Rechan (rechan) wrote in dungeonmasters,
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Okay, so I am running a mystery campaign. The problem is that I have trouble really coming up with mysteries - namely that the devil is in the details and I for some reason am just hitting a brick wall in a lot of cases.

One of the usual stripes of a mystery story is The Locked Room; the body turns up in a room that's sealed in some fashion. I would like to do this, so here's the setup:

A vault in a bank has not been opened in a Very Long Time. There's an anti-magic field on the vault to prevent magical-based thefts. When it was last closed, there was no body in it, but when it was opened again, there's a corpse in there.

The question is, how did it go down?

As a side note, anyone have any general mystery suggestions/plots they've done?
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