"Believe it or not -- you're walking the Con. You never thought you
could feel so free. Solving some clues on a wing and a prayer. Who
could it be? Believe it or not, it's just you - and a teammate."
"The Greatest ConDorian Hero" challenge enlisted convention attendees in a chance to prove themselves mighty heroes of 2009 ConDor, San Diego's longest running science fiction and fantasy convention. With keen wits and some use of superpowers, several individuals and teams passed the challenge by solving clues relying on solving puzzles and knowing their heroes and villains, These champions earned ConDor bucks and the most elusive stamp for the ConDor Passport. Here is the list of those added to the Hall of Heroes for their astounding feats in the Greatest ConDorian Hero on Saturday:
Several of these heroes showed their might by helping other teams solve the clues to identify some different heroes, villains, and regular folk in the clues: Dwight Shrute, Aquaman, Scarecrow and Xena. Thanks to all who participated!
Heroes wanted to compete in an action-packed challenge of brains,
guts, and a little walking! This year's scavenger hunt challenge "The Greatest ConDorian Hero" is going to be action-packed - yet now more convenient for ConDor
attendees than ever. Rather than having a single timed race and miss
some exciting panel, the hunt is on all day: start and stop at your
leisure, play in your downtime between panels and other programmed
events, and earn some ConDor bucks for solving all the clues in this
hero's journey. Teams
of two or more will be playing by solving clues
based on trivia and puzzles to lead them around the convention grounds.
The game will be played on Saturday, February 28 between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Simply show up at our table in the Casual Games area of the Dealer's Room to register and receive your team's first clue. Solve the clue at your own convenience, and return to get your second clue. Keep solving clues until you've completed the path of the hero. Solve clues as you have time throughout the day - just be done by 3:30 pm to earn your hero's reward!
How to play:
Upon signing up, a team
will receive clue packet. The clue might direct the team to a secret
location on the convention grounds that will help them solve the clue.
Once the answer to the clue has been found, the team will return to the
game HQ with their clue solution, and receive their next clue. The game
will have four clues, covering a variety of heroic trivia topics and
ConDor XVI is being held February 27 - March 1 at the Handlery Hotel and Resort in Mission Valley. The theme of this year's ConDor is "Heroes and Villains" with special guest of honor, author Todd McCaffrey. Learn more about ConDor at their website: www.condorcon.org
Participation in "The Greatest ConDorian Hero" requires all team members to have valid ConDor convention admission for the day of the game.