how to select game so everyone gets involved

by Marjie
(Tennessee)

I have 15 guests, 8 women (possibly only 7) and 7 men. I need a game with even m/f distribution of characters and really would like all characters to be relevant. (Never hosted a game before and would like a smashing success, have read some types of games leave characters out of the fun.)

Can you help?

My response:

All the 'interactive' games on this site absolutely involve everyone in the plots - they are fully engaging and lots of fun.

And as for male/female ratio, they all work for roughly even genders - it's when you've got lots of one or the other that problems start to occur. (The games manage this by including several gender neutral characters who can be played by men or women.)

So it comes down to choosing a game for the right number of guests (and the games are all flexible) and the theme.

If you like pirates you could choose A Dead Man's Chest, if you like Westerns you could choose Way out West.

Here's a full list of interactive games.

(Don't pick a game that's for the wrong number of players!)

I suggest you take a look at the ones you like the look of, and if you have any more questions about a specific game ask me via the comments below.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your murder mystery party questions.

Don't know where to start?

Here's my suggested quick route through the site:

Step 1 - Go to Choosing a Game to choose the game that suits your party best.

Step 2 - Review the Tips for Hosts for helpful advice.

Step 3 - If you want to keep up to date with the latest murder mystery game news, click on my What's New page.

Step 4 - Once you've had your party - tell me how it went! Click here to tell me your murder mystery party story.

Recent Articles

  1. Host Plays Game

    Oct 15, 17 04:33 AM

    Do you have any games where the host can also play along as one of the characters? Unfortunately the nature of a fully interactive murder mystery game

    Read More

  2. Sit down formal dinner

    Oct 13, 17 02:11 PM

    I am going to host a party for 11 people plus myself and it is a sit down seven course formal dinner. Should I have the dinner first and then surprise

    Read More

  3. How long to play St. Cakes?

    Sep 19, 17 12:03 PM

    We'll have a group of between 50-60 guests. How long can we anticipate the game taking? My response: I've not actually played St Cakes myself, but I

    Read More