Archaeologists from the future have sent a backpack of clues back to present-day New Haven. They need our help solving an outdoor puzzle.
If you solve the challenges laid out below by the end of this article, it will reveal to you the secrets behind a new brain-crunching, pandemic-safe way to explore downtown.
This new outdoor game is called The Chauncey Conundrum.
It was created by the real-life adventure game designers at Escape New Haven. It launched two weeks ago.
The game starts with 19th-century industrialist Chauncey Jerome.
It turns out that, when he wasn’t running the Hamilton Street clock factory, Jerome was tinkering away on quite the novel discovery: time travel.
According to the game, Elm City archaeologists from the future need the help of present-day puzzle solvers to crack the code on how Jerome’s time-hopping tech really works.
So they’ve sent a backpack full of…