Murder mystery party game translations

Most murder mystery games are in English.

This page covers translations of murder mystery games into other languages.

It also includes links to murder mystery sites in other languages.

translate that murder mystery!

The following is a list of murder mystery games that you can run yourself that have been translated from English into another language.

(It’s possible I have missed some off - if you know of a game I’ve not covered, please contact me here.)

German

Freeform Games have translated some of their games into German.

English name

German Name

Summary of game

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Death on the Gambia

Tod auf dem Gambia

Venture into the heart fo the Dark Continent in 1939. For 8 to 11 guests, plus one host.

A Dead Man's Chest

Des toten Kerls Kiste

Pirates in the Caribbean for 12 - 16 guests, plus one host

Hollywood Lies

Hollywood Lies Deutsch

A modern-day murder mystery set in Tinseltown for 16 - 22 guests, plus one host.

Curse of the Pharaoh

Der Fluch des Pharao

Set in the Egyptian desert in 1894. For 6 to 11 guests, plus one host.

Way out West

Way out West Deutsch

A wild west murder mystery game for 10 to 14 guests, plus one host.

Lei'd to Rest

Zur Ruhe geLei'd

Set at a luau on Hawaii for 6 to 12 guests, plus one host.

Other languages

I’m not aware of murder mystery party games in any other languages (although I’ve been asked about games in Hebrew, Spanish and Italian amongst other languages).

However, if you feel like filling that gap and becoming a murder mystery game translator, read on...

become a murder mystery party game translator

While I can’t speak for other companies, I do know that the German translations for Freeform Games were created by an enthusiastic customer who wanted to run the games for his German-speaking friends.

He approached Freeform Games who agreed to pay him for the translation.

So if there’s a game that you like the look of, then I suggest that you contact the publishers and see if they would be happy for them to translate it.

If they can then sell your translation they may well pay you for the translation.

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

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

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