Perplexcity. Part game, part interactive story and part global treasure hunt. Prize of $200,000 (£100,000). Buy the playing card packs from Firebox or others for £2.50, solve clues, win money. Easy eh?
The game is played across every conceivable form of media with puzzles and clues hidden in mysterious websites, phone messages, billboards, classified ads, skywriting and live events in different cities around the world. It’s a bizarre cross between The Matrix, Alice in Wonderland and The Da Vinci Code…The starting points to the game are mysterious silver packages that each contains six random cards. Each card includes a wide range of unusual puzzles that feature optical illusions, origami, cryptography, mazes, riddles, and much more.