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Murder in the Baths


For 8 players (Age 13+).

The year is 50, AD and the place is Ancient Rome. The last few days have seen the best Roman athletes, chariot racers and gladiators entertain the vast crowds in the Coliseum and Circus Maximus.

The Thermal Baths in Rome will be the venue for a lavish feast at which the cream of Rome’s political and sporting societies will bathe and then feast. However, before the feast can begin, Senator Devius Taxes is found dead in the plunge pool. Host your own party to discover how he came to meet such a sticky end.


By decree of the Emperor, Titus Anewticus, you are summoned to a lavish party at the Thermal Baths in Rome to celebrate the end of the Annual Gladiatorial and Sporting Games. The party will include a medal ceremony and presentation to the winning athletes and surviving gladiators.

Your fellow guests will include:

  • Poll Taxus – The Senators Wife
  • Rightus Prattus – Vice Senator
  • Joyus Ridus – Chariot Racer
  • Lobba Discus – Athlete
  • Luscious – Slave
  • Maximus Gore – Gladiator
  • Cinna – Slave
  • Folio Scandalus – Scribe

Download sample of Murder in the Baths

Featuring an audio (mp3) introduction.

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Price: £14.99

Playing the Game

Murder in the Baths is for 8 players. There are four female characters and four male characters. The host is responsible for printing out and organising the documents for the game (Full instructions are provided).

Games usually take two and a half to three hours and are designed to be played around a meal or a buffet.

All games come complete with full instructions, including –

  • Game Instructions
  • Invitations
  • Costume Suggestions
  • Introduction
  • Player Slips
  • Player Clues
  • Solution
  • Labels/Name tags

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Customers in the EU

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