Take a woman’s first name. If you follow it with a certain five-letter word, you get someone famous. On the other hand, if you precede it with the opposite word, also five letters, you get a famous song title. What name and song are these?
Galactic Puzzle Hunt
A mysterious artifact has been discovered near the South Pole and you’ve been called in to investigate. This is a puzzle hunt run by ✈✈✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈✈✈, an ace group of puzzle makers and solvers. This is the 3rd year of the hunt and both of the previous ones have been aces. Hunt starts March 16th, and registration is open now.
Preview for David Kwong’s show at The Highland Hotel in NYC. Kwong is a crossword contractor and magician, and now he’s performing a show about both in NYC. Watch the video — and keep an eye out for clues.
Daniel Peake’s Puzzlevent ended in December, but the puzzles are up on the site, along with hints and solutions. If you missed it, now’s your chance.
What makes alternate reality games good
Fresh off our Field Notes Clandestine ARG, we’re reading up on others’ thoughts on the genre. Writer Justin Bortnick, of Frog Fractions 2, shares his ideas on ARG design.