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Death on the Gambia

Death on the Gambia is a murder mystery dinner party game for 8 to 11 guests plus a host – download the free introductory pdf file. It costs 20 GB pounds, which is about 32 US dollars or 22 Euros.

Join us in a thrilling evening of plotting, mystery and treachery. You will be in the middle of the action and it will be up to you to wheel and deal with the other guests. Can you achieve your goals, keep your secrets hidden and survive Death on the Gambia? It's up to you.

"I hosted Death on the Gambia for a New Year's Eve party, and my guests loved it! It was our first time playing an interactive murder game, and they were all surprised at how much fun they had. They all marvelled at the complexity of the game, and they talked for quite some time, and are still talking about it several days later! Great game!"
Jennifer Vals, United States

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Death on the Gambia

It is 1939 and across Europe countries are preparing for war. In the distant British colony of Gambia a smaller drama is about to unfold as the tramp riverboat Christabel starts a routine trip along the River Gambia...

Death on the Gambia lasts for about four hours and is suited to an evening. It is often played over a meal – a finger buffet if possible to allow guests to circulate and talk in private.

"Death on the Gambia was a fantastic night, I think you have to have the right mix of people but it was utterly brilliant! More, more!"
Tom Bates, Cheshire, United Kingdom

The free introductory pdf file contains an introduction to the game, a list of all the characters, an invitation to send to your guests, a copy of the Gambia Tribune – plus details of how to buy the game.

These are the characters in Death on the Gambia:

  • Alex Thomas – Chief buyer for the Happy Peanut Spread Company.
  • Captain Sam Ironheart – Captain of the Christabel.
  • Caroline Tanner – An English widow seeing the world.
  • Connor McDouglas – A rugged Scottish archaeologist, adventurer and finder of antiquities.
  • Dexter Fairchild – An intrepid big game hunter from England.
  • Gabe Schwartz – A brilliant German doctor bringing aid to the peoples of the jungle.
  • Jane Carter – An American journalist working for the Gambia Tribune.
  • Joey Keene – One of Gambia's finest detectives.
  • Katanga – A native of Gambia and First Mate aboard the Christabel.
  • Marie Renard – A famous French artist.
  • Vic Townhill – An English missionary.

How Freeform Games Murder Mysteries Work

Death on the Gambia is unlike many murder mystery games. When the game starts, a murder has yet to be committed. However, by the end of the journey it is unlikely that everyone will survive!

Death on the Gambia is played just like a murder mystery game. You may be trying to solve the murder, but primarily you are (initially at least) concentrating on your own goals and objectives. Unlike most boxed murder mystery games, Death on the Gambia lets you decide how to achieve your goals and thwart your enemies.

"Thanks again for a great evenings entertainment, we played it [Death on the Gambia] whilst on holiday in Devon in a big renovated farmhouse with lots of wooden panelling which added to the 1930s feel of the evening. Also Fajitas for main course and crème brule for pudding worked well as people were free to mingle."
Jon Perkins, Berkshire, United Kingdom

On the evening of the game the guests are met by the organizer, the deckhand of the old riverboat. They then receive their detailed backgrounds - including dark secrets, objectives and money. When everyone has arrived the Christabel casts off and starts the voyage along the River Gambia to Bathurst, Gambia's capital city. The fun then begins as everyone questions, bribes and blackmails each other. As the evening progresses they may even try to murder one another! Finally, the Christabel arrives in Bathurst and everyone finds out how they did, and what what secrets everyone else was concealing.


Buying Death on the Gambia

Death on the Gambia costs £20.00 (GB pounds). That works out at about 32 US dollars or 22 Euros, depending on the exchange rate charged by your credit card. (You can use the XE.com Personal Currency Assistant to check the amount.)

To purchase Death on the Gambia, follow these three steps.

Step 1: Download the free introductory pdf file. You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to read this. If you don't already have Acrobat Reader, click here to get it.

Step 2: Click this button to buy Death on the Gambia now via Paypal: PayPal logo
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Step 3: After you've entered your credit card details, you can download your game right away. Also, you'll be emailed the download link and password, in case you need to come back at a later point.


Cast Iron Money-Back Guarantee

Together with Freeform Games we're happy to offer you a no-quibble money-back guaranteed refund. If you're not completely satisfied with Death on the Gambia, just please let us know within 30 days and we will refund you.

And please remember that if you buy Death on the Gambia, you are buying it from Freeform Games LLP. Don't forget to read their terms of trade.