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Terror in a Toga

I love the quality and the amount of content. I felt confident when I purchased that it was going to be everything I needed to build a really great night in theme and my guests were going to enjoy the level of mystery.

This toga party game is a night of swirling, sipping, and sniffing out scandals!
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Setting the Scene

Toga Murder Mystery Party

An evening of gladiator warfare and celebration is planned for all of Rome to enjoy.

At the heart of the excitement sits Felix Festus, a lanista looking to win the public favor – and in doing so,
a Senate seat – with the donation of his gladiators for exhibition. While no lives will be taken in the ring;
honor, pride and the grand champion title are all at stake in the exhibition.

Although lives will be spared in the arena, the same will not hold true at the festivities.

One Roman will take their last breath at the Roman murder mystery party and it will be up to you to search out
the guilty from the guileful. Was it the brute in a fight for his freedom?
A senator unwilling to award another seat? A socialite who will not accept a rising of the classes?
Or perhaps a slave whose secret runs so deep that murder is the only way to silence it.

As you defend your own innocence, you will be called upon to decipher between the downtrodden and the downright deceitful…
that is, unless the murderer is you!

Roman Murder Mystery

 

Guest Info

Party Tips

The details make all the difference! Here are all the tips you’ll need to make a Roman murder mystery party to die for.

Costume Ideas

Get your creative costuming ideas here!

Decorations

How to create the perfect toga party feel!

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Food & Music

Baffled about what you can serve for your party - check here!

How To Play A Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery Party Game FAQs

First-time host/hostesses need not be wary. Night of Mystery parties have everything you need to throw a successful party and are designed to be easy-to-run.

If you want to play along, you can! As host, you will want to read the host’s guide in full to ensure that you are setting the game up correctly WITHOUT letting you know who the murderer is!

Then sit back, relax, and enjoy the MURDER!

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Excellent Question! And one that needs more explaining, please see the “How to Play” Page of our site and/or download a preview file to get a complete understanding of how our mysteries are run!

Download an introduction file for more info.



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Yes. We have invitations you can download at any time to send out to your guests. (We recommend you do this before purchasing if you are unclear of your guest count.)

Once you order, you will have access to your party pdf as well as email invitations with character descriptions included for your guests. See a sample emailable invite with character description here.

YES! As host, you get to decide how much or little you know about the murder.

If you want to play along, you will want to read the host’s guide in full to ensure that you are setting the game up correctly WITHOUT letting you know who the murderer is in this murder mystery party game!

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This will depend on (a) the version of party you order and (b) what you/they want to do at the party.

Some murder mystery party game rules say (generally the smaller 6-8 guest and 8-12 guest versions) have the victim rise and become the investigator after their “death.”

Since the victim does not know who murdered them, they can still play along and try to guess the murderer using their previous background knowledge and their money in order to bribe and blackmail others and derive their secrets from one another.

If you have a larger version, and you have not assigned the investigator (they are generally listed as the first person to eliminate for this reason), then the victim will need to become the investigator.

If you have assigned the investigator, but have an extra role that is not already filled, the victim can become this person (if you order the 20-80 player version, this will always be an option).

If the victim wishes to do nothing, they can do that as well. Some guests really enjoy playing along “dead” and trying to figure out who killed them.

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the Challenge?