Posts Tagged: Murder Mystery Games

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Game

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Game – The Deadman’s Chest

“The murder mysteries are a community favorite at the clubhouse every year. Our subdivision association has over 900 families with plenty of talented volunteers. We have no shortage of folks that want to help with props, costumes, decor, etc. I think this was our 6th one and they/we seem to raise the bar every year.”

Til next time –
Teresa Jobe
Turtle Cove, Monticello, GA

The Dead Man’s Chest Murder Mystery Game Photos

  • Cast of The Dead Man's Chest
  • Awesome props!
  • More awesome props!
  • Mardi Gras Queen
  • Arturo is happy to attend
  • RAYLENE TO SOOKIE: You’re crazy woman!
  • Where is the map?
  • Meet Mr. Sinslayer. He's not a nice man.
  • Jack and Arturo. Heave ho ladies, Give no quarter.
  • LILLY: Jack needs a fine woman in his life, not those lose dirty wenches he’s chosen in the past.
  • SINSLAYER: There are other ways to kill a person, Raylene. Slower ways. Remember that. I want what is MINE returned, Raylene. Now!
  • ANNABELLE: My husband Severus Slaughter was a buccaneer of the high seas.
  • JACK TO ANNABELLE: And to the lovely lady that takes my breath away, what is your name?
  • Arturo and Jack will go to any extremes to get what they want!
  • A victim!
  • Arturo reveals a secret!
  • We will plunder!
  • Another victim!
  • The prime suspect line up
  • Teresa, the amazing director of the murder mystery. Bravo!

Read more about this Mardi Gras Pirate themed murder mystery game here.

Susan
Chief Imagination Officer & Creative Director
Haley Productions’ Games
Scavenger Hunts | Mystery Games
Kids’ Games | Team Bonding Games
A BBB Accredited Business since 5/1/2003

Easy To Adapt Murder Mystery Games

Did you know that our large group murder mystery games are easy to adapt?  Yup, they are. 

I was inspired to write about this particular topic because of some feedback from two of my repeat customers.  Clearly I’m not the only “chief imagination officer” ’round here!

Faye Boninu of Yorktown, VA, one of my repeat customers, emailed me to say, “I think these murder mystery games are so neat….and what I like is the ability to tailor them to a group, add a character or expand the characters part….in keeping with the central theme.”

Will-Reading-Murder-Mystery-McQuade-1Madeleine Espinoza of Grenada Hills, CA told me what she does to adapt and add to my murder mystery games.  Her ideas were worth sharing.

She wrote, “Our school has done 4 of your murder mystery games and this will be our 5th year. I have one great suggestion. We have our drama club students learn dancing for each play. For your country and western mystery game, The Demise of the Downhome Dealers, we did line dancing and for your pirate mystery game, The Deadman’s Chest, we did the Virginia Reel. We give out raffle tickets for all those who participate in dancing and costumes etc. The crowd loves it and then we give out small prizes in the end.”

“Whenever we need a bit more time, we call people up for various things. For Deadman’s Chest we took the pirate speak you provided and asked people to come up and read them. People loved it – we also had the drama club teach the tango to our guests. We purchase music to set the mood and we have even had live bands. It is quite a production.”

“Oh just remember that all the things you ask the audience to do give them a raffle ticket. We give everyone one as they come in for being there to support the fundraiser. We also take all the people who got the correct answer and pull one best detective.”

“This year we may go with a Hollywood Bowl style setup where people can either bring dinner to their table or sit at a table with just munchies. The ticket will include a beverage and dessert…Some guests didn’t want to buy the more expensive dinner ticket so we thought this might work too.”

If you want more inspiration you should check out all the testimonials on our website. Any creative idea that I’ve posted from my customers is seriously impressive and inspiring.  Use ’em.

I wanted to remind you that we also have fabulous kids’ games and fabulous scavenger hunt games.  Just sayin’…

Susan
Chief Imagination Officer & Creative Director
Haley Productions’ Games
Scavenger Hunts | Mystery Games
Kids’ Games | Team Bonding Games
A BBB Accredited Business since 5/1/2003

Have We Got Some Holiday Party Suggestions for You! Woot!

Are you desperately searching for some great “think outside the box” Christmas and holiday party ideas for you, your kids or your company?

Wanna get away from the “been there, done that and I never want to do it again” boring old party?

Want to keep your kids entertained and fully engaged in a fun Christmas activity so they’ll stop bugging you about all the things they want Santa to bring them?

Well you’ve come to the right blog!

Here are our super fun game suggestions for your holiday party (for you, your company or your kids):  

Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween is just around the corner! What are your Halloween party ideas?

Hopefully you have no plans because, as you can imagine, we have some Halloween party suggestions for ALL ages 🙂

Halloween murder mystery game
Our Halloween murder mystery dinner party game

Halloween Scavenger Hunt for Teens & Adults
Operation Black Cat
Our Halloween hunt for you and your friends
(teens and adults)

Halloween Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Operation Haunted House
Our Halloween scavenger hunt game For 7 – 12 year olds

Or do all 3!? Yeah, that’s probably overkill huh? Ha, ha! “Overkill”.

MORE HALLOWEEN PARTY IDEAS:
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1970’s Beauty School Murder Mystery Game

Rushmore’s Revenge Murder Mystery Game: A social for the 1979 graduating class of Rushmore’s Beauty Academy for Women.

1970's beauty school murder mystery game

ALL FEMALE CAST. This would also be fun for an all-male cast dressed in drag. We love to make the women English or Southern.

STORY: Changes are coming to the Rushmore Beauty Academy for Women – an institution where nothing has changed in its 80-year history. Bernice Rushmore, whose family founded the school, is resigning from the Board Of Regents and withdrawing her funding. As a result, men will now be admitted to the school to increase enrollment in the hopes of keeping the school afloat. Naturally, it’s all very upsetting. So we advise you to watch your back. It’s difficult to tell who is friend or foe with the future of this sacred institution at stake.

THE PLACE: Rushmore Beauty Academy for Women, Staffordshire, England (England is optional; a southern state in the U.S. is another option).

THE EVENT: A social for graduating class of 1979 (Alternatives: the 1950’s or modern day).

A TESTIMONIAL: “We successfully put on the production of Rushmore’s Revenge to an audience of 40. Nervous didn’t come into it ! However once we had started we had a great time. Many thanks for the privilege of performing. We really hope to do some more.” Maggie,  Bridlington, East Yorks, UK

P.S. “We are a group that belongs to U3a. It is a world wide organisation and there are over 90 odd interest groups of which drama is one.”

Order and download this or another of our fabulous murder mystery games now.  Make your event as memorable as Maggie’s was.

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Susan
Chief Imagination Officer & Creative Director
Haley Productions’ Games
Scavenger Hunts | Mystery Games
Kids’ Games | Team Bonding Games
A BBB Accredited Business since 5/1/2003