Lei'd to Rest is an interactive murder mystery party for 6-22 guests (plus one host) published by Freeform Games.
Lokuhai Beach is a small, isolated beach owned by Harmony Cove Resort, about a half-hour drive through rocky, mountainous countryside. Advertised as the "Last Real Hawaiian Beach", it's gorgeous...
However, the luau started badly... the bus broke down on the way to the beach, and everyone had to walk the last fifteen minutes.
Everyone's cell phones seem to be unable to reach out of the mountains to the resort (or anywhere else), and the driver has been unable to get the bus running again...
Lei'd to Rest is an interactive murder mystery game, which means that each player receives a detailed character booklet that includes a backstory, objectives for them to solve and information on other characters.
They may also have item cards (that may represent important clues) and abilities (that allow them to uncover secrets and information about other characters.)
In my opinion, once you've played an interactive murder mystery game, you won't want to play any other sort.
The cast of Lei'd to Rest includes:
Set at a beachside luau party on Hawaii, Lei'd to Rest is ideal for any summer party out of doors, maybe with a pool and a barbecue... You can easily give your party a Hawaiian theme by decorating with tiki masks, leis and so on.
Lei'd to Rest needs a dedicated host, someone to organise the game (in this case playing the part of the Bus Driver).
I really enjoy being the host - you know what's going on and can watch your friends scheme and plot and be devious to one another.
Lei'd to Rest is available from Freeform Games and comes in two versions.
For more information about Lei'd to Rest, click here to download the free introductory pdf file which includes more details - including background, a full cast list, costume guide and invitations.
Disclosure: I am a partner at Freeform Games - feel free to ask me lots of questions!
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.
Aug 15, 17 12:45 PM
I want to host Murder at Sea for my 17th birthday and I wanted to know if it's suitable for teens? Does this murder mystery have references to drugs?
Jul 24, 17 12:44 PM
Am organising a sit down dinner for 24 people - many of your games say that they are better as a buffet. Are any in particular good for a sit down meal?
Jul 17, 17 04:28 PM
Thanks so much for your website. It has lots of information, but so much so that I am a bit overwhelmed! I have a group that I think will be 19 adults