'Murder in the Wild West'  Game Synopsis

8 to 14 Guests

Sheriff T. Pott is due to join the lavish party being thrown at the Last Chance Saloon, when shots ring out and the Sheriff falls dead from the balcony. Host your own party to find the answer to ‘who shot the Sheriff’.

Join the guests at Lil's Last Chance Saloon in Dodgy City for an evening of fun and laughter. Now that Marshall T. Pott has cleaned up the town what could go wrong. A wild west adventure for 8 to 14 players.

Also available in: Teen Version | Large Group Teen Version | Large Group Version

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  • 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

Game was a big hit. Things slowed down a little too much by round 4 so I had to pick up the pace of the clues. Everyone had a good time and want another game soon.
Steve &. - Seneca SC
Thursday, August 04, 2016
This was an excellent game for 14 - 20 persons. We made this a family and friends game which included Great Grandma (Dot Dash), Papa (General Custard), Grammy (Julie Elected), aunts, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and friends. We sent out all of the clue packages in advance which we felt was helpful. We used a bell to get the groups attention for the start of each round and to introduce the significant clues to the whole group. We made a "manequin" of the dead sheriff - the children popped 2 baloons and threw the manequin over the balcony - this was the hit of the party as it caught everyone quite unaware right at the start. As soon as we made our first round introductions, we broke for the main meal and did dessert after round 5. We set up 3 gaming tables which accommodated 12 persons with an activity at hand and a place to eat. As well we had sofas and chairs around the perimeter of the room which is quite a large room. We had tons of fun - took all of 3 1/2 hours. The children were not given clues, but were included in the introduction as well as their accusation of who they felt the murder was. Everyone had tons of fun.
Julie E. - Western Canada
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
The wild west was a great theme. It is easy for people to come up with their attire for the evening although I must admit my guest go all the way when I invite them to something. Everyone got into it and had a great time which is evident from the pictures we took. I added characters for the kids so they felt like they were part of the event. Very fun evening, it is my second Murder Mystery party and will definitely do another one.
Friday, November 16, 2012
We played the game at Arrowhead Camping Area . It was the second of what has become an annual event. The game was a lot of fun . The scripted question and answers helped the flow of the game . It was an easy to come up with costumes and there was some good ones. I recommend this game especially to first timers .
Sunday, July 29, 2012
had a wicket time! and i solved it! WOOHOO!! cant wait for the next one!!!!!!
Thursday, May 31, 2012
We had a blast playing this game,it was so much fun to see everyone dress in character. It was so easy to organize and set up with all the materials included. The pre game site was awesome it provided a place for everyone to keep in touch. We all loved it and will definately purchase here again.
jackie q. - st.john''s, Newfoundland Canada
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
We had a fabulous evening - a fantastic way for a group of friends to get together and do something a bit different. Half the fun was dressing up and everybody went to so much effort. The costumes were fabulous! We laughed the whole evening through. Will definitely be doing another one. Thank you so much for helping to make my birthday such a memorable occasion! x
Catherine R. - Taunton. England
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Had a great time with the murder mystry. Would love to do another one....maybe with the kids.
Kristi K. - Maria Stein, OHIO
Thursday, October 27, 2011
This is our second Mystery and both have been done at a cottage. Last year we did Shore Secret (teen version) and the atmosphere by the lake lent to the detail. This year, the cottage and deck itself added to the Western theme. I noticed a difference in the scripting between the two levels of games. The teen version gave suggestions for dramatic improvisation whereas the adult version of Wild West offered specific scripts, which was welcomed in the case of Lowerwatha. One character, Little Careless, was played by a dog. "She had had a bit too much to drink in the saloon so couldn't speak." Again, I customized the script to include her presence and gave opportunity for characters to speak to her, or gesture and make comments about her. It was hilarious! We had a lot of fun preparing costumes and even a set which consisted of painted up brown packing paper to look like a bar and also a drawing of a staircase mounted on a doorway. Looking forward to the next game and intend to build on the good ideas that come from your website. Thanks.
Mary M. - Canada
Sunday, September 11, 2011
My party! It was fantastic. We began with Lily White's speech, the sound effects worked nicely. We had many rounds (i think 7) to get guessing. I had a hard time! It was great, the food was interesting, the sauce was funny, but still good. I thought that everyone (but Bob!) made good on their costume effort! Dad, you were great in those chaps! i felt ridiculous but hey! so what? Round 8 was the guessing, one person got it right! I think that it was a success and The feur pud was delicious. Ich Leibe Wacklepudding und Eis! Charlotte
Charlotte S. - Hurstpierpoint, England
Wednesday, April 27, 2011