Gender-neutral characters

For the some of the games (Dazzled to Death, Bludgeoned on Broadway), it says that 8 of the characters can be played by either men or women, however the character lists on the preview file don't address this as each character has specific names, how would it work?

PS. I am trying to organize this for a females only hens night.

My response:

The gender-neutral characters (those that can be played by a man or a woman) generally have a gender neutral name. For example, "Chris" can be Christopher or Christine, "Alex" can be Alexander or Alexandra.

It's not always easy to tell though - in Bludgeoned on Broadway the gender neutral characters are Pat, Scrappy, Taylor and Jordan.

And in Dazzled to Death it's Reggie, Soames and Christy.

In either case, for an all-female game you're going to need some players to play men. I've written a short article on that here.

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.

Latest Game

MIE cover

Murder on the Istanbul Express - for 7-11 guests

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. How does the murderer of the game know he is the murder ?

    Dec 04, 22 06:02 AM

    How does the murderer of the game know they are the murderer? My response: In most of the games on my site, the murderer is told as part of their character

    Read More

  2. Chrismas theme murder mystery - how long do they take?

    Dec 04, 22 05:58 AM

    Hi, the one you suggest on your webpage is called The Night Before Christmas. About how long will it take for the us to work though the mystery? thank

    Read More

  3. Murder mystery for high school group 38-44 people

    Oct 23, 22 11:17 AM

    Hi! I work at a girls' high school, we'd like to put on a mystery murder event for them, approximately 35-45 students. If you would be able to recommend

    Read More