Saturday, April 20th: Grail Game: International Treasure Hunt NYC/London

Grail Game: International Treasure Hunt NYC/London
Begins near Battery Park, Manhattan
Noon-5pm
$15 in advance

THE STORY: Little did people realise that the Holy Grail was in safekeeping in a wee bank in Shropshire. Bank manager Catrin Jones noticed a Minotaur lurking in the shadows. Hungry to steal the Cup, the beast would bury it in the Underworld. Once there, the Cup’s healing powers would be lost. So Catrin nicked the Grail and fled to London. She’d heard of a modern Knights Templar, who toiled by day and protected humanity at night. She’d give the Grail to the Knights but – horror! – a pack of Minotaurs was on her heels. Catrin hid the Grail just before the beasts took her hostage!

Catrin left clues for you to find the Grail and take it to the Knights. Go on the Quest. Outsmart the Minotaurs!

QUEST BEGINS IN LONDON

In this 2-hour game, Old World teams (10 players each) will hunt for objects in London hotspots…from the Order of St. John to Blackfriars Bridge to the International Magic Shop. You may be looking for a charm against the Plague, a tombstone or a silver goblet. Your team may be asked to invent the holiest of drinks.

* Find/photograph the object based on clues.
* Win points for every object found or task completed.
* Each team gets a QR code. Pin the code to your shirt.
* If a Minotaur spots your QR code, your team loses points.

Puppetmasters will help you to navigate the maze. Maidens and monks will post each team’s progress online.

QUEST CONTINUES IN NEW YORK CITY

The game continues as New World teams (10 players each) will hunt for objects in Manhattan hotspots…from Clinton Castle to the tombstones of Trinity Church to the Grand Lodge of the Masons. You may be looking for a marker of a headless ghost who haunts Wall Street, a symbol of George Washington or a troll in the East Village. Your team may be asked to concoct something – the most rebellious of drinks!

Puppetmasters and London players will help New York players as the hunt for the Grail continues. The same rules from the London game apply.

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