ClueThe classic whodunnit game which has been a family favorite for over 50 years. Known as "Clue" in the U.S., and "Cluedo" in Europe, this game puts your deductive reasoning to the test. Want to feel like a famous detective for an evening? Play Clue!

The object of the game is to determine who murdered Mr. Boddy (known as "Dr. Black" in Cluedo). Suspects include Miss Scarlet, a mysterious young woman; Col. Mustard, a retired war veteran; Mrs. White, the faithful maid; Mr. Green, the businessman; Mrs. Peacock, a gossip; and Professor Plum, absent-minded professor.

Players must deduce who killed Mr. Boddy, where the murder took place, and the murder weapon.

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Clue Links

  • Clue Central – A website devoted to "Clue: The Movie". Information, pictures, and sounds from the film, plus a full listing of the script. There is also a large collection of links to other fan sites for the movie.
  • Clue Chronicles – The Evidence Room: Weekly Mystery Poll at The Online Mystery Network. Features mystery question and choices to inspire discussion.
  • – Cluedo and Clue aren't just boardgames! Website with merchandise pages, media from the Cluedo television series and movie, game rules, interactive murder mysteries and international information.
  • Rules Of Clue – A copy of the rules taken directly from the instructions of the 1963 version of the game.

Clue Trivia

  • The name "Cluedo" evolved from a play on words of the game "Ludo".
  • There are 9 rooms on the game board: Kitchen, Dining Room, Lounge, Hall, Study, Library, Billiard Room, Conservatory, and Ballroom.
  • There are 6 weapons: Revolver, Knife, Lead Piping, Rope, Wrench, and Candlestick.
  • Cluedo was developed by Anthony Pratt and his wife in Englad in 1944, as a way to pass the time during air raid drills. The game was published in 1946 by Waddingtons, England's leading game manufacturer.
  • In 1949, Parker Brothers licensed the game for the US market, changing the name to "Clue" in the process.
  • "Clue: The Movie" was the first film based on a board game.
  • Stars of "Clue the Movie" included Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Madeline Kahn, and Lee Ving.
  • During its theatrical release, "Clue the Movie" audiences saw one of three endings, depending on the theater. On VHS and DVD, all three endings are shown, sequentially.
  • There have been over two dozen Clue spin-off gamnes released over the years, including children's versions, card game versions, VHS movie versions, DVD versions, and software versions.

See also: Other Mystery Games, Sherlock Holmes Mystery Board Games

Last Update: January 12th, 2014