SnoutCast #48: “JoCo Cruise Puzzley”

Did we (and several of our very good friends) really create and run a complete puzzle hunt event during JoCo Cruise Crazy? Yes. Yes, we did. Crazy!

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01:00 – “seaworthy”
02:58 – Happy New Year 2011!
04:20 – climbing up a waterfall: exercise, or not?
05:02 – so, yeah, Jamaica
06:24 – and we ran a shipboard Treasure Hunt
08:14 – deconstructing “math is hard”
09:11 – planning the JoCo Cruise Treasure Hunt in situ
11:08 – “1992!”
11:50 – GC cruisin’
13:19 – was this our shortest prep time for any event, EVAR?
15:00 – creating shipboard location-specific puzzles
16:33 – people love stickers! and achievements!
17:52 – running the puzzle hunt as a sideline activity
19:02 – meta-puzzles and six-year-olds
20:59 – cruise ship crew are extremely helpful
22:07 – the value of badge stickers
24:30 – upcoming events: Puzzled Pint (PDX, 2/8), GC Summit (MTV, 2/12), Iron Puzzler (OAK, 2/26-27)
25:25 – ObSondheim: The Last of Sheila ahoy!
26:14 – announce your event to The Game or BANG mailing lists
27:38 – The End

Music: instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “Tom Cruise Crazy” by Jonathan Coulton

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CKL DeeAnn

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  1. As one of the people who played, I had a lot of fun. It turned out to be especially good for me because the MIT Mystery Hunt was this weekend, but I came down with a bad stomach bug and couldn't go, so Treasure Hunt was my once chance to puzzle this year.

    Thanks for running it!

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