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Make Your Own Puzzlehunt
Submit a guess
NOTE: You will not need to consult solutions for this puzzle.
Time to make a hunt without having to do any of the work!
Is this hunt part of a long-running tradition?
This is my first hunt.
This is the sequel to my first.
This is the third in a line of hunts!
I am a puzzle-writing god and this is the latest in a long series.
How will you make the website?
gph-site or a fork
How will you name the hunt?
use my own name
use the name of my MITMH team
use the name of my university
Number of authors
small (1-5 authors)
mid-size (6-10 authors)
Number of puzzles
Number of Metapuzzles: 0
Max team size: 1
(no max team size)
Will you include casual and expert tracks?
When will the hunt start?
some other day because you're insane
What's the ostensible theme of the hunt?
my favorite animated media
my favorite board game
businesses, workplace shenanigans
Number of feeder puzzles in Round 1
Can puzzles be worth different amounts of points?
How will you handle hints?
free-form question and response
What should your logo or favicon be?
something with a bird
something with a puzzle piece
a big circle
How long will this hunt take for the winning team?
Between 0 and 3 hours
Between 3 and 6 hours
Between 6 and 12 hours
Between 12 and 24 hours
Longer than a full day
How will you describe hunt difficulty?
Compare it to Puzzle Potluck
Don't compare it to Puzzle Potluck
How will you adorn team names on the leaderboard?
surround their name with cute animals
give them a trophy or medal
highlight their name with a bright color
none of these oddly specific things
You'll definitely have these kinds of puzzles (select up to 3):
a dating sim
a flag puzzle
a meta that involves escaping something
an endgame puzzle called Endgame
a complex web of interconnected circles
a card game puzzle
You'll definitely include these things in wrap-up:
team awards and shout-outs for non-winners
a note about future plans
our development timeline
a lengthy digression about puzzle philosophy
You'll definitely include these things in the story:
prologue labeled Prologue
excerpts that unlock after a puzzle solve
interactive clickthrough section
text that accompanies each round
updates on a story page
Make my hunt!