'Murder at Ashton Tower'  Game Synopsis


8 Guests

Towering above the bustling city of Ashton, the prestigious Ashton Tower houses the home offices of Beauties! Magazine, a monthly publication of impressive national readership that has put the city of Ashton on the map. After all, who better than wealthy playboy Max Carrington to rocket a faltering publication toward fame and fortune? But it seems Carrington has made enemies along the way. When Beauties! CEO Max Carrington is found dead, slumped over his desk in his Ashton Tower office early one morning, everyone found on the premises is a suspect. Now they must find out “who dun it,” and fast—or they will all face total ruin.

A standard format murder mystery game, played in rounds. Perfect for a dinner party or intimate get-together, set in modern times.


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Contents

  • Host Instructions
  • Guest Instructions
  • Character Descriptions
  • Character Motives
  • Game Clues
  • Print-able Invitations
  • Email-able Invitations
  • Invitation Tracking
  • Name Tags
  • Pre-Game Clues
  • Suggested Recipes
  • Tips from Other Hosts
  • Bulk Emailing Tools
  • Scripts (Large Group Games Only)
  • Cast Materials (Large Group Games Only)

Team-Building Features (Available only in Team Building version)

  • Facilitator's Instructions
  • Team Assignments Tools
  • Team Building Activities
  • Table Tents
  • Team Building Tips and Suggestions
  • Questionnaires and Team Review Tools
  • Awards

Murder Mystery Reviews

This game was a lot of fun. The "fair play" clues are there, but don't count on everyone spotting them! The story plays out like a soap-opera. In fact, I used an 80's nighttime soap backdrop to the party, (think "Dynasty," "Dallas" and so forth). Have your guests arrive in the glitz and glamour of the "me" decade, (not to mention huge shoulder pads) and you get the idea. Very simple to use and serve it along with an elegant dinner and you can't go wrong! Very pleasantly surprised.
Dennis P. - Edison, NJ
Wednesday, July 02, 2008
We had a great time. The characters fit the people we invited and they loved the twists and turns.
Chick a. - Ewing, NJ
Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Our Murder Mystery was last night and we had a blast! Everyone was so into their character! I included a dinner and it took place throughout the dinner. We had awards at the end for best sctor, actress and costume! I never thought my friends would get so into it! It was a new way of getting into the Halloween spirit without a Halloween party. I just finished putting a picture book together! I will definitely do this again!!!
Susan S. - Sterling Heights, MI
Sunday, October 23, 2005
Talk about a fun filled night! After the Pizza arrived, our gathering dove head first into our respective characters. Everybody seemed to be a legitimate suspect! I thought the interworkings of the relationships between the characters was intriguing. Everyone had something to hide! Their were a few startled faces in the room when the killer finally revealed themselves.
Bill
Thursday, June 24, 2004