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Advent Puzzle 15 Solved! Cryptic Clue: Unlocked!

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Advent Puzzle 15 Solved! Cryptic Clue: Unlocked!

Post by Blackvision » Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:18 pm

'Jan-Piet caught the crate as it was tossed overboard and put it down firmly. 'Next!' He shouted up to the crew of the Albatross, who hastened to shift the cargo faster. He spared a glance across at Rivaleux's ship, where the boxes were rapidly being deployed onto the ground nearby.

He grumbled 'Not fair...' as the veritable army of Rivalinis swarmed over the docks.

Then he heard a whistle from above and turned to catch the next crate. However, there was a cry of alarm as a rope snapped, and the crate in question, instead of being dropped lightly over the side, was instead launched into the air, far out of Jan-Piet's reach.

He leapt after it, none the less, but it smashed into pieces, scattering wood and supplies everywhere. Jan-Piet groaned, turning to the shame-faced crew.

A moment later, another crew-man appeared, holding a cut piece of rope. 'Sabotage!' he cried out.

The crew stopped unloading immediately, setting to the task of searching the ship and securing the rest of the cargo's containers, not willing to risk another part of the cargo being damaged.

Jan-Piet, for his part, sighed and went to look at the damage. Fortunately, although the crate itself had been destroyed, its contents appeared intact - perhaps the biscuits would be a bit more broken than usual, but it wouldn''t be too bad at least.

Then he noticed a parcel wrapped up among the debris and picked it out, curious - as far a he'd known it'd only been the basic supplies in the crate, so what was this?

'Challenge puzzle 15: Jan-Piet's Challenge'.

Puzzle: I have land and treasures in my name, and Jan-Piet would admire most of my people - and with good reason, its said they founded the city of Dublin!

The Community has solved this puzzle, and the Cryptic Clue has been unlocked:

Solution: Vikings

Cryptic Clue: sigUrd

Highlight the above text to show the Answer and Cryptic Clue.

A complete submission will include:
  • Your solution for the puzzle in text.
  • The image shows the requirement of the puzzle (In this case, it would show the solution that matches all the requirements) and Jan-Piet in the image as well.
  • You may only use the base game for this puzzle.
Bonus point: The first submission with the first of each of the treasures mentioned will earn a bonus point.

Additional Secret: For a (minor) cryptic clue towards the grand challenge, the community must submit all of the treasures between them.

Deadline: Thursday 22nd December 12:00 noon CET

Spoilers: You may wish to use spoilers so that other players can choose if they wish to know the answer while the puzzle is up or not. To do so, copy this:

(color=#E1EBF2)*Your answer here*(/color)

and change the ( and ) for [ and ]

Steam forum link: ... 403458927/ for full results and discussion

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