The Scavenger Hunt is a Solo Game, also a Game Hub, that offers a captivating scavenge hunting gameplay. It has two major game modes, and it can be connected to the Solo Quiz Game.
In the Scavenger Hunt, Players are to find stations and complete challenges at each of the stations. Each station has a code. The Players have to find and enter this code, and they get a challenge.
The stations are defined by you, in the Content Editor of the Scavenger Hunt. A Station has the following properties:
- ID: unique in a Scavenger Hunt; for internal use
- Title: visible for the Players when the Station is found
- Code: the Players have to enter this code to start the challenge
- Challenge: the Players are to complete this challenge when they reach the station, i.e. enter the code of the station
When a player enters the code of a station, they will get a challenge. Each station has a challenge, that the Players have to complete. A Player can either win or lose a challenge; e.g. they win by answering a Trivia Question correctly.
Currently, the Solo Quiz can be linked to the Scavenger Hunt, and you can set a Solo Quiz Question as a challenge at a station. The list of linkable games—and so the available challenge types—is to be expanded in the future.
Win or Lose?
By default, Players complete and win the Scavenger Hunt by visiting all stations and completing the challenges there, regardless of the results of the challenges.
You can set the winning condition to win the challenge at X stations instead or besides visiting all stations.
Pro Tip. Note that if you set the winning condition as winning at X stations, and the game cannot be won by visiting all stations, then the Players may fail the Scavenger Hunt Game if they manage to win at less than X stations.
Scavenger Hunt offers 2 different gameplays.
Free for All
In Free for All, the Players have to search for the stations and complete them as they find them. There's no strict order here.
This game mode works best if the stations are spread across a certain area, and the Players have to search the area to find the codes to access and complete the challenges.
In this mode, Players have to follow a certain order of stations. In this mode, you can give hints to the Players on the whereabouts of the next station.
This game mode is for more controlled, linear gameplays, where the Players are to follow a given path.
The Scavenger Hunt can be in one of these 3 states:
- Welcome: The game is not started yet, the Players are greeted by a welcome screen.
- Started: The Players can play the game.
- Closed: The game has ended, the Players cannot play it anymore.
Changing the Gameplay State does not affect the results of the players, e.g. it does not clear their progress.
The Control Box provides Live Statistics and controls for the Gameplay State.
Control Box of the Scavenger Hunt.
The game is in Started state.
If there are Stations that are currently not available for the Players, because there is no challenge set, then the Control Box displays a warning.
Control Box with a warning
A station without a challenge is unavailable for the Players
In the Content Editor, you can create, update, reorder, delete stations.
Content Editor Tab
Click on the pencil icon to edit the details of a Station.
Station Details Editor
In the Station Details Editor, you can change the Title, the Code, and the Challenge (Task) at the given Station.
Content Editor → Station Details Editor
When the Game Mode is set to Strictly Linear, an editor field for the Hint also becomes visible:
Content Editor → Station Details Editor (Strictly Linear Game Mode)
Here you can select the Game Mode; see above.
Visit All to Complete
When enabled, the Players can win the game by completing all stations. They can either win or lose, it doesn't matter.
See more above at the Win or Lose section.
Wins to Complete
When enabled (not 0), Players can win the game by winning at this many stations.
See more above at the Win or Lose section.
The Style of the Scavenger Hunt is widely configurable.
Note that the attached games also have their own styles.
The Scavenger Hunt does not award scores. If you need scores, use the scores of the attached games.
Here you can link a Solo Quiz. After linking, the questions of the Solo Quiz become available for the stations in the Content Editor.
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