Posts Tagged ‘POTM’

March 25, 2019

March GOTM Winners Revealed!

Our Garden of the Month nominations have been steadily streaming in since we announced the start of the program earlier this year, as our February GOTM nominations allowed us to award two more players for their Virtual Garden organizing skills. The GOTM recognition is meant to honor a number of our exceptional Virtual Garden builders who have aided in creating some of our favorite gardens in the game. Winning organizers, as well as all players who deployed in the winning gardens, will receive a special GOTM badge.

This month, we’re happy to award the QR Code Map, organized by c-bn, and the Huntfield Heights Dog Park Garden, organized by WiseOldWizard, as our Gardens of the Month March winners! The March GOTM gardens appear as follows:

The QR Code Map organized by c-bn in Bonn, Germany:

What’s Munzee all about? QR codes! It’s only fitting to award the garden that represents the pith of the game. 

The Huntfield Heights Dog Park Garden organized by WiseOldWizard in Huntfield Heights, Australia:

This Garden doesn’t need an explanation, as dogs truly are man’s best friend. Plus, Rover insisted we select it!

All players who deployed in the respective winning gardens will receive the following special badges!

Rules and Regulations 

Do you know a garden deserving of the title of April GOTM? We’re asking for players to submit already created gardens for the chance to win any of our upcoming Garden(s) of the Month! Just be sure to follow the rules!

Rules for GOTM nominations:

  1. Garden must feature non-licensed character designs.
  2. The garden must feature a Garden Places Pin.
  3. The garden must be built using a publicly available spreadsheet which we will ask to be locked after being 100% deployed.
  4. We’re asking for ongoing nominations and we will release the winners throughout the year.

E-mail us at iloveyou@munzee.com to nominate yourself or another qualified player for GOTM! We take all former nominations into consideration for upcoming months. Just be sure your garden follows the nomination rules in order to be considered eligible!

If you need help deploying in a Virtual Garden, you can check out this step-by-step tutorial that will making deploying in a garden easy no matter how long you’ve been playing. To fill in the gardens, make sure to stock up on Virtuals and Color Credits in the Freeze Tag Online Store. Our Virtual collection includes Temporary Virtuals, Virtual Trail Munzee Credits (multiple), and the Virtual Trail Munzee Credit (single).

Congrats to c-bn and WiseOldWizard and all players who deployed in their winning gardens for earning March GOTM! Thank you to all who take the time and patience to organize gardens and to all who deploy! We love reviewing the virtual landscapes everyone creates!

Munzee on!

Share Button

March 18, 2019

More March Players of the Month Awarded!

We’ve seen many of you posting about your new POTM badges, and we’re happy to announce the addition of a number of names to the March POTM list!

This month we rewarded players based on hksfarm’s Monthly Munzee Giveaway video contest! In preparation for our April fitness initiative, the theme for March’s contest was videoing a Munzee at a fitness club or gym in order to encourage staying active. All creative video submissions sent in by March 15 at 23:59 MHQ time were taken into consideration for March POTM.

Though March POTM has concluded, the monthly video contest will continue until the end of the month if you’d like to submit your video for the chance to win hksfarm’s giveaway! Just be sure to stop by the Facebook page and read about video terms and guidelines. Scroll to the end of the blog to view our additional March POTM winners, as well as their winning video submissions!

Anyone who earned the Player Of The Week badge previously is able to earn the Player Of The Month badge as well! If you missed the opportunity to pick up a new badge this month, don’t worry, because April is right around the corner! Stay tuned for our April POTM criteria.

Munzee on!

The following winners need to e-mail their shipping address to hammock@munzee.com in order for their prizes to be sent. 

Additional March POTM Winners:

1. Szegedi – https://youtu.be/F4pqS1Wajcw
2. Hoekraam – https://youtu.be/L75coJVj9xA
3. Sternenkind – https://youtu.be/V7WvkMHzu1M
4. geckofreund  – https://youtu.be/FovpvgP5OVo
5. DrentseHooglander – https://youtu.be/Tlp6jAN5Kws
6. TTFNCachn – https://youtu.be/gBi4iZkz-U0
7. Liasousa – https://youtu.be/HZJ8yeVm-N4
8. Cidinho – https://youtu.be/F1EOmxniBKw
9. Karpe12 – https://youtu.be/0S3utG544K4
10. Lumen – https://youtu.be/KBptf0ovpZQ
11. Dgas71 – https://youtu.be/yU0vJ4M0oC0
12. MarkCase – https://youtu.be/fMXydtF1zEo

Share Button

March 8, 2019

Pedal for Equality! International Women’s Day Point Increase and Freeze Tag Sponsorship

Happy International Women’s Day from MHQ! To celebrate the day the Munzee way, all Flat Lous will be worth DOUBLE points from 00:01 to 23:59 MHQ time today! And MHQ is proud to announce a new sponsorship this International Women’s Day.

A Pedaled Protest

What we love even more than extra points is the fierce lady behind them, as well as her crew of fellow empowered female cyclists. Louise will be joining her new cycling team the InternationElleswhose goal is to bring attention to the fact that there is a gender gap in the world of cycling. This is most apparent in the Tour de France which does not allow women to participate or offer a women’s version of the complete race. To demonstrate their disagreement with this dated system, female athletes from around the world will be clipping in and pedaling for equality. The InternationElles will ride the entirety of the Tour de France route, completing each stage the day before the men begin their sanctioned race.

Each year the French cycling team Donnons des Elles au Vélo J-1 ride the entirety of the Tour de France route before the men begin their sanctioned race. This year the team invited an international group of women to join them in their peaceful protest. The InternationElles is comprised of a team of 10 women from across the globe united in the quest of promoting women’s cycling as they bike for gender equality.

Freeze Tag Sponsorship

The InternationElles are entirely self-funded, leaving them on the lookout for sponsors and partners to unite in their cause. Inspired by Louise and her team’s dedication and in unity with their cause, the Freeze Tag Team is proud to announce our official support of the InternationElles on this International Women’s Day.

In celebration of International Women’s Day a portion of the proceeds from every Flat Lou purchase this weekend will go toward Freeze Tag’s sponsorship of the InternationElles. You can pick up your Flat Lou at the Freeze Tag Online Store to show your support!

Exposing Inequality

For the past four years, the Donnons des Elles au Vélo J-1 have biked in protest to stand up for women’s cycling, which is shockingly still marginalized in a year as progressive as 2019. The goal of the peaceful cycling protest is to change opinions about the capability and role of women in cycling. Just this past week, a major cycling race in Belgium had to be stopped after a female cyclist caught up to the men. The solution? “Neutralizing” the race in order to reinstate the gender gap.

After decades of fighting for an equal foot in the race, women are still excluded from the Tour de France. Female cyclists have been fighting to establish a sustainable women’s stage race that can rival it, with their efforts dating back to 1955. A host of issues, included financial burdens, organizational struggles, media bias, and mockery, have held female cyclists back from participating in a race filled with the same caliber of prestige as men are allotted.

The Big Picture

While the exclusion of female cyclists from the world’s biggest cycling race embodies an underlying current of sexism and exclusion in the event, in a fuller sense, Louise and her fellow female cyclists are striving to bring overall awareness to gender inequalities in cycling. The Donnons des Elles au Vélo J-1, InternationElles, and countless female cyclists from around the world are faced with continual disparagement that prohibits them from participating in their sport on the same caliber as their male counterparts.

Threaded throughout the sport of cycling is an undercurrent of sexism, from podium girls to select cycling company advertisement. Female cyclists pack in the same grueling training regimen as men, yet they are faced with prize money discrepancies, lack of women’s races, and lack of race coverage in the case that events do take place. These continual practices put female cyclists at a constant disadvantage, a position which this band of innovative ladies is hoping to eradicate and redefine.

Stay tuned for future updates about Louise, her team, and their cycling quest. The entire group of empowered female athletes will be preparing for their over 3,400 kilometer bike tour this July. The ladies will start in Brussels on July 5, concluding their race in Paris on July 27, demonstrating their athletic prowess.

You can show your support for Louise by deploying your own Flat Lou this International Women’s Day!

Munzee on!

Share Button

March 1, 2019

Feb Badges and March POTM Requirements are Ready to Roll!

Did you spot a new badge earned this week? Our February POTM criteria rewarded over 1,500 players who have captured and/or deployed daily for over a year. A big thanks to all of you for helping us grow the map! You truly are super beasts!

Now that February has concluded, it’s time to move on to our March POTM requirements. Some of you may have already figured out this month’s theme based off our social media posting, but for those of you unaware, March POTM will be selected based off of hksfarm’s Monthly Munzee Giveaway video contest! Our good friend (and super Munzee Support specialist) Daniel Hammock will be rewarding select players this month based off of creativity in his video contest.

Although some winners of the monthly contest are selected at random, others are personally selected by Hammock based on creativity. The creative winners will win the title of POTM in March and the subsequent POTM badge. A number of players have already received the title of March POTM due to Hammock’s selection for February videos. February’s theme was Munzee Love, so we’re showing those winners some love and awarding their badges today! Our winners thus far, as well as their videos, are listed at the end of the article!

The theme for March’s video contest will be videoing a Munzee at a fitness club or gym. How will you show off your creative cardio? The creative portion of the video contest will have open submission up until March 15 at midnight MHQ time, after which Hammock will be choose the final winners for POTM. The monthly contest will continue until the last day of the month if you’d like to still submit your video for the chance to win his giveaway. Just be sure to have your creative video in by 3/15 at 11:59 pm MHQ time to be eligible for March POTM! Don’t forget to stop by the hksfarm’s Facebook page to read about video terms and guidelines.

Remember that anyone who earned the Player Of The Week badge previously IS able to earn the Player Of The Month badge as well! The criteria for Player Of The Month changes, so even if March isn’t your month, there’s always April! Some months will require player nominations, while other months the winners will be chosen based off of stats or other factors.

Now stop sitting around— it’s time to hit the gym and get started on your video submission!

Good luck, and Munzee On!

March POTM winners so far:

Jennbaby82 – https://youtu.be/yQ8_w0k9YOs
FromTheTardis – https://youtu.be/lGvLGuQIypQ
Klc1960 – https://youtu.be/LvWpTOFmq8Y
Noisette – https://youtu.be/zKfu1ATlK9Y
FindDeezee – https://youtu.be/FOEgaH4J4IU
Peter1980 – https://youtu.be/TtYkZv19b-4
Powerfreak – https://youtu.be/Md70edqDFCA
Teambobcats – https://youtu.be/dFN3g5IMkA0
Andy69 – https://youtu.be/Hw70qeqN_Tw
Kermit450 – https://youtu.be/wdVBFeMSb9s
Patrisk – https://youtu.be/czy4zhEDPWw
Aufbau – https://youtu.be/qvzABArSkwM
Barefootguru – https://youtu.be/dA1O1wA3PgI
Sternenkind – https://youtu.be/ARlhREKJTKY
Prmarks1391 – https://youtu.be/imbjNnozA1g
PinkBulldog – https://youtu.be/uhGjHG2whAs
Roughdraft – https://youtu.be/XTTI5SWvYVY
Fionails – https://youtu.be/AB_LdPg-GME
Levesund – https://youtu.be/AB_LdPg-GME
Linusbi – https://youtu.be/AB_LdPg-GME
WinterCheetah – https://youtu.be/C2jt9YItOVc
Nyisutter – https://youtu.be/s6gFpOBWYIs
Adam848 – https://youtu.be/zNAwtI16ph8
Hilja – https://youtu.be/p4aqZi7f1Zk
5Star – https://youtu.be/vK2ahZ3GQ04
Teamsturms – https://youtu.be/MZ7FCMFsS5E
Calvertcachers – https://youtu.be/1We7b1obOiQ
Dorsetknob – https://youtu.be/gI7RJYJhrtk
Felixbongers – https://youtu.be/V9ghPc4UC1A
Atzepeng84 – https://youtu.be/l_nNiWzhQZs
123xilef – https://youtu.be/m6u4Qo851zA
Czpeet – https://youtu.be/C2wCfSKGVFI
Monrose – https://youtu.be/1ggssaTG5mk
Prindlepalooza – https://youtu.be/-JJCuoouC5k
Bordentaxi – https://youtu.be/RmhgfkEwXGM
Chivasloyal – https://youtu.be/5edfEdF1qOo
Geckofreund – https://youtu.be/gsJR0tfsowM
Rita85gto – https://youtu.be/TTKkefr_hK8
CambridgeHannons – https://youtu.be/weHSCIHxrzY
RePe – https://youtu.be/15GRX-9vx-4
Ol0n0lo – https://youtu.be/xMonrqdmdD4
JerseyGeocacher – https://youtu.be/MHN7eex0_J8
Buckeyecacher111 – https://youtu.be/lXnsvpwTi_A
JerseyJulie – https://youtu.be/KnFYtKInyjU
DaddyOMommyO – https://youtu.be/Zat6wW_3mGI
Halemeister – https://youtu.be/wLjeyVOeGWA
2mctwins – https://youtu.be/tdQAthI6HYg
Matanome – https://youtu.be/ToE3oXpFzPg
Boompa – https://youtu.be/zxLg4BQKTkk
Cidinho – https://youtu.be/4_XBYd8PSbI
Sagabi – https://youtu.be/IVoPVCl6KCA
Kyrandia – https://youtu.be/KV6yKF8gN4k
3newsomes – https://youtu.be/s4pVXJAgrb4
Hmn007 – https://youtu.be/kulhiM8MAWI
Allison35 – https://youtu.be/3Ez2WZzWvg0
Cvdchiller – https://youtu.be/KCcN6JHe3Tc
Nickoes – https://youtu.be/fb7Jko4stpU
Earthangel – https://youtu.be/uiYFaa0fxx4
Liasousa – https://youtu.be/x1tbkariLQs
Mattie – https://youtu.be/IOnuZx1ERLA
Thegenie18 – https://youtu.be/dlsS48kXzSg
Promethium – https://youtu.be/WY_ogievzSA
Human01d – https://youtu.be/D9hiD2dPBX8
Thepetersonfinders – https://youtu.be/v7Y6_9ry7K0
Felix11 – https://youtu.be/ldQgGOwILEw
Hikerdude – https://youtu.be/GF2ADbbIW4c
Belita – https://youtu.be/YD9JUOgwrRc
Brilang – https://youtu.be/fedXrt0Bi9k
Jirkaka – https://youtu.be/kpDwhVmphd4
EagleDadandXenia – https://youtu.be/w3yi_gQXjzY
Xlud – https://youtu.be/llUpyCdX8x4
Hunniees – https://youtu.be/zQCvsLNaZHU

Share Button

February 21, 2019

February GOTM Winners! Featuring Community Stories

Last month we were happy to announce our first ever Garden(s) of the Month winners. We also had the pleasure of recognizing an additional 35 players as Players of the Month for their Virtual Garden buildings skills, as it was our January POTM criteria. This left us with lots of excellent choices to pick from for our February GOTM!

This recognition is meant to honor a variety of our outstanding Virtual Garden builders who have helped to create some of our most memorable gardens. As many of you might recall, GOTM is an extra special award, because all players who deployed in the winning gardens will receive badges as well! Our winning February Virtual Gardens are the Richard Petty Garden, organized by markcase, and the Greer Train Garden, organized by Dlovegrove!

The February Gardens of the Month appear as follows:

The Richard Petty Garden organized by markcase in Greensboro, North Carolina

The Greer Train Garden organized by Dlovegrove in Greer, South Carolina.

All players who deployed in these respective winning gardens will receive the following special badges!

Player Stories 

Not only did we enjoy the design and execution of these gardens, but we also selected this month’s winners based off the stories behind the Virtual Gardens. Munzee is a social game, and we love hearing about how gameplay impacts the community in positive ways!

Richard Petty Garden

The Richard Petty Garden earns the distinction of being one of the oldest Munzee Virtual Gardens in North Carolina. It also earns some major bonus points for being blessed by former NASCAR Driver Richard Petty himself!

Mark Case has been a dedicated Munzee player for rounding seven years, a period of which he has spent designing gardens for a variety of players. According to Case, several years ago he received permission to place a geocache on the property of Petty Enterprise. However, he was later asked to remove it due to property violations from overeager players. Case decided that a Munzee Virtual Garden would be the perfect way to honor Petty without disrupting his land.

With Petty’s permission, Case was permitted by Petty Enterprises to use the “43” logo modeled in the garden. With assistance from Craig Williams, Case was able to finish the coding needed to get the garden structured. On January 12, 2016, the Richard Petty Garden was successfully filled in thanks to player contributions. Case currently keeps a lookout for player holes caused by inactivity in order to preserve the garden. He is happy to share that Petty has officially blessed his titular garden, and the two have met in person!

Munzee player and February GOTM winner Mark Case (left) meets former NASCAR driver and voice actor Richard Petty, who he designed a Virtual Garden in honor of.

Greer Train Garden

Our second February GOTM win goes to David Lovegrove, who did the tricky work of putting the spreadsheets together for the Greer Train Garden. This set of mini-gardens runs on the real world Norfolk Southern railroad tracks. The master plan for the design was devised by David’s 12-year-old son, Jonathan, and his best friend Henry. These creative young men also came up with their own logo design for the Virtual Garden.

The group’s first Garden in the Greenville area was the Clemson Tiger Paw. However, as the Garden neared completion, the boys begged David to make a garden for Greer, South Carolina where they were concentrating their growth efforts. David desired to design a manageable size so that it could be more easily filled in. The team came up with the perfect solution: a train garden, where everyone fills up the engine one car at a time! The boys designed a logo and brainstormed ideas for the train garden at school every day as they strove to bring their dreams to fruition.

The young friends came up with the master plan for the Garden, while David worked the technicalities of their vision. The idea behind the design was to fill up the locomotive design and tender before adding on cars one-by-one. This layout allows for continual expansion, while allowing the Garden to appear “finished” even as it continues to grow!

This isn’t the only time David has joined forces with his son in relations to Munzee. The father and son duo enjoy collaborating on fun and funny designs, such as “Skunky” based off of Jonathan’s favorite stuffed animal. Now 14-years-old, Jonathan has discovered his passion and possible career route through his love of Munzee.

Jonathan has a huge desire to “Grow Greer,” his local community, in Munzee. This passion led him to researching websites about the city, cementing his lasting love for Greer. This resulted in the mayor of Greer presenting him with a key to the city. Jonathan has built a small media empire centered around positive things about and happenings in Greer via Facebook, Instagram, and  www.GreerTidbits.com. He even gives tours!

Jonathan Lovegrove, a young Munzee enthusiast. Lovegrove focuses on building the game in his hometown of Greer, South Carolina and spreading positivity.

Rules and Regulations 

Do you know a garden deserving of the title of March GOTM? We’re asking for players to submit already created gardens for the chance to win any of our upcoming Garden(s) of the Month! Just be sure to follow the rules!

Rules for GOTM nominations:

  1. Garden must feature non-licensed character designs.
  2. The garden must feature a Garden Places Pin.
  3. The garden must be built using a publicly available spreadsheet which we will ask to be locked after being 100% deployed.
  4. We’re asking for ongoing nominations and we will release the winners throughout the year.

E-mail us at iloveyou@munzee.com to nominate yourself or another qualified player for GOTM! If you don’t see your name on the February winner’s list, fear not! We take all former nominations into consideration for upcoming months.

Do you need help deploying in a Virtual Garden? Check out this step-by-step tutorial to help build a Garden today. Remember, Munzee is a social game, and there are many Virtual Garden builders who are happy to design Gardens for fellow players. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook in order to reach out to fellow players!

Don’t forget to stock up on Virtuals and Color Credits in the Freeze Tag store so you can fill in those Gardens! Our Virtual collection now includes Temporary Virtuals, Virtual Trail Munzee Credits (multiple), and the Virtual Trail Munzee Credit (single). All three of these items will be 19 percent off through Monday, February 25 at 10:00 MHQ time!

Congrats to all of our winning players this month! Thank you for sharing your stories, and thanks to everyone who nominated themselves or a fellow player and all who deployed. Stay tuned to see more winning Gardens!

Munzee On!

Share Button

February 18, 2019

It’s Almost Time for Munzee Madness 8! Details, Sales and More!

It’s almost that time of the year again— Munzee Madness season! That’s right, Sunny California is gearing up for the longest running player run events of the year.

To celebrate the event, the entire California Freeze Tag office will be attending Munzee Madness 8! Freeze Tag will also be hosting their own event in conjunction with the Munzee Madness player sponsored events in order to provide double the fun! Even if you can’t make it out to California to attend the events in person, there are still ways to participate from home.

Munzee Madness Details 

Mark your calendars and cancel your plans, because MM8 will take place from Friday, March 8 to Saturday, March 9. You can find the full Munzee Madness schedule at the end of the post. There will be a variety of events for all attendees to participate in!

Are you interested in meeting a portion of the team behind everyone’s favorite global scavenger hunt? The entire Freeze Tag California office will be in attendance, including Craig Holland (Cholland86), Mick Donahoo (fixitman), Mari Rann (Kirikat), and Tamara Sahagun (Raan). There will also be a dinner hosted by Freeze Tag on Saturday night in order to allow players more opportunity to interact with the people behind the scenes after a full day of MM8 Road Rally!

There will be a number of special event badges for players to earn throughout the weekend, as well as an abundance of munzees and specials to capture. No sneak peaks this time! If you want to see the new badge designs, you’ll have to earn them in person…

Virtual Garden Fun for All and Sales!

Whether you can attend the event in person or you’ll be celebrating virtually by playing the game at home, there are a variety of ways you can participate in MM8 regardless of location. We are excited to share the designs of four gardens that will surround the event, so that all players worldwide can earn some CapOn points. Choose from the Craig ParkOde to 1849, Officer Down, or Ode to q22q17 to deploy in! You can access a listing of a number of Virtual Gardens in the area here.

Why limit yourself to deploying in one Garden? In celebration of MM8, we decided to release some special offers in the Freeze Tag Online Store. Previously, Virtual Trail Munzee Credits could only be purchased in packs of five that included five Virtual Munzees as well. Now, we are releasing individual Virtual Trail Munzee Credits that includes one Virtual Trail Credit and no Virtual Munzees!

Our Virtual collection will now include Temporary Virtuals, Virtual Trail Munzee Credits (multiple), and the Virtual Trail Munzee Credit (single). All three of these items will be 19 percent off through Monday, February 25 at 10:00 MHQ time. Deploying in one of these Virtual Gardens is a great way to support the events even if you can’t make it in person!

Have you never deployed in a Virtual Garden before? Don’t worry, we’ve made it easy for you! Check out this step-by-step tutorial to help build a Garden today. All you need to do is purchase some Virtuals, maybe a few Color Credits, and select a garden to start deploying in.

If you can make it out to Cali for the weekend, we’d love to see you! And if you can’t, make sure you join in on the fun virtually! Don’t forget you can host your own Munzee Events as well, and it sounds like April would be a good time to start.

Munzee on!

Full Schedule

Friday Night Events (3/8)

  • MM8 Monkzee Madness
    • Time: 9:00 PST to 17:00 PST
    • Place: Gold’n Coins, 525 W. Whittier Blvd., La Habra, CA
    • Details: Kick-off event for MM8! Say hello to 1849, buy some munzees, cap some special event icons, and earn a cool badge!
  • MM8 Monkzee Madness Dinner
    • Time: 17:30 PST
    • Place: Between Northgate Market and The Pizza Press, 1305 W Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA
    • Details: Stop by for this informal gathering prior to MM8! Cap munzees or socialize with fellow players

Saturday Events (3/9)

  • MM8 Rally Day Breakfast
    • Time: 7:30 PST to 8:30 PST
    • Location: Patio outside of Starbucks, 101 W. Imperial Highway, Brea, CA
    • Details: Fuel up before the Road Rally!
  • MM8 Stage 1
    • Time: 9:00 PST to 10:30 PST
    • Location: Tri-City Park, 2301 N. Kraemer Blvd, Placentia, CA
    • Details: Barrel of Monkeys; Stage 1 of 5 stages for the Great MM8 Rally!
  • MM8 Stage 2
    • Time: 10:30 PST to 12:00 PST
    • Location: Brea Sports Park, 333 E. Birch St, Brea, CA
    • Details: Continue the rally at Stage 2!
  • MM8 Stage 3
    • Time: 12:00 PST to 13:30 PST
    • Location: Brea Union Plaza Shopping Center Food Court, Imperial Hwy & Kraemer Blvd, Brea, CA
    • Details: Stage 3 of the MM8 Road Rally! Grab some lunch at this pit stop and join the group at the fountain area.
  • MM8 Stage 4
    • Time: 13:30 PST to 15:00 PST
    • Location: Arovista Park, 500 W Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA
    • Details: Stage 4 will be the “Out of Towners Station,” which might provide some of you with your first taste of Vegemite!
  • MM8 Stage 5
    • Time: 15:00 PST to 17:00 PST
    • Location: LDS Church Building, 2850 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA
    • Details: The Final State of MM8: Road Rally! Celebrate the day’s events before the Dinner Event!
  • MM8 Rally Day Dinner (*Freeze Tag Event)
    • Time: 17:30 PST to 18:30 PST
    • Location: LDS Church Building, 2850 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA
    • Details: Dinner hosted by Freeze Tag! Enjoy food, festivities, and prizes from the Freeze Tag staff!
  • MM8 Road Rally WallaWash
    • Time: 18:30 PST to 19:30 PST
    • Location: LDS Church Building, 2850 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA
    • Details: Wash the road dirt off of your Rally cars and hang with the WallaBee group!
Share Button

February 6, 2019

Limited Time Sale! Shop Mitmegu and More!

It’s time to act fast, because the Mitmegu Pouch Creatures will not be sticking around the Freeze Tag Online Store for long! Our limited time Mitmegu collection sale starts today at 10:00 MHQ time, and you won’t want to miss the following offers!

Mitmegu

Only a limited number of Mitmegu will be available for public sale. Each Mitmegu will cost $15, but you can upgrade it with a Bouncer Upgrade credit for an extra $5. The Bouncer Upgrade credit will equip your Mitmegu with the ability to be “nudged” to a new Munzee. This nudge feature can be used up to three times a day (MHQ 24 hour day) after it has sat for a minimum of three hours so that other players have the opportunity to find it.

Joining Mitmegu for sale are our other Pouch Creatures, Tuli, Vesi, and Muru. The Bouncer Upgrade credit will upgrade all Pouch Creatures and all Myths, so be sure to pick one up in the shop! If you haven’t deployed a Pouch Creature yet, now is your chance! The Bouncer Upgrade will also allow you to rename your Pouch Creature. While the name will still retain the unique number, you have the chance to get creative and customize your Pouch Creature’s moniker. (Just remember our player code of conduct!)

Additionally, the Water, Earth, and Fire Elemental Munzees will also be on sale this weekend in strips of 5 for $8, which is 20% off the original price! We also have Shamrock Munzees available in strips of 5 for $8. St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner so stock up now!

Lastly, we are all stocked up with new Pouch Creature Personal Munzee metal tags for $10. The tag designs feature each transformation of a Pouch Creature, including Mitmegu! Pick up your own Personal tag today, featuring your favorite Pouch Creature! Remember that each individual design is limited to ONE per account.

Who’s your favorite Pouch Creature? Let us know by connecting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Happy Shopping, and Munzee On! 

Share Button

January 31, 2019

Celebrating Munzee 4.0 with BIG SALE!

Today is a big day for Munzee, as we have officially dropped the much anticipated 4.0 version of our app! And now we have some more exciting news in store for players.

To celebrate a successful launch, there will be a number of sales for our players to access at the Freeze Tag Online Store, with some lasting throughout the weekend. All sales will drop today at 12:15 MHQ, so get ready to stock up!

4.0 Launch Sales

There are several items on sale throughout the weekend in order to celebrate the launch of 4.0. Since you have all waited three years for the launch of 4.0 (3 x 4.0), we are offering 12 percent off on the following munzees from Thursday, January 31 at 12:15 MHQ time through Monday, February 4 at 10:00 MHQ time. 

Check out the Launch Sale collection HERE!

The following munzees will be on sale for 12% off: 

  • Mystery
  • Evos
  • Ice Mystery
  • Premium
  • Decals

Additionally, purchases above a certain amount will receive a free gift(s) when you use the correct promo code:

  • Use the code FREEGIFT10 when you spend $10 to earn a FREE Decal Pack
  • Use the code FREEGIFT25 when you spend $25 to earn a FREE Generic and Decal Pack
  • Use the code FREEGIFT75 when you spend $75 to earn a FREE Grab Bag with Generics, Decals, and Coinz
  • Use the code FREEGIFT100 when you spend $100 to earn a FREE Grab Bag plus a FREE Personal Munzee Tag

Please note that you will need to add the corresponding Free Item product to your cart and then also use the specified code in order to earn the gift. These gifts cannot be stacked, so only choose one when checking out.

We also have an all new Personal Munzee Tag featuring the evolution of the Munzee logo. You can purchase those HERE!

Pouch Creatures 

Our sale would not be complete without celebrating the addition of our latest Pouch Creature, Hadavale, so we added more of Tuli, Vesi, and Muru to the online store, as well as Fancy Flat Robs and a handful of Mythological Munzees! They will remain on sale from 12:15 MHQ today until 15:00 MHQ on Friday, but you might want to act fast before they’re gone! If you haven’t had the chance to deploy one yet, now is the time!

Check out the entire Player Owned Bouncer (POB) Collection HERE!

Thank you all once again for your support and patience! Version 4.0 is just the beginning of a whole slew of new features to come! Be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to let us know what you buy! Good luck, and Munzee on!

Share Button

January 31, 2019

Munzee 4.0 Is Finally HERE! New Features and Updates Explained!

We know that you have all been patiently waiting for the new and improved 4.0 version of the Munzee app, and we are happy to announce that it has finally arrived! That’s right, the wait is over.

You can download the iOS version of the new app HERE!

You can download the Android version of the new app HERE!

This is an entirely new build, so you will not update your current version 3 of the Munzee app. Instead you will need to search for the new version in your phone’s app store. Please remember that the app may take some time to propagate, so if you don’t see it in the App or Google Play Store, just give it some time. We will be keeping version 3 of the app active temporarily, but we do plan to shut down that version in the near future, so just go ahead and download 4.0 today!

But before you jump into the newly updated game, complete with brand new features, allow us to break down some of our favorite things about 4.0!

The latest version of everyone’s favorite game is a foundation for us to build upon. We consider it a vision for the future, with additional tools being added regularly as we move forward. Due to limitations from version 3, we’ve had to delay some awesome features in the past, but this will limit us no more! We have some big ideas ahead, but for now let’s take a look at what 4.0 has to offer!

Main Feature Updates

  • New and improved map loading speed.
  • New square pins for Physical Munzees and round pins for Virtual Munzees.
  • Updated artwork to include all types in pin form to more precisely show the location of the munzee.
  • New interactive walkthrough tutorial hosted by our buddy the newly energized Rover.
  • Reorganization of filters into categories, making them easier to sort through.
  • Players can now combine multiple premium filters at a time.
  • Larger, cleaner font throughout the game.
  • Improved compass that more clearly indicates the Northern point.
  • Improved follow feature to keep player marker centered on the map.
  • New in-app announcements system that will deliver news directly to the players.

Additional Updates

  • The Munzee capture button at the bottom changes between square and round depending on the type selected on the map so you always know which type you’re looking for.
  • Pouch Creatures and Evolution Munzees now include stage numbers.
  • New “All Alternamyths” and “All Places” premium filters.
  • Filters are now applied immediately. Players do not need to save each time they choose filters.
  • Players can now see what filters they have set for each preset, making it easier to edit and make changes.
  • Magnet and Special timers now show down to the minutes/seconds.
  • Added a new “Inventory” section to the profile, making it more clear to new players what they have available to deploy.
  • Players can now quickly tap to capture from the List view using the new green arrow buttons, instead of sliding the entry in the list then tapping to cap.
  • Tapping on badge notifications in the activity feed now takes you to that specific badge in your collection. 
  • Added countdown timer to the leaderboards for when it will reset in MHQ time.

Share with Friends

We know that playing Munzee can be a bit overwhelming to new players, but many of our most diehard fans appreciate the complexity and pride that comes with mastering this multi-layered game. Luckily with our new in-app tutorial for new players, it’s easier than ever to introduce new players to Munzee. That’s why we’re asking our players to share 4.0 with their friends and family! 

As a limited time extension to our current Munzee Referral Program, we will host a referral contest starting next week! Help us share the new app and Grow the Game for a chance to earn a limited edition badge, prizes, and more! We’ll have more information next week, but this contest will not be retroactive, and it will only run from February 1 through 28.

While you’re waiting for those details, though, head over to the Freeze Tag Online Store and download a free Custom Referral Card. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to introduce new players to the game and get rewarded for it. The Custom Referral Card will contain your personal Referral code to share with new players. The more shares, the more rewards!

We will also be running several sales tomorrow in celebration of the 4.0 update release! There will be a separate blog post detailing those sales today at 12:00 MHQ, and all sales will begin at 12:15 MHQ.

We know this is long overdue, but we can’t explain enough how many possibilities this opens for the future. The whole team has worked so hard for this release, and we’re ready to keep the momentum moving forward! Thank you to the beta testers for their support (and constructive criticisms) throughout this process. This app would not be what it is today if it wasn’t for them.

Lastly we’d like to give a BIG thank you to all of our players for all of your patience. Thank you for the feedback! Thank you for helping us build the map! Thank you to the many who devote daily dedication to playing Munzee! We wouldn’t be here without you!

So go check out 4.0! Happy Hunting, and Munzee On!

Share Button

January 24, 2019

FIRST EVER Gardens of the Month Winners Revealed!

Today is a special day for the Munzee community, as we are excited to announce our first ever Gardens of the Month winners! This recognition is meant to honor a number of our outstanding players who have helped create some of our favorite Munzee Virtual Gardens. As a way to highlight the achievements of some of the very many people who help make Munzee great, we have created special badges for all players who have deployed in winning gardens.

Our first two Gardens of the Month organizers are mnbball and brandikorte! If these names sound familiar, it’s because these dedicated players also earned our first Players of the Month wins earlier this month. The exciting part about GOTM is that all players who deployed in the garden will earn a special badge as well. So without further ado, our winning gardens for January and our special badges are as follows:

Burger and Pizza Garden organized by Mnbball in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunset Cowboy Garden organized by brandikorte in Ft. Worth, TX

Everyone who deployed in these respective winning gardens will receive the following special badges!

GOTM: Burger and Pizza- Deployed a virtual munzee in the January 2019 Garden Of The Month

GOTM: Sunset Cowboy- Deployed a virtual munzee in the January 2019 Garden Of The Month

Do you want to be featured in our February GOTM? We’re asking players to submit already created gardens for the chance to earn this title! Remember that all players who deploy in winning gardens will earn a custom badge. Just be sure to follow the rules!

Rules for GOTM nominations:

  1. Garden must feature non-licensed character designs.
  2. The garden must feature a Garden Places Pin.
  3. The garden must be built using a publicly available spreadsheet which we will ask to be locked after being 100% deployed.
  4. We’re asking for ongoing nominations and we will release the winners throughout the year.

Are you eligible for our GOTM nomination? E-mail us at iloveyou@munzee.com to nominate yourself or another qualified player for either GOTM or POTM.

Need some help deploying in a Virtual Garden? We’ve got you covered! Check out this step-by-step tutorial to help build a Garden today. We’ve also found a handful of player-designed Gardens for you to deploy in as well. Once you’ve gone through the tutorial, go to Option 1, Option 2, or Option 3 and build away!

To help out on your Garden building, we’re also running a sale on Virtual Munzees in the Freeze Tag Online Store! From 15:00 MHQ today (1/25) through 23:59 MHQ on Sunday, January 27th, Virtual Munzees will be on sale for $4.25. Stock on up! If you buy a Virtual Munzee, you will get a Virtual Color Credit for free. No discount code is required for this bonus, but both products must be in the cart when checking out.

Good luck, and Munzee on!

Share Button