SnoutCast #170: The Coin Heist Report with Glenn Willen, Part 3 of 3

The conclusion of our conversation with Glenn Willen, one of the Manic Sages who ran the 2013 MIT Mystery Hunt!

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00:58 – “metaphysical”
02:35 – here’s Glenn again…
07:32 – “pure” meta-puzzles vs. “shell” meta-puzzles
11:44 – “funniest moment of the [2013] Mystery Hunt”
16:52 – how many puzzles are in a Mystery Hunt?
19:32 – closing thoughts
22:43 – apply to play in The Famine Game (September 27-29, Washington DC)!
29:20 – The End

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Music: instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “Re: Your Brains” by Jonathan Coulton

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  1. As a member of the team that "set the metapuzzle on fire," I would like to be able to say that that was an exaggeration. However, I was asleep (in the same room) when this happened, so everything I know is secondhand knowledge. All I can say for sure is that we thought the meta had invisible ink of the sort that becomes visible when heat is applied, and we were wrong.

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