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March 4, 2021

Reseller Garden Gnomes AND More Badges!

Our Authorized Resellers have let us know that they’ve gotten such amazing support from you, the players, with Fr057y and Virtual RUMs! With this year’s theme of Monthly Garden Gnomes, we thought it would be nice to include them in that as well! Please welcome these very special Garden Gnomes themed around each Reseller’s shop!

Reseller Garden Gnome Details

Like the other gnomes, Reseller Garden Gnomes are temporary POBs that will remain on the map until 23:59 MHQ on December 31. They will be available at our Authorized Resellers’ shops some time today. When you purchase a Garden Gnome from a Reseller, you will receive the base Garden Gnome with their respective gnome skin already equipped. However, you can still swap out the skins just like the other Garden Gnomes — refer to our original blog post if you need a refresher! Interested? You can get links to shop all of our resellers HERE!

Points

  • Deploy: 500
  • Capture: 250
  • CapOn: 300

You can find these international ambassadors traveling to the following landing pads every 6 hours or when captured:

Additionally, the Gold Miner Garden Gnome will land on all stages of the Treasure Chest Evolution.

Also like the other gnomes, up to 3 NEW Gnome Hats may be scattered nearby when they are captured!

The Gnome Hats will be visible to any player and will be deployed on the Gnome owner’s account. This means that unlike Feathers/Boulders, there are CapOn points for the owner! They expire after 120 minutes and have a capture radius of 300 feet. These hat scatters will NOT count for deploy streaks, ZeeOps, or clan activity since they are passive deploys.

The rewards for Gnome Hats are as follows:

  • Capture: 50 points
  • CapOn: 50 points

Reseller Garden Gnomes of ANY type will be available for multi-capture. That means players can capture Reseller Garden Gnomes on their own munzees, any previously captured munzees, and more than once if the same Reseller Garden Gnome visits you. Reseller Garden Gnomes are non-blastable. They will be attracted to both Physical Magnets and Virtual Magnets. You can access Reseller Garden Gnomes by turning on your “All Limited Edition Specials” and “All Expiring Specials” filters.

Badges

As a reminder, Garden Gnomes have 4 associated badge lines:

  • Unique type deploy badges — you’ll need to earn each month’s skin by keeping your streak up! You’ll also receive these upon purchasing a Reseller gnome!
  • Overall deploy badges — the more gnomes you deploy, the merrier!
  • Unique type capture badges — capture at least 1 of each skinned gnome!
  • Overall capture badges — capture as many gnomes as you can find!

First, here are the “Unique type deploy” and “Unique type capture” badges associated with the Aussie Explorer Garden Gnome:

The badges for the other Reseller Garden Gnomes follow the same pattern.

We’ve also extended the “Overall deploy” and “Overall capture” badge line — you can peek at the first of these new badges below:

We hope these Reseller gnomes are as beloved as their sports star brethren!

Munzee on!

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February 27, 2021

February Garden Gnome Reminder + March Preview!

As the month comes to a close, we wanted to make sure you were heading into March with your desired Garden Gnomes! The skin for completing your February capture streak (and the corresponding badge) will be awarded in early March, but we couldn’t wait to share what’s in store!

February Garden Gnome Reminders

If you haven’t picked up a Garden Gnome yet, they are available in the Freeze Tag Store for $11.

Each month, the price of a Garden Gnome will decrease by $1. However, players can only purchase 1 Garden Gnome every 28 days.

If you’re planning to complete the capture streaks for each month (and make the initial purchase in January) you’ll have 12 different skins to choose from! So be sure to purchase one each month so you can have a complete bench of these athletic Garden Gnomes!

March Garden Gnome Details

What Gnome Skin can you look forward to receiving in March? The cool and coordinated Basketball Garden Gnome! Like the other gnomes, the Basketball Garden Gnome is a temporary POB that will remain on the map until 23:59 MHQ on December 31.

As stated earlier, to earn this skin, you’ll need to have completed this month’s (February’s) capture streak. Once the skin is awarded in March, you can change the skin on the gnome to this one at any point — refer to our original blog post for the instructions!

Points

  • Capture: 250
  • CapOn: 300

You can find these accurate aimers traveling to the following landing pads every 6 hours or when captured:

Additionally, the Basketball Garden Gnome will scatter up to 3 NEW Gnome Noggin Nets nearby when it is captured!

Like the other Gnome Hats, the Gnome Noggin Nets will be visible to any player and will be deployed on the Gnome owner’s account. This means that unlike Feathers/Boulders, there are CapOn points for the owner! They expire after 120 minutes and have a capture radius of 300 feet. These hat scatters will NOT count for deploy streaks, ZeeOps, or clan activity since they are passive deploys.

The rewards for Gnome Hats are as follows:

  • Capture: 50 points
  • CapOn: 50 points

The Basketball Garden Gnome will be available for multi-capture. That means players can capture Basketball Garden Gnomes on their own munzees, any previously captured munzees, and more than once if the same Basketball Garden Gnome visits you. Basketball Garden Gnomes are non-blastable. They will be attracted to both Physical Magnets and Virtual Magnets. You can access Basketball Garden Gnomes by turning on your “All Limited Edition Specials” and “All Expiring Specials” filters.

Badges

As a reminder, Garden Gnomes have 4 associated badge lines:

  • Unique type deploy badges — you’ll need to earn each month’s skin by keeping your streak up!
  • Overall deploy badges — the more gnomes you deploy, the merrier!
  • Unique type capture badges — capture at least 1 of each skinned gnome!
  • Overall capture badges — capture as many gnomes as you can find!

While we revealed images for the first of each badge line in the original post, we are happy to show you the “Unique type deploy” and “Unique type capture” badges associated with the Basketball Garden Gnome:

 

We hope took a shot at earning March’s Gnome Skin! Don’t forget to keep your streak up through March — you’ll need to in order to earn the April Gnome Skin!

Munzee on!

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February 16, 2021

Secret ZeeOps- Operation: ZEEcret Admirer (February 2021)

Agents, as promised, we have a new Secret ZeeOp available in the ZeeOps Hub! This means that Operation: WatchE.R. will be removed soon. However, if you’ve already purchased Operation: WatchE.R., you will be able to complete it and collect rewards even after it is no longer available for purchase.

Do you think you can track down your ZEEcret Admirer and remain unscathed? If you complete ALL the missions in Operation: ZEEcret Admirer, you’ll receive the snazzy badge below, along with the Laser Artillery Submarine Eating Robot (L.A.S.E.R.) Shark Munzee (a link to more info below!) and various other rewards listed in the app!

There are 5 levels. Level 1 has 3 missions, and all subsequent levels have 5 missions. Each level ends with more prizes.

We may share this information moving forward with other Operations but possibly not.

L.A.S.E.R. Shark Details

The L.A.S.E.R. Shark is an all new tPOB similar to the Spyderbot! To keep this blog post at a reasonable length, you can read all about it HERE!

 

On behalf of MHQ, we thank you for your continued service.

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January 30, 2021

January Garden Gnome Reminder + February Preview!

As the month comes to a close, we wanted to make sure you were heading into February with your desired Garden Gnomes! The skin for completing your January capture streak (and the corresponding badge) will be awarded in early February, but we couldn’t wait to share what’s in store!

January Garden Gnome Reminders

If you haven’t picked up a Garden Gnome yet, they are available in the Freeze Tag Store for $12.

For the month of January ONLY, if you purchase a Garden Gnome, you will receive the Ice Hockey skin to upgrade your gnome for FREE. To clarify: Garden Gnomes will be available throughout 2021, but the Ice Hockey skin will only be available in January.

Each month, the price of a Garden Gnome will decrease by $1. However, players can only purchase 1 Garden Gnome every 28 days.

If you’re planning to complete the capture streaks for each month (and make the initial purchase in January) you’ll have 12 different skins to choose from! So be sure to purchase one each month so you can have a complete bench of these athletic Garden Gnomes!

February Garden Gnome Details

What Gnome Skin can you look forward to receiving in February? The dashing and roguish Archery Garden Gnome! Like the other gnomes, the Archery Garden Gnome is a temporary POB that will remain on the map until 23:59 MHQ on December 31.

Archery Garden Gnome

As stated earlier, to earn this skin, you’ll need to have completed this month’s (January’s) capture streak. Once the skin is awarded in February, you can change the skin on the gnome to this one at any point — refer to our original blog post for the instructions!

Points

  • Capture: 250
  • CapOn: 300

You can find these accurate aimers traveling to the following landing pads every 6 hours or when captured:

Additionally, the Archery Garden Gnome will scatter up to 3 NEW Gnome Archery Hoods nearby when it is captured!

Like the other Gnome Hats, the Gnome Archery Hoods will be visible to any player and will be deployed on the Gnome owner’s account. This means that unlike Feathers/Boulders, there are CapOn points for the owner! They expire after 120 minutes and have a capture radius of 300 feet. These hat scatters will NOT count for deploy streaks, ZeeOps, or clan activity since they are passive deploys.

The rewards for Gnome Hats are as follows:

  • Capture: 50 points
  • CapOn: 50 points

The Archery Garden Gnome will be available for multi-capture. That means players can capture Archery Garden Gnomes on their own munzees, any previously captured munzees, and more than once if the same Archery Garden Gnome visits you. Archery Garden Gnomes are non-blastable. They will be attracted to both Physical Magnets and Virtual Magnets. You can access Archery Garden Gnomes by turning on your “All Limited Edition Specials” and “All Expiring Specials” filters.

Badges

As a reminder, Garden Gnomes have 4 associated badge lines:

  • Unique type deploy badges — you’ll need to earn each month’s skin by keeping your streak up!
  • Overall deploy badges — the more gnomes you deploy, the merrier!
  • Unique type capture badges — capture at least 1 of each skinned gnome!
  • Overall capture badges — capture as many gnomes as you can find!

While we revealed images for the first of each badge line in the original post, we are happy to show you the “Unique type deploy” and “Unique type capture” badges associated with the Archery Garden Gnome:

 

We hope you hit the target for February’s Gnome Skin! Don’t forget to keep your streak up through February — you’ll need to in order to earn the March Gnome Skin!

Munzee on!

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January 28, 2021

Improvements to Website Quick Deploy!

For many players, our Web Map is the easiest way to deploy a Virtual, especially if it’s for a friend across the globe! However, with all the new Virtual types we’ve been releasing lately, even that process has started to become unruly. On Tuesday we made 2 changes to it which, while they may seem small, can be total game changers for those frequent virtual deployers:

1. Munzee types are broken up into 3 categories

Previously, the entire roster of virtual munzees was visible at once, which could get overwhelming and make it hard to find the type you had in mind.

Clicking on a category will expand the list to show only the munzees in that category.

We’ve started with these three categories for now, but may expand to more in the future!

2. The number of undeployed munzees you have for each type is now visible!

Previously, this information was only displayed in your Undeployed list. If you clicked on a munzee type that you didn’t actually have, a popup would tell you that after the fact.

Now all the information you need is all in one place!

We hope these improvements make playing Munzee a bit more convenient!

Munzee on!

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January 20, 2021

The Final Tree Scatters Are Here!

Last March we introduced new scatters for the Earth Mystery, changing from Boulders to Trees. Trees are extra-special since they also release their own scatters once they are capped. It’s scatterception! We promised to introduce more scatters from Trees each season, so here are the final set!

NEW Earth Mystery Tree Scatters

Like the Pecans and Acorns, Dead Branches and Cardinal Feathers are both worth 25 points for Capture. To clarify — Pecans and Acorns will remain as possible scatters for Trees, so you have a chance for any of the 4 types. This means that Peach and Pear scatters are no longer available, but there’s a good chance you’ll see them again in the future!

We’ve also added three new badges: one based on Dead Branch captures, one based on Cardinal Feather captures, and a special badge based on a captures of both! We’re not going to reveal what these badges are, so you’ll need to snag some of these wintry scatters to see for yourself! You’ll still be able to earn badges for Pecan and Acorn captures as well, so be sure to grab as many as you can before the season changes and scatters are rotated out!

If you need more Earth Mystery credits to grow your area don’t forget they are available in the store!

We hope that you stay safe and cozy this season, whether you’re deep into winter or enjoying some sunny summer weather!

Munzee On!

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January 18, 2021

ZeeQRew and QRew Players Need To Wake Up…

SleepZees that is!

Starting today, all ZeeQRew and QRew members will see SleepZees during QRewzdays! SleepZees will appear on select Virtual Colors and Flat Friends that haven’t been capped in a year or more. SleepZees are also blastable, which should help with those in hard-to-reach areas.

Clan Wars players will be interested to know that SleepZee captures will also count towards the QRewzee capture requirements!

Not sure how to qualify for ZeeQRew or QRew? Check out our Help Guide article!

We hope you enjoy re-capping some dormant virtual munzees near you!

Munzee on!

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January 13, 2021

NEW Secret ZeeOps!

Agents, back in August we emphasized our switch from Monthly to Daily ZeeOps, but we still wanted to have the opportunity to create separate Secret ZeeOps in the new ZeeOps Program at various times throughout the year. This is because the special ZeeOps we made for the 2018 Advent Calendar was so well-received, even by players who didn’t regularly participate in ZeeOps! We hope to bring back some of the magic by creating more themed Secret ZeeOps for you to undertake in the future!

Secret ZeeOp Details

Before you head to your ZeeOps Hub to check things out, please make sure you have the latest Over-the-Air (OTA) update! All you need to do is force-close/force-stop the app — the next time you launch Munzee, you should see a progress bar (depending on how fast your connection is, it may only appear for a short while) which means the latest version is being downloaded and installed!

To keep things simple for ALL players, we decided on making Zeds the currency of choice for these Ops. This is why we prioritized the release of the ZeeCred Exchange page, which allowed players who had accumulated ZeeCred from the old ZeeOps Program to get use out of that currency.

As these Secret ZeeOps will cost Zeds, they are guaranteed to have BIGGER rewards than the Daily Missions, which are free. To kick off this announcement, Operation: WatchE.R. is available now in the [Secret] tab of your ZeeOps Hub for a limited time! You can see a preview in the screenshots below:

Please note that as we plan to create new Secret ZeeOps throughout the year, Operation: WatchE.R. will only be available for a limited time. However, if you’ve already purchased Operation: WatchE.R., you will be able to complete it and collect rewards even after it is no longer available for purchase.

Unlike previous monthly ZeeOps that required you to schedule Operations and complete Missions within the span of a day, Secret ZeeOps can be completed as quickly or slowly as you would like. Just click on the Mission to view the requirements and accompanying story.  As you progress through the Missions you’ll learn more about the story and advance throughout the Operation. Do you think you can reveal the mystery of the missing Walkie Talkie Watch prototype?

If you complete ALL the missions in Operation WatchE.R., you’ll receive the snazzy badge below, along with the Walkie Talkie Watch Munzee (more info below!) and various other rewards listed in the app!

We hope you look forward to trying out Secret ZeeOps as they are available!

Edit with added info:
If you’re looking for the bullet points about this specific NEW Operation: WatchE.R. here they are…
There are 3 levels, level 1 has 3 missions, level two has 5 missions and level 3 has 7 missions. Each level ends with more prizes.
We may share this information moving forward with other Operations but possibly not.

Walkie Talkie Watch Details

The Walkie Talkie Watch is an all new Zeecret Weapon that will put you in contact with up to two Agents out in the field! Like all the other Zeecret Weapons, it is available as a reward for completing ZeeOps Operations!

Points

  • Deploy: 25
  • Capture: 50
  • CapOn: 35

When you capture a Walkie Talkie Watch, it will scatter 1 Undercover Agent nearby. You must rendezvous with that agent by capping it! Once capped, it has a chance of sending you to a Liaison Agent or ending your mission with “The trail has gone cold.” If the Liaison Agent is capped, it has a chance of giving you a Mini ZeeOp, like Dossiers and Infrareds.

The Agents will only be visible to the player who capped the Walkie Talkie Watch and will be deployed on the Walkie Talkie Watch owner’s account. This means that unlike Feathers/Boulders, there are CapOn points for the owner! They expire after 120 minutes and have a capture radius of 300 feet.

The points for Agents are as follows:

  • Undercover Agent
    • Capture: 100 points
    • CapOn: 100 points
  • Liaison Agent
    • Capture: 200 points
    • CapOn: 100 points

You can access Walkie Talkie Watches, Undercover Agents, and Liaison Agents by turning on their filter in “Physicals – ZeeOps”. Capping these new munzees will also contribute progress towards the overall Zeecret Weapon captures badge line!

On behalf of MHQ, we thank you for your continued service.

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January 4, 2021

Garden Gnomes for Home Sweet Home!

Did our announcement on Christmas Eve put a Garden Gnome on your wishlist? Well, the wait is over, and we’re excited to introduce them to you now!

Garden Gnome Details

The Garden Gnome is a temporary POB that will remain on the map until 23:59 MHQ on December 31. It is currently available in the Freeze Tag Store for $12, and each month its price will decrease by $1. You can purchase 1 Garden Gnome every 28 days.

For the month of January ONLY, if you purchase a Garden Gnome, you will receive the Ice Hockey skin to upgrade your gnome for FREE. For the remaining months, you will need to earn skins by completing the previous month’s capture streak. You can change the skin on the gnome at any point (more info below!) as long as you have earned it.

Points

  • Garden Gnome
    • Deploy: 500
    • Capture: 250
    • CapOn: 150
  • Ice Hockey Garden Gnome
    • Capture: 250
    • CapOn: 300

You can find these kitschy cuties traveling to the following landing pads every 6 hours or when captured:

Additionally, when a Garden Gnome has an upgraded skin, up to 3 NEW Gnome Hats may be scattered nearby when it is captured! For instance, when a Garden Gnome has an Ice Hockey skin it might scatter Gnome Hockey Helmets nearby.

The Gnome Hats will be visible to any player and will be deployed on the Gnome owner’s account. This means that unlike Feathers/Boulders, there are CapOn points for the owner! They expire after 120 minutes and have a capture radius of 300 feet. These hat scatters will NOT count for deploy streaks, ZeeOps, or clan activity since they are passive deploys.

The rewards for Gnome Hats are as follows:

  • Capture: 50 points
  • CapOn: 50 points

Garden Gnomes of ANY type will be available for multi-capture. That means players can capture Garden Gnomes on their own munzees, any previously captured munzees, and more than once if the same Garden Gnome visits you. Garden Gnomes are non-blastable. They will be attracted to both Physical Magnets and Virtual Magnets. You can access Garden Gnomes by turning on your “All Limited Edition Specials” and “All Expiring Specials” filters.

How to Change A Gnome’s Skin

You’ll be able to change a Garden Gnome’s skin in the app AND on the Munzee website!

In the app:

  1. Navigate to the Munzee Details of the Gnome you would like to change the skin of
  2. Tap on the […] button in the top-right corner
  3. Tap [Convert]
  4. Tap on your desired skin
  5. Confirm that you would like to use that skin in the following popup
  6. That’s it!

On the website:

  1. Click [Convert] on the Gnome you would like to change the skin of
  2. Tap on your desired skin
  3. Confirm that you would like to use that skin in the following popup
  4. That’s it!

NOTE: Changing your Gnome’s skin will remove the Gnome from the map and force it to bounce again, so if you don’t want to ‘nudge’ your Gnome, you should wait to convert it.
It’s also important to know that you ARE able to change your Gnome as many times as you like.

Badges

Garden Gnomes have 4 associated badge lines:

  • Unique type deploy badges — you’ll need to earn each month’s skin by keeping your streak up! NOTE: for January, we’re doing things a little differently since we aren’t using your December 2020 days of activity, but make sure to keep your streak up throughout January so you can unlock February’s skin!
  • Overall deploy badges — the more gnomes you deploy, the merrier!
  • Unique type capture badges — capture at least 1 of each skinned gnome!
  • Overall capture badges — capture as many gnomes as you can find!

You can see the first of each badge line below:

If you complete the capture streaks for each month (and make the initial purchase in January) you’ll have 12 different skins to choose from! So be sure to purchase one each month so you can have a complete bench of these athletic Garden Gnomes!

We hope these gnomes are the perfect finishing touch to your outdoor decor!

Munzee on!

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December 24, 2020

There’s Gnome Way You Wanna Miss out on This!

This year, we continued two traditions started in 2019: Monthly Streak Badges in the form of Exercise Resolutions, and a set of Monthly Rare Specials, in the form of 20/20 Vision Munzees. We also started a new tradition of Monthly POBs in the form of Funfinity Stones, which have become beloved characters in the game.

For 2021 we wanted to streamline things by linking all 3 together with a common theme!

Keeping this change in mind, we wanted to make sure we still incorporated the things that made each of them special.

  • For Monthly Streak Badges, it was all about staying healthy by maintaining good habits, just like maintaining your streak.
  • For Monthly Rare Specials, we wanted an ongoing collection that built up throughout the year centered around a central theme.
  • For Monthly POBs, we wanted a unified set of characters that felt like a family.

So what’s health-focused, fits within a central theme, and comes in a lot of varieties? Well garden gnomes playing sports obviously! 2020 was a slow year for sports and traveling (even the Olympic Games got pushed back!) so we’re sending garden gnomes on the road to compete for gold! We’re excited to announce Sporty Garden Gnomes are coming in 2021!

We’re not releasing all of the details just yet, but we did want to give everyone a heads up to start your capture streaks on January 1st!

Garden Gnomes

As usual you’ll want to capture at least one munzee* each day for the entire month to earn the reward. If you can make it through the whole month you’ll be awarded a badge and special item themed to that month’s activity! We’ll release more information on this special item and on how Monthly Rare Specials and Monthly POBs will be incorporated once we’re back in the office, but for now, here’s a sneak peek into what we have planned!

Please give a warm welcome to January’s Ice Hockey Gnome!

We know travel and sports are heavily limited right now, but we hope as you work towards this capture streak you can live vicariously through these charming gnomes! Perhaps you can find a way to watch or play your favorite sport** at home! We’re all in this together and if nothing else it will help you get one step closer to the yearlong capture and deploy streak badges. We’ll have a different gnome badge design each month, but try and keep up with your streak throughout the year! We believe in you!

We hope you’re excited to meet each month’s gnome and perhaps take home one of your own! Munzee on!

* In order to encourage active gameplay we will not count Social Munzees for these capture streaks. If you know you’ll be in an area without munzees plan ahead! 

** MUNZEE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES

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