Murder on the Second Floor

Making Return to the Office Fun

Team building game

The return to the office will be a landmark career memory for your staff. With staff now highly mobilised and willing to move jobs for the right opportunity, creating a space for creativity and personality in your organisation has never been so important. This is just the event to boost staff morale and engagement.

Investment500 per 20 players

The world of work has been disrupted like never before. Reintroducing employees to the physical workplace will take time, but make that first week back memorable with a fun and immersive murder mystery game by crime writer Fiona Sherlock.

Her virtual murder mysteries have been played by over 20,000 players, including corporate organisations like Goldman Sachs, Zurich, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and a range of banks, institutions, schools and voluntary organisations around the world. Now staff are returning to the workplace, or should we say the scene of the crime! Murder On The Second Floor is a scripted game by crime writer, Fiona Sherlock.

– Treasure hunt style game with fun narrative

– Reintroduce staff to their new office set up

– Encourage teamwork and interpersonal skills

– Supportive of inclusive organisational culture

– Plug and play with an easy printable set up

Reserve your spot before the end of July and claim a free, virtual work night out worth 300.

About Fiona Sherlock

Bespoke Murder Mystery is the brainchild of crime writer Fiona Sherlock, who wanted to create fun and immersive mystery games to create unforgettable experiences to bring people together to have good, old-fashioned F-U-N.

Her virtual murder mysteries have been played by over 20,000 players, including corporate organisations like Goldman Sachs, Zurich, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and a range of banks, institutions, schools and voluntary organisations around the world. Now staff are returning to the workplace, or should we say the scene of the crime!

  • She is an internationally-published crime writer and newspaper columnist with the Sunday Independent, the current Meath Writer-In-Residence and student at Cambridge University
  • What’s included in Murder on the Second Floor?

    You will receive everything you need to host an unforgettable experience for returning to the office. Somewhere between a murder mystery, an escape room and a treasure hunt – Mystery on the Second Floor is a full, immersive experience to get staff reacquainted with the office and new ways of working.

    Includes:

    Customised welcome video. Insert a backdrop/logo from your own reception area!
    Host guide detailing how to host and plan the game
    Evidence dossier for each player containing a range of fun resources including the victim’s suspicious emails, diary entries, memos and pieces of evidence
    Printable prop pack including crime scene tape, mugshot backdrop and prisoner ID number
    Certificate of sleuthing – a fun keepsake certifying the participation of your team

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When will I receive my game?

    You will receive all of your game materials at the end of August, 2021. Before that, you’ll receive regular updates and tips for planning your event.

    How much preparation is involved?

    It takes about an hour to prepare a game for twenty players, including printing evidence packs. No matter where you’re located, this pack will create a high impact event, guaranteeing that your staff return to the workplace relaxed and ready to engage with the colleagues?

    We can provide wraparound event management services, book your managed event today. (Republic of Ireland only)

    How long does the game take to play?

    Depending on the skill of your players, approximately 60 – 90 minutes.

    There are also a number of hosted slots available in Ireland, which will be delivered in line with public health advice and are transferable and subject to change. However we will allocate dates that suit you based on the earliest bookings first:

    September – 5 dates

    October 5 – dates

    November 5 dates

    Can I purchase the game for commercial use?

    If you’re an events company, training company, create a fun and innovative event for your clients. Email info@bespokemurdermystery.com to book your license.

    Why book Murder on the Second Floor?

    Benefits for Organisations

    • Boost team morale
    • Problem solving skills
    • Appeal to different aspects of your team’s personalities through role play, dress up and solving a murder!

    Benefits for Teams

    • Team Connection
    • Opportunity for real life engagement and connection with colleagues
    • See another side of your colleagues and yourself
    • Fun and break from the norm

    Support Irish

    Through booking this game, you’ll support a small business. If you book a hosted game in Ireland, we will use only Irish suppliers from actors, make up artists and the game creator!

    “Creating memorable experiences and opportunities for engagement help teams to be more collaborative and productive. An immersive experience like this is ideal to reintroduce staff to the office environment in a fun way.”

    Dr Keith Lyons, Behavioural Psychologist

    Testimonials

    This is a great game, we played it with a big group and they loved it. It was very easy to host and follow as it was my first time hosting a murder mystery dinner. Thanks for the fun night!

    — Charlyn

    Great game. Played it last night on zoom. Structure of the game works really well on zoom. Everyone had so much fun playing the characters. Excellent customer service from Fiona (at Bespoke Murder Mystery). She was super helpful in answering my questions to help me prepare. Highly recommend. Contact buyer

    — Liz

    Contact

    info@bespokemurdermystery.com

    Fiona Sherlock