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Time Machine
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: Time Machine
Date: September 20, 2014
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego, Ca
Number of Teams: 20 (About 70 Players total)
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: Time portals are opening throughout Balboa Park. Teams travel through time and space to encounter devious puzzles and plenty of unexpected surprises around every time portal.
Click here for details on how to solve the puzzles

Mission Classified
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: Mission Classified (Team Photo)
Date: September 21, 2013
Location: U.S.S. Midway
Number of Teams: 33 (About 115 Players )
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: Climb aboard the Midway in the San Diego bay and follow the trail of a spy from the flight deck down to the engine room of this floating city.

Click here for details on how to solve the puzzles

Basic

Team Number Point Total
2 725
3 495
1 325
6 285
4 230
5 150

Challenge

Team Number Point Total
7 930
10 910
27 900
13 790
14 680
9 650
32 630
11 615
28 590
21 580
25 520
12 520
30 510
26 510
8 405
29 395
23 370
17 350
16 335
20 318
15 310
22 260
24 240
19 240

The Dresden Codex
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: The Dresden Codex
Date: November 7, 2009
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego, Ca
Number of Teams: 26 (About 100 Players total)
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: The Dresden Codex is an ancient Mayan scripture predicting many astronomical events. A strange crate containing previously unknown pages from the codex has arrived at Balboa Park during the night and strange things began happening.
Players follow the trail of a security guard who vanished during the night and solve the mysteries of the Dresden Codex.

Click here to see professional photos from the event.

Listen to an interview I did for Podcacher.com about this event. Show #247.0 dated December 13th, 2009

"It was a fabulous day and very well organized. Can't wait for the next one. Lots of friends want to sign up too!"

"I absolutely loved it. I was SO sad to not get a chance to try all the puzzles - not so much from the contest standpoint, but just because they were so much fun...."


The Fugitive
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: The Fugitive
Date: June 26, 2010
Location: Old Town/Little Italy, San Diego, Ca
Number of Teams: 26 (About 100 Players total)
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: The Fugitive is loose in San Diego. Can you decypher the devious breadcrumb trails of clues left behind and capture The Fugitive, or will you be left behind?

THE RESULTS ARE IN
Race Day Photos

The Scoop
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: The Scoop
Date: September 10, 2011
Location: LEGOLAND Resort, Ca
Number of Teams: 26 (About 100 Players total)
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: In your work for the gossip rag "The Daily Weekly Procrastinator" you've gotten tips on celebrity breakups, alien babies, and even the ghost of Ryan Seacrest (wait, isn't he still alive?) but inevitably you would jot down notes and drop them into your Look into tomorrow file where they would get forgotten. But there was something different about this latest tip. Elvis, dragons, and aliens! The tri-fecta of stories all rolled into one. Grabbing your hat and notebook you head out the door, unaware of the mess you're about to get yourself into.
THE RESULTS ARE IN


Sinking of the Midnight Raven
Title: Puzzle Pursuit: Sinking of the Midnight Raven
Date: September 8, 2012
Location: Seaport Village/Coronado
Number of Teams: 26 (About 100 Players total)
Type of Event: Charity Fundraiser for Outdoor Outreach
Theme: Become a pirate captain and assemble your crew for this rollicking adventure. Decypher a pirate treasure map and unlock the mysterious diary from the sunken Midnight Raven.
THE RESULTS ARE IN