Came across this nugget of awesomeness today. Seems the Russians are using QR codes to have a treasure hunt across Moscow. You find the code. You get the clue. Sounds like fun. The site’s in French so here’s the translation for you (thank you Google Translator thingy):
With the new mobile Internet technologies, many urban games thrive
3 examples of using the mobile games and geolocation:
In the same way, a new urban game was launched in Moscow. This treasure hunt based on QR codes starting at the subway station Paveletskaya and invites players to find 7 other QR codes by answering riddles.
Until September, every week a new adventure is proposed and a new award to be won.
It makes me think of this video. (YouTube wont let me embed it, the sneaky buggers).
So here’s my idea: QR codes. Plus awesome party in secret location. Who’s keen? I am. Call me.