In which we respond to some lovely listener mail!
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00:59 - "continuous"
02:10 - Q0 (paraphrased), from Chris in England: how do you keep a small puzzle hunt community together between events? can online puzzles fill the gap?
04:32 - "and they told two friends..."
12:49 - Q1: what about The Order of the Octothorpe? (short answer: maybe, but it's intended for newbies)
15:15 - Q2: are the WarTron application puzzles still online? (short answer: not now, maybe later)
17:22 - Q3: can you really play the 2 Tone Game remotely? (short answer: yes! long answer...)
18:37 - Q4: are puzzles from any other hunts available online? (short answer: yes, but good luck finding them)
26:19 - The End
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Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey" and "Skullcrusher Mountain" by Jonathan Coulton
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Here are links to some of the online hunts that were mentioned in the podcast, and a couple others that might be of interest:
P&A Magazine: Foggy Brume's bimonthly puzzle extravaganza. Hints posted starting a week after the latest issue comes out, solutions posted when the next issue comes out.
Other puzzles by Foggy Brume: various puzzle hunts by the author of P&A magazine. Includes Intercoastal Altercations 3-5, as well as the Puzzle Boat (which I'm guessing is what you meant by "Puzzle Island"). Solutions typically not posted.
Mark Halpin's puzzles: Includes his Labor Day Extravaganzas. Hints and solutions posted.
Triple Play Puzzles Extravaganza: Extravaganza by Trip Payne. It's a contest, so hints and solutions are not available.
Dan Katz's mini-hunts: Originally written as warmups for Dan's Mystery Hunt team. Solutions not posted, hints and answer verification available by email.
And lastly, My own extravaganzas: Only two so far, but I hope to have a third one up soon. One has solutions posted, while the other has hints and answer verification clumsily built in.
You did indeed loosen the lid on the jar for us ;) and we're so glad you did. Wartron is pretty much the funnest thing evar.
Way cool; thanks so much, Nathan!
(D and C: a thousand thanks to you two, too! I owe you mail, hopefully very soon.)
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