Several murder mystery games include characters who are journalists or reporters. Their role is often to ferret out juicy secrets for their newspaper.
Here are a few ideas for how they can report their stories within your murder mystery game.
Put some sheets of paper on the wall, and let the reporter write news headlines.
For example, "German Ambassador is really a woman!" or "I've had an affair, admits famous movie star!"
A flip chart is ideal for this - let the reporter post the headlines, and when the sheet is full you can tear it off and stick it on the wall.
If your cub reporters are keen, they can actually write out the stories.
You could even provide them with an old typewriter for them to do this (although it might be quicker if they just hand-write the pieces).
The problem with actually writing the stories is that the person playing the reporter may end up spending all their time writing news reports instead of playing the game.
So instead of typing up a story, get them to write their name next to their headline - and tell everyone at the start of the party that if they want to "read" that story they should talk to that particular reporter to find out the details.
You can use any of the above to create some rivalry between journalists.
For example, you can create a competition to see who writes the most news stories, or even a give a prize for the wackiest headline.
Remember to give the reporters a notebook and pen so they can jot down the facts as they research their stories.
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.
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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.
Mar 04, 20 02:18 PM
I read on a post that The Final Destination murder mystery has a part that’s a proposal? Or can be turned into a marriage proposal. I was just wondering
Feb 22, 20 02:44 AM
I want a flexible game for up to 20 people, ie where the murderer is only chosen on the night after the guests arrive, so that if someone is poorly etc,
Feb 10, 20 02:07 PM
We are looking to host an in-office murder mystery for about 3-40 coworkers. The problem is we only have 1 hour. Any suggestions? Thank you! My response: