Unlockthecity and Urban Expeditions acknowledge the Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories on which our games are played. We are committed to harmonious practices that reduce the human environmental footprint and increase the value of cross-cultural urban experiences.Players have access to three tools; the inter-active game-board, the downloadable analog game-board and the app. Each platform contains up to 20 unique locations that players must find in 4 hours. Players score points by posting correct answers and images to our Facebook page. Top teams collect the most points in the least time. Official scores and times are announced by game staff. Winners appear on our FB page within 24hours.
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.