You get the letter.
It is curious. An invitation to attend a gathering of sorts.
Maybe you go maybe you don’t. Maybe you find you are racing for a large some of money. Maybe you get a free meal and try to figure out who killed Mr. Boddy with what in which room. Maybe you end up having to saw your own leg off to survive.
An eccentric millionaire nerd with unknown intentions inviting you to gather to compete against complete strangers in a mysterious competition may not be in your future. But if you live in a major city, can find a similarly inclined partner and are willing to shell out an entry fee, you can get a taste of the thrill of a scavenger hunt race.
If you are reading this you probably already know about these “clue solving races”, and you know sometimes it can be difficult to explain what they are. I have no intentions of providing a solution to that problem. I just wanted an excuse to post and a decent introduction to the following video. Enjoy.
If you don’t know about these races, check out our race history page for a long list of links to races.
A severely incomplete list of moderately relevant movies:
What is your favorite treasure hunt/clue solving movie?