We have a special announcement for MunzPak subscribers, as the July MunzPak will feature the brand new Joystick Munzees! This MunzPak exclusive will be available in some version in all three MunzPak subscriptions, which you can order in the Freeze Tag Online Store beginning on July 1 at 00:01 MHQ time. (Remember if you order a MunzPak before then, you will be ordering the June one!) Now let’s see why these brand new munzees have us jumping for joy…
This new munzee type is based on throwback video game specials from over the years. Joystick Munzees come in both physical and virtual forms, though both forms work similarly and are worth the same point values. When you capture a Joystick Munzee, three of one retro game icon (either Runzee Rob, Leap Frog, or Munch-Man) will scatter to Greenies within 1500 feet. These munzees will stay on the map for 3 hours or when captured.
The point values for the Joystick Munzees are as follows:
- Cap: 88
- CapOn: 19
- Deploy: 80
Virtual Joystick Munzees are not blastable. To access these munzees, turn on the Mini Games physical filter and the Others virtual filter. You can access the scatters under the Expiring Specials filter. Their proximity will be 150 feet from any other virtual Joystick if deploying a virtual, or 150 feet from any other physical Joystick if deploying a physical.
Capping a Joystick Munzee will cause three Runzee Rob, Leap Frog, or Munch-Man physical munzees to scatter to Greenies within 1500 feet. These retro games have an added layer of fun all of their own! Once the retro game icon is capped between 1 and 3 new virtuals will be deployed within 700 feet of the retro game icon. These virtuals will be different based on what game icon is capped.
You have to be within 150 ft to capture the various game virtuals, and these can only be seen by the person who capped the retro game icon, similar to Infrared Munzees. Retro game virtuals will disappear after 2 hours or when capped. You can learn more about the three retro games and their unique virtuals below!
Runzee Rob Munzee
When you cap a Runzee Rob, up to three (1-3 random) new virtual “Gold Coinz” will be deployed nearby, similar to an Air Mystery/Feather or Night Vision Goggles/Infrared Munzee. These Gold Coinz will only be visible to the player that capped the Runzee Rob and are available for 2 hours.
- Runzee Rob
- Cap: 19-85 split with owner
- CapOn: remainder of the 19-85 split
- Gold Coin virtuals
- Cap: 25 points (no CapOn)
When you cap a Leap Frog, up to three (1-3 random) new virtual “Flyz” will be deployed similar to an Air Mystery/Feather or Night Vision Goggles/Infrared Munzee. These Flyz will only be visible to the player that capped the Leap Frog and are available for 2 hours.
- Leap Frog
- Cap: 19-81 split with owner
- CapOn: remainder of the 19-81 split
- Fly virtuals
- Cap: 29 points (no CapOn)
When you cap a Munch-Man, up to three (1-3 random) new virtual “Ghostzees” will be deployed similar to an Air Mystery/Feather or Night Vision Goggles/Infrared Munzee. These Ghostzees will only be visible to the player that capped the Munch-Man and are available for 2 hours.
- Cap: 19-80 split with owner (Pac-Man was released in 1980)
- CapOn: remainder of the 19-80 split
- Fly virtuals
- Cap: 34 points (no CapOn)
A game within a game within a game! If these Joystick Munzees weren’t already exciting enough, there will also be badges! You can earn the following badge by deploying any Joystick Munzee:
There are also badges to earn for capturing each of the 3 retro games. The badges appear as follows:
Stay tuned to see if we expand this line of badges in the future, because though we might know the past, who knows what’s in store in time to come! Are you ready to get retro?! Be sure to subscribe to the July MunzPak to receive your Joystick Munzees for the chance to join in on the fun!