Break Out Rooms
Teams will be put into breakout rooms when applicable for certain parts of the game, accompanied and monitored by a facilitator.
The Winning Team
In Murder Mystery the winning team is the one that finds out who the real murderer is within the quickest time.
Each team will receive the necessary materials to solve the mystery. Character Bios Situation Cards Scene summary Accusation Cards
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Murder Mystery takes place over three distinct rounds of play. In the first round, players assume the role of specific characters attending a cocktail party. During this round, players must establish themselves as their character using personality cues that are provided before the game begins.
During the second round, the characters encounter a murder at the site of the party and must investigate by finding out as much through surveying the house and the scene of the crime for clues.
During the final round, players must try to determine and accuse players they think are responsible for the murder, while those players attempt to explain their alibis. The murderer could be anyone…
Murder Mystery Online Logistics
Maximum group size is 1000. For large groups we can host multiple sessions at the same time.
Smaller teams of up to 10 are then created and depending on the overall group size either remain in the main room or put in virtual breakout rooms with a maximum of 50 rooms per event.
Location & Duration
This activity is conducted through either Zoom or MS Teams.
Activity duration can be customized between 1 to 4 hours Zoom or MS Teams links will be sent upon confirmation
Scoring and/or timing of each team is tracked througout the activity until the end. Final scoring is done during the event debrief and the fastest team or with the most points is the winner.
Additional scoring criteria and awards can be added if needed.
Briefing takes place in the main room and includes some basic instructions on how to use the conference software.
The de-brief takes again place in the main room where the top three teams will be announced.
Briefing and de-brief usually take around 5-10 minutes each but can be extended upon request for more in-depth analysis of team performance or extended awarding ceremonies.
08.50 am – Virtual conference room open
09.00 am – Introduction and logistics
09.05 am – Ice breaking activities
09.15 am – Main activity briefing
09.20 am – Open breakout rooms (if applicable) and start main activity
10.50 am – Finished teams reconvene in the main room
10.50 am – Event de-brief and awarding ceremony
11.00 am – End of the program
Schedule can be customized between 1 to 4 hours
Murder Mystery Online
In the simple version participants don't take on a character and teams just work together to find out who the murderer is.
In the more advanced option, participants take on a role and learn their characteristics prior to the event to play as their character during the event.
Good for engaging participants in a casual way
Great icebreaker for new teams
Better communication and teamwork
Improve remote teamwork from a distance
Better problem solving and critical thinking
Great fun for the whole team at an entry-level
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