Davy Jones Locker

It is 1785, and Abel "Blackheart" Read , the Caribbean's most nefarious pirate, has been captured and hung. Tonight, the Libra, departs from Tortuga on its journey to St. Augustine, Florida. For some of its passengers, this will prove to be a profitable journey. For others, Tortuga may be the last dry land they ever see…

Davy Jones' Locker is published by Freeform Games and is one of their freeform-style murder mystery games. It has been designed for people who don't normally play freeforms and contains full instructions for play.

Basic information

  • Number of players: 9 to 11
  • Setting: The Libra, sailing from Tortuga to Florida in 1785
  • Time to run: 3.5 hours (including setup and debrief - actual game lasts for about 2.5 hours)
  • Space Requirements: Large-ish room
  • Author: Mark Schaefer
  • Publisher: Freeform Games, price £20


Cast of Davy Jones' Locker

  • Captain Hargrave: Captain of the Libra – formal, proper and straight-laced.
  • Sister Agnes: A nun.
  • Jean La Croix: A retired French Naval officer.
  • Dirty Dana: An opium dealer.
  • Esmerelda: A flamboyant gypsy.
  • Rusty Mike: A ruthless bounty-hunter wearing an eye-patch.
  • Slippery Pete: A grizzled ex-pirate and seaman.
  • Darrell Sims: A plantation manager.
  • Saucy Sue: A Tortugan wench.
  • Rummy Ike: A sailor.
  • Drunken Willie: A Tortugan drunk.
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