Moon Summit Mystery Overview

Season Concept

Private Investigator Michelle Gray has another baffling case on her hands, and she needs your help. A graduate student named Toby Mendia appears to have died from a fatal bear attack while on a scientific expedition in Moon Summit Park, Alaska. Although the case closed in the summer of 2018, a friend of Toby’s has reached out to Michelle, thinking there might be something strange surrounding his death. Was Toby murdered? If so, why—and by whom?

Season-specific Guidelines:

  • Dedicate a space to sift through evidence.
  • Organize your evidence with a Murder Board.
  • Gather your resources: pens, highlighters, notebooks, and other investigative tools.
  • Read everything:
    • Case File: Read through detailed primary documents, ranging from autopsy reports to handwritten diary pages.
    • Physical Evidence: Examine and interact with unique objects connected to the crime.
    • Digital Elements: Continue the investigation online through functional in-story websites.
  • Complete each episode:
    • The P.I. will give you a new assignment to complete each episode. This assignment will involve sending her a message through the contact form on the shared desktop.
    • In her letter, she asks you to title the message with a specific answer to the assignment.
    • To receive her response, be sure to include your email in the sender line of the contact form. After sending the message, you will receive a response shortly.

Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks:

Each episode ends with action on your part to piece together that episode’s bit of the mystery. For Moon Summit Mystery, this isn’t just about eliminating suspects. You’ll be called upon to piece together all aspects of the case. Follow the P.I.’s assignments to advance the investigation.

This season features an in-game hint system. In her letter, the P.I. asks you to send her a message titled ‘Nothing Found’ if you get stuck. In her response, she will give you a few tips on how to approach your assignment.

Alternatively, you can visit the Hints page to receive further hints for documents, items, and puzzles in each episode.