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A roaring '20s murder mystery party game for 8-15 guests - 8 required and 7 optional, ages 16 and up. Up to 55 unique player roles with all three expansion packs. The roaring twenties murder mystery party game is set at the height of prohibition in a 1920s speakeasy. Choose to host this '20s murder mystery party game if you are up for loads of blackmail, deceit, intertwining relationships and murder - all packaged in a fun flapper & gangster themed murder mystery party! This is the instant download version of the game - you will have everything needed to play with the instant download - just print and prepare. There's nothing to ship, so you avoid shipping fees! For the party ready pack, click on the link below in the helpful links section.
Game release date: Jan, 2007
It’s the height of Prohibition in 1920s Chicago, and there’s a mob war brewing between the South Side Gangsters and the Northern Chicago Mob Outfit. The two ruthless crime leaders Hal Sapone and Beanie O’Dannon have finally reached an agreement on bootlegging practices in Chicago and have decided to pull together resources to undergo a collaborative effort with criminal endeavors.
On the surface, this strategy seems similar to bailing out a sinking ship with tin cups, nevertheless.
Recently, gangsters from the north and south have been spotted together at various speakeasies throughout Chicago, but the tension in the air is always thick enough to be cut with a knife. However, this newfound relationship between the opposing mob bosses has served, thus far, to inhibit gratuitous bloodshed as in the past. Part of the success of this truce is that both crime bosses have found new dames, thereby intertwining more mutual relationships between the two factions.
The two gangs have set an official date to meet at Hal Sapone’s Grand Gatsby Speakeasy to resolve all remaining differences. Will these two underground organizations resolve their disputes or will a massive melee erupt, rekindling the fatal flames between them?
This is where your story begins.
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|Minimum age:||16 years (prohibition and mobster content such as bootlegging, gambling, speakeasies, love triangles, violence)|
|# of players in main game:||8-15 players|
|Expansion packs:||14 players (#1), 14 players (#2), 12 players (#3)|
|Gender of players:||Co-ed|
There was a great twist. My recommendation is to allow plenty of time for setup and preparation! Unknown on Nov 12th 2019
We did this for my sister's 30th birthday and were not disappointed. This was my first time hosting or even attending a murder mystery party and I felt the instructions were very clear. I played the game as a non-essential character and totally was involved in the game just like everyone else. This was such a blast, everyone had a great time and the night was full of laughs! Already planning my next party! Unknown on Oct 7th 2019
I hosted for my 30th birthday and we all had such a good time.
I sent out the pre activity and it was a fun start to get people excited. Everyone got all dolled up and stayed in character. As the host, I didn’t want to know anything so it was fun seeing all the surprises and twists as they unfolded.
Definitely give the required characters to the more outgoing people in your group.
At the end everyone said they were ready to do another one! Rose on Aug 26th 2019
My young adult daughters hosted their first murder mystery party and played The Raven Masquerade Murder in January. Everyone had so much! Like others shared in their reviews, people asked my daughters when they were hosting their next party, so they hosted Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy a month later. We went all out with the food and decor and were complimented on how beautiful our living room looked. Everyone had as much fun as they did playing the first party. My daughters then hosted The East Side Story and Panic at the Disco, and we are already planning our next one for October. My daughters didn't start incorporating the bonus games until their third party (which their guests enjoyed immensely), so I encourage you to play them! MMP's Biggest Fans on Aug 16th 2019