TEAM MUNZEE

May 26, 2017

Flat Rob is Headed to Geowoodstock!

Rob is on his way to Geowoodstock which means Flat Robs are now LIVE on the map! The original flat fella will be on the map from now through Monday at 23:59 MHQ so enjoy the long weekend with Flat Rob. If you’re headed to Geowoodstock be sure to say hey to Rob for us. He’ll be roaming around all weekend, but you should be able to find him near the Space Coast Geostore booth from time to time.

Don’t forget that Flat Rob’s newest friend Flat Matt will be joining him very soon! Flat Matts will go on sale June 1st at 12:00 MHQ in the Munzee online store. To celebrate our sports loving flat friend we’re meeting at the Frisco Roughriders baseball game that night and we want you to join us! Be sure to RSVP on the calendar HERE.

Thanks and Munzee on!

 

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May 24, 2017

Meet Munzee: Rob’s New Office!

The all new MHQ is up and running! We understand that everyone can’t make it to Texas to visit in person though. So to embrace our 2017 theme of “Everyone. Everywhere.” we’re hosting a series of video interviews with staff members about their new offices. To kick things off we’ve got the CZeeO himself- Rob Vardeman!

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May 16, 2017

Open House Gallery!

Our MH-New Open House was a huge hit! It was great to hang out with some of our players and show off our new office space. Flat Matt made his first appearance, we hosted a not-so-brief Facebook Live videocast and much more! We even had a few surprise guests show up, including our friends from the National Breast Cancer Foundation Donation!

Thank you to everyone that joined us in person as well as those who deployed in the area for all of us to enjoy.

Slide through the gallery (see small arrows in the bottom right corner of image above) to see how well we monkey around!

Munzee on!

 

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May 10, 2017

MHQ is MH-NEW!

Remember to RSVP to our MHNew Open House event this Friday on the Munzee Event Calendar. Those in attendance will get an awesome new badge for the Open House as well as a few new badges for visiting MHQ!

We’re also going to start a monthly Open House program as well! On the second Friday of each month we will have an Open House Munzee event from 2-5 PM. This will be a great time to check out the new offices, chat with MHQ staff and more. Keep an eye on the calendar for future dates as well!

We understand everyone can’t make it to Texas though, so be on the lookout for a new social media campaign soon! We’ll be interviewing team members about their new offices so you can get a first hand account of what our interior design skills look like.

Ahead of Friday’s Open House, we wanted to showcase a few MHQ team members hanging in our new offices. We’ve still got some space to fill, but we’ve been having a pretty good time breaking it in. We promise that in between wiffle ball games and scooter rides we actually do get stuff done!

We’re super excited to see new and old friends on Friday and thank you all for your well wishes with the move! Munzee on!

 

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May 8, 2017

Meet Munzee Munday: John Rogeles

Here at Munzee we’re constantly encouraging our players to meet and greet and build the personal relationships that make this game so great. Our team continues to grow and we’re excited with the addition of John Rogeles.


Name and Title:

John Rogeles, Graphic Designer

Where are you from?
Puerto Rico

Tell us about yourself:
Self-taught artist, Creative, Gamer, overall whacky character

How long have you worked for Munzee?
My first day was May 1st, 2017.

What do you enjoy most about Munzee?
The culture — everyone here is on the same wave.

What are some of your other hobbies?
Besides art, I like to create small proto-type video games, backyard sports, camping, hiking, and watching movies.

Any last words?
I hope the Munzee community enjoys my artist take on badges, icons, and plenty of other art-related illustrations that will inevitably come out in the future.

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May 5, 2017

Safar-Zee Fundraising Update!

Following our Safar-Zee fundraising efforts we wanted to update you all on where some of the donations are going! We changed up our donation process this time around and instead of donating one lump sum to a single organization we have been making smaller donations to various animal and wildlife organizations worldwide.

In addition to In-Sync Exotics and our pal Mystery, below are some of the organizations members of our staff have chosen to receive donations on behalf of our players.

Thank you again for your awesome support for animals worldwide- we couldn’t do this without you! Munzee on!

 

Wildlife Warriors Worldwide
https://wildlifewarriors.org.au/
Chosen by Rob Vardeman, CZeeO

“Established by Crocodile Hunters Steve and Terri Irwin in 2002, the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors strive to be the most effective wildlife conservation organization in the world through the delivery of outstanding outcome-based programs and projects, inclusive of humanity.”

Animal Angels Sanctuary
www.animalangelstexas.org
Chosen by Cecie Newman, EVP of Operations

“My son and his family couldn’t keep 2 of their dogs. They were heartbroken until they came across this organization that is a 38 acre haven for abused animals and pets that can no longer be taken care of properly. They promise that 100% of every donation goes directly to animal benefit, paying no salaries for Staff or Board of Directors.”

Cat Matchers
http://www.catmatchers.org
Chosen by Teraca Grim – Director of HR and Operations

“I am a huge cat lover. I know all the hard work that Cat Matchers does to help unwanted or lost cats. I have reached out to them and know what nice people they are and how much they need donations. ”

North Texas Rabbit Sanctuary
http://www.ntrs.org/
Chosen by Scott Foster, VP of Technology

“My 6 year old daughter begs my wife and I everyday that she wants a rabbit as a pet. This donation will help explain to the public ( and my daughter ) how to take care of rabbits, what equipment is needed, and what food they need.”

The Beagle Freedom Project
https://bfp.org/
Chosen by Dylan Derryberry, Director of Creative Operations

“Beagle Freedom Project negotiates with laboratories across the world to secure the release of dogs and other animals and give them a chance at a normal home life after everything they have endured for vanity and scientific curiosity. The organization uses the rescues to draw public attention to the plight of animals languishing in labs and to promote cruelty-free lifestyle choices everyone can make.

The beagles act as ambassadors who give faces to animal testing victims and remind the public that these animals are not just furry test-tubes, but dogs no different from their pets. BFP has rescued hundreds of animals, including beagles, mixed-breed hounds, cats, rabbits, ponies, pigs, goats, guinea pigs, ferrets, rats, and even goldfish from laboratories, in cities and countries spanning the globe.”

Sea Turtle, Inc.
http://www.seaturtleinc.org
Chosen by Matt McCann, Director of Media and Player Relations

“Growing up by the ocean, wildlife preservation and restoration was a focal point of my community. Sea Turtle, Inc. was a large part of that. They rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles as well as educate the public and assist with conservation efforts. I’m proud to donate to such a great cause that I grew up being able to help first hand..”

Tiggywinkles
http://www.sttiggywinkles.org.uk/
Chosen by Louise Gibson, Events Queen

“Tiggywinkles is a wonderful place, it’s a specialist hospital dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating all species of British wildlife. All casualties brought to the hospital are treated completely free of charge and are released through a controlled programme, back to the wild, when they are fully fit. Every casualty is given a chance and any animal or bird unable to be released back to the wild is maintained at the hospital, in as natural conditions as possible.

Tiggywinkles survives on a solid base of membership and relies on donations from the general public and sponsors to thrive. It receives no state funding of any kind and no financial assistance from conservation groups. Our money would really make a difference. We could adopt Al Pacino the Fox, Susie the Hedgehog and Roxy the Raven to name a few or make a one off donation. I love the story of how and why the hospital was created by Les Stocker and everything he and his family have done to keep the place going. Sadly Les died last year but we can help his legacy live on: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2016/07/19/les-stocker-st-tiggywinkles-founder–obituary/

Tierschutzverein Chemnitz und Umgebung e.V.
http://www.tierschutz-chemnitz.de
Chosen by Daniel Fischer, Backend Developer

“The “Tierschutzverein Chemnitz e.V.” is a non-profit society running the local animal shelter in Chemnitz/Germany. They take care of 800 to 900 animals per year who suffer hardship. Beside hosting and caregiving found or stray animals, they also try to raise awareness about animal protection and acting responsibly towards also pets and wildlife. The society receives municipal subsidization, but is highly dependent on additional donations.”

Adams County SPCA
http://www.adamscountyspca.org
Chosen by Daniel Hammock, Player Support

“Adams county SPCA throws events to help raise funds for the animals. Plus they have a network of helpers who drive long distances to rescue other dogs from shelters and adopt them out through their shelter.”

Texas Little Cuties Rescue
http://www.texaslittlecuties.org/
Chosen by Donovan Carreno, Mobile App Developer

“We have adopted from them, and we like to support our local shelters..”

Animal Welfare Institute
http://www.awionline.org/
Chosen by Dan Parker, Mobile App Developer

“This organization spends over 90% of donated funds on its programs. It is rare that a charitable organization spends over 90% of donations on what they claim to do because there are administrative costs to running any organization. This high percentage of funds allocated to purpose shows the company’s commitment to their cause. I respect that.”

Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
http://www.rogerswildlife.org
Chosen by Judy Nguyen, Front End Developer

“I like birds.”

Denton Animal Support Foundation
http://www.dentonasf.com/
Chosen by Delana Adams, Eventzee Customer Service

“This is the organization that helped keep my current fur babies in the shelter for as long as they did (they’re older dogs), so they hold a special place in my heart. Without DASF we might not have found them. This organization helps with the adoption subsidy of older and harder to adopt animals, and helps find homes for animals uprooted from their homes.”

National Wildlife Refuge Association
http://refugeassociation.org/about/donate/
Chosen by Trish Vandehey, Graphic Illustrator

“I grew up in the forests of the Pacific Northwest wandering through nature with friends and family, and my best memories of childhood are all closely related to this. Even now, it plays a strong role in my adult life. When I am not working you will often find me exploring the woods or lakes, taking long hikes and watching wildlife with my children and grandchild. Preserving wildlife and spaces for them to flourish for future generations is paramount. Because of their focus in the conservation of wildlife and habitat in North America I have chosen to donate to the National Wildlife Refuge.”

Lovebugs Rescue
http://www.lovebugsrescue.org/
Chosen by Robbie McGuire, WallaBee Director

“Kelsey and I have two dogs, both of which are from rescues. Tessa was rescued from a shelter here in Texas, but Rollie was adopted from Lovebugs Rescue in CA. Lovebugs is a non-profit animal rescue organization that works with local Southern California shelters to lower the number of euthanized animals. For more information, check out their website.”

ASPCA
https://www.aspca.org/
Chosen by John Rogeles, Graphic Artist

“I want to give back to the people who have given me so much through my dog.”

Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary
https://saintfranciswolfsanctuary.org/
Chosen by Sheryl Marusic, Queen Of All Trades

“This is a charity for wolves, who are dear to my heart. Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity in Montgomery, Texas, whose mission is to rescue and provide a loving, exceptional home to non-releasable wolves and wolfdogs, and to educate the public about these animals.”

 

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May 2, 2017

Destination Munzee Merchandise!

With the release of the Timeshare Munzee, we wanted to offer our players a chance to spend their vacation in style! Our Destination line of munzees feature some of the coolest artwork in the game so we wanted to make the most of our merchandising opportunities with new shirts and posters!

You can get all of these awesome items at munzee.com/store!

Motel Munzee Shirt: $18
Featuring the flickering neon signs of the original Motel Munzee, this shirt is sure to light up your wardrobe! It may say “NO VACANCY” but this American Apparel fine jersey material is more than welcoming and comes in Black, Asphalt, Navy and Royal Blue.

BUY HERE!

 

Hotel Munzee Shirt, Tank Top and Hoodie: $14.99 – $24.99
You can check in and you’ll definitely get checked out in this Hotel Munzee apparel! Featuring the Haunted Hotel icon, it’s scary how good you’ll look sporting your favorite ghoulish hangout. This design comes in a variety of shirt styles including tank tops and hoodies.

BUY HERE!

 

Resort Munzee Shirts and Tank Tops: $14.99 – $24.99
Bring out the sun wherever you are with these bright and bold Resort Munzee shirts! This design comes in a variety of shirt styles, but we definitely suggest something bright and breezy. Suns out guns out!

BUY HERE!

 

Timeshare Munzee Shirts: $8.50 – $16.00
Our newly released Timeshare Munzee is all about the great outdoors, so this line of merchandise has been nurtured by Mother Nature herself! This line also features shirts for the awesome mountain themed deploy badges and an awesome Timeshare poster! You can get each shirt in a variety of colors as well.

BUY HERE!

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April 24, 2017

MHQ is moving offices!

We’re excited to announce that Munzee Headquarters is expanding in a big way! We have upgraded our offices to a much larger space which we will be debuting in grand fashion. The new spot is located at 1720 Bray Central Drive – McKinney, TX 75069, a few miles away from our previous offices.

We know everyone will be eager to deploy around our new office, but we have some big plans in store too! A deploy exclusion zone has been placed over the surrounding area, but this will be readjusted in the near future. There is a small physical exclusion zone around the property so we don’t bother the other tenants in the building.

As everyone knows moving can be a bit tiresome, so we are asking that anyone who wants to visit MHQ hold off until May 12th so we can get ourselves in order (exceptions for those who have already contacted us or have plans in place). Worry not though, because we’re doing it big with an open house!

Join Team Munzee in person for the grand opening of our new offices on May 12th from 2-5 PM MHQ. We will have snacks, prizes, a new MHQ grand opening badge, event indicator pin, and many more surprises!

Be sure to let us know you’ll be joining in the fun at https://calendar.munzee.com/NewMHQ/. We know not everyone can make it to TX though, so we will broadcast live on FB for anyone who can’t attend the ceremony!

Stay tuned for more info about the new space, our grand opening and more soon!

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April 14, 2017

4th Annual MHQ Bash Packages

This year’s internal MHQ theme is “All In”, so what better way to apply that than a casino themed MHQ Bash! Last year we had a ton of fun at MHQ Bash 3, but we’re kicking it up a notch for our Four-Of-A-Kind fourth year!

As a refresher, this year’s Bash will take place Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th in McKinney, TX.

The tentative* schedule is as follows:

Friday, September 22nd

  • 6pm: Registration and Casino Night

Saturday, September 23rd

  • 10am: All-In Eventzee Hunt
  • 5pm: Oktoberfest in Downtown McKinney

Sunday, September 24th

  • 9am: MunzFit 2.0 and Goodbye Event

*Times and locations will be finalized and provided as we get closer to the events.


Packages

There are four packages available for this year’s MHQ Bash: Royal Flush, Full House, Flush, Ace High.

***To guarantee availability of all items in packages, online registration will close on August 11th, 2017 at 15:00 MHQ time. Packages will be available for purchase at the event, but we cannot guarantee all items will be available.***

Each package will include the following:

Royal Flush ($75)

  • Lanyard/Name Tag and Swag Bag
  • T-Shirt
  • Mug/Glass
  • Dinner/Snacks on Friday Night
  • Casino Night Tickets/Chips (Prizes: Munzee Store Gift Cards)
  • Access to a special MHQ Bash only ZeeOp
  • MHQ Bash 4 Coin
  • MunzFit 2.0 Finisher Medal
  • Breakfast on Sunday
  • Special Edition Collectible/Commemorative Item
  • New Special Item
  • 10 Blast Caps

Full House ($50)

  • Lanyard/Name Tag and Swag Bag
  • T-Shirt
  • MHQ Bash 4 Coin
  • MunzFit 2.0 Finisher Medal
  • Special Edition Collectible/Commemorative Item
  • New Special Item

Flush ($35)

  • Lanyard/Name Tag and Swag Bag
  • T-Shirt
  • MHQ Bash 4 Coin
  • Special Edition Collectible/Commemorative Item
  • New Special Item

Ace High (Free)

  • Lanyard/Name Tag

***Please purchase only one package per person who will be attending. Everyone must have at least the Ace High package. If you have a joint account, please purchase a package for each person (they do not have to be the same package).***

Packages can be purchased HERE.

We can’t wait to see you at MHQ Bash 4!

Munzee on!

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