2017 May 28

Hunt 1988: Spy Game


Manila folder marked Top Secret

By Acid the meme machine (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The second time around, we wanted to up the stakes a bit. Having teams compete was fun—but what if solvers could strike off on their own at any time? What if you couldn't trust your teammates?

For this kind of backstabbing scenario, a secret agent theme felt natural. Participants could work together temporarily to solve puzzles, then compete individually to capture the prize for a single country. Yes, this had possibilities…