20's theme murder mystery party for 25 plus people

by Emily
(Surrey, England)

I am having a 30th birthday party in June and want to have a murder mystery evening but would love to have a 20's theme to the evening. All of the games I have seen are not for this amount of people would you be able to help? I currently have 27 definites and would like a character for all of them.

Would like to get the invites out as soon as possible so I don't have to keep it a surprise for much longer (not very good at keeping things secret).

My response:

I'm not entirely sure what you mean by a 20s setting as it could mean American gangsters, PG Wodehouse-esque or something else.

My most important constraint when choosing a game is the number of guests, and if I know that then I choose the theme afterwards. I do that because it's more important to me to make sure that everyone has a good time than picking on a setting.

I say that because, like you, I am not aware of a game for 27+ characters set in the 1920s. There are a few (such as Murder at Sea which are sort-of nearly 1920s, but that does depend on what thing you are looking for in a 1920s game.

So I suggest you check out the list of games for 27+ guests (see link below), and pick the one that's closest to the kind of thing that you're looking for.

Click here to see games for 25 to 40 guests.

Click here to learn more about Murder at Sea.

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