For reasons I can’t remember, I decided to revisit the solve times from DASH 2. Since they weren’t in an easy spreadsheet form, I decided to narrow it down to just Palo Alto. I figured sixty teams would be enough of a sample. First, I compared the average solve time vs. the “par” time used […]
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The other day, Google Alerts sent me a link to Daniel Mathews recollections of BANG 15: BANG Appétit. I think I’d read it before, but one benefit of having a lousy memory is that after a few years, everything old becomes new. In it, one quote in particular struck me: That formidable collective which has […]
Many were taken by Rob, but here are the pics from the Santa Rosa DASH 2.
DASH 2 was two months or so into development when I approached to Debbie about running a Santa Rosa edition. I had run two events the previous year and volunteered for a few others, so I was looking to do the least amount of work possible. I figured, with there already being nine other cities, […]
Visit the DASH forum. Links to several cities’ photos and a few commentaries are already up. Add your own, or ones you’ve seen. Start a discussion on things you liked, things to improve, or things you hated. Question about a particular puzzle? Post and you should get an answer quickly. Now… off to do some […]
The DASH 2: DASH-TV national puzzle hunt is coming up soon, and most cities still have plenty of room available! Both Los Altos and Seattle have, by far, the most signups. But the other cities — Santa Rosa, Davis, Portland, Austin, Boston, New York City, and Washington DC — still have plenty of room and […]
It may be too late for people looking to play DASH 2 in Seattle, but if your someone who is in need of a team, or a team that wouldn’t mind a few extra bodies, post your request in this thread.
2009 was an amazingly full year of puzzle hunts. It seemed like there was one practically every month. It. Was. Awesome. I look at the upcoming events section of The Smoking GNU website, and apart from DASH 2, all I see is a lot of To Be Determined (TBD). Still, it looks like we could […]