WARNING: This James Bond themed multi-cache is not for the faint of heart. Travel while on your mission is fairly easy hiking with some minimal bushwacking. However, distance is in excess of TWO MILES and could take you more than a couple of hours. It WILL require some technical knowledge, TOTTS, and if you're not paying attention, may require multiple trips to solve. Cooperating with fellow covert operatives IS REQUIRED. You will need every weapon and tool in your arsenal to complete your mission. Technology will be your best friend and your worst enemy. So pack a picnic lunch and bring along your friends and come join the fun. Good luck Commander Bond.
You have been assigned a mission from M. Your orders are to locate and stop Ernest Blofeld, the most evil and prolific enemy of Her Majesty's kingdom. Collaborate with fellow operatives within the intelligence community to stop Blofeld's madness and save the earth from certain destruction. In order to defeat your nemesis, you must complete each task within Miesville Ravine Regional Park using any means necessary. 007, must I remind you that you are licensed to kill?
James, you never know what you might encounter out in the field. It is imperative that you have the tools necessary in order to complete your mission. If your arsenal is a little lean on weapons, perhaps a visit to the Q Branch is in order. I can specifically provide you with two hints; you WILL be required to work with fellow agents in the field. And, you WILL be required to carry with you at all times a power source. A power source with enough potential to boot up the ICARUS weapons platform. Eighteen (18) volts will be required. That can be in the form of twelve (12) AA or two (2) 9v power cells.
STAGE 1 - Your Mission
Thank you for accepting Her Majesty's mission on such short notice. Do not be disheartened along the way as the enemy will be difficult and dangerous. Your first task is to utilize your senses in order to expose the master plan. Watch your back and be wary of RED herring's while searching for the password.. trust no one.
STAGE 2 - Activate The Solex Agitator
Acquire the Solex Agitator before Scaramanga gets his hands on it and activate it by finding the correct key. There may be more than a single key but when you find the key, it will be apparent. Once you find the key, use your Lektor Decoding device to reveal the secret hideaway.
STAGE 3 - Cut Yourself Loose
You've been captured by General Moon but don't worry, you'll live to die another day. Use your pulsating infrared laser beam to cut yourself loose and continue your pursuit of Zao. Beware of agent Jinx, if you press her buttons you may lose your Double-O status.
STAGE 4 - Analyze The Cellulouid
Unfortunately, after having fallen in love with Major Amasova, you've been outwitted by her cunning tactics. She's stolen the secrets right out from under your snoot. Luckily you've reviewed the stash first so you know exactly how to find your way to the stolen submarines hidden at Atlantis, Stromberg's undersea base.
STAGE 5 - Check Point
STAGE 6 - Awaken The Sleeper Agent
Covert agents throughout the globe are being assassinated. Finding the perpetrator requires the cooperation of fellow intelligence agencies. Using encrypted channels, wake up your sleeper agent and acquire an assessment of the current level of threat.
STAGE 7 - Examine The Microchip
Etching discovered on a microchip found on the body of 003 indicates it was manuafactured by government contractor Zorin Industries. After observing Zorin's laboritory, it was determined that the microchip may have been designed to withstand an electromagnetic pulse. Could it be?
STAGE 8 - Deactivate the Tracking Satellite
Operation Goldeneye has been hijacked by Trevelyan. The satellite system has been reprogrammed and is homing in on your position. You realize that your briefcase has been implanted with a tracking microchip and only when you aim your attaché at the satellite and activate the transponder can you obfuscate Goldeneye's grasp on your position.
STAGE 9 - Decode Inbound Message
You're in a bind so you rendezvous at the dead drop location in the alley behind Fillet of Soul. Decode the incoming message from London before Mr. Big's thugs discover your presence.
STAGE 10 - Ascend To The Drax Space Station
Stop Hugo Drax from poisoning all human life on earth. Pose as a pilot and using the remaining Moonraker shuttle, ascend to Drax's space station in order to foil the plan to disperse the deadly toxin. Approach carefully though and disable the radar jamming cloaking device in order to contain the threat.
STAGE 11 - Defuse Nuclear Device
If you have been observant and found all of the stages during your covert operations, then you will have found the secret codes required to defuse the nuclear device which is targeted to destroy the earth. Using the ATAC Console, enter the secret codes, followed by the # sign, in order to stop the destruction of the planet. If your access is denied, then you will need to go back and figure out what you've missed.
Enter the secret codes arranged in order by stage, followed by the pound sign:
The codes are numeric. There is nothing significant about the pattern [Sxx]. All that represents is the stage number:
ie [S01] = code found in stage #1.
STAGE 12 - Mission Complete
Congratulations 007, you've completed your mission. Oh, the things you do for England.
While it is possible to complete your mission day or night, please observe park hours when hunting for this cache. They are 5AM-10PM.
The hints provided above may or may not assist you in locating or solving each stage.
Please help everyone to enjoy the same experience by replacing the cache containers just as you found them. Please log any issues you encounter in a maintenance log or an email to the CO so I can service the cache if necessary. Please also take care to maintain the integrity of this cache. A lot of time and effort went into creating this adventure. If at all possible, try not to complete this adventure if there is ANY precipitation in the air.
This geocache has been registered with Dakota County Parks.
While I cannot stop those from sharing information, this adventure will be MUCH MORE enjoyable if you attempt it without having inside information.