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== From This Month's Featured Article ==
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== Excerpt From This Month's Featured Article: [[Huntinality 2022]] ==
 
[[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: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.]]
 
'''[[Huntinality 2022]]''', subtitled '''Huntinality 2.0''', was the second iteration of [[Huntinality]], run by [[Cardinality]] in June of 2022.
 
'''[[Huntinality 2022]]''', subtitled '''Huntinality 2.0''', was the second iteration of [[Huntinality]], run by [[Cardinality]] in June of 2022.
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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.
 
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.
== Welcome to {{SITENAME}} ==
 
 
The goal of this wiki is to catalogue puzzles and puzzle hunts, in a form that is both accessible and informative!
 
 
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.
 
 
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Revision as of 01:21, 17 August 2022

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To view an earlier version of the wiki without spoilers for a specific hunt, go to the Time Machine!


Excerpt From This Month's Featured Article: Huntinality 2022

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.

Popular Puzzle Wiki Pages

Page Description
Monthly Featured Article The list of monthly curated articles highlighted on the wiki front page, ordered by month.
Puzzle Elements A taxonomy and description of elements that comprise puzzle hunt-style puzzles
List of Puzzle Hunts /

List of Puzzle Hunts by Date

The comprehensive list of every known puzzle hunt
Community Resources General collection of off-wiki resources for connecting with the puzzle hunt community or learning more about puzzle hunts
Puzzle Media Publications - blogs, podcasts, streams, etc - from/about the puzzle community
List of Teams A crowdsourced list of puzzle hunt teams. Please feel free to add your team and create a page for it on the wiki!
Puzzle Solving Resources Resources that are helpful when solving puzzle hunt puzzles
Puzzle Writing Resources Resources that are helpful when writing puzzle hunt puzzles

Puzzle Wiki FAQs

What is this Wiki?

What's a puzzle hunt?

What kinds of puzzles appear in puzzle hunts?

What are upcoming puzzle hunts?

Wiki Information