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Death at the Dive Bar

Death at the Dive Bar

Regular price $29.99
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Old Scratch Tavern seems like your average small town dive bar…until the owner, Nick Webster, falls from a cliff behind his roadside establishment. And though the authorities rule his death an accident, one of Nick’s loyal employees isn’t so sure.

This gripping Death At The Dive Bar murder mystery is filled with suspense: a suspicious masked figure, a small town made up of suspects and secrets, and a scant file of police evidence. Channel your inner detective to unravel a twisted tale of foul play and catch a killer. The devil is in the details in Death At The Dive Bar!


  • Challenging Ciphers: At least one challenging code or cipher

Product Details

A death at the local dive bar. A mysterious, masked figure. A small town full of suspects. When owner Nick Webster falls from a cliff behind his roadside tavern, his death is ruled an accident, but one of his employees suspects foul play and she needs your help to prove it.

To crack the case, you’ll have to:

  • Use old-fashioned detective work to verify alibis, create timelines, and discover details hidden amongst the case notes.
  • Every puzzle will unlock details about the events and characters that were involved in the murder of Nick Webster.
  • Solve puzzles, ciphers, and codes that unlock important clues and character information.
  • Examine suspect backstories, handwriting, and forensic evidence to eliminate them from your suspect list..

This game is perfect for:

  • Transforming ordinary game night into a thrilling murder investigation
  • The true crime fanatic who has always wondered if they could solve a murder
  • Family gatherings, to play on the go, or date night

This box is packed with handcrafted notes, crime scene photos, autopsy reports, and even items found at the scene that make you feel like a real detective in a homicide investigation.

Death at the Dive Bar is an all-in-one game that can be completed in one sitting. Designed for 1–5 players and 45–60 minutes of gameplay, use it as the central activity at a murder mystery game night, as a creative date requiring teamwork, or as a fun activity for one! It’s also a great gift option for the true crime, mystery game lover in your life.

We rate this game as two out of five stars in difficulty and best for players aged 14 years and older. It’s enough to challenge you without being impossible to solve; and, if you get stumped, just reference our Player Resources for a helpful hint.

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Nick Webster is pushed off a cliff behind his bar after being haunted by…a devil?!? Who had it out for the Old Scratch Tavern?

Was a devil stalking the proprieter of the Old Scratch Tavern?

  • The perfect introduction to Hunt A Killer in a single box experience
  • 45-90 minutes of immersive game play
  • All you need to solve the case is in the box

Nick Webster is pushed off a cliff behind his bar after being haunted by a devil. But what was really happening in the small town of Perdition, Indiana? And who would be haunting Nick, the proprieter of the Old Scratch Tavern, seeking revenge or even murder?

  • Get familiar with the odd denizens of the town, and learn what they all had going on in their own lives.
  • Determine who had a reason for wanting to see Nick dead.
  • Solve the mystery and find justice for Nick and the Old Scratch.

Nick was convinced he was seeing an actual devil…could he have been right all along?



Game Play Elements:

  • Challenging Ciphers: At least one challenging code or cipher
  • Eye for Detail: Especially close reading of the evidence

All-in-one box! No online play needed, perfect for a game night or date night.

Created by: Carlea Holl-Jensen
Written by: Carlea Holl-Jensen
Designed by: Krystle Alder
Game Design by: KC Chaney

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  • From the makers of Hunt A Killer, the world’s #1 murder mystery subscription. Over 2 million boxes shipped to murder mystery fans all over the world.
  • Solve the mystery in a single sitting.
  • An authentic and immersive investigation. You’ll feel like you are solving a real-life murder mystery!
  • Decode ciphers, piece together clues, consider all the evidence, and solve the crime. It’s like an escape room delivered right to your door.
  • A great option for date night, game night, teaming up with friends and family, or just playing on your own.


A murder at the local dive bar. A mysterious, masked figure. A small town full of suspects. When owner Nick Webster falls from a cliff behind his roadside tavern, his death is ruled an accident. But one of his employees suspects foul play, and she needs your help to prove it.



Players channel their inner detective to investigate the murder at the Old Scratch Tavern. Uncover the motives of each suspect through ciphers, clues, and puzzles that progress the story to its thrilling conclusion. Realistic evidence and documents guide players through a challenging and immersive experience with tons of twists and turns.

MSRP: $29.99
Play time
: 45-60 minutes
Number of players: 1-5 players
Recommended age: 14+

Do You Have What It Takes?


Old-fashioned detective work
Sort through notes, create timelines, pore over evidence, and confirm alibis to crack the case and catch the killer.
Crack the codes
Hunt A Killer is packed with puzzles and clues that are not for the faint of heart, but the reward is well worth the effort. Every puzzle will unlock details about the events and characters in Death at the Divebar.
Every detail matters
Our team of true-crime aficionados has meticulously created a living, breathing world where you become a part of the story. Each suspect has a detailed backstory, distinct handwriting, and other forensic details that will help you eliminate them from your list of suspects.

What's In The Box


An All-In-One Experience
Solve an entire investigation in one sitting. This is perfect for family gatherings, vacation activities, or a true-crime date.
Handcrafted Evidence
This box is packed with evidence that you can actually touch and feel. Everything from the autopsy report to the items found at the crime scene are designed to place you in the role of lead detective in a homicide investigation.
First-In-Class Experience
Hunt A Killer is the world’s premiere murder mystery company. Since 2016, we have been putting you in the detective’s seat and challenging you to Hunt A Killer.
Help When You Need It
Even the best detectives need help now and again. Each case has a dedicated hints page that offers non-spoiler hints for each item in the box as well as solutions if you are really stuck.


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