Our virtual murder mystery team building activities are a great, alternative way to add intrigue and excitement to any event. Designed to increase team bonding and communication, they are ideal for team away days, corporate events, and groups of all sizes. We use augmented reality and plenty of creative, problem-solving tasks to bring the suspense and interaction of a traditional murder mystery game to life.
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Benefits of Murder Mystery Team Building Activities & Games
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Best Murder Mystery Team Building Activities & Games
Explore our exciting range of virtual murder mystery activities. Perfect for sharpening problem-solving skills. Sift through evidence and investigate suspects. Teams must unite to find the culprit during this event. It’s all about strategy and analysis. Our online murder mysteries are designed to get teams collaborating. Connect with your colleagues in an exciting whodunit! Host a murder mystery Zoom party where employees can show off their unique skills.
Discover a wintery murder mystery with Murder on the Slopes. An engaging team building activity to put your investigation skills to the test! Shake it up with Manor House Murder. A school reunion turned crime scene. Or race against time in Murder on the Train, our immersive 1920s team event! Flexible delivery options make your next team event easy. See our exciting options below.
Shorter Crime Solving Detective Games & Activities
Looking for similar activities but with less gameplay time? Check out our range of 45-minute jury games! These exciting activities can be delivered virtually, hybrid or in-person, and are suitable for all team sizes. They're the perfect mix of detective and murder mystery team building activities.
Live Remote Hosts
At Wildgoose, we believe our Remote Hosts provide you with an unmatched team experience. We’re proud to have a fantastic array of expert hosts who know Wildgoose inside out, and can guide you through all of our team activities.
They’ll kick-start each event with an uplifting briefing, setting the scene, and hyping up teams. They’ll be on hand throughout your experience to provide support, keep the energy flowing, and will present an entertaining wrap-up finale. Expect collaboration, lots of laughs, and most importantly plenty of fun!
Why Play a Murder Mystery Team Building Activity?
Our virtual murder mystery activity is one of our most popular challenges. In a race against time, you’ll need to collect evidence, rule out suspects and catch the killer before it’s too late! Critical thinking, reasoning, teamwork and leadership skills are the keys to success. As our virtual murder mystery is completely remote, you can solve the case and find the killer without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.
Murder mystery activities are excellent for encouraging communication between teams. With important roles to be played, teams must delegate responsibilities. This allows teams to highlight natural leaders. As your virtual murder mystery activity progresses everyone will play their part in solving the case. Deduce who the culprit is and make quick decisions as a team in order to solve the case! Our murder mystery events are a flexible and thrilling way to connect your team.
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A virtual murder mystery activity is an engaging way to connect teams. You and your employees will be prompted to solve a murder and work together. Follow the sequence of events and unlock clues. Using your own smartphones and Zoom, you’ll be briefed by one of our expert Remote Hosts. You’ll then be divided into teams and work together in breakout rooms to crack the case.
It’s all about looking at the details! Solving the mystery and finding the killer is the aim of the game. All of our online murder mystery activities prompt teams to put their best deduction skills to the test. Encouraging communication and uniting teams.
How many people can take part in a virtual murder mystery game?
Our virtual murder mystery activities are made for any group size. Our team building activities are designed to encourage team bonding for teams of any size. Perfect for a murder mystery Zoom party! Whether your group is made up of 5, 50 or 5,000 people we’ve got you covered!
How long do your virtual murder mystery games last?
Our murder mystery activities are designed to last 1 hour + a 15 min briefing + 15 min wrap-up. Total time 1 hour 30 mins.
This offers teams the best murder mystery experience. You’ll have plenty of time to immerse yourselves in the story. Work together to solve clues and tasks, you’ll want to make the minutes count in this whodunit!
If you're looking for a shorter activation time, the volume of content can be reduced to accommodate.
What should I expect on the day of my murder mystery event?
Teams will be briefed by one of our Remote Hosts then break off into smaller groups (and breakout rooms) to ensure maximum engagement. Our expert hosts will be on standby throughout the virtual murder mystery activity to support teams, encourage communication and provide a fun wrap-up (via video link) at the end of the activity.
What is the maximum team size for a murder mystery game?
We recommend 4-6 people per team. This gives everyone in your team to shine during the murder mystery event. Solving challenges as a team is essential, keeping groups to this size is a key part of increasing team engagement.
How do we play a murder mystery game?
Our virtual murder mystery games are easy to play. No matter if you’re completely remote or in-person! All you need is your smart device, Zoom, and our Mobile Adventures app. Teams will be briefed by one of our expert Remote Hosts before separating into teams of 4-6.
You’ll have 1 hour and 30 minutes to solve the case as a team. Our virtual murder mystery games give teams plenty of opportunities to put their strategic skills to the test.
Read our on-the-day guide HERE. For more information on virtual activities, see Virtual FAQs.
Are virtual murder mystery games good for team building?
Virtual murder mysteries are excellent for team building. Teams are encouraged to unite in solving the crime. Each player must bring their unique skillset to the table. Our range of online murder mystery activities prompts teams to delegate and assign a leader. Everyone has a role to play during the event.
Teams must dissect evidence and interview suspects. It takes teamwork to catch a killer! We believe the best murder mystery games require more than one sharp eye. A virtual team building event is sure to get your team bonding as they solve the case!
How do you build team morale in an online murder mystery event?
We build team morale remotely through fun challenges and the expertise of our Remote Hosts. While our virtual murder mysteries offer a self-managed option, our Remote Hosts provide an additional source of entertainment throughout an online murder mystery. In addition to being on standby for support. Our engaging challenges and tasks thrive on collaboration, creating a positive and exciting experience for teams.
Will your murder mystery events provide social interaction?
Yes! All of our virtual activities have been created with social interaction as a priority. Each challenge will encourage teams to spark conversation, work together, have lots of fun and get social - all virtually and from the safety and comfort of home. Using breakout room functionality which splits groups into small teams, we encourage participants to get social and collaborate in manageable sized groups. We've developed our technology to encourage teams to pick a 'Captain' or 'Player' role prompting them to communicate and agree on a team strategy. Once the game has been loaded, each challenge and task has been designed thoughtfully to encourage each individual to play a role and take part.
What devices do I need for my virtual murder mystery game?
You'll need a laptop or PC as well as a smartphone (iOS or Android) or tablet to play our virtual murder mystery activities.
How do we get set up for an online murder mystery event?
We will provide you with a step by step instruction sheet, but setup is simple: using a device off our recommended devices list, simply download the Mobile Adventures app, scan the QR code we provide you with into the app and you're ready to go!
You’ll be able to take part in any of our online murder mystery events simply using our award-winning app. Teams can play in-person, remotely, or a combination of the two. Perfect for the office or at a venue of your choice! No matter where you are, our remote hosts will be on standby to set up the perfect murder mystery event for you.
Can you host a virtual murder mystery team building event on Zoom?
Our virtual murder mystery activities are designed to work with conference software, offering you the perfect Zoom murder mystery party! We encourage teams to use Zoom in order to communicate clearly throughout the activity. Offering teams the perfect chance to solve problems and unite!
Are there live actors included in your murder mystery activities?
No, our virtual murder mystery challenges are played at home from the comfort of your sofa (or desk, whichever you prefer!), so there are no live actors included. The gameplay is focused around uncovering clues, examining evidence, liaising with witnesses and exploring the virtual manor to piece together the evidence and solve the crime.
Can we host an online murder mystery party?
Yes! Our murder mystery activities can be played, virtually or in person. Need help planning an event or party? Get in touch to see how we can help you create an amazing team experience.
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