Challenge 2.0 – Courthouse Crackers

As you progress through games and challenges, you will encounter
webpages with a puzzle , quiz, or other challenge.

Follow the instructions on the page to solve the challenge, and at the successful completion of the challenge, a pop-up will show congratulating you. It may also show some additional information. Take note of the crucial information presented, as it will only be shown in this pop-up, and can only be  shown again by solving the challenge again.

CRITICAL – at the bottom of the congratulation popup is the link to the next page in the game.

 THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE WHERE YOU CAN PROGRESS TO THE NEXT STAGE. 

If you close the pop-up, you’ll have to reload the page, and solve the challenge again.

On to the Game!

Challenge 1

You start making your way to the courthouse through the street market pondering the information you have gathered – you are jostled by – street urchins?  hadn’t been aware those poor blighters still existed in Corvallis – and the market seems crowdier and rowdier than usual. The light is odd somehow as well. Maybe smoke from the wildfires, or – someone is roasting hazelnuts, and you get a portion – quaintly wrapped in newspaper – very old-school – very proper street-market. Anyhow, you get to the courthouse, and now what…Deep in thought you put your hands in your pockets – and find a wad of paper. You pull it out – it looks like a shredded sheet of…