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"Finally finally finally, after three or four failed attempts over a couple of years, we finally got enough people at the same time to be able to play The Reality is Murder in Oct2021!!
We had been having good weather that week, so we were going to include the deck outside as part of the playing area and even grill outside as part of the dinner. BUT, the weather turned lousy that weekend and we had to keep it inside. There was a chef in the game, so the guy who caters these for us took the part and had fun with that.
We always look for creative ways to settle duels within the theme of the game. So – survival skills! This time we numbered a bunch of corks and put them in a wooden box. Feuding players used small knives from Costa Rica to stab at the corks. The higher number would win. There were two of each number to allow for a possible tie.
We loved that in the middle of the game we went "live on the air" for a scheduled show. Very nice touch. It was crazy getting that many people to be available on the same date, but we are glad it finally worked out.
Fun fun fun!!"
Melissa Midcap, USA

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"Saturday night we ran The Reality Is Murder. We had a group of 27 people playing roles, a team of three running the game, and someone assigned to be the photographer. We could have gotten away with one or two people running the game but we need the extra people to tally votes and grade the trivia quiz we include. We also included "photo bingo" to make sure we had plenty of photos.
Our crowd was our usual mix of regulars with a few new people thrown in. As the primary person running the game, I found that the players (both new and old) were very involved in the game. We had far less people asking for help than we had in previous games. The players just went with the flow.
As far as casting went, for the most part I let people pick their own roles. The only role I made a point to cast someone is was Britney Thompson. She should be played by someone who is able to speak well to a group and get the crowd going. Our Britney was played by a former karaoke host. She did an amazing job! She was the highlight of a great night.
One of the awards we give is called the "Random Award". Players vote on the person who added something special to the evening. For the first time we had a six way tie! I take this as a sign that people were engaged and involved. It made my night.
Reactions from the guests who have played before were "This was the best one yet." Our newbies, who really didn't know what to expect, were also generous with their raves.
Gather your friends and have a great night!"
Kelly Wittman, USA

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Melissa Midcap
The Reality is Murder – Melissa Midcap

The Reality is Murder 
											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

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											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

The Reality is Murder 
											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

The Reality is Murder 
											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

The Reality is Murder 
											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

The Reality is Murder 
											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

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											– Kelly
The Reality is Murder – Kelly

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											– Petter Olsen
The Reality is Murder – Petter Olsen

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

The Reality is Murder 
											– Pam Hoffmann
The Reality is Murder – Pam Hoffmann

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

The Reality is Murder 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
The Reality is Murder – Jeremy Gustafson

The Reality is Murder 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
The Reality is Murder – Jeremy Gustafson

The Reality is Murder 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
The Reality is Murder – Jeremy Gustafson

The Reality is Murder 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
The Reality is Murder – Jeremy Gustafson

The Reality is Murder 
											– Jeremy Gustafson
The Reality is Murder – Jeremy Gustafson

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

The Reality is Murder 
											– Mark Rickert
The Reality is Murder – Mark Rickert

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											– Pam Hoffmann
The Reality is Murder – Tribal logo – Pam Hoffmann

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