which game should I pick?

I am hosting a team building event for 17 people and we are considering having a murder mystery during the evening dinner. The team is a mix of lawyers, accountants and negotiators from the UK and North America. We will be in a hotel conference room and all are travelling so costumes will be a challenge so need to be easy but effective.

I like the idea of games with negotiating, bribing, solving the mystery, etc. I need to have it very interactive and would prefer to not have to read a lengthy story prior to the game, but will if required. Can you recommend a game and are they available with video to intro the game?

My response:

I definitely recommend one of the interactive murder mystery games for you as they are full of negotiation and bribery (oh, and solving a murder).

Games that I think would suit your group include The Auction or Hollywood Lies. Both are set in the modern day, and The Auction has no particular dress code. Hollywood Lies is technically supposed to be black tie, but "smart-ish" works just as well. Hollywood Lies also has a movie-making game, which ought to work well as a team-building exercise.

If neither of those appeal, then I suggest you check out my webpage for games for 11-25 people and pick one that you like the sound of.

Click here to learn more about The Auction.

Click here to learn more about Hollywood Lies.

Click here to see a list of games for 11-25 players.

By the way, none of them have videos with them - but neither do they require reading a lengthy story (although the host does have to put in some work first).

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