticket is for episode 1, with 60 to 90 minutes of gameplay, depending on your detective skills.

All you need is a UK mobile phone.

Testimonials

“The best online adventure game/online escape room i’ve ever played. And i’ve played a lot. Thoroughly recommend” ★★★★★ Gavin Inksip, BBC Radio

“It's ingenious, feels genuinely immersive" ★★★★★ Graham Clulely, Smashing Security Podcast

“Full of suspense”★★★★★ Cath, Truro

“Absolutely engaging ! I really felt I was on the case” ★★★★★ Janine, Nottingham

“Immersive… Innovative” ★★★★★ Denise, London

“Gripping...really enjoyed” ★★★★ Sharon, Dorset

Book your game

Players
+

Play in teams of 1-5 players.
Supervised children welcome.

Total Cost:£

Fully flexible tickets, valid for 12 months. After booking you can: choose when to play, add or remove players, change the date of your game, or get a full refund.


FAQs

Here are the most common questions you have asked us. Contact us if you have any other questions.

  1. When can I play?

    There are no time restrictions. As soon as you purchase Moriarty's Game: A Killer in the Hive you'll be able to start your game.

  2. Do I need multiple devices?

    You'll need one device per household so you can all follow the story. If you prefer to all follow along on your own device, you can purchase multiple devices.

  3. What number do I send the ‘start’ message to?

    Reply to the SMS (welcome text) sent to your Team 1 captain by HiddenCity at registration. If you don’t receive a welcome text, sign in to your game on our website to check that you have configured your teams and that your mobile number is correct. If you still don't get a text, contact us.

  4. How do I sign in to ‘My Game’?

    Your welcome text will include your game number and password. Sign in here on our website.

  5. Can I change my team details after I have signed up?

    Yes - you can change your team captain and mobile numbers any time before you start the game, by signing in to your game on our website.

  6. How much do text messages cost?

    Text messages that you send are charged at your standard rate, or may be free if you have 'bundled texts' with your phone package. There is no charge to receive messages.

  7. Can I get a refund?

    Yes, the game is fully flexible which means you can get a refund for any reason.