Ready-to-play Distance Shrinkers2021-02-01T15:49:48+00:00

Ready-to-play Distance Shrinkers

At ATE, we know all there is to know about playing games and having fun. We’ve been honing our skills for over 50 years on our summer camps, school residentials, training courses, and other events, and now we’ve taken our expertise online.

We have five ready-made packages which are suitable for all ages, tastes, and group sizes. These games work brilliantly with four to twenty players, and we can adapt them to work larger groups.

ATE’s Pick ‘n’ Mix

A collection of individual or team games
If you want a mix of games and activities, this is the package for you. We’ll handpick a selection of our finest games for you and your friends, family, or co-workers to enjoy. We have games to suit all tastes, from fast-paced and whacky to cerebral and serene.

We can work with you to create just the right mix of games for your group’s interests and tech-skills, or you can keep it simple and let our facilitator do the choosing. Play for an hour, ninety minutes, or two hours.

The May Day Mayday

A clue-cracking, mystery solving game

Something dreadful has happened, and the whole calendar is under threat! Can you and your friends solve the puzzles and crack the case of the missing season? You’ll need your thinking cap on, and your brain in gear to get to the bottom of this one!

This investigation will involve unpicking some tricky clues, and using your powers of deduction. We can adjust the challenge to suit different ages and puzzling ability. The investigation can take 60, 90, or 120 minutes.


Pants on Fire

A parlour-style game for individuals or teams
Can you sniff out the truth among some fishy claims? In this parlour-style game you will need to be as adept at telling pork pies as you are at playing PIWin points by fooling your friends and family, or by finding the fact among the lies. Pants on Fire is the perfect mix of cerebral and silly, with bonus rounds and mini games to keep you on your toes. 

This game can be tweaked to suit your playersPlay for an hour, ninety minutes, or two hours.


Outside the Box, Inside the Grid

A parlour-style game for individuals or teams
In this game you will be rewarded for unique thinkingPick out peerless response and you’ll be bringing home the bacon, but watch out for heffalump traps which could see you losing your precious points! We’ll have challenges and special rounds, so make sure you don’t get complacent. 

This game can be tweaked to suit your players. Play for sixty, ninety, or 120 minutes.


Square Pegs, Round Holes

A creative game for individuals or teams
You’ll need to get creative to solve our taxing tasks by using the tools you can find around you. This game will get you up off your feet while also exercising your grey matter. Come up with inventive solutions to some dastardly problems, but make sure you’re prepared to put your money where your mouth is…

This game can be tweaked to suit your players. Play for sixty, ninety minutes, or 120 minutes. 



A classic board game, reimagined for up to 48 players
It’s sink or be sunk in our reinvention of this classic board game. You can play with more players, and we’ve also added some ATE trickery into the mixOutfox your opponents, listen carefully for clues, and, most importantly, make sure you don’t run into a mine, or you’ll have to complete a forfeit! 

This game can be tweaked to suit your players. Play for sixty, ninety minutes, or 120 minutes. 


Our pricing structure is simple and competitive: for groups of up to 20, you simply pay a flat rate depending on the length of session you would like to book, and £5 per player.

Session length Flat rate Price per player
(up to 20 players)
60-minute session £45 £5
90-minute session £65 £5
120-minute session £85 £5
Mini Distance Shrinkers £15 per 15-minute session (minimum of 8 sessions) N/A

If you have a larger group, or if you would like us to create a bespoke session for you, please get in touch to discuss pricing.

Bookings and Enquiries

If you would like to make an enquiry, please drop us an email on to discuss the needs of your group and confirm pricing and logistics. Alternatively, you can give us a ring on 01684 562 400. Please leave a message if you don’t get through, and we’ll get back in touch as soon as we can.