Sure, as long as you follow the terms of the license. You don’t need my permission as long as you (a) give me credit, (b) don’t make money off of it, and (c) distribute your work under the same license terms. If you want to create and distribute a derivative work under any other terms, please contact me – I’m not opposed to making a deal.
If you liked Geodyssey, you’d like another very similar challenge I created called Puzzle Solving 101. It’s a series of geocaches, but the puzzles can be solved remotely.
You can order it directly from the publisher Lone Shark Games.
Yes. All of the Geodyssey puzzles will remain active for the foreseeable future.
No, this system doesn’t log attempts to use invalid passwords. Which is unfortunate, because I’m sure your guesses range from awfully close to wildly inaccurate to humorously tangential.
Probably, but not necessarily. Several solvers have found alternate solutions to some of the puzzles that led them to the correct passwords, links, or locations.
If you feel you missed something and want to experience all that Geodyssey has to offer, let me know.
If you found the link and password you needed to move on, you solved the puzzle correctly. If you entered the correct password on the Final Page of the challenge, then you completed the challenge correctly.
First, it is a portmanteau of the prefix geo- meaning “of or relating to the earth” and the title of the classic Greek play The Odyssey, which tells the tale of the travels of its main character Odysseyus.
Second, it is a play on the word geodesy, which is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth.
The place where the container was hidden deteriorated to the point where the container was completely exposed to muggles. The log book and contents have disappeared. Consequently, the cache has been archived.