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"I just wanted to take a minute to thank your company for the quality products you sell. I recently purchased Casino Fatale for a Bond themed 30th Birthday Party and it was a HUGE success. Everyone who came said that it was the best party they had ever been to. Thank you for making it a success."
Clinton Pillay, South Africa


"I played Way out West at a friend's birthday. I thought it would be "the usual." It wasn't. Interactive, layered, and fun, I was inspired to host my own: Casino Fatale. I liked this game better, because the Casino Fatale characters weren't clearly good/bad – they were difficult to pin down/categorize, making the game more intriguing."
Veronica Griffin, Canada


Casino Fatale ndash; group photo 
							– Paul Bartlett
Casino Fatale ndash; group photo – Paul Bartlett


Casino Fatale – the auction 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – the auction – Michele Roberts


Casino Fatale in Singapore – The name's Bland… Jack Bland 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – The name's Bland… Jack Bland – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff and Alex Kirk strike a pose 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff and Alex Kirk strike a pose – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


"We ran Casino Fatale for a Christmas party, and our guests are still talking about it a few months on!!"
Dorn Carran, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale Expanded – Felicity, Alex and Zara 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Felicity, Alex and Zara – Nataliya Chabanyuk


"Casino fatale went spectacular, all in all everything worked amazing!. The ' bad guys' won, and a lot of new people who never played before had an amazing time. Thanks again Freeform for a spectacular game, a spectacular experience and for enough twists and turns. By the end of the night we had our chief villains attacked on every side yet they still won! It was intense!!!!!!!!!!"
Krzysztof Wisniewski, Canada


Casino Fatale – the roulette table 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – the roulette table – Kay Fretwell


"Everybody, 30 players had a great time with Casino Fatale, so did I… The game is really great, and people loved to play them all. No one had ever heard about or played any murder and mystery game before. Now people are asking me when will be the next one… [Paulo translated the game into Portuguese for his guests!]"
Paulo Gardolinski, Arte da Hora Arts Center, Brazil


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


Casino Fatale – Anna Upanova, Ashley Bunsen and Zara Zirconoff 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Anna Upanova, Ashley Bunsen and Zara Zirconoff – Michele Roberts


Casino Fatale – Pat Bullitt 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Pat Bullitt – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale 
							– Lisa Perez
Casino Fatale – Lisa Perez


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Countess Alice de Ville and Donovan Jones 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Countess Alice de Ville and Donovan Jones – Bev Postma


"We did Casino Fatale for my 18th and it was great fun! I was so lucky because we had unseasonably warm weather and decided to host most of it in the garden. We lit it up with lanterns and fairy lights and we really did feel like we were on the banks of the River Seine! There was lots of different side plots so everybody felt involved. It was cool to watch all the different stories unfold and everyone looked fabulous!"
Francesca Consiglio, United Kingdom


"Casino Fatale Expanded was really a HUGE FUN! A lot of people were telling that they would remember this evening for ever :-) Nobody had an experience in this kind of games, including me, a host (6 months pregnant at the date :-). (Actually there were THREE pregnant women involved in the game. And all of them enjoyed it and appreciated a little FUN break with friends on the middle of long, expecting period:-) It was a Birthday Gift to my husband. and he enjoyed it fully! For a long time after the game, the players were discussing all possible strategies and solutions, trying to replay and to rewind the game. It's difficult to hold an attention of 30 adult with different interests, but in this case, it was a piece of cake! Especial thanks to the creator of the game. That was fabulous and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is in the search of breaking usual routine of outing parties: drink, eat, dance :-)"
Nataliya Chabanyuk, Canada


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – character packets 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – character packets – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale – Ashley Bunsen, Chris Rowan, Donovan Jones and Joe Knowall 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Ashley Bunsen, Chris Rowan, Donovan Jones and Joe Knowall – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Casino Fatale HQ! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Casino Fatale HQ! – Bev Postma


"Hi, just thought I'd ping some photos from my son's 12th birthday party, with the Casino Fatale murder mystery we bought from you in December. Although this was an 18+ game, they all had a fab time – fizzy apple drinks were served in plastic champage flutes – all guests came dressed-up and had a ball. Many thanks!"
Gill Chadbon, Kent, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale – Sam Riley auctioning off Countess de Ville 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Sam Riley auctioning off Countess de Ville – Michele Roberts


"Casino Fatale was our first murder mystery. We had a wonderful time. Everyone loved being able to dress up for the night of high stakes gambling. Our guests had so much fun trying to solve the murders that happened that after the game was over, they wanted to continue to try to figure out who killed the other people! Needless to say everyone was impressed with the way the game was played and the fact that there are no scripts, giving everyone the ability to make the character who they wanted it to be."
Christie Neely, United States


Casino Fatale 
							– Stephanie Davidson
Casino Fatale – Stephanie Davidson


Casino Fatale – group shot 
							– Jim Cook
Casino Fatale – group shot – Jim Cook


Casino Fatale 
							– Stephanie Davidson
Casino Fatale – Stephanie Davidson


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Det. Natalie Bois arrests Dominique Renard! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Det. Natalie Bois arrests Dominique Renard! – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Winners!  Jo Knowall for most successful character and Anna Upanova for best costume 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Winners! Jo Knowall for most successful character and Anna Upanova for best costume – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – Sam Riley conducts the auction 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Sam Riley conducts the auction – Kay Fretwell


"I ran Casino Fatale last month and I can say that the scenario is definitely solid and efficient.
In order to promote roleplaying over abilities, I divided the number of uses of all cards by two (rounding up and down according to my feelings)and distributed them only when the party was going well, starting with the ones that struggled the most. It helped them to get back into the game and kinda refreshed the game. (I had given the defensive ones from the beginning though, for obvious reasons.)
Changing the ability system raises additional challenges: for the host, keeping an eye on the flow of the game and be ready to distribute the cards as he sees fit. That means one more thing to do during an already busy evening ... And for the guests, having less cards to rely upon brings more roleplaying, but can be harder for inexperienced players.
I had planned to get my housemate as Jacques Renard, since he was almost certain to be present. Key word here being ALMOST :( He had to cancel two days before; family emergency. Since most people had seen their roles and were pretty much ready for it, I could only recast Sam Riley as Jacques and convert Sam Riley into a non-player character and act him myself. While I would not recommend it except as a last resort solution, it turned out OK. We lost a bit of the plot about [something] but kept the bulk of the story going. A few other cancellations occured, but they were expected and we were able to deal without them as they were minor characters anyway.
I had one blackjack table running, which was definitely a plus for the party, but I highly recommend getting casino chips for this, as [Character A] made himself a lot richer by sneaking paper chips into his pockets, and that would have been a lot harder with plastic ones (I was supposed to get some but they were all the same color so I could not use them in the end).
Thanks for the scenario, I would definitely recommend it."
Maxime Courtot, Ireland


Casino Fatale – everyone 
							– Gill Chadbon
Casino Fatale – everyone – Gill Chadbon


"We had a great time with Casino Fatale! Had a load of coworkers and some friends visiting from different parts of the country. I hosted as the barman and dealt drinks while the characters milled about. I also modified the rules to let people shoot from a distance (shooter tells host rock/paper/scissors in advance and the host asks the victim their response). Everyone throughly enjoyed the added intrigue! Thanks Freeform Games!"
Tom Britland, United Kingdom


"We have been playing Freeform games since my daughter turned twelve. We have played Lei'd to Rest, A Dead Man's Chest, Way Out West, Hollywood Lies and this year Casino Fatale. They are without a doubt the best games ever. The kids always have a wonderful time and beg us to host more parties. Anyone who has not tried this for a teeenager's birthday party is missing out on the easiest, most fun, party imaginable. We will continue playing Freeform Games until my kids go off to college. Thank you so much for continuing to create new games."
Jill Getchell, United States


"I downloaded Casino Fatale on a Tues. and had the party the following Sat. night. It took a few days of organizing. I was worried about how it would go since I had never even been to a Murder Mystery Party. BUT it is absolutely true that you can pull off the party and everybody will have a blast!! No worries just enjoy!! I will definitely be hosting another party. Thank you for being such an informative, organized business!!"
Michele Roberts, United States


Casino Fatale – Alex and Ashley 
							– Gill Chadbon
Casino Fatale – Alex and Ashley – Gill Chadbon


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Glamorous ladies! Events Manager, Anna Upanova, Eva Goodbody, Zara Zirconoff and Countess Alice de Ville 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Glamorous ladies! Events Manager, Anna Upanova, Eva Goodbody, Zara Zirconoff and Countess Alice de Ville – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


"Casino Fatale was our first murder mystery game, but definitely not our last!
It was brilliant. We had it on the 27th of December (a Monday). A dull day normally just after Xmas everyone had eaten and drunk enough. This was just something different. It was really a fab night and everyone made an amazing effort. I did wonder how it would all work at first glance but once I got into it it worked brilliantly. I was in two minds whether to give out the full character sheets before the night because it is alot to take in but I'm glad I never because people will have talked about it. It was the talk of our town and still is."
Elaine MacMillan, Spain


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye settling a family score with Donovan Jones 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye settling a family score with Donovan Jones – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Duel! Anna Upanova and Eva Goodbody 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Duel! Anna Upanova and Eva Goodbody – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


"We used Casino Fatale as the evening entertainment for our staff holiday party. The game was played by 27 people, plus 2 hosts. All participants had to be 'in character' from the moment they walked into the party. Some of them became their characters a couple of days early! From all accounts, a good time was had by all. Takes a bit of organization – but it is well worth it. We did embellish with some real props – dollar store guns and knives (nail polish makes wonderful blood on a knife…); a bandage box became a first aid kit; a small vial filled with beads became poison; a 'diamond' pendant and an 'emerald' bracelet. A fun-filled evening of murder and intrigue! Thank you."
Kathy Collier, Canada


Casino Fatale – Donovan Jones and Matt Bond look serious 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Donovan Jones and Matt Bond look serious – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale Expanded – Anna and the Host (Nataliya) 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Anna and the Host (Nataliya) – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale Expanded – Joe and Sam 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Joe and Sam – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


Casino Fatale – The casino's glittering decor 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – The casino's glittering decor – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale Expanded – Inspector Leclou, Matt Bond and Ralph Anderson 
							– Maxime Courtot
Casino Fatale Expanded – Inspector Leclou, Matt Bond and Ralph Anderson – Maxime Courtot


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lord James T. Burke and Felicity Phillips 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lord James T. Burke and Felicity Phillips – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – the auction in progress 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – the auction in progress – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


"Casino Fatale Expanded was amazing. Best party ever!!!"
Jonita Van Wyk, South Africa


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Andre Couvert, Alex Kirk, Selina Skye, Jo Knowall and Lady Matilda Burke 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Andre Couvert, Alex Kirk, Selina Skye, Jo Knowall and Lady Matilda Burke – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – the Host and Countess de Ville 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – the Host and Countess de Ville – Michele Roberts


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye and dessert! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye and dessert! – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – props and player packs 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale – props and player packs – Birgit Janssens


"A few weeks ago my father hosted a Casino Fatale Expanded murder mystery game for me and around 26 of my friends from our local YMCA. It was great fun and we were really enjoying ourselves. The hunt for Mister X and the stolen diamond was very thrilling and kept us (especially me as the Police Detective) breathless for hours. All the players were between 16 and 22 years old and everyone got really into it. It was easy understandable and we were in our role pretty fast. Greetings from Switzerland as well as my father Peter Dünki."
Dimitri Dünki, Switzerland


Casino Fatale – Selina Skye and Chris Rowan 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Selina Skye and Chris Rowan – Kay Fretwell


"Casino Fatale was a great ice breaker and everyone enjoyed the fact that they chatted to all the guests including those that didn't take part in the murder mystery. We hired 2 casino tables which gave a very authentic feel to the party. This ensured that all guests were entertained for the evening."
Ann Hallam, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale – Sam Riley 
							– Gill Chadbon
Casino Fatale – Sam Riley – Gill Chadbon


"Casino Fatale was a blast! Everyone had a great time, and I was busy and interactive as the host."
Jonathan Gilmour, United States


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Eva Goodbody and Zara Zirconoff 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Eva Goodbody and Zara Zirconoff – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale 
							– Stephanie Davidson
Casino Fatale – Stephanie Davidson


Casino Fatale Expanded – Anna and Zara 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Anna and Zara – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the game in full swing 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the game in full swing – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye and Jo Knowall 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye and Jo Knowall – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale 
							– Elaine Hartley
Casino Fatale – Elaine Hartley


"I hosted Casino Fatale this weekend and it was absolutely fantastic! I was very nervous about hosting the party – having never hosted or played a murder mystery party before – however it went brilliantly! Only two of my guests had played a murder mystery party before, so everyone was very excited, albeit slightly confused at first. The group attending the party were all teenage girls, but those playing guys loved their parts! The evening was fantastic, and culminated nicely with a dramatic death of a character. The material provided was excellent, and despite my worries of people getting bored, everyone got into character and loved the whole evening.
Already people have been asking me when the next one is going to be! Thank you all so much for the wonderful game!"
Catherine, United Kingdom


"Casino Fatale was wonderful. Amazing teenage party idea! All the kids 'raved' about the party afterwards, as they did last year with Dazzled to Death. Complex intricate plots, and many of them! Most parts could be as major or minor as the characters who played them chose to 'play' them. A fantastic night. Totally exhausting, but smooth-running and a fantastic experience for both the kids involved and for us!"
Mette Jongeling, Australia


Casino Fatale – Inspector Freddie Leclou is poised to make an accusation 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Inspector Freddie Leclou is poised to make an accusation – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the Events Manager is apologetic 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the Events Manager is apologetic – Birgit Janssens


"Hello again guys. Just to say thank you, once again, for a very enjoyable evening. We hosted Casino Fatale at the local restaurant and it went down a treat! All the suspicion and intrigue was great! My friend, Phil, who played Donovan was really funny – just randomly stating small poetic verses! An additional death really livened everything up and it was the first time (so far) that one of the men actually won the whole game! It's now 3-1 to the ladies! Thanks again! Here's to the fifth…"
Nick Eccles, United Kingdom


"Last February we decided to do our 10th wedding anniversary and found your games. We had a group half British , half Flemish (Belgians). Quite quickly Casino Fatale seemed to be ideal, seeing the setting in France in our Château and the option of the Expanded version. And we used all but one of the extra characters.
On arrival, together with a welcome gift bag and two glasses and a mini bottle of champagne, the two envelopes per couple lay on their beds. Some of them well filled with props! We bought some toy guns (go off with a bang!), I used my old duster as microphone, we made notebooks filled with information according to the person: info about casinos, casino bills, gave an old book, I gave one of my nice Shakespeare books as booklet for Donovan Jones (got auctioned and now they don't want to give it back as they paid too much money for it tsss) , I even looked up several poems so Donovan could spout loads of them.
We asked our guests to dress up for a vintage dinner and dance party, the night of the game was the night after that, so suddenly everyone decided to dress up for that as well… My husband bought a grey Indian suit online to give a special effect coming down the big staircase of the castle on the music of the Great Khali followed by the stabbing noise of the well known horror film…
We started the game at 6 pm with a finger buffet and thought afterwards everybody would go to bed, yeah right that was just the start of a very long entertaining evening ! Mind you we never saw any of the food we were quite busy! Everybody had fun and the end was hilarious with bodies everywhere as you can see in the pictures. They all had massive fun and just want us to organize another party, forgetting our finances :-)
I feared cheating with our group as I mentioned to you, but no way: they all checked each other to see whether they ticked off their abilities. They were all worried as they never played it before and all thought they wouldn’t be able to do it. Well, that wasn’t the case: even my shyest daughter-in-law found out everything and bribed people!!! Amazing.
People were stunned we got it online and that quality! Well done it is really good and you know everybody said we could play it again knowing what we know now it would go twice as well… yeah right I can imagine :-)
Really well done a lot better than we ever expected! Michael said if he had to do another one it would be sublime! We don't even know how the stories went on, there were so many plots and dealing going on you won't believe it! They all lied and cheated, double-dealed – I've never seen my friends and family go bonkers like that :-) Fun fun fun all of them enjoying it and having a great time! We can’t thank you enough!"
Birgit Hogben, France


Casino Fatale 
							– Phil Murray
Casino Fatale – Phil Murray


"Just a note of thank you. I bought Casino Fatale Expanded for my Halloween Party on Sunday and oh my god it was brilliant. I've never hosted or been to a murder mystery party before so was slightly apprehensive about how it would all work out but I needn't have worried the night went brilliantly absolutely everyone loved it and they can't stop talking about it, I made a slight change and set it in the 1920s I hope you don't mind. I am already being pestered about when I am going to have my next one. You've created a Murder Mystery Monster!"
Sarah Horan, Ireland


Casino Fatale in Beijing 
							– Chris Lloyd
Casino Fatale in Beijing – Chris Lloyd


Casino Fatale Expanded – Pat and Matt 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Pat and Matt – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale – Inspector Leclou and Detective Natalie Bois 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Inspector Leclou and Detective Natalie Bois – Michele Roberts


"Just thought I'd send along the group shot from our Casino Fatale party, which took place this past Friday. All of the guests had a great time, and they're looking forward to the next murder mystery!"
Jim Cook, United States


Casino Fatale Expanded – Chris and Jacques 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Chris and Jacques – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Casino staff – Felicity Phillips and Jo Knowall with Selina Skye! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Casino staff – Felicity Phillips and Jo Knowall with Selina Skye! – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lady Matilda Burke and Eva Goodbody 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lady Matilda Burke and Eva Goodbody – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lady Matilda Burke succombs to the charms of Andre Couvert! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Lady Matilda Burke succombs to the charms of Andre Couvert! – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Andre Couvert reading his secret telex 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Andre Couvert reading his secret telex – Bev Postma


"I guess the setting of Casino Fatale ticked a number of boxes simultaneously
- It was a distinct setting that first-time players could relate to. They might not have understood much about how such games work but they had a clear and evocative idea of what a casino was, what to wear etc.
- I liked the fact that we could have fun with the decoration, costumes etc in a silly wayso no one felt intimidated (which might be the case when playing for the first time, especially as half the guests knew almost no one there)
- We could also make an effort to make it simultaneously stylish (EG: bow ties, party dresses) to create a great atmosphere that they could feel excited by, so it became more of an experience than simply a game at a party.
I must say, the materials were excellent, particularly in the way they were written from the perspective of someone wanting to run the game. They managed to communicate the benefit of your experience running these things without ever being presumptuous of the reader's knowledge or patronising for their lack of. I tried very hard to create an experience for everyone, EG: themed posters on the walls, the two performer characters actually did two performances, a dedicated and decorated gambling room, the casino's "jazz lounge" with subdued lighting and just enough background music to make it a good place for a private conversation without being overheard. (BTW, a microwave makes a perfect prop for a safe!)"
Chris Lloyd, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale – props and player packs 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale – props and player packs – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale Expanded – Alex and Zara 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Alex and Zara – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale 
							– Stephanie Davidson
Casino Fatale – Stephanie Davidson


Casino Fatale – Andre Couvert, Freddie Leclou and Eva Goodbody 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Andre Couvert, Freddie Leclou and Eva Goodbody – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Alex Kirk and Ashley Bunsen 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Alex Kirk and Ashley Bunsen – Bev Postma


"Everyone really enjoyed this year's murder mystery, Casino Fatale, and are already looking forward to next year's!"
Taylor Reece


Casino Fatale Expanded – Eva and Zara 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Eva and Zara – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale 
							– Elaine Hartley
Casino Fatale – Elaine Hartley


Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff, Lord Burke and Alex Kirk 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff, Lord Burke and Alex Kirk – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale – Countess de Ville and Jacques Renard 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Countess de Ville and Jacques Renard – Kay Fretwell


"New Year's Eve – what should we do??? We are 8 couples (all with 2 or 3 kids) aged 30-something and feel too old to go out to clubs, too old to have a traditional disco party and too young for a formal sit-down dinner party. Murder Mystery – what a good idea. Only decided a few days beforehand and had an absolute ball. We ordered Casino Fatale. Fantastic… everyone had an amazing time, never had to think about seating plans or who would talk to whom as the game forced everyone to interact. The best sight of the night was when The Inspector had his own special way of drawing out information from the host – refusing her access to the kitchen, and threatening her that the dinner would burn! She soon gave up her secrets! Thank you very much."
Daniel Hamburger


"Casino Fatale was a total success! I had 22 guests in my home. Every single person has called me to say how much fun they had!! thanks for all your help!!"
Natalie Bohbot, United States


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


Casino Fatale – Jacques Renard gets his point across to Sam Riley 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Jacques Renard gets his point across to Sam Riley – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Ashley Bunsen modelling his auction prize – a lucky cap donated by Alex Kirk 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Ashley Bunsen modelling his auction prize – a lucky cap donated by Alex Kirk – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – the game in play 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – the game in play – Kay Fretwell


"I just thought I'd drop you a line with some feedback and photos from our recent session of Casino Fatale!
Firstly, I'll just point out that the night was a big success, thoroughly enjoyed by all and I would recommend it to others. But that goes without saying really, as you can't expect any less from Freeform Games!
We had 21 guests, plus me (the host), so we used up all of the characters and added Ginger Roberts too. I tweaked Ginger's character sheets a bit to make him reporter for the 'Fatale Flyer' – the casino's weekly newsletter, which put him under the employ of Sam Riley and made him a little more involved in the game. (I also changed the 'Paris News' sheet to be the 'Fatale Flyer' and tagged 'edited by Ginger Roberts' at the bottom.)
We managed to cram all 22 people into my teeny tiny one reception room-one bedroom-one bathroom flat, which was quite a challenge but worked out fine in the end. We spread the furniture out to create as much floorspace as possible. I played the role of barmaid and set up a bar in our kitchenette – serving only the finest French cocktails of course! I also put out a bit of 'finger food' – French baguettes, cheese, mini pastries and the like! We had a poker table and a roulette table, and the two guys playing croupiers Joe Knowall and Chris Rowan got right into character tending the tables, without any prompting from me at all!
We are a large group of friends who regularly hold murder mystery parties. We often buy from Freeform, and also write our own too, so everyone present was really involved, putting on dodgy French accents and taking the storylines to new places!
This was a really great game and a fun evening. Thanks again for all the brilliant work you do."
Kay Fretwell, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Alex Kirk, Anna Upanova and Ralph Anderson swapping secrets 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Alex Kirk, Anna Upanova and Ralph Anderson swapping secrets – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale 
							– Stephanie Davidson
Casino Fatale – Stephanie Davidson


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


"Just to let you know what a fab time we had playing Casino Fatale this weekend – everyone was absolutely brilliant in their characters and the outfits donned by everyone were hysterical. As the host I was a little concerned how things would run, but I needn't have been, it all ran really well. Will be definitely getting another one of your games!"
Kirsty Gwynne, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale Expanded – Countess Alice and Valentino 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Countess Alice and Valentino – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale Expanded – the Vendittis 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – the Vendittis – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


Casino Fatale – Ralph Anderson 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Ralph Anderson – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale 
							– Elaine Hartley
Casino Fatale – Elaine Hartley


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the detectives 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – the detectives – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale Expanded – Felicity and Alex 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Felicity and Alex – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale in Switzerland 
							– Peter Dünki
Casino Fatale in Switzerland – Peter Dünki


Casino Fatale – Lord James T. Burke won Countess de Ville's drink at the bar! 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Lord James T. Burke won Countess de Ville's drink at the bar! – Michele Roberts


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – interviewing the Countess 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – interviewing the Countess – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Selina Skye – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – the cast 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – the cast – Michele Roberts


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Security detail - Ralph Anderson and Pat Bullitt keeping an eye on Alex Kirk 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Security detail - Ralph Anderson and Pat Bullitt keeping an eye on Alex Kirk – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – happy boys! 
							– Gill Chadbon
Casino Fatale – happy boys! – Gill Chadbon


Casino Fatale – props and player packs 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale – props and player packs – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale – Ashley Bunsen and Selina Skye conspire 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Ashley Bunsen and Selina Skye conspire – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – revelation of the diamond pendant 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – revelation of the diamond pendant – Birgit Janssens


"Happy New Year to all at Freeform Games! We had a fantastic night on New Year’s Eve thanks to Casino Fatale Expanded. We staged the game at Brasserie Gavroche (aka Hotel d'’Etoile) with a real Parisian Chef and a real Parisian Casino Manager. We even played a recording of background sounds from a real casino to add extra authenticity. We had a blast. Thank you!"
Bev Postma, Singapore


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Countess Alice and Ralph Anderson 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Countess Alice and Ralph Anderson – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale Expanded – Jacques, Zara and Valentino 
							– Nataliya Chabanyuk
Casino Fatale Expanded – Jacques, Zara and Valentino – Nataliya Chabanyuk


Casino Fatale – Joe Knowall consults his notes 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Joe Knowall consults his notes – Freeform Games


Casino Fatale – Lord James T Burke, ready for mischief 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Lord James T Burke, ready for mischief – Freeform Games


"Hosted Casino Fatale for my teenage daughter's birthday. We rented craps, blackjack and roulette tables and a group of our adult friends manned the tables as well as "bartended" for the teen group. It was amazing! My daughter's friends are now hounding us about our next party… almost a year later!!! Everyone had a great time, especially the murderer, who managed to luck out of 3 "attacks" before finally being apprehended, and the kids had a blast trying to weasel details out of their fellow casino-goers. What fun!"
Kelsi Neill, United States


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Dominique Renard and Selina Skye 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Dominique Renard and Selina Skye – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – Zara and Joe being questioned by Anna, Inspector Leclou and Eva Goodbody 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Zara and Joe being questioned by Anna, Inspector Leclou and Eva Goodbody – Michele Roberts


"Thank you once again for providing us with an amazing storyline & fantastic product!! We have just had our second Murder with you & Casino Fatale did not let us down. When I first saw the many storylines I was amazed that you could provide something so complex & I thought everyone will just be confused, but it was so well written that the evening flowed beautifully. I loved the control I had as host compared to the other ones we've done! My decisions were law!! The power didn't go to my head it just made it so much easier to have fun! We had two more attempted murders, & Zara exerted some serious womenly charms on all the men present. The spies & detectives looked like a heavy mob circling the room & successfully solving most of the clues. My guests felt so pleased that most of them solved at least one of the mysteries!
My guests wore amazing costumes! I've never seen the men look so smart in their DJs & all the women looked stunning in evening gowns.
I decorated the conservatory as a bar & we served cocktails all night. The dining room was the Casino set up with roulette & blackjack. All food was French, along with some very dodgy accents!! Our inspector completing his outfit with a "peep"!!
We will be back for more."
Elaine Hartley, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale Expanded 
							– Francesca Consiglio
Casino Fatale Expanded – Francesca Consiglio


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Inspector Freddie Leclou 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Inspector Freddie Leclou – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff and Felicity Phillips 
							– Kay Fretwell
Casino Fatale – Zara Zirconoff and Felicity Phillips – Kay Fretwell


Casino Fatale – Selina Skye and Jacques Renard 
							– Michele Roberts
Casino Fatale – Selina Skye and Jacques Renard – Michele Roberts


"Last night we played Casino Fatale. It was so much fun. The plots were great and well mixed together. Everyone got so confused! Was great fun thankyou once again :)"
Terence Smith, Australia


Casino Fatale in Singapore – Jo Knowall and Lady Matilda Burke 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – Jo Knowall and Lady Matilda Burke – Bev Postma


Casino Fatale Expanded in France – reading characters in advance 
							– Birgit Janssens
Casino Fatale Expanded in France – reading characters in advance – Birgit Janssens


Casino Fatale in Singapore – The Cast! 
							– Bev Postma
Casino Fatale in Singapore – The Cast! – Bev Postma


"I decided to have a belated birthday party for myself and, after discussing the matter with Mo at Freeform Games decided that I would prefer to get a friend to host the game for me so that I could play a part. My friend came to me and printed off all the necessary files and took them away and I just did the casting from the basic cast list. We had a number of people drop out, and some, to my dismay, at the very last minute, but thanks to my 12-year-old and her friend stepping in (they were meant to be waitressing!) we all had a fab time. Everyone thought it was great – it was just a 'different' way to spend an evening with friends. Our host was shrewd enough to bring the proceedings to a end before anyone had the chance to tire of their roles and we all expressed disappointment that it was over! It turned out that our youngest member (our 12-yr-old ex-waitress) was the Super Sleuth of the evening (maybe a lack of alcohol gave her the advantage!) When the game was over I quickly handed out some fake chips and started up a blackjack game and the fun continued into the early hours. I cannot recommend your game enough. It is well planned and thought out and three separate couples questioned my host about what he charged per evening and how often he ran the games – they assumed he and his wife were professional party hosts! My host himself felt that this was a huge compliment to you at Freeform Games as it shows that your games are so well put together that a total novice can host the game professionally and pass himself off as an expert! Thank you so much – we will be back for more!"
Stacey Aris, United Kingdom


"Our Casino Fatale party was great – thanks so much for your help! This was the first murder mystery I've hosted so I was anxious that it go well – anyway, fantastic night, definitely going to do another one!"
Daniel Hesford, Lancashire, United Kingdom


Casino Fatale – Countess Alice de Ville attempts her wiles on Ralph Anderson 
							– Freeform Games
Casino Fatale – Countess Alice de Ville attempts her wiles on Ralph Anderson – Freeform Games


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