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Carcassonne #12 Mystery Cache

Hidden : 08/22/2012
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Geocache Description:

The twelfth and final in a set of a dozen of caches in the St. Charles area. The series is based off the Carcassonne game and its expansions. Difficulty is based solely on the need to find the first 11 caches. This cache can possibly be done without all 11, but it would be more difficult.

The cache is not at posted coordinates, but within St. Charles. To find the final, you must have completed the first eleven previous caches in the Carcassonne series, all located within the city limits of St. Charles.
Each cache had a letter and/or number in the final container. Using the corresponding key, find the final coordinates. There are some fake letter/digit codes presented among the relevant ones.
(example: Assume the container "The Garage" had the letter P. In the chart, P=7. If the final coordinates were at 42 31.(The Garage)31, you would substitute 7 for "The Garage", resulting in 42 31.731

A-1= 1
A-2= 3
C-1= 9
C-2= 2
D= 0
E= 8
M= 4
N-1= 8
N-2= 1
N-3= 2
O= 5
R= 3
S-1= 7
S-2= 9
T= 4
W= 0
! = 1

Final Coordinates:
N 4(The River) (King & Scout)(The Tower).(The Tunnel)(Bridges, Castles, & Bazaars)(The River II)
W 088 (The Phantom)(Abbey & Mayor).(The Cathars)(The Cult)(The Plague)

There is parking almost due east of the final. Container has some swag, as well as 2 all-new seed caches from yours truly. In the event that some of the previous eleven caches are disabled at the time of your attempt, message me your work with the REST of the puzzle solved and I may give you the missing letters needed to solve the puzzle. A few final notes:
*Obviously, there is no geochecker for this one.
*The series may continue on, as there are other expansions that have yet to be done. However, they may not be limited to the St. Charles area (although nearby) and will not affect the puzzle (stand-alones that are related). One final thing: Given the effort needed to find the final, it is unlikely I will be able to check the FTF before I depart for school. To that end, I've included a FTF codeword- whoever gets the FTF can message me the codeword so I can confirm the find while away.


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[Final]: Whfg cnfg gur frpbaq gerr va gur frg.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)