Lock City Anime and Comic Convention has recently announced its own “hunt for the keys,” à la Ready Player One.

Three Easter eggs will be hidden around the entirety of Connecticut for attendees to discover. On October 20, the first riddle will be posted on the Convention’s Facebook and Instagram pages. As in Ready Player One, this and both subsequent riddles will lead players to each Easter egg or key.

To receive credit for a found Easter egg, players are asked to post a picture with the key to Instagram and tag the convention’s account. They are then asked to return the key to the spot they found it in, in the condition they found it in.

A leaderboard will also be up on social media. Scoring will follow the example of Ready Player One as well: the first person to find a key will receive 50,000 points, with the second through fifth finders receiving 10,000 less points as per their slot.

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Lock City is pleased to announce The Hunt For The Keys. An event starting October 20th 2018 and lasting until May 1st 2019. ​PLEASE READ THE WHOLE POST The Rules: Players must solve 3 riddles.Each riddle will lead you to a key.The keys are Hidden in CT at 3 locations. The first Player to Find all 3 keys first wins. The leader board will be updated when someone scores, however only the top 5 names will be shown. Scoring will be just like the movie with the 1st player to find the key receiving 50000 points 2nd player receives 40000 points 3rd player receives 30,000 points fourth player receives 20000 points and the 5th player receives 10,000 points In order for your score to count you must post a pic and tag us on our Instagram with the time showing you found the key .Once you find the key place the key back ,do not take it. Again,the first riddle will be posted on Oct 20 on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Follow us on Instagram and like us on Facebook to get all the latest updates. Gunters unite for an epic hunt and join us July 27th 2019 For Lock City as we host our very own Oasis with a Vr fun room. PRIZES: Only the top three players will receive prizes. The grand prize for 1st place is as follows One lucky winner will have the chance to run the Oasis( Lock City). This player will receive one item from every exhibitor at the 2019 lock City con That's potentially 50 plus items. Share this post with your friends we can get as many players as possible. Good luck and happy gunting. #readyplayerone #geocaching #art #comiccon #comics #anime #backtothefuture #irongiant #holyhandgrenade #cosplay #artistsoninstagram #ct #ctpost #northhaven #retro #books #movie #gunters #highfive #parzival #artemis #aech #daito #sho #vr #oasis

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Ultimately, the three players with the highest scores will be awarded. The grand prize is the chance to run the convention day of. They’ll have the opportunity to receive an item from all guests and exhibitors. There has not been any word on what the follow-up prizes will be, but we think it’s safe to say they will be just as exciting.

The contest will officially end on May 1, 2019, and the convention itself will be on July 27, 2019, at the Best Western Plus in North Haven, Connecticut. For more information on the con, check out our hub page for it here.

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