Moriarty's Game: A Killer in the Hive Moriarty's Game: A Killer in the Hive

A KILLER IN THE HIVE

A BRAND NEW TYPE OF IMMERSIVE GAME, PLAYABLE AT HOME

TRACK DOWN A CRIMINAL MASTERMIND, AS YOU TAKE ON THE ROLE OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR

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 - KAYLA WATSON - AS YOU ATTEMPT TO TRACK DOWN A DANGEROUS CRIMINAL, AND UNCOVER THE TRUTH ABOUT HER MYSTERIOUS INFORMANT

PLAN UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS & INFILTRATE CRIMINAL SYNDICATES

FOR ONE OR MORE PLAYERS. PLAY COLLABORATIVELY WITH YOUR FRIENDS

MAKE CHOICES THAT DETERMINE YOUR PATH

Thrilling
TIME OUT

Players rate
Moriarty's Game: A Killer in the Hive

4.5 out of 5
Based on 382 player responses

£11 per player
Fully flexible tickets

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.

Tickets are £11 per person, for episode 1, with 60 to 90 minutes of gameplay, depending on your detective skills. Each ticket allows each person to follow the game on their phone, either collaboratively in a team, or competitively.

All you need is a UK, or US, mobile phone.

14+ Rating.

REVIEWS

A thrilling immersive online game Time Out

The best online adventure game/online escape room I’ve ever played. And I’ve played a lot. Thoroughly recommend. ★★★★★ Gavin Inskip, BBC Radio

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

One of the best online events in the UK Design My Night

A pulse racing story Everything Immersive

Top of the class Wanderlust Chloe

Book your game

Players
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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. Who will receive messages?

    All players can be set up to receive messages. This means you can play collaboratively, or competitively, with players in the same household or play with other people in different households via a video call.

  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, so I can update my details or see my results?

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

  5. 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.

  6. Can I get a refund?

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

  7. What are the T&Cs for the HiddenCity Valentine's competition 2021?
    1. By entering this competition the participant agrees to these rules, else the participant may be disqualified.
    2. The entrant is the person who signs up as a ‘team captain’.
    3. The prize is a bespoke, at-home, interactive Hotel Chocolat chocolate tasting event, time and date to be mutually agreed. The winner can choose up to twenty guests to attend, who will be sent a bottle of prosecco and chocolates to their home addresses before the event. The winner will also receive a luxury hamper and a bottle of prosecco sent to their home address before the event. The winner or any of their guests who wish to opt out of receiving alcohol may do so.
    4. The value of the prize is £1,500, and this is non-exchangeable, with no cash alternative available.
    5. The prize must be redeemed by December 2021.
    6. The winner and their chosen guests must be 18 or over, due to licensing requirements.
    7. The competition is open to any teams who start, play, and complete Moriarty’s Game: A Killer in the Hive between 00:00 11 February and 23:59 21 February.
    8. Entrants may only enter the competition once, and their first time playing will be the time that is taken.
    9. Entrants who have played and completed the game previously are not eligible to enter.
    10. The winner will be determined by a prize draw. The top 100 teams who finish the game in the fastest time will be entered into the prize draw. Fastest time is determined by average time per clue.
    11. HiddenCity and Hotel Chocolat may publish entrants’ names, team names and results. No other details will be published.
    12. The judges will form a view about fair play and team times, and may make adjustments or disqualify solely at their discretion.
    13. Employees or the employees’ families of HiddenCity may not take part in the competition. Employees of Hotel Chocolat are permitted to participate.