Jack The Ripper will be stalking the streets of Cape Town in April 2021 and it is up to you to stop him.

There is an exciting development in the City for fans of whodunnits and sharp-witted sleuths, CluedUpp games will turn Cape Town into a playground with its giant outdoor escape game, The Cape Town Ripper.

In the scenario, Jack The Ripper is on the loose in Cape Town and your team of would-be detectives needs to put an end to his reign of terror by solving the clues and cracking the case.

Approximately half a million players participate in CluedUpp Detective Days, which require players to work together to find clues and solve mysteries as they go on an adventure across the City.

The Cape Town Ripper Details:

— Date: April 3, 2021

— Where: Across the City of Cape Town

— Time: Players can start the game anytime between 9am and 2pm

— Starting point: A secret location to be revealed

— Players: One ticket allows a team of up to 6 people to play

— Language: The game’s narrative is written in English

How to Play:

— Purchase 1 ticket per team of six players

— Jet across town and question virtual witnesses

— Crack clues, solve puzzles and complete challenges

— Unravel the mystery, save the town and take the glory!

In order to play the game, each team of detectives will need between 2 and 6 players, as well as at least one smartphone.

Players must name their team and can even dress for the occasion by donning detective-inspired costumes (this is optional).

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

— Fastest team 

— Best fancy dress (detective inspired) 

— Best team picture 

— Best team name 

— Best young detective (under 16’s prize) 

— Best K-9 (dogs prize)

The game complies with COVID-19 safety precautions and is played entirely outdoors. There will be a limited number of tickets sold and the only people that players will be in close proximity to are the members of their team.

There will also be multiple start locations in order to limit team proximity.

A team ticket costs R744 and can be purchased via the CluedUpp website. There are currently only nine tickets remaining.

Children under 16 can play for free but the game is not designed to be played or solved by children on their own. 


Picture: CluedUpp Player Gallery


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