Murder of Archibald Grim Boxed Set

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A fun teen mystery party for 8-16 players, ages 12 to adult, in a traditional-themed castle setting. This will be an easier sleuth for adult groups.  The victim is not a player in the game. This party may be hosted in a home.   

Select the party ready option above, and our staff will fold and slip the clue cards for rounds one, two, and three into the envelopes to prevent you from seeing spoilers on the round cards.  If you do not select this option, you will have some assembly required with your kit. The download version is a different product and does not come with the party pack, as they are not seamless and materials should not be used together. 

4 out of 10 difficulty rating for a mystery party

  Game release date: 3/28/18

  Helpful Links: 

 Click here to view the character list!
 Click here for the free, printable invitation!
Click here to view sample game materials.
Click here for the 8 player expansion pack #1 character list (for the 24 player game) 
Click here for the download version of the game. 
 Direct your guests to the corresponding invitation site at 'Your Mystery Party'(8-16 player kit). For the 24 player kit - click here. 

 Note: this is a murder game, but there is not a victim, so there will not be a victim's sign.



Archibald Grim was a coldhearted miser who despised everyone in the town of Graymire. A greedy recluse, Mr. Grim only left his castle for his lucrative job as the president of First National Bank. Archibald spent his life hoarding his wealth and spewing hatred, sorrow, and despair across the city.  It was no surprise when Archibald Grim's body was found by his housekeeper this morning.  It appears that someone has slipped the chap a bit of poison.  The burning question is - who is guilty?  Is the killer an employee of the bank? A former colleague? His butler? Or might it be a family member who wants an inheritance?  The Graymire police have listed you as a suspect in the murder of Archibald Grim. You must journey to the Grim Castle at the exact time on the notice that was sent to your home. It would be dangerous not to attend, as the police might consider your absence a confession. This is where your story begins. 

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Minimum age:
12 years
Kit sizes:
8-16 player, 8-24 player


  • 5
    Fun Family Engagement

    Posted by Tanita on May 8th 2019

    We used this boxed set for a school family engagement activity. Everyone had a great time and stayed in character. The mystery was challenging enough to keep people guessing and excited for the next rounds. I would recommend reading through everything thoroughly before starting and set aside at least 2 hours to complete the activity. Also, choose a setting where you could easily hide clues (our cafeteria was not ideal).

  • 4
    Good, clean whoodunnit fun!

    Posted by Unknown on May 7th 2018

    Purchased for youth party. It says 12+, but I think savvy 10 or 11 year olds who love mysteries could rock this. I just made sure when inviting that we let them know it runs about an hour and a half, so if they don't like mysteries this party may not be for them. But, everyone had a great time. Even two parents played roles and were challenged by the clues! The characters are over-the-top, but that actually makes them super memorable, which helps with deduction process. Plus, the guests had a blast bringing their quirks and eccentricities to life. I purchased the physical package, which was really well put together. The only thing that would have made it easier would have been if I had access to the digital items as well (since the box is a much higher pricetag), so that I could have emailed the Pre-Game Round clues. The scavenger hunt was a big hit, as well. Overall, I recommend!