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SCT XXVII vs Holiday Hunt


By Jessie

In the green corner, Sudoku Combat Tournament XXVII hulks menacingly, ripped abs glistening; biceps splitting lurid lycra at a flex...

In the blue corner a (somewhat holey) Holiday Hunt dances a cheerful little jig, tiny fists raised in defiance against the giant SCT beast.  

What on earth am I on about? Nope, I haven't been "testing" the cooking sherry again (although it IS my solemn duty to protect Dr. Play from any murderous poisoners). In fact, today is extra-special as two very exciting events face off for your attention.

First, Sudoku Combat Tournament XXVII is now open. Enter the Arena of Champions for 24 hours of amazing multiplayer Sudoku action. Choose from one of four difficulty levels, then challenge an opponent in real-time and battle it out for eternal SC fame and glory. Token prizes are up for grabs (for top 3 rankings on each of the four leader boards). This event is open until midday, Friday 5th (AEDST), get in quick and show off your skills!

Enter the Arena of Champions NOW

Also launching today is the (now quite famous) YouPlay Holiday Hunt - 2008. Your mission is to sift through the pages of YouPlay to uncover each of the 20 items missing from our beautiful Christmas vista. Ten Lovatts magazine covers and ten holiday items have disappeared – can you find them all?

When you discover a new item, click on it with your mouse. You will know if you have already found that particular item because nothing will happen. If it is a new addition to your collection, you will automatically be taken to this page, and the object will appear in the Christmas scene. The first 250 YouPlay members to successfully find all 20 hidden objects will receive a special Christmas gift from Lovatts publications.

Visit the Holiday Hunt home page

YouPlayers: I challenge you to choose your main attraction!
(Disclaimer - of course, you are free to enjoy both events but only with a comparable sense of "drama".)

Jessie x


CLICK HERE: You could be an instant Lovatts Lucky Winner!

12 Responses to

SCT XXVII vs Holiday Hunt

chookie7 said:
December 07, 2008 at 2:34 AM

Holiday Hunt wins hands down (or up, because of victory) - thanks for the challenges

December 10, 2008 at 12:48 AM

Are all 20 items available now in the holiday hunt?

bls666 said:
December 11, 2008 at 10:20 AM

Ive been looking for 2 days are all of them here ? cant seem to find the stocking or the tree. has anybody claimed one of the prizes yet???

Iolanthe said:
December 11, 2008 at 11:48 PM

Oh bls666, I am so pleased to hear that someone else has been unable to find the stocking and the tree!!!!!! I have been searching furiously for 3 days now!

December 12, 2008 at 5:53 AM

All I need is the tree and I`m going crazy trying to find it, I`m running out of my monthly usage.

pinay2008 said:
December 12, 2008 at 9:41 AM

Same here. Haven't seen the stocking and the tree. Hope there could be a clue as to where these will pop out...

Ceedub said:
December 12, 2008 at 10:18 AM

I have the stocking but can't find that darn tree!!

Tazjulz said:
December 12, 2008 at 11:16 AM

That tree is driving me nuttier ...can I draw my own?

bls666 said:
December 12, 2008 at 4:40 PM

yay guys, just found the last one. hope im one of the first 250

December 15, 2008 at 7:24 PM

christmas hunt was great fun. Now we can get back to the real business of actually playing our games. Loved every minute of it. Please do it again sometime.

maryam said:
December 12, 2009 at 5:07 PM

wow! i am having trouble with almost everything! now i feel bad :( i wonder how many people have won so far?? hmmmm

moodymoo said:
December 14, 2009 at 3:55 PM

I need to spend more time searching I think - I am only about a quarter of the way through - must be playing the wrong games!