March 2022 Newsletter
CENSOR ME, I DARE YOU.
When artist Holly Inks put a call out for artists and collaborators to literally censor her, I jumped at the chance. She creates all sorts of NSFW artwork, and had discovered that Meta was happily taking down her work, due to the appearance of...nipples. How exactly does this connect with puzzles? Well, I put myself forward, and was lucky enough to be artist #28. I created an Anatomap with the image, turning everything into a geographical feature. I then labelled everything in a very obviously-furious way, very puritanical in nature. Finally, I embedded seven puzzles on it. The font I...
The Hoard has been found!
A genuine hoard of Roman coins, ready to be won, in a seemingly impenetrable puzzle, steeped in vagueness? How could this play out?
As it turns out, very quickly indeed. We launched the Hoard competition on 19th February in London, at 12pm, and very quickly got a whole range of players downloading the game rules (a requirement).
POUROBOROS HOARD: ENIGMAILED LAUNCHES LIVE TREASURE HUNT IN LONDON, PLAYABLE ACROSS THE WORLD
A live treasure hunt has been launched today in Central London, but playable around the globe. The Pouroboros Hoard is a collection of genuine Roman coins, stowed in a unique wooden chest. Players have to identify the hiding point of the hoard (which has been signposted) which is in a publicly located space within three miles of Trafalgar Square. To enter the challenge, which is free to play, treasure hunters have to seek out nine clues hidden at nine locations, then combine them to create a set of three what3words locations, triangulating on the key location. The clues are...