Aaaaaand, 26 puzzles later, it’s a wrap on the first ever season of MSP! Thanks so much to all of the impressive teams that joined us over the last 6 months. We’ll be back with Season 2 on February 7th, and we’d love it if you would share your thoughts to help us make it even better by filling out our 5-minute feedback survey! We really appreciate all responses, even if you haven’t solved any puzzles.
The overall Season One winner is….. drumroll please…… just kidding, he’s been on top for quite a while….. Jeff! Jeff completed all 26 puzzles with a median solve time of 2 hours and 4 minutes. Wow!
Thanks so much to everyone who participated; had a ton of amazing teams this season. The following 22 teams all completed 10 or more puzzles, ordered by number of completed puzzles and median solve time.
|Team Name||Puzzles Solved||
Median Solve Time
|David + Adriana||26||72:56:00|
|Knights of the Square Table||21||35:56:00|
|Team i eta p sub pi||18||7:04:00|
|Order of Magnitude||15||3:54:00|
|This is the best we can do from Belgium||15||42:51:00|
|Never Leave the Mission 2.0||12||2:23:30|
|Team White Maria||11||4:26:00|
Great job everyone!
Season 2 of Mission Street Puzzles will start on February 7th. A few notes:
- The season will last for 12 weeks, with the same structure as this season–new puzzles every week.
- One upcoming change: we will allow teams to submit answers for past weeks for as long as the season is still running. For example, if you’re out of town for a week and you miss a puzzle, you can just submit it the next week with a later solve time. All submissions will just be due by the last day of the season. This should open things up, and also make it easier on teams that want to start partway through the season.
- We are also excited to announce that starting next season, answers will be in cities other than San Francisco! We’re picturing an around-the-world puzzle journey, with each season bringing us to new places. We’re already working on this and are really excited about how it’s looking.