Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone (Mystery at Hogwarts) UK board game 2000 by Mattel UK
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone (Mystery at Hogwarts) UK 2000

Manufactured by: Mattel (UK)

First produced: 2000

This edition: 2000 (UK edition)

Number of players: 2 to 6

Age range: 8+

Object of the game:

Solve the Mystery at Hogwarts. Be the first to figure out who conjured what spell or potion where, and you win! But be careful, a wrong accusation could cost you the game.
Get to the bottom of the mystery as you venture through Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Explore the hidden rooms and secret passages as you search for clues. Beware! You'll need to dodge a pesky ghost along the way. Solve the mystery with magical spell, room and character cards.

Contents:

1 x Halls of Hogwarts game board
2 x special Hogwarts dice
6 x hat playing pieces in six colours
1 x ghost (translucent blue figure)
10 x green Hogwarts cards
23 x blue hint cards comprising;
- 6 x character cards
- 6 x spell cards
- 9 x room cards
- 2 x summary of play cards
1 x ‘Fluffy’s’ folder
1 x hunch checklist pad
1 x rules leaflet

Further notes:

This game is similar in style and principle to Cluedo.
In this version of the game, the characters are Harry Potter, Goyle, Crabbe, Draco Malfoy, Hermoine Granger, and Ron Weasley.
Rather than weapons as used in Cluedo, there are six spells available which are forgetfulness potion, sleeping potion, wingardium leviosa, locomotor mortis, petrificus totalus, and alohomora.
The rooms (classrooms, halls) are flying class, filch’s office, dark arts class, transfiguration class, potions class, the library, history of magic class, herbology class and the Great Hall.One each of the characters, spells and rooms cards are secretly placed inside ‘fluffy’s folder’ and players each aim to be the first to identify them by process of elimination.
This identical game was also produced in the same year in the US with the title ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s stone- Mystery at Hogwarts’.
In 2001, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone-Mystery at Hogwarts was re-issued in the UK but with some differences in game play and contents.

Game links with:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's stone (Mystery at Hogwarts) US 2000.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone (Mystery at Hogwarts) UK 2001

Game specifications:

length 400
width 270
depth 45
gross dimensions 779
net weight 920
gross weight 1099


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