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Whack-a-Lackey UK

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Hidden : 10/15/2014
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This is a Wherigo cache and if you haven't already got one you will need to install a free Wherigo player onto your smart phone or other device in order to play it, once you have installed the player you will then need to download and install the cartridge from the below link.....It sounds complicated, but seriously it isn't! Wherigo's are GPS location aware interactive Games/tours that can be played on GPSR, smartphones, PDA's, Ipads etc etc.

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Whack-A-Lackey UK

The cache is not at the posted coordinates. To see the coordinates, you must play within 20 miles of the posted coordinates and score at least 700 points on lackey level of the Whack-A-Lackey UK Wherigo cartridge.

Whack-A-Lackey UK is a Play Anywhere cartridge (though you need to play within 20 miles to see the final cache's coordinates). All you need to play is space the size of a soccer field. The cache is placed within a short walking distance of the posted co-ords.

The Game: If you have played whack-a-mole as a kid in an arcade, you're already familiar with the concept. If not, that's okay. In this game, the Groundspeak lackeys will randomly appear on the field for varying lengths of time. There is a point value associated with each lackey. To whack the lackeys and get points, you only need to get there before the lackey moves somewhere else. You have five minutes to whack as many as you can. You can choose the difficulty level (game field size) and what to whack: Muggles, Forum Moderators, or Lackeys.

The Power-Ups: Let's make the game even more fun! Power-ups will occasionally pop up in the game. Each power-up is covered in the Instructions part of the game. To summarize: the Atomic Hammer whacks everything, Gold Hammer everything within 50' for 45 seconds, Black Hole shrinks the field, Extender expands the field, Angry Muggle takes a bite out of your score, Bomb clears the field, and Acceleratron makes time go faster. Learn which to get for a higher score and which to leave alone!

Logging A Find: To log a find, you need to have a score of at least 700 on the lackey level. A score confirmation code will display under the High Score section of the game. If you want to compete for the high score, you'll have to post it with your log.


This cache is the UK import of Ranger Fox's Whack-a-Lackey GC1CE5Z, many thanks for all of RF's help in assisting me to import this great game to the UK, and all credit goes to him.

Images of Groundspeak personnel: Copyright 2010. Groundspeak Inc. Used with permission.
Avatars of forum moderators used with permission.

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