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12.17.17 Bustle: 15 Gifts For True Crime Fans That Are Sure To Bring Joy To Their Dark, Twisted Hearts

Finally, a subscription box that lets you live your serial killer hunting dreams. Every month, you'll receive a box of clues that you can actually use to solve an ongoing mystery. It's a game played in real time, and it's the closest you're going to get to actually living out the plot of a true crime book.


12.14.17 DailyMail: Do you have what it takes to track down a serial killer? The 'BirchBox for true crime fans' that takes Clue to a whole new level by immersing subscribers into the middle of a murder investigation

This is Hunt A Killer, a monthly subscription service based out of Essex, Maryland, that sends participants a box filled with clues, codes and ciphers every month so they can solve a murder mystery themselves. Each box is set up almost like an episode of a television show and a series of boxes follow a storyline like a season.


11.23.17 IndieWire 2017 Gift Guide: 10 Toys and Collectables for Film and TV Fans

Subscription boxes are all the rage these days, but if you’re into interactive puzzles the team behind “Hunt a Killer” have a new and terrifying treat this holiday season. “Empty Faces” is a monthly paranormal subscription box filled with bizarre objects and disturbing messages that invites members to solve puzzles from an indescribable evil entity. This is the perfect gift for horror fans or interactive gaming enthusiasts, and memberships start at just $30 a month. — Jamie Righetti


9.20.17 Real Simple: This Murder Mystery Subscription Box Is Like One Giant Game Of Clue

If your favorite tv shows include Law & Order, Sherlock, CSI, and Father Brown, the murder mystery subscription box Hunt a Killer was made for you. By taking the drama off the television and turning it into an interactive experience, Hunt a Killer is like a giant game of Clue that will help your family spend less time staring at screens and more time sleuthing this Halloween season.


9.12.17 The List: 3 Mystery Party Packs Making Game Night A Scream (online/TV)

If you love watching crime dramas and want to test your chops at solving murder mysteries, Hunt a Killer might be the challenge you're looking for. When you order an experience, you'll receive a package with a creepy case inside to investigate, including haunting puzzles for you to solve, as the killer taunts you with letters and dark stories.


8.14.17 Pure Fandom: 'Hunt A Killer' Subscription Box Review

If you love a good mystery, then this subscription box is for you! Hunt a Killer is a monthly subscription box containing the clues to a long spanning mystery that you have to solve. You will be hooked – trust me.


8.14.17 The Scott Sands Show: Ryan Hogan from Hunt A Killer

Ryan Hogan, CEO of Hunt A Killer, explains the subscription box that's like Blue Apron for murder.


8.1.17 Tabletop Gaming: The Making Of Hunt A Killer (print)

Co-creators Ryan Hogan and Derrick Smith join us as we open the case on their ambitious live-action game, which challenges players to solve a murder mystery using clues they receive in the post.


7.27.17 Tabletop Gaming: Tabletop Gaming is out, including a first look at Starfinder and world-exclusive The Walking Dead Gift

This isn’t even to mention the regular features and columns you’ve come to love, which this month include the making of innovative subscription box murder-mystery game Hunt a Killer.


7.19.17 Right This Minute: Become A Detective, Solve Mysteries, Have Clues Mailed To Your Door

If you're the type of person who loves to solve mysteries and crack codes, then you'll get excited when you hear about the detective program Hunt A Killer. Become a member and you'll gain full access to the clues, evidence and stories of a hypothetical killer.


7.18.17 Racked: How A Criminologist Boutique Owner Catches Shoplifters

There’s also another factor here of course: Once a crime junkie, always a crime junkie. Anomie just so happens to be owned by a person whose boyfriend recently bought her a subscription to Hunt A Killer, a monthly membership service to solve mysteries (basically a Birchbox for crime nuts).


7.10.17 My Subscription Addiction: Hunt A Killer Episode 1 Review

Hunt a Killer is a monthly mystery box that allows you to enter the mind of a serial killer while he taunts you from afar. Through a series of boxes, you’ll receive clues that you will carefully interpret and analyze, embark on a journey of deceit, betrayal, and rampage while putting your crime-solving skills to the test.


6.24.17 Fox 26 KNPN: This Box Rocks

Do you consider yourself an amateur sleuth? Hunt A Killer box lets you indulge in your fantasy of solving a murder. Each month delivers correspondence, clues and objects to help you solve the mystery. Subscribers can even join a private Facebook group to discuss the case with other members.

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6.21.17 CEO Blog Nation: 24 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Inspirational Business Quote

“Stay self-funded as long as possible.” — Garrett Camp. There’s something completely wrong in the business ecosystem when entrepreneurs are graded on their last round of fundraising, instead of their company’s performance. 


6.21.17 Kelly's Thoughts On Things: Don't Just Watch Sherlock, Be Sherlock With Hunt A Killer

Hunt A Killer was launched last October, and has fourteen thousand loyal crime solvers. Modern storytelling is taken to the next level with this monthly subscription and immersive game. Traditional clues and technology mesh together to bring a fully interactive experience. 


6.5.17 Smart Bitches Trashy Books: Hunt A Killer Subscription Box

Hunt a Killer is a relatively new subscription service that may be of interest to the true crime, thriller/mystery loving members of the Bitchery. It’s essentially an ongoing, monthly puzzle that will have you poring over the contents of the box, endlessly Googling to work out each piece of “evidence” sent to you.


6.5.17 Woman's World: Win A 6-Month Subscription To "Hunt A Killer" (print)

Fan of mysteries? Enter for five chances to win a six-month subscription to "Hunt a Killer" - you'll receive a monthly box full of clues to a fictional murder mystery that you use to "investigate" and solve the crime!


6.2.17 TopDown Reviews: Hunt A Killer Review | Can you Solve The Clues?

You’ll need to step into the mind of a killer to solve the clues in this monthly subscription. If you think being a detective is easy, think again. Discover just how engaging sleuthing is in my Hunt A Killer review.


5.25.17 Woman's World: Win A 6-Month Subscription "To Hunt A Killer"

If you always felt like you would have made a great detective or always figure out the culprit when watching your favorite murder mystery series, then try your sleuthing skills on the chance to win a 6-month subscription to Hunt A Killer — a monthly membership box that allows thrill-seeking minds to solve intricate, ongoing, fictional murder mysteries!


5.11.17 Inside the Magic: New "Hunt A Killer" Mystery Subscription Box Tests If You Can Stop A Serial Killer

Monthly murder, mystery, intrigue, and more can now be delivered to your doorstep – from the mind of a serial killer. ‘Hunt A Killer’ wants to know if you have what it takes to to stop this murderer.


5.9.17 Pajiba: Hunt A Killer Brings True Crime To Your Doorstep

Picture if you will a young Righetti lurking around the basement of her two-family home in Queens, red plastic framed glasses sliding down her nose as she peers around the basement steps, holding her place in a yellow hardcover Nancy Drew book with one finger. 


4.14.17 WBAL-TV: Essex-Based Murder Mystery Membership Gaining Popularity (online/TV)

A warehouse in Essex is the scene of the crime ... sort of. It is really the scene of Derrick Smith's called Hunt a Killer.

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4.13.17 The Baltimore Sun: This Essex-based Murder Mystery Subscription Box Challenges Players To 'Hunt A Killer' (online/print)

After weeks of waiting, Michele Sexton finally receives the piece of mail she's been waiting for.

The Perryville resident pulls out a large orange envelope filled with a crumbled paper ramekin, a map, a redacted news article.

She fumbles with a smaller already-opened envelope labeled "friend" and removes an eerie letter. It's written by a serial killer-type, and this won't be the last she hears from him.

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4.7.17 We Write Things: Fancy Yourself a Modern-Day-Sherlock? Test Your Skills With Hunt A Killer

Have you ever wanted to alarm half of your office with a single sentence? Try this one: I’m going to be doing some murder research at lunch if anyone wants to help.” To be honest, it didn’t really work for me, but it might for you. I got a handful of “tha fuck?” looks, but I also had five instant volunteers. 90 percent of my little office would go on to join in eventually, trying on their own detective hats and taking them for a test drive.


4.1.17 Bello Magazine: The O List - The 6 Things We're Obsessed With Right Now (print)

True crime and mystery junkies, listen up! Interactive entertainment just got a lot more intriguing. Hunt A Killer is a monthly subscription service that puts you directly into a dictional murder mystery.


//3.31.17 Baltimore Business Journal: How I Help Customers Hunt a Killer (online/print)

The box from Hunt A Killer includes a picture of a swan, a news story with select words redacted from it, a map of the stars and a letter from a mysterious “John William James.”


2.14.17 SAVOTEUR: 10 Valentine's Day Date Ideas Inspired By Movies

Have a valentine who knows more details about serial killers than her own tax returns? Follow in the footsteps of The Nice Guys (2016) and channel your inner detectives for the night by tracking down a murder mystery dinner. If you can’t find one, apply for a membership to Hunt a Killer, put your heads together and work through the clues. Dressing up as your favorite detective is optional, but this may be your only chance to wear a deerstalker cap. 


2.1.17 Bustle: I Hunted A Killer For A Month & Guys, Being A Detective Is Harder Than It Seems

I'm pretty sure that after watching Making a Murderer, it was everyone's secret desire to be a police detective. I know it was not just me who got so into the mystery that I actually looked into the qualifications one would need to be a real Detective Olivia Benson for the NYPD, or something of the like... I'm also probably not the only one who took one look at the necessary qualifications and realized that dream is probably never gonna happen for me.

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12.15.16  Bustle: The Curated Serial Killer Box, "Hunt A Killer," Is The Perfect Last Minute Gift For Anyone =- And Yes, I'm Serious

I think it’s safe to say that we all have that one friend (or, those 10 friends) obsessed with murder mysteries. That person in your life who listens to Serial on repeat, marathons Making A Murderer in a single weekend, and seems to always have some sort of crime series on in the background no matter the occasion. If this sounds like one of your friends, then it’s time to help them become a homicide detective with the curated Hunt A Killer box — a monthly subscription service that allows people to solve intricate, ongoing, fictional murder mysteries. It's pretty much the perfect last-minute gift to give anyone you've been struggling to shop for — especially because Dec. 15 is the last day to order a subscription to guarantee Christmas delivery. (So hop on that, and pronto.)

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11.16.16 BuzzFeed: 24 Subscription Boxes That Do Nothing To Help You Get Out More

21. The Hunt a Killer subscription box is perfect for anyone who stays up watching Dateline: Real Life Mysteries and yearns for a mystery of their own (without all the horrible real-life consequences).

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9.30.16 Fast Company: Hunt A Killer: Taking The Murder Mystery Party To The Next Level

If you were asked to identify the day job of someone spearheading the development of a something described as a live-action immersive thriller experience, "Naval Surface Warfare Officer" might not be your first guess.

On second thought, perhaps it would be, if you happened to know that the military officer in question got his entrepreneurial sea legs in event production with his business partner about five years ago, developing a zombie-themed version of one of those now seemingly ubiquitous adventure races.