MMP Case Files: Underwood Cellers


Vichy Springs, CA, Oct. 14, 2020 – Local authorities are enlisting the public’s help today to solve the cold case murder of famed winemaker Cary Underwood of Underwood Cellars. Underwood disappeared 25 years ago, and a murder scene was uncovered after the Napa earthquake. Bob Moog, Chief Investigator of University Games said, “there are over 50 pieces of evidence waiting to be evaluated to find the killer. Someone had the means, motive and opportunity to commit this crime, and we are calling on home detectives to solve this crime.”

The next chapter in mystery games!

After 35 years of serving up Murder Mystery Party Games, University Games is proud to offer the next chapter in immersive mystery games - Murder Mystery Party: Case Files. Grab your detective's hat and explore a cold case file. Work to unravel all of the evidence and root out the killer by figuring out their Motive, Means, and Opportunity:

Motive - Who had a reason to kill the victim?

Does any particular person benefit—financially or romantically—from the victim's death?

Means - Who had access to the murder weapon? Does any particular person have the unique knowledge, skill, or physical ability necessary to use the murder weapon?

Opportunity - Who had a chance to kill the victim? Is any particular person unaccounted for (has no alibi) during the time the victim was killed?


  • Victim & Suspect Photos

  • Crime Scene Photos

  • Newspaper Articles

  • Other Case Evidence

  • Online Hints & Solutions

Ages 14 and up

Players 1 or more