Play the Clue Team Challenge and solve the riddle

21-12-2016 15:00
Welcome to a challenge with a new type of twist, just in time for Christmas! We are treating you to a Special Team Challenge and a classic Christmas mystery, all rolled into one.

Challenge 1: play the Clue Team Challenge and earn Milestone Badges.

We have set up a new Special Team for you to challenge, the Clue Team. Note that for this Christmas event, everyone has received two FREE challenges, which means you will be able to gain the emerald badge and be eligible for the Christmas mystery without any cost. You will be able to challenge the Clue Team until Sunday December 25, 22.00 CET. The free Challenges can be used for any type of Challenge, including Scout Matches, so make sure you use them specifically for the Clue Team Challenge if you want to participate. Note that the free Challenges expire on December 31, 23.59 CET, so make sure to use them before then.
Play at least 2 Clue Team Challenges to earn yourself the emerald badge.
Gain a minimum of 10 points against the Clue Team to earn the purple badge
Finish inside the top 15 (or be the first to solve the riddle) to earn the black badge.

Challenge 2: Solve the Christmas mystery!

These are the instructions, so read them carefully.

Each player in the Clue Team Challenge represents, surprise... a clue! We are looking for:
1. a person
2. an invention
3. a city

If you or anyone else manage to solve the riddle, everyone who has earned any badge (including the emerald) in the Clue Team Challenge, will be rewarded. We have set up a mail address as such:, and you need to replace the content between the periods with the correct guesses in English (for instance Simply send a mail to the correct address and voilĂ , you have won the prize for everyone who took part in the Challenge. Remember to include your username in the mail so we know who sent it.

We suggest that you work together through the forum in order to solve the riddle as quickly as possible.

To spice things up, every day that passes without a correct guess, the reward will decrease. Rewards if the riddle is solved...
...before Wednesday December 21, 23.59 CET: 100.000 Euro in Team Money
...before Thursday December 22, 23.59 CET: 75.000 Euro in Team Money
...before Friday December 23, 23.59 CET: 50.000 Euro in Team Money
...before Saturday December 24, 23.59 CET: 40.000 Euro in Team Money
...before Sunday December 25, 23.59 CET: 30.000 Euro in Team Money
...anytime thereafter: 25.000 Euro in Team Money

The user who sends a mail to the correct address first will get the black Clue Team Challenge badge regardless of how many Challenges he/she has played, in addition to endless kudos from the entire community.

Within the Clue Team squad of 16 players, only 12 are actual clues and the other four are false clues.
The order of the players in the team is completely random.

Head over to the Clue Team Challenge now and start playing/digging.

Note: the Milestone badges for this event will be handed out in the first week of January.