Mystery Hunt 2023

This is a retro-post for the Mystery Hunt 2023, for which I played a somewhat minor role on the organizing team (teammate). You can play at There is an ongoing list of write-ups about the hunt being kept at, and you may also be interested in the reddit AMA from teammate. Puzzle shoutout… Continue reading Mystery Hunt 2023

Unnecessarily detailed stories of my Mystery Hunt puzzles

As a follow-up to the previous post, I am recording here some details about the (numerous, varied, and deep) revisions that a bunch of my puzzles went through during the production process. These puzzles are in chronological order of when I wrote the puzzle. Spoiler warning: Unlike the last post, these will completely spoil all… Continue reading Unnecessarily detailed stories of my Mystery Hunt puzzles

Some puzzle-writing thoughts from an amateur

The 2021 Mystery Hunt concluded a while ago, and wow, what an experience. I was lucky enough to be on the organizing team, and I am so proud right now to be able to say I am a ✈️✈️✈️ Galactic Trendsetter ✈️✈️✈️. (If you don't know what a puzzle hunt is, betaveros has a great… Continue reading Some puzzle-writing thoughts from an amateur