Unlockthecity and Urban Expeditions acknowledge the Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories on which our games are played. Our activities are commited to reducing our environmental footprint and increasing the cultural value of local urban experiences.Prior to each game, players have access to an inter-active game-board containing up to 20 unique locations. For your convenience, a limited number of printed game-boards may be obtained at the start location on game-day for those of the low-tech persuasian.
Teams score points by posting correct content and images directly to our Facebook. To win this game, top teams must collect the most points in the least time. Official scores and times are collected by game staff at the finish location. Winners are announced on our FB page within 24hours. Welcome to the human race!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q1. What is Unlockthecity?
It's a 4 hour game requiring navigation, problem-solving and teamwork.
Q2. Where is the Start Location?
Start locations vary depending on the game. We do this to help you experience different regions of the city. Read the game info carefully when registering.
Q3. Where is the Finish Location?
Finish locations vary depending on the game. We do this to help you explore different regions of the city. Read the game info carefully when registering.
Q4. Do I have to use FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM?
No, but this game has been optimized for social media and it'll be hard to win without this digital support.
Q5. Do I need to have a team?
Yes. Find two friends!
Q6. How much does it cost?
The registration fee is $150/team. You can pay here.
Q7. Do I need to run?
No. Running is not required but quick movements may benefit your time score.
Q8. How do I score points?
Teams score points by posting images and correct answers directly to our Facebook . Remember, you'll need to 'like' us first.
Q9. What's a game-board?
Our patented game-boards serve as a navigation and information tool. Printed game-boards are issued to registered teams at the start location.
Q10. Are games run in different cities?
Yes. Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, New York and Chicago.
Q11. Do you accommodate private groups?
Yes. For more information on booking a private or corporate game, send a message to our Sales Team.
Q12. What about the prizes?
Prizes differ from game to game and offer participants a chance to win a range of cool stuff. Winners are announced on our Facebook 24 hours after the game concludes. Typical prizes include travel vouchers, iPods, iPads, and gear. Prizes may be couriered to winners within 30 days. Prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable.