A Cocktail Party Murder Mystery

Average rating: 4.7 Number of ratings:(9) 1 hour 30 minute virtual event
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Event short description

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Hosted by Patchwork Adventures

A murder mystery party meets escape room! Solve puzzles while interrogating the suspects in this fun, interactive made-for-Zoom experience. This game is hosted by a team of five trained performers who will guide the players throughout the evening - if you can trust a thing they say….

Virtual event

This host typically use zoom, but we can integrate with other systems.

Book now - adjust headcount later

Headcount can be adjusted up to 14 days before the event.

Group size

This event supports 12 - 60 participants.

Group participation level

Medium - Guests will be sent a kit or prompted to participate in this event.

Event duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Kit included

A kit to accompany the event will be delivered to each guest prior to the event date.

Full details

How it works

You are cordially invited to Patchwork Detective Agency’s Cocktail Party! This is sure to be a great night, including icebreakers, mingling, general revelry… and a devious murder! Can you figure out whether the murderer was Bravo Trophy with a poisoned trophy or Charlie Deco with the extreme disco balls or Alpha DJ with the heart-stopping tunes?

The game uses several of Zoom’s advanced features to make the experience feel special. Players will move through various interrogation rooms, share what they’ve learned with the full group, and figure out who murdered Detective X. This event is maxed out at 60 participants per game, but if your team is larger than 60, we can run multiple concurrent games. This game is hosted by a team of five trained performers who will guide the players throughout the evening - Players will have to interrogate the suspects, solve their mind-twisting puzzles and clues, and figure out who murdered Detective X.

What to Expect:

A Cocktail Party Murder Mystery is an actor-driven game and interactive theater experience designed for corporate team building and team bonding. Your group will have to:

  • Solve puzzles and clues
  • Interact with live actors
  • Sleuth around online
  • Think critically
  • Communicate and collaborate
  • Practice divergent thinking
  • Build consensus
  • Share information with one another

This host supports the following options:

  • Pre-assigned teams

Kit contents

Each guest of the event will receive these items in a shipment to their address.

  • Decorations
  • Balloons
  • Plastic champagne cups
  • Patchwork Detective Agency name tags
  • Puzzle components

Shipping & delivery

This event includes a shipment to each guest's address. You'll have to provide addresses 5 days prior to the event to allow for shipping and delivery.

Shipping policy or exclusions

Shipping to the USA included in prices. International shipping with $40 surcharge. Prefer no PO Boxes as we typically ship via FedEx Please allow 14 days or more lead time when booking a game that requires shipping, unless you choose the expedited shipping option.

International shipping is available but is not included in the price and will incur additional costs
Expedited shipping is available but is not included in the price and will incur additional costs

Things you'll need

Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.

  • Your kit

How to join

This event is delivered using the video platform: Zoom

Prefer to use your own platform? This host supports the following options:

  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Google Meet
  • Cisco Webex
  • GoToMeeting
  • Blue Jeans

Other things you will need to join:

  • Link to this event, provided after purchase
  • Internet connected device, tablets and phones are supported
  • Internet connection
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Your host Patchwork Adventures

Patchwork Adventures is on a mission to improve human connections through playful experiences. Our founder, Shuai, is an MIT and Stanford trained neurobiologist with extensive experience in community building and corporate team-building. We specialize in virtual team building and team bonding activities and have been hosting virtual games since 2017. Our games are designed with the science of human connection in mind and are created to be fun, interactive, and to help teammates bond. Our team consists of over 60 actor/facilitators who are trained in improv, virtual events facilitation, and creating space for your team to have an unforgettably fun experience.