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[[File:Huntinality Board.png|alt=Four 2D illustrations of birds contained in circles. The three circles on the left are smaller than the circle on the right. The bird in the right circle is a red cardinal. The bird on the top left is grey, black, and white chickadee. The bird in the middle-left is blue jay with an exaggerated puff of hair and headphones. The bird on the bottom left is a yellow goldfinch.|thumb|200x200px|Huntinality 2.0's founders, as seen on the Huntinality website.]]
[[File:Star Rats.png|right|thumb|Wordmark for the Prologue of the [[MIT Mystery Hunt (2022)|2022 MIT Mystery Hunt]] ([[Star Rats]]). Designed by Justin Ladia, [[Palindrome]].|200x200px]]
 
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'''[[Huntinality 2022]]''', subtitled '''Huntinality 2.0''', was the second iteration of [[Huntinality]], run by [[Cardinality]] in June of 2022.
'''[[MIT Mystery Hunt (2022)|MIT Mystery Hunt 2022]]''' was the 42nd iteration of the [[MIT Mystery Hunt]], with kickoff occurring on January 14th, 2022. Run by [[Palindrome]], the hunt technically began prior to kickoff, with a series of optional Prologue puzzles released on December 13, 2021, and carrying an "intelligent/superpowered animals" theme known as Star Rats. This is the first recorded instance of a hunt releasing a round's worth of puzzles prior to the start of the hunt.
 
   
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The hunt was themed around a beta test of a new web platform, which ultimately resulted in the internet rolling back to the era of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahoo!_GeoCities GeoCities] and other build-it-yourself websites of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Fittingly, all of the rounds beyond the introductory round were designed to look like personal webpages from that era.
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The hunt was won by ''<nowiki/>'ᦿ NEW TAI LUE WIRED MOUSE''' (a team fielded by the larger [[⛎ UNICODE EQUIVALENCE]] team), who finished in just under 9 hours.
 
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* [[Puzzle Resources]], also [[Puzzle Solving Resources|Solving]] and [[Puzzle Writing Resources|Writing]]
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* '''[https://discord.gg/TbNkQUcwCD Discord Server]''' - [[Wiki:Discord|Startup Guide]]
 
* '''[https://discord.gg/TbNkQUcwCD Discord Server]''' - [[Wiki:Discord|Startup Guide]]

Revision as of 05:48, 25 July 2022

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From This Month's Featured Article

Four 2D illustrations of birds contained in circles. The three circles on the left are smaller than the circle on the right. The bird in the right circle is a red cardinal. The bird on the top left is grey, black, and white chickadee. The bird in the middle-left is blue jay with an exaggerated puff of hair and headphones. The bird on the bottom left is a yellow goldfinch.
Huntinality 2.0's founders, as seen on the Huntinality website.

Huntinality 2022, subtitled Huntinality 2.0, was the second iteration of Huntinality, run by Cardinality in June of 2022.

The hunt was themed around a beta test of a new web platform, which ultimately resulted in the internet rolling back to the era of GeoCities and other build-it-yourself websites of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Fittingly, all of the rounds beyond the introductory round were designed to look like personal webpages from that era.

The hunt was won by 'ᦿ NEW TAI LUE WIRED MOUSE' (a team fielded by the larger ⛎ UNICODE EQUIVALENCE team), who finished in just under 9 hours.

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If you'd like to know more about how a particular puzzle works, or the mechanics involved in its creation and execution, head to its page! There you'll find a walkthrough of that puzzle's intended solve path, accompanied by a list of mechanics and puzzle elements that are prominent in its construction.

Similarly, hunt pages will have a number of ways of breaking down the experience of both solving and creating the hunt, including state diagrams, plot summaries, and facts about the hunt's conception.

Alternatively, if you want to know about particular mechanics, and perhaps find examples of puzzles that use them, you can do that too! Head to a particular mechanic's page to learn more about any variations it may have, how it's implemented most commonly, and where you might find it out in the wild.

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