Murder of Crows

Uncover the story of a murder most fowl!

Players: 2–4 players Ages: 14+ Time: 15–20 minutes

Murder of Crows at a Glance

  • A fast-paced set collection game for two to five players.
  • Spell the word "MURDER" with your cards to learn how the deadly deed was committed.
  • Each letter card has a special ability when played, and Wild Crow cards are wild.

A Murder Most Fowl: The World of Murder of Crows

Uncover a murder by revealing six cards that describe the deadly deed and spell the word MURDER. But take care that your opponents can't do the same -- steal their letters, counter their actions, or call on a waiting Wild Crow to influence the murder before they do! At any moment a well-played card can shift the balance and seal someone's fate.

With evocative, atmospheric art courtesy of Dungeoneer creator Thomas Denmark, Murder of Crows brings a murder most fowl to your game table!

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Birds of a Feather: Gameplay Basics

In Murder of Crows, players work to collect all of the letters to spell "MURDER." Each letter card contains information about the crime at hand — the who, what, where, why, and how.

Each letter played has a special ability. Plan your approach to make the most of additional draws, forced discards, and steals. Discard matching cards — or Wild Crows — to be immune to a special effect.

The first player to complete the word "MURDER" wins the game and tells the story of the murder from their cards.

Add gameplay variety with The Murdered Third two-player variant and make your own custom cards at

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Vital Stats

Designers: Thomas Denmark and Eduardo Baraf
Editing and Production: Michelle Nephew and Kyla McCorkle Tonding
Illustrations: Thomas Denmark
Additional Graphic Design: Nicolas Gluesenkamp
Murdered Third Design: Jake Tonding and Kyla McCorkle Tonding
MSRP: $19.95
Atlas Stock #: AG1342
Barcode: 978-1-58978-178-8
Format: 61 tarot-sized playing cards in a tin
Number of Players: 2–5
Ages: 14+
Play Time: 20 minutes
Release Date: September 2017
Murder of Crows First Edition