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October 17, 2018

Gallop away with Flat Hammock!

The Flat Friends are about to make a new pal! Flat Rob, Flat Matt, and Flat Lou will have to watch their gameplay, because the ban hammer is knocking- welcome the all new Flat Hammock!

This new game piece is based on the one-man wrecking crew Daniel Hammock, who has been running Munzee Support for 5 years. No one at MHQ can think of a time when they’ve actually called him Daniel, or Danny as his family calls him. He’s always affectionately been known as Hammock. Although he started off as a player, in Hammock’s own words, his “dream came true” when he was given “the opportunity of a lifetime” to work for Munzee. Even before officially joining MHQ, Hammock always took it upon himself to help out the Munzee community with any and all issues that would arise. He is best known within the community for swinging the ban hammer, punishing all those who break the code of conduct. To those who know him well he’s a fluffy unicorn of a guy who is very kind and giving. In his free time he enjoys taking his family out for crazy Youtube adventures for the Munzee Monthly Giveaway and giving away prizes each month for players to enjoy. He’s also an avid fan of unicorns, if the Flat Hammock design didn’t make that very apparent.

The first Flat Hammock has been released as a permanent special in Gettysburg, PA. Players will normally be able to purchase their own Flat Hammocks in the Freeze Tag Online Store for $4. In celebration of our new Flat Friend though all Flat Munzees will be discounted! Remember that Flat Friends are not always on sale, so stock up while you can!

The Flat Friends Sale will last until Friday at 15:00 MHQ:

  • Hammock: $3.75- originally $4
  • Rob: $3.75- originally $4
  • Louise: $4 (with $0.25 still going to charity)- originally $4.25
  • Matt: $4.75- originally $5

Players with a Premium Membership will also receive one free Flat Hammock as well.

Like the other Flat Friends, Flat Hammock has a unique release schedule. Hammock may love working for Munzee, but he keeps busy with a variety of other jobs as well. Like other Flats he will choose when Flat Hammocks are available on the map, which will be during his working hours, major event seasons and more. Please note that all scheduled times are based on MHQ time and are subject to change. Since we’re in the middle of Halloween events though, all Flat Friends are on the map until the end of the month and Flat Hammock will join in the fun too!

Here is the general breakdown of Flat Hammocks:

Points:

Deploy – 19 Points
Cap/CapOn – Split 80 points with a minimum of 10 points.

Proximity: 

Flat Hammocks’ proximity is not affected by other munzees except other Flats. Flat Hammocks must be 50ft from other players’ deploys and 150ft from your own deploys.

You’ll also be able to earn a variety of badges for capturing and deploying Flat Hammocks.

Deploy Badges:

Capture Badges:

Don’t forget about DOUBLE POINT FLAT FRIENDS WEEKEND! On Friday we challenged our players to attend events and capture event pins, and they successfully completed the challenge! There will be double points on all Flat Friends captures and deploys beginning October 26 at 00:01 until October 28 at 23:59. That’s MH-BOO Bash weekend too, so if you’re looking for somewhere to deploy why not check out McKinney, TX! The calendar is also full of events all month long!

Thank you all for your support of the Support Man himself. Our Flat Friends line of munzees would not be possible without the enthusiasm of our players. Of course a huge THANK YOU to Hammock for his dedication to this game. So beware the ban hammer, hug Hammock when you meet him and Munzee On!

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October 11, 2018

Introducing Great Britain Iconic Location Munzees and Unique Attractions Places Munzee!

We’re excited to announce a new line of munzees based on Great British iconic locations! Just like World Heritage Locations, and Florida and California Historic Munzees, Great Britain Iconic Locations have been deployed at culturally significant locations throughout England with additional countries to follow over time!

Similar to the other tourism munzees, the GB Iconic Location Munzees are deployed by an MHQ account based on a database of historically and culturally significant attractions. This time we also had some help from Munzee player pilsleyguy who was gracious enough to gather notable locations! Thanks for all your hard work! These all new munzees will be deployed at a variety of areas like the Robin Hood Statue in Nottingham, Sir Steve Redgrave Statue in Marlow, and The Martian in Woking. Players will find these deployed across each of the counties in England.

When captured, players will earn 50 points. These virtual munzees are not blastable, so you’ll have to get out and learn a bit more about these iconic locations! If you notice any that are deployed in the wrong location please contact support with the name/URL of the munzee and correct information.

As we have stated before, we plan to continue to expand this line of munzees into more states and different countries as well in the coming months.

We’re also excited to announce a new Places Munzee for Unique Attractions. We want to see these at the weirdest roadside wonders the world has to offer! Get yours in the Freeze Tag Store TODAY at https://store.freezetag.com/products/places-munzees!

These new Places Munzees can be deployed at unique attractions across the world. These can include tourist traps like the World’s Largest Ball Of Twine in Kansas, or the Mirror Ball in England. Since these are a bit more obscure than other Places Munzees they will need to be searchable on Google Maps and may take a bit longer than usual to approve. Please bear with our support staff and if they decline your submission please work with them to locate the area for confirmation. You will receive an email with approval or rejection with a reason. Please see all details about Places Munzees in our help manual.

Places Munzees have a 1,000 ft capture radius, can be captured daily, but cannot be captured via Blast Captures. Please note that although these may be deployed at large structures or unique monuments, many notable spots may already be Historical Location Places or Museum Places.

Unique Attractions Places Munzees are available for $10, and you can purchase one of each type per account every 30 days. Remember that Places Munzees have recently had a point increase and you can purchase other types of Places as well!

Good luck on your iconic adventures! Munzee on!

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September 20, 2018

October 2018 Flat Schedules

Surprise! We’re getting an early start on next month by releasing the October Flat Friends schedule today! You’ll find the individual dates for each Flat Friend below, but in celebration of our spooky Halloween events all Flats will be on the map from October 12th through the 31st. We can’t wait to have a scary good time with you all at these events and don’t forget MH-BOO Bash will be the last weekend of October!

Flat Rob

  • Thursday, October 4th at 00:01 MHQ time until Sunday, October 7th at 23:59 MHQ time- Rob’s 5 year anniversary as President! 
  • Friday, October 12th at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, October 31st at 23:59 MHQ time- Halloween Events!

Flat Lou

  • Friday, October 12th at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, October 31st at 23:59 MHQ time- Halloween Events!

Flat Matt

  • Thursday, October 4th at 00:01 MHQ time through 23:59 MHQ time
  • Saturday, October 6th at 00:01 MHQ time through 23:59 MHQ time
  • Tuesday, October 9th at 00:01 MHQ time through 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, October 12th at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, October 31st at 23:59 MHQ time- Halloween Events!

 

 

Don’t forget 15,000 pirate special icon captures will trigger a double points weekend for all activity on these Flats! More information will be available IF the community reaches the goal. Just over 50% of the way there with just over 3 days to go!

Munzee On!

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August 29, 2018

September Flat Schedule

But first some information about Real Louise and Flat Lou!

Flat Lou has not been sold for the month of August while we worked out a change to where our donation will be directed due to a special event! From August 29 through September 5 each Flat Lou sold will include a donation of $0.25 to The Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). We’ve donated to *MNDA in the past and due to the special circumstances of this upcoming weekend we are excited to donate to them again. You can purchase Flat Lous in the Freeze Tag Online Store HERE.

Be on the lookout for double points on all Flat Lou activity August 31 through September 3. She is representing Great Britain at the Gran Fondo World Championships in Italy on Sunday. Her race begins at 8am and is 135 km long and 1950 m of elevation gain. It will be a tough day for her, but we know she can do it! Good luck Lou!

Here is the Flat Friends schedule for September!

Flat Rob

  • Saturday, September 1st at 00:01 MHQ time until Wednesday, September 5th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Tuesday, September 11th at 00:01 MHQ time through Tuesday, September 11th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, September 14th at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 16th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Thursday, September 20th at 00:01 MHQ time through Monday, September 24th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Sunday, September 30th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 30th at 23:59 MHQ time

Flat Lou

  • Saturday, September 1st at 00:01 MHQ time until Wednesday, September 5th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Saturday, September 8th at 00:01 MHQ time through Saturday, September 8th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Sunday, September 9th at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 9th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, September 14th at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 16th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, September 21st at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 23rd at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Saturday, September 29th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Saturday, September 29th at 23:59 MHQ time

Flat Matt

  • Saturday, September 1st at 00:01 MHQ time until Wednesday, September 5th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Saturday, September 15th at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, September 19th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, September 21st at 00:01 MHQ time through Monday, September 24th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Wednesday, September 26th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, September 30th at 23:59 MHQ time

 

*About motor neurone disease (MND) and the MND Association:

  • MND is a fatal, rapidly progressing disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.
  • It attacks the nerves that control movement so muscles no longer work. MND does not usually affect the senses such as sight, sound, feeling etc.
  • It can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breathe.
  • It affects people from all communities.
  • It kills around 30% of people within a year of diagnosis, and 50% within 21 months.
  •  A person’s lifetime risk of developing MND is up to 1 in 300.
  • Six people per day are diagnosed with MND in the UK.
  • It affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.
  • It kills six people per day in the UK, this is just under 2,200 per year
  • It has no cure. The MND Association was founded in 1979 by a group of volunteers with experience of living with, or caring for, someone with MND. Since then, we have grown significantly, with an ever-increasing community of volunteers, supporters and staff, all sharing the same goal – to support people with MND and everyone who cares for them, both now and in the future.
  • We improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers.
  • We fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND.
  • We campaign and raise awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.

Visit the MNDA website for more information

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August 14, 2018

Letter From Zee Prez

Howdy Munzeers!

It’s time for a quick update on the overall progress and direction of Munzee! Over the past few months we’ve made some changes to the game and been working behind the scenes on a new version of the app. While I don’t have all of the details to share with you today I’d like to give you some information to help you know where we are headed.

As we move toward the 4.0 version of the Munzee app we are preparing many things behind the scenes. One of those is a much needed update to the point structure. In the beginning there was one type of Munzee, affectionately nicknamed the greenie. Other types were added over time with each becoming more and more valuable. The greenie sat in the shadows even though it is the cornerstone to the game. I want you to know that we have a plan for greenie points and it’s going to be rolled out soon. We love the greenie as much as you do and want to return the cornerstone to it’s place in the sun! In the meantime we will continue to update the point structure of many other types. You may notice the majority of point updates have happened to physical Munzee types. There is a purpose behind that as we know physical gameplay accomplishes our goals to get people active and moving. You will see us continue to drive the physical portion of the game forward since it is the majority of deploys worldwide, and always will be. Thanks for your patience during this big point update project.

Munzee 4.0 is a very large project as well. We aren’t quite ready to put it in the hands of beta testers yet, but we are feeling good about the progress through our alpha testing recently. The app is getting a complete makeover while the functionality you’ve come to expect will remain intact. The core gameplay is our focus while we also cleanup many side menus and organize features in a better way. We think you’re really going to enjoy it and can’t wait to get it out there in the field being tested. Stay tuned for more updates including information about beta testing and changes before the full launch of version 4.0.

I hope you’ve been participating in the variety of ways Munzee offers through gameplay options. We have events put on by players all of the world. Participate in Clan wars and join a group of 10 worldwide players to compete monthly in order to try and reach goals and win prizes. Recruiting for monthly clan wars is open on the 1st and 2nd of each month. You can also challenge yourself to complete our daily and weekly ZeeOps to earn prizes. We have plans to continue updating and evolving each of these interactive styles of gameplay after 4.0 launches and we can focus on each individually.

There are portions of the game you may think we’ve forgotten about, but believe me when I say that we have not. Munzee is huge and an intricate tapestry so we have to work on it one piece at a time currently! Remember our theme for the year? The Time Is Now! We remember and we’re working hard every day to make updates and keep things fresh. Please help us by growing the game and growing the map! The future of Munzee is so bright and we have so many great things in store. We can’t do any of this without our amazing Munzee community and we remember that fact daily. You are our focus.

Please contact us with questions, suggestions, and issues. My apologies if we don’t respond to every suggestion because we receive so many that we are really working on. The great ones might even make it into the game! I look forward to meeting some of you at upcoming events and interacting with others online!

Munzee On!

Rob Vardeman
Munzee President and Chief Zee Officer 😉

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August 13, 2018

Mystery Munzee Point Increase!

If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that we have slowly been rolling out point updates to a variety of different munzee types. We’re excited to announce that Mystery Munzee points are the latest to be updated! Starting NOW the points for Capturing, Deploying and Cap-Ons for Mystery and Mini Mystery Munzees has been increased to the following:

  • Deploy: 60
  • Capture and CapOn: Split 80 with a minimum of 20 as multiples of 5 (20/60, 30/50, 45/35, etc.)

With this point increase comes a merger of Mini Mysteries and Mysteries as well. Moving forward, both will just be called “Mysteries” regardless of their size**. Please note that this point increase is not retroactive, so past deploys and captures will not be increased.

In celebration of the new Mystery Munzee point structure we have a special offer in the Freeze Tag Online Store! From now until Wednesday at 23:59 MHQ if you buy two packs of Mystery Munzees (5 Pack) you’ll be given *additional stickers in each pack! To take advantage of this offer just buy a minimum of 2 Mystery Munzees in the online store, no code is necessary. Each additional set of 2 purchased will receive added free stickers.

The prevailing theory is that all these recent point increases are linked to the development of Munzee 4.0- and you wouldn’t be wrong in thinking that! Others seem to think the point increases are a drive to promote the physical side of Munzee gameplay and we agree with that theory as well! So stay tuned for more information regarding 4.0, point increases and more.

Munzee on!

*Free stickers will be a minimum $5 value for each order of 2 Mystery Munzee packs. They will be a mix of generic and pre-coded Munzee type stickers.
**Developer side note: the Munzee type code for mystery and minimystery has been combined and only one survives. This note is for those API developers who understand, the rest of us have no need to worry about this line. 😉

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August 10, 2018

Premium Sale Extended!

We have extended our 10% off sale on Premium Munzee Memberships to Monday at 10:00 MHQ. You can purchase your membership in the Freeze Tag Online Store HERE.

One of the many features available to Premium members is the ability to add photos to the Munzees you capture. This gives both the owner of the Munzee and other players the chance to see how much fun you had finding it! It is especially fun for those myths and alternamyths!

We’ll have some news next week regarding a special photo contest specific to adding photos to Munzees. So you might want to take advantage of the membership while it’s on sale! Again, we’ll have more information next week, but get ready to say cheese!

Thank you all and Munzee on!

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August 9, 2018

MH-BOO Bash Locations!

We’re excited to tentatively* announce event locations for our MH-BOO Bash weekend! We’re still in the planning phases for the particular activities at each event, but we wanted to make sure everyone could start deploying in the areas ahead of time! Event pin indicators will be added soon when exact locations can be finalized.

The schedule is as follows:

Haunted Hangout- Friday October 26, 2018
McKinney Performing Arts Center- McKinney, TX
Registration Night
Event Details: https://calendar.munzee.com/MHQ5Fri/ 

Werewolf WalkingSaturday October 27, 2018 (AM)
Bonnie Wenk Dog Park- McKinney, TX
Saturday Morning Activity
Event Details: https://calendar.munzee.com/MHQ5SatAM/

WallaBoo!- Saturday October 27, 2018 (Late morning/Afternoon)
Bonnie Wenk Dog Park- McKinney, TX
Saturday Morning WallaBee Hangout
Event Details: https://calendar.munzee.com/MHQWallaBash2/

Monster Mash- Saturday October 27, 2018 (PM)
Warren Park- Frisco, TX
Saturday Evening Hangout
Event Details: https://calendar.munzee.com/MHQ5SatPM/

Trick ‘R Trot RaceSunday October 28, 2018
Celebration Park- Allen, TX
Sunday Farewell and 3K Walk/Jog/Run/Ride/Cap
Event Details: https://calendar.munzee.com/MHQ5Sun/

You can purchase your MH-BOO Bash packages in the Freeze Tag Online Store. Remember that in order to guarantee availability of all items in packages, online registration will close on September 17, 2018 at 15:00 MHQ time. Packages will be available for purchase at the event, but we cannot guarantee all items will be available.

Please purchase only one package per person who will be attending. Everyone must have at least the free package. If you have a joint account, please purchase a package for each person (they do not have to be the same type of package). Remember, even if you can’t make it to MH-BOO Bash you can deploy Virtual Munzees at the event locations. It’s still a bit early for the temporary virtuals but we will give you a reminder when that time approaches.

We can’t wait to see everyone for a scary good time!

*All locations and activities are subject to change before the event due to issues out of our control. We will update locations and information as soon as possible if this occurs. 

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August 8, 2018

Premium Munzee Point Update, Discounted Premium Memberships, and More!

We’re excited to announce that we have increased the points for Premium Munzees! Starting NOW the points for Capturing, Deploying and Cap-Ons for Premium Munzees has been increased to the following:

  • Deploy: 200
  • Capture: 50
  • CapOn: 50

Remember that you can only receive a Premium Munzee with the purchase of an annual Premium Membership.

We have also extended the Premium badge line as well. So if you have been a Premium Member since we started the program you’ll have the possibility to earn a few more badges. These badges (one for each year of renewal) are retroactive and you can earn them now! They are not actually earned based on number of years as a Premium Member, but instead by the number of Premium Munzees you have deployed. If you have Premium credits in your account, NOW is the time to get them deployed!

To celebrate we are having a Premium Membership sale! Starting NOW Premium Munzee Memberships will be 10% off in the Online store until Friday at 10:00 MHQ. To sweeten the pot, all Premium Members will receive a Golden Carrot Evolution Munzee credit on Friday at 10:00 MHQ. Golden Carrots will also see a point increase at that time.

Golden Carrot Seed
Deploy: 50
Capture: 50
CapOn: 25

Golden Carrot Plant
Capture: 75
CapOn: 50

Golden Carrot
Capture: 100
CapOn: 75

If you are interested in renewing your Premium account (and earning another premium credit and the other goodies again) you can do so HERE.

Upgrade your existing Munzee account to a Premium Membership and enjoy a unique set of perks! For $30/year you will currently* receive the following:

  • Premium Munzee – This munzee is only available to Premium members and is worth 200 deployment and 50 capture and 50 CapOn points.
  • Motel Munzee credit – This munzee is only available to Premium members through the store, you may purchase up to 5 per month.
  • 4 MVM – These munzees can be deployed in places where it is impossible to hide a physical munzee. They are virtual. Deploy in app or via the online map.
  • Social Munzee – Besides being location-less and mobile, the Social Munzee can be branded with your own custom logo (500 pixels x 500 pixels).
  • Expanded user stats – Go behind the scenes with detailed munzee activity stats that you can view and share with other users.
  • First access (usually distributed for free) to many brand new products.
  • App Ad Removal Option under settings in app
  • Advanced Filters
  • and more!

*We like to keep this fresh so we reserve the right to substitute/add/change/tweak this program with no advance notice. The value will always remain the same, or be higher!

Once purchased you will receive your Premium Munzee as a credit, to be added when you deploy a munzee. Your Motel, MVMs, Social, and expanded stats will be immediately available on your account as well. If you are renewing your premium membership it will add 365 days to the end of your current expiration date.

We appreciate all of our Premium players and especially those who renew each year! If you have never become a premium member, NOW is the time to give it a try! Maybe even check out the Premium Personal Munzee with a discounted price now?!?

Munzee on!

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August 1, 2018

August 2018 Flat Schedules

After a successful birthday month August is here and we’ve got a new Flat Friends schedules for you!

Flat Rob

  • Saturday, August 4th at 00:01 MHQ time until Saturday, August 4th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Friday, August 10th at 00:01 MHQ time through Saturday, August 11th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Thursday, August 23rd at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, August 26th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Wednesday, August 29th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Friday, August 31st at 23:59 MHQ time

Flat Matt

  • Thursday, August 2nd at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, August 8th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Monday, August 13th at 00:01 MHQ time through Tuesday, August 14th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Thursday, August 16th at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, August 19th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Sunday, August 26th at 00:01 MHQ time until Sunday, August 26th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Tuesday, August 28th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Wednesday, August 29th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • August 31st at 00:01 MHQ time until August 31st at 23:59 MHQ time

Flat Lou

  • Friday, August 3rd at 00:01 MHQ time through Sunday, August 5th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Sunday, August 12th at 00:01 MHQ time through Tuesday, August 14th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Thursday, August 16th at 00:01 MHQ time through Monday, August 20th at 23:59 MHQ time
  • Thursday, August 30th at at 00:01 MHQ time through Friday, August 31st at 23:59 MHQ time

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