Posted by: geonarcissa | June 30, 2009

Newbie compares geocaching to “open world” games.

Decent, comprehensive description of geocaching from a n00b perspective. There are a couple of inaccuracies and the writer seems to have a disproportionate fear of muggles and bomb scares. The comparison to “open world” games makes me laugh, because I frequently describe geocaching as a way to get geeks outside.

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  1. Thanks for linking to my article. I’m always willing to improve, what did I get wrong?

    • Hi Bill! I left a comment over at your site just clarifying a couple of things. Geocaching.com also allows “event” caches – I’ve been to many! The reason we don’t have “locationless” and “virtual” caches at Geocaching.com anymore is because they moved those things over to Waymarking.com. But it’s a good piece, with a lot of clear information for people who might be interested in trying it out. Thanks for visiting my site too. 🙂


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