Dispatch #10 🗝 Dec 28 puzzle event 🦄 Speaking about Holiday Bullshit

Chicagoans! We'd love to see you at our first public puzzle event, Creatures on the Loose!, next week
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Dispatch #10 🗝 Dec 28 puzzle event 🦄 Speaking about Holiday Bullshit
By The Mystery League • Issue #10
Chicagoans! We’d love to see you at our first public puzzle event, Creatures on the Loose!, next week on the 28th, at the Revolution Tap Room. Follow the first link below.
If you’re not in Chicago (or even if you are), we’d love to see you send that link to all your Chicago friends. Thanks!

Creatures on the Loose! puzzle game • Dec 28th in Chicago
Our newest game! It’s like an entire escape room packed into a briefcase. Teams of 8 will spend 90-120 minutes sifting through the contents of a briefcase (once they crack the lock), and solving 10 parallel puzzles. The briefcase is filled with custom, handmade puzzles, including a computer built just for this game. This is the first of what I hope to be a long series of these events, but I’ll only be able to do more if this one sells. It’s $29 per seat, and the winning team gets a round of pints. Read more about the game.
Me speaking at Pecha Kucha about Hanukkah LOL
Back in September, I gave a Pecha Kucha talk (20 slides, 20 seconds each) about how I built the Holiday Bullshit ARG/escape room/puzzle game for Cards Against Humanity last year, which we called Hanukkah LOL. Here’s the video. Boy I talked fast.
Holiday Bullshit fan builds his own puzzle
Speaking of Holiday Bullshit, we had a lot of fans who were sad it didn’t happen again this year. In its absence, one of the main participants from last year, JTobcat, built his own puzzle. You can see all the pieces, and solve it yourself, /r/holidaybullshit.
Bean Puzzle Tombstone | Atlas Obscura
It took over 100 years to decode this enigmatic epitaph for two buried brides.
Puzzle of the week
Name something that you might walk on in the forest. Replace one of the letters with something you might walk on at the beach. The result will be something you might walk on around an angry person.
Answers to last week’s puzzle (in rot-13):
ZVYRF QNIVF -> AVYRF / QNIVQ
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