Your stories and pictures from Court in the Act

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"Hey! We played Court in the Act July 2017! Some of our players really go all-out on their costuming! We love it!!
For our duels, instead of rock/paper/scissors, we try to find something that fits into the theme of the game. We allowed the players to pose with swords for pictures (if that was their character's weapon), but then decided the outcome with chess pieces. A chess board was set as part of the venue. The bottoms of the chess pieces had tiny pieces of post-it notes attached to the bottom, which were numbered. The dueling parties would step up to opposite sides of the board and when told to do so would each lift a piece of their choice. Higher number won the duel.
We run a game about twice a year. We have a few seasoned veterans who play with us every time, and also have some who have never played before. And never has it happened that everyone already knows each other, so people always make new friends! It's a nice mix and makes for a great evening. Congratulations to your writers and everyone else who works on these!"
Melissa Midcap, USA

Court in the Act - Melissa Midcap


"I hosted Court in the Act (my 6th Freeform Game) for my birthday last summer, to riotous success. Many members of our cast of 18 had not played one of your games before – though a few were veterans – and most had not even met before that night! Nevertheless, everybody got right into the game and had a lot of fun. The last fifteen minutes was a maelstrom of duels and marriages and more duels. Almost half of the cast ended up dead; so many so that we had to sequester them to the corner so everyone could tell who was still in the game! Through all that, the bartender – innocently talking to everyone the entire night – was the only person who guessed the murderer, and she promptly demanded that she be hired to tend bar for the next time! The time period of this game is one of the more difficult ones to costume for, but most of the cast work in the theater, and they really delivered."
John Jennette, United States

Court in the Act – Queens Mary and Elizabeth - John Jennette


"I just ran Court in the Act for my 21st birthday, and it was a huge success! Even characters that had no clue of what they were doing were busy watching the duels and confrontations of those more comfortable with their characters. Only one death occurred (surprisingly, it wasn't the Queen!) but plots and blackmail ruled the night! Our murderer stayed completely under the radar and not a single soul guessed – too busy with courtly intrigues I suppose!! Thank you so much for a fun game that all present enjoyed. We look forward to hosting another!"
Kellie Vickers-Willis, Australia

Court in the Act 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
Court in the Act – Jeremy Gustafson

Court in the Act 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
Court in the Act – Jeremy Gustafson

Court in the Act 
											– Pam Hoffmann
Court in the Act – Pam Hoffmann

Court in the Act 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
Court in the Act – Jeremy Gustafson

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Holly Dykstra
Court in the Act – Holly Dykstra

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Alice Mottola
Court in the Act – Alice Mottola

Court in the Act 
											– Melissa Midcap
Court in the Act – Melissa Midcap

Court in the Act 
											– Melissa Midcap
Court in the Act – Melissa Midcap

Court in the Act 
											– Melissa Midcap
Court in the Act – Melissa Midcap

Court in the Act 
											– Melissa Midcap
Court in the Act – Melissa Midcap

Court in the Act 
											– Melissa Midcap
Court in the Act – Melissa Midcap

Court in the Act 
											– Valentina Barboy, US
Court in the Act – Valentina Barboy, US

Court in the Act – celebrating the host 
											– John Jennette
Court in the Act – celebrating the host – John Jennette

Court in the Act – Diego and Dr Dee 
											– John Jennette
Court in the Act – Diego and Dr Dee – John Jennette

Court in the Act – Queens Mary and Elizabeth 
											– John Jennette
Court in the Act – Queens Mary and Elizabeth – John Jennette

Court in the Act – the pile of dead 
											– John Jennette
Court in the Act – the pile of dead – John Jennette

Queen Elizabeth and the Duchess – Court in the Act 
											– Amy Diaz
Queen Elizabeth and the Duchess – Court in the Act – Amy Diaz

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

Court in the Act 
											– Brook M
Court in the Act – Brook M

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