What is BAPHL? [an FAQ]
Yeah, let's go with that. Just what is BAPHL?BAPHL stands for the Boston Area Puzzle Hunt League. As the name implies, it is a recurring series of puzzle hunts taking place somewhere in the Boston Area.
What's a puzzle hunt?A puzzle hunt is an event where teams of puzzle solvers are given difficult puzzles that require various logical, lateral-thinking, and creative skills to solve. BAPHL, like some other puzzle hunts, adds an element of exploration by tying the puzzles to specific physical locations that teams have to get to.
That sounds pretty cool! When's the next one?Saturday, April 27, 2013!
BAPHL 7 will be happening at an undisclosed location. Check out the BAPHL 7 page for more info!
Where do BAPHLs come from?The first BAPHL event ran in May 2010. Since then, like (tremendously slow) clockwork, a BAPHL event has run every spring and fall, with the winners of previous hunts stepping up to write the next ones.
That said, if you're interested in cutting in and writing a BAPHL hunt, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.