Tuesday, May 17, 2011

SnoutCast #65: "DASH 3 PDX Debrief"

This week, we have a round-table discussion with the organizers of DASH 3 PDX--Matt Cleinman, Ana Roeszler, and Vic Asteinza--plus one of the players, Emily Wax from team "House of Wax!"

(Apologies for the variable sound quality here; we were trying out a new microphone and recording setup.)


[ Download mp3 - 37 MB ]

00:59 - "dashing"
01:11 - in which we mispronounce everyone's name
01:56 - the importance of knowing where the nearest bathroom is
04:31 - how Ana, Matt, and Vic got into DASH
07:51 - the Puzzled Pint connection
10:54 - as seen on Twitter
12:50 - Emily's team was a family affair
15:10 - creating the Rapunzel puzzle for DASH
16:47 - on tuning puzzle difficulties for a diverse audience
18:31 - how different was running DASH vs. running Puzzled Pints?
21:10 - "Would y'all do it again?"
27:15 - Anecdote Time!
30:58 - "I do NOT condone shooting skateboarders with paintball guns."
32:52 - the problem with condiments
36:23 - thoughts on advertising
37:24 - Achievement Unlocked: On Budget!
38:28 - Upcoming Events on PuzzleHuntCalendar.com
39:32 - The End

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Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey" and "I Feel Fantastic" by Jonathan Coulton

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