(Part One is here.) Clue Four: Who Put Math in my Crossword? The story card had directed us to an air-conditioned deli, which was a relief in the near-100F San Jose temps that day. A few teammates went to grab sandwiches while Jonathan and I started work on the puzzle. It was a fairly straightforward […]
Monthly Archives: November 2009
For a few puzzle hunts before BANG 24, I hadn’t left feeling satisfied. I think it is because of not being able to match some pretty big (for me anyway) ahas I got while playing in CiSRA 2009. Of course, in BANG 21 the ahas were purposefully minimilzed and in the Shinteki playtest it seemed […]
Eric Prestemon, captain of the Judean Peoples Front and part-time Smoking GNU member, is darned good and experienced puzzle solver. He’s recently started a blog — Solving Really Hard Puzzles — devoted to chronicling his thought process as he goes through some challenging puzzles. How challenging? Well, his first entry deals with a clue from […]
Just happened to stop by the BANG website today and saw that the Burninators have continued their tradition of hosting every seventh BANG. Maybe The Smoking GNU should plan on hosting BANG 29 and then hold it before BANG 28, just to keep that a tradition?