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[Game] Minecraft Geocaching

SteeveeoSteeveeo Posts: 849Registered, Administrator
edited September 2011 in Showcase #1
Greetings, builders. Some of you may have heard of this, but chances are the majority of you have not. There's this thing in the real world called GeoCaching, where people go to a website, grab a GPS coordinate and a hint, and set out to find this hidden cache of goodies. I would like to start up the same thing in Minecraft, and since there's a lot more land in a Minecraft world (of which we have 3), there's a lot of places to hide stuff.


Rules
  • You may not reveal the exact location to anyone else. Doing this spoils the fun!
  • A Geocache MUST NOT, and WILL NOT require breaking blocks to get to.
  • You must leave a "Calling Card" item in the cache when you find it.
  • You may take ONE item out of the cache when you find it, but you must replace it with something of equal or greater value.
And that's it, pretty much. Just remember that this is not a cash-grab hunt, leave stuff there so we all know who was there!


New Geocache
As for recording a new Geocache, follow the template below and remember to leave a descriptive, but not revealing hint.
[b]Name:[/b] <Unique identifier for that cache>
[b]Location:[/b] <Name of World>
[list]
[*][b]X:[/b] 
[*][b]Y:[/b] 
[*][b]Z:[/b] 
[/list]
[b]Hint:[/b] <A cryptic, but not indecipherable hint as to where the cache is located>
Note: Location Y coordinate is optional. Location is somewhere within the vicinity of the cache, but not exact.


Calling Card Items
  • Book - Steeveeo
  • Bone - Loveboard
  • Netherrack - Nate_calypso
  • Glowstone Block - Sabreman
  • Lapis Lazuli - Nielk1
  • Mushroom Soup - Facecardz
  • Fence - Hadleyr
  • Bowl - Dataschmuck
  • Leaves - Rettro
  • Rose - AHadley


Now, without further ado, I shall start off with Diaspora's first Geocache!
Name: Geocache #1
Location: Baehr
  • X: 7
  • Y: 76
  • Z: 143
Hint: "You may find me where things go bump in the night."


Please don't post talk about the Geocaches here, but please tell us about new Geocaches and hunter Calling Cards!
Post edited by Unknown User on

Comments

  • SteeveeoSteeveeo Posts: 849Registered, Administrator
    Steeveeo's Geocache #2
    Name: Steeveeo's Geocache #2
    Location: Baehr
    • X: -282
    • Y: 71
    • Z: 90
    Hint: Two sprint, dodging left and right, victory is assured; what goes on underneath?
  • calypsocalypso Posts: 1Registered
    Name: Geocache #3
    Location: Baehr

    X: 92
    Y: 72
    Z: 108

    Hint: Great people reach great heights. You'll know when the world is in view.
  • SteeveeoSteeveeo Posts: 849Registered, Administrator
    Steeveeo's Geocache #3
    Name: Steeveeo's Geocache #3
    Location: Baehr
    • X: -115
    • Y: 65
    • Z: -52
    Hint: Down in the bay, an waterlogged treasure box awaits on a small island.
  • Nielk1Nielk1 Posts: 252Registered, Administrator
    Name: Nielk1's Geocache #1
    Location: Baehr
    • X: 830
    • Y: 6
    • Z: -485
    Hint: This chest is hidden in an impossible way. The sound of fire is masked by another, the sight is unseen. You must access it without seeing it.
  • facecardzfacecardz Posts: 2Registered
    edited August 2011 #6
    Name: Facecardz's #1 Cache
    Location: Beahr
    • X: -211
    • Y: 68
    • Z: 21
    Hint: A chest awaits in the weary traveler's den.
    Post edited by facecardz on
  • facecardzfacecardz Posts: 2Registered
    Name: Lonely Island (facecardz #2)
    Location: Beahr
    • X: 715
    • Y: 68
    • Z: -68
    Hint: A treasure chest, isolated and cold, awaits in shadow.
  • hadleyrhadleyr Posts: 51Registered
    I'm sorry I haven't made one, but I would like to request my calling card be Fence posts.

    Thanks,
    hadleyr
    [minecrafthead]hadleyr[/minecrafthead] -h.
  • DataSchmuckDataSchmuck Posts: 147Registered, Moderator
    requesting my calling card be a wooden bowl

    Also, this is a great idea! I do geocaching in real life, and its a great experience.
    Should we stick to the real geocaching rule of not letting other people see what you are doing? AKA be inconspicuous, ninja-like.
  • SteeveeoSteeveeo Posts: 849Registered, Administrator
    requesting my calling card be a wooden bowl

    Also, this is a great idea! I do geocaching in real life, and its a great experience.
    Should we stick to the real geocaching rule of not letting other people see what you are doing? AKA be inconspicuous, ninja-like.
    That kinda fits into the "Don't reveal locations to others" rule.
  • RettroRettro Posts: 14Registered
    Haven't been on in a while, but I fully intend to hunt these things down when I can. I would like to request my calling card be leaves.
  • Ded10cDed10c Posts: 136Registered
    Name: AHadley #1
    Location: Baehr

    X: 110
    Y: 106
    Z: 36

    Hint:
    "One thing may lead to another..."

    (I'd wait for Steeveeo to add Bookworm before heading out for this one)
  • hadleyrhadleyr Posts: 51Registered
    Name: hadleyr #1
    Location: Baehr

    x: 7
    y: 112
    z: 763

    Clue: Find the castles and the snow between, here I am, hiding in a tree.

    Note: There is a poem that forms the clue for the next geocache next to it.

    Good luck!
    hadleyr
    [minecrafthead]hadleyr[/minecrafthead] -h.
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