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Apocalyptic City

{PROJECT STARFIRE}
MISSION CONTROL
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4.0

THIS SITE IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR WOLVERINES TO ACCESS MISSION CRITICAL INTEL. READ THE INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGHLY.  NAVIGATORS WILL NEED TO MATCH THE OUTPOST NUMBER TO THE CHECKPOINT ON THE ROUTE AND FIND YOUR WAY AROUND THE MAP TO ENSURE YOU ARE PERFORMING THE CORRECT MISSION AT THE CORRECT OUTPOST IN THE CORRECT NUMERICAL SEQUENCE. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL TAKE YOU OUT OF THE MISSION AND COULD JEOPARDIZE OUR CHANCES AT SECURING PROJECT STARFIRE. SUCCESS IS OUR ONLY OPTION.

 

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STARFIRE THEME SONG

LISTEN TO THE SMUGGLERS RUNS SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

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INSTRUCTIONS

The object of the game is to get to the checkpoints below. At the checkpoint, you will be faced with a specific objective. Please review the following terms to be able to understand the checkpoints.

Purple Podiums

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>//run:  PROJECT STARFRE

\BEGIN ROUTE #1

STARTING LINE TASKS

FIND AND POST THE FOLLOWING ITEMS THAT WILL BE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE ROUTE TO MISSION CONTROL (INSTAGRAM) FOR BONUS GOLD

FIND THE ELITE SMUGGLERS

RECONNAISSANCE

 The Elite SMUGGLERS possess vast knowledge of the routes and Wastelands and are incredibly experienced in their trade. They carefully handpick high-quality vehicles for traversing through the barren lands. You may encounter Anderson Composites vehicles at various checkpoints during your journey, If you spot them at a checkpoint and inquire about the vehicle, you can earn a gold coin. Additionally, sharing a video reel showcasing the rigs on Instagram with the accompanying text can earn you an additional gold coin.

Found the Elite Smugglers in the @andersoncomposites carbon fiber TRX in the wastelands on the @smugglersruns #andersoncomposites #smugglersruns

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BAJA DESIGNS

At every checkpoint that you find a Baja Designs vehicle you can capture a video of the vehicle and the lights and post the following to the mission intel:
RECONNAISSANCE

Found the @bajadesigns lights that are lighting the way for the @smugglersruns Project Starfire mission. #SMUGGLERSRUNS #BAJADESIGNS

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SUPPLY DROPS

LOOK OUT FOR SUPPLY DROPS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE WASTELANDS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO YOUR TEAM FOR REFRESHMENT.

 

RECONNAISSANCE

TAKE A VIDEO OF YOUR TEAM GETTING A REFRESHMENT FROM THE WOLFBOX REFRIGERATOR AND POST THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE TO MISSION CONTROL (INSTAGRAM)

FOUND THE @WOLFBOX_OFFICIAL SUPPLY DROP ON THE @SMUGGLERSRUNS PROJECT STARFIRE #WOLFBOX #SMUGGLERSRUNS

WASTELAND WINDSHIELD

RECONNAISSANCE

WE WANT TO TEST YOUR ATTENTION TO DETAIL. LOOK FOR A SET UP SCRUBBLADE WIPERS ON A JEEP GLADIATOR  OR SEVERAL OTHER VEHICLES TO EARN AN EASY GOLD. TAKE A VIDEO OF THE VEHICLE YOU FIND AND SHOW THE SCRUB BLADES. POST THE FOLLOWING TO MISSION CONTROL (INSTAGRAM)

DETAILS MATTER ON THE @SMUGGLERSRUNS PROJECT STARFIRE MISSION AND SO DOES A CLEAN WINDSHIELD. THE @SCRUBBLADEWIPERS ARE USED TO MAKE SURE THE WASTELANDS DUST DOESN'T MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE TO SEE. #SCRUBBLADE #SMUGGLERSRUNS


 

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RECONNAISSANCE

STARTING LINE:
Take a video of your vehicle crossing the starting line through the fires of destiny. Post the following:

Crossing into the wastelands via the fires of destiny lit by #BelleBurners and @TrailBoundTrailers

DEPART STARTING LINE AND PROCEED TO FIRST CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#1

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#1 Trading  Outpost

 LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 10 mins                   

 GAIA ROUTE CHECKPOINT #1  

29927 Old Hwy 58, Barstow,

As you stand on the precipice of the Wastelands, a crucial choice awaits. The Trading Outpost 'Van Leeuwen Bros Creams and Concoctions' emerges, a relief against the relentless radiation found in the wastelands. Here, two brothers, FROG and MICHAEL, proffer distinct radiation blockers.

 

FROG, the Innovator, beckons with his concoction of a futuristic elixir, promising robust protection with a mere dab.

 

MICHAEL, the Traditionalist, presents an age-old recipe steeped in ancient wisdom, proven over time and handed down from generation to generation.

 

The question lingers: which ointment holds the key to your survival? A riddle, whispered by a bribed wastelander, may shed light: "I'm a spark in the dark, a leap ahead, a shield you'll want on this path we tread. Invention's my creed, progress my kin, a simple dab keeps the future within reach?"

 

This decision isn't confined to the present moment; it's a ripple that could alter your course in the unpredictable Wastelands. Tread carefully, for this choice comes at a cost - one gold coin grants you access to the promise of protection, but once you make your choice it will surely offend the other brother and only one concoction may be chosen.

 

Will you Choose the futuristic elixir or the age-old recipe to protect you from the radiation of the wastelands?

RECONNAISSANCE

Capture a video of the your team mate purchasing the radiation  protection cream from the Van Leeuwen Bros and send to mission control.(Instagram) "

Choosing between the two @vanleeuwenbros radiation protection creams  before we head into the wastelands on the @smugglersruns mission. #smugglersruns #vanleeuwenbros

DOLLS

We have intel that the NOMAD has a thing for dolls. You can choose to buy a doll or not! Either decision will have its own consequences!
 

MISSSION CRITICAL ITEM

The Elite Smugglers were able to secure the infamous MOOSE KNUCKLE HOOK OF MASTER BLASTER. Find the Blue TRX and get the MOOSE KNUCKLE HOOK from the Elite Smuggler in order to be able to pass through the wastelands. Don't leave the Trading Post until you have secureD one hook or your travels through the Wastelands will be extremely difficult.
 

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ONCE YOU HAVE SECURED THE MOOSE KUCKLE HOOK AND RADIATION CREAM
PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#2

2.recover the tracking device

 LOCATION: time limit 5 mins                             

GAIA ROUTE #2 CHECKPOINT

 TRACKING DEVICE

685 N 1st Ave, Barstow

MEET THE WOLVERINE SPY AT THE YELLOW CABOOSE AT THE TRAIN DEPOT AND RECOVER THE TRACKING DEVICE   THAT WILL BE USED TO TRACK MASTER BLASTERS VERHICLE. USE THE PASSPHRASE: "  THE REGIME IS ALWAYS TRACKING US!"

RECONNAISSANCE

CAPTURE A PICTURE OF YOUR VEHICLE IN FRONT OF THE TRAIN AND SEND TO MISSION CONTROL (INSTAGRAM) WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

WE HAVE RETRIEVED THE TRACKING DEVICE AND ARE COMMENCING THE @SMUGGLERSRUNS PROJECT STARFIRE MISSION.

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(2.a) FUEL Outpost

 LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 10 mins                   

 GAIA ROUTE CHECKPOINT #2   

913 Barstow Rd, Barstow

this is the last fuel depot for over 100 miles. fill up here if you need fuel 

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#3

3. Outpost: 
The Electrical Substation

LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 30 mins

GAIA ROUTE #1 CHECKPOINT #3

MISSION:

To gain access to the secure area where the PROJECT STARFIRE COMPONENT is being held, search for movie posters with access codes hidden in the outpost. These posters contain the codes to give to the Wolverine spy who will hack the substation system and disable the electric fence. This will help to distract the Wastelander Guard. Once in the secure area, meet the General to steal the STARFIRE ammo and the Rotopax Fuel pods.

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  3.1 STEAL ONE FUEL POD   

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3.2 GIVE THE HACKER THE CODES TO SHUT DOWN THE ELECTRIFIED FENCE AND GAIN ACCESS TO THE SUPPLY AREA

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The Wastelanders Electrical Substation is where the outpost gets its energy. One of the Russian engineers has been taken hostage there. We'll need to create a diversion to retrieve the STARFIRE weapon component that's being guarded. A Wolverine Scout has located the component and what's left of the Russian engineer. The scout discovered that if you hack the unit, it will emit a high-pitched sound which can momentarily kill the power to the electrified fence and create a distraction for us to access the secure area and retrieve the component.

 

The spy hid three codes on movie posters and hid them inside and throughout the outpost .

Use the clues provided by the scout to search the outpost for the codes.

a. Frequency-Look for the ALIEN near outer-space

b. Gain- "I'LL BE BACK" near the Moto garage

c. Range -do the TRUFFLE SHUFFLE near the MODEL T 's

 

Before you hack the electrical system you must STEAL ONE of the fuel pods without being detected. We were able to bribe Master Blasters sidekick named Toady. He has left the fuel pods next to the electrified gate unattended. You must steal one of the fuel pods undetected.

 

 Once you have identified the correct codes and stolen one fuel pod find the Wolverine Scout near THE BUS STATION of the outpost and he will input the correct 3-code sequence into the interface to hack the electrical system and help you gain access to the secure area. 

RECONNAISSANCE 

Capture a video of Master Blaster giving your teammate precious water from the SANDYCATS Trail Wash Canister at the outpost and then stealing a Rotopax fuel pod and send the following message to mission control (instagram).

CONFIRMED-Master Blaster is at the outpost for the @smugglersruns PROJECT STARFIRE MISSION. We got precious water from the @sandycats_ trail wash system #SMUGGLERSRUNS #sandycats

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3.3- 
TRADING OUTPOST

FIND THE TRADING OUTPOST ON THE BACKSIDE OF THE ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION. SPEAK WITH THE SHOPKEEP AND FIND A WASTELAND ANTIQUITY TO COLLECT. THEY TRADE IN OLD WORLD CURRENCY SO FIND YOUR US DOLLAR AND WE KNOW THAT THEY GIVE CHANGE IN GOLD!

 

TIP: BET SOME GOLD AND TRY YOUR LUCK ON THE CRAWLER TRAIL 

AFTER YOU HAVE EATEN BREAKFAST, RETRIEVED THE STARFIRE COMPONENT, STOLEN ONE FUEL CELL, FOUND AN ANTIQUE AT THE TRADING POST, AND TRIED YOUR LUCK ON THE CRAWLER COURSE--------PLACE YOUR "COVER MY PLATE" AND MOOSE KNUCKLE SHACKLE DISGUISE.

IMMEDIATELY LEAVE TO THE NEXT CHECKPOINT  

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#4

4. WASTELANDS TOLL BOOTH

LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 5 mins

GAIA ROUTE #1 CHECKPOINT #4

We have intel that there is a Wastelanders Toll Booth. Make sure that you have your Moose Knuckle Shackle attached and the "Cover My Plate" Disguise magnetized over the plate on your vehicle with the correct code number sequence or you may need to pay a bribe to get access.

To gain access to the Wastelands you will need to have a correct vehicle reference number displayed on your Vehicle. We were able to have one of our agents create the “Cover My Plate” to mimic the plate which is used in the wastelands to identify your tribe. Now you will need to decipher the number sequence in order to gain access without any problems. The wrong code could land you in trouble and require a bribe at the checkpoint.

 

A "numbers station" is a radio station that broadcasts only a series of numbers, representing coded words with instructions to agents operating on foreign soil. Our agent was able to gain access to the station and broadcast a brief message consisting of the vehicle display reference number- but encoded in such a manner that the information would not be obvious to the Wastelanders. Figure out the correct sequence of numbers you will need to use in order to gain proper access to the Wastelands?

The broadcast consisted of the following codes:

"Kroner.     Ufo urgent.      Network.      Stealth Reentry.     Canine.      Weighted.”

 

 

ANSWER (6 NUMBERS):               _ _ _ _ _ _

DECIPHER THE CODE-Once finalized place the number decals you received on your vehicle placard for your disguise prior to arriving at the toll booth to gain access. If it is incorrect, hopefully, you can bribe your way in with some gold.

RECONNAISSANCE
 

RECONNAISSANCE
Wastelands Toll Pass:
We need intel on how the Wastelanders set up their toll booths. Take a video of the Moose Knuckle Shackle and the Cover My Plate on your vehicle at the Wastelands checkpoint. Post the following to mission command:

Getting past the wastelands checkpoints using our @cover_my_plate identification disguise and the @moose_knuckle_offroad to blend in with the wastelanders.  #covermyplate #mooseknuckle

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PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#5

Drought

5. WASTELANDS DRAG RACE

LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 10 mins

GAIA ROUTE #1 CHECKPOINT #5

Listen up, fearless wasteland explorers! The path to the coveted Russian Weapons facility is no stroll in the radioactive park. Our intel has uncovered a high-stakes secret: the key to crossing the treacherous dry lake bed lies in a pulse-pounding drag race against the wasteland's speed demons.

Here's your mission briefing:

🔸 Objective: Race your way through the dry lake bed to reach the Russian Weapons facility, by competing and outmatching the ferocious wasteland racers.

🔸 Location: Dry Lake Bed Raceway, 

🔸 Task:

  1. 🏎️ Infiltration: Navigate through the wasteland to the starting line of the drag race. Blend in with the wastelanders and gain their trust – this is no ordinary race.

  2. 💰 Wager Wisely: Put your gold where your gas tank is! Wastelanders thrive on high-stakes bets. Place your bets and race for glory. The more gold you wager, the more respect you earn.

  3. 🏁 Pedal to the Metal: Engage in a heart-pounding drag race across the unforgiving lake bed. Show off your speed, skills, and nerve in a roaring duel of engines but don't WASTE ALL YOUR GAZOLINE!

🔸 Outcome: Triumph against the wasteland racers and seize victory to earn passage through the notorious Wastelands toll booth.

Remember, this race isn't just about speed; it's a battle for respect and passage. So rev up those engines, bet your gold wisely, and let the wastelands bear witness to your legendary racing spirit. The Russian Weapons facility awaits – and only the swiftest will prevail.

Time to conquer the dusty track and stake your claim in wasteland history. Show 'em what you're made of!

SAFETY NOTICE:

- RACE AT YOUR OWN RISK

- MAINTAIN A STRAIGHT LINE- NO SWERVING OR DRIFTING, HAVE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS OF THE OTHER VEHICLES LOCATION- NO CUTTING OFF OTHER DRIVERS

- AT THE FINISH LINE COME TO A SLOW STRAIGHT STOP AND AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS- DO NOT SLAM ON BRAKES OR TURN INTO OTHER DRIVER LANES

RECONNAISSANCE
 

We need intel on how the Wastelanders set up their RACES. Have your navigator take a video of your vehicle during the Wastelands Drag Race. Capture the action. Post the following to mission command:

With the blare of the @mighthorns we were off to the races on the @smugglersruns heart-pounding drag race put on by @andersoncomposites and @rallyinnovations across the unforgiving Wastelands lake bed.  Showing off our speed, skills, and nerve in a roaring duel of engines, dust, fire and GAZOLINE. First to Cross the fire blazing @TrailBoundTrailers finish line wins the GOLD!

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#6

6. The RUSSIAN WEAPONS FACILITY escape hatch

OPEN FIRE

MISSION:Bring your STARFIRE ammo with you!

Find the Russian weapons facility escape hatch and the engineer, decipher the FINAL INTERCEPTION message to find the 4 digit numeric code to open the safe and retrieve the PROJECT STARFIRE TEST UNIT!

LOCATIONTIME LIMIT- 10 mins

GAIA ROUTE #1 CHECKPOINT #6

OVERVIEW:The Wolverines have successfully located the escape hatch of the Russian Weapons facility, which is situated approximately 3 miles away from the actual facility. An intricate tunnel system is used to access this exit. One of the Russian Engineers was able to escape through the hatch and sent out an encrypted message, which we managed to intercept. Upon deciphering the message, we discovered that there is a 4-digit safe code required to gain access to PROJECT STARFIRE, which is currently stored in the safe. The Engineer has the PROTOTYPE in his possession and is awaiting an EVAC from the Russian infantry. We believe this second message contains the encoded code for unlocking the safe. It is essential that your team travels through the Wastelands to reach the escape hatch before Dragov the Russian special forces leader arrives to retrieve the safe. Once you arrive at the hatch, use the 4 digit code and open the safe.:

FINAL INTERCEPTION

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RECONNAISSANCE 

Take a video of the OVERLANDISH TENT BASECAMP and the Russian Engineer or what is left of him using the RESQ med kit and the recovery of the PROJECT STARFIRE BLASTER and send message to mission command (instagram)

 

We found the @overland.ish Base Camp Looks like he should have been trained on how to use his @resqgs med kit. We recovered the @gelblaster PROJECT STARFIRE and are now ready to take on the rest of the adventure on @smugglersruns. #smugglersruns #overlandish #gelblaster #resq

AFTER YOU HAVE RETRIEVED PROJECT STARFIRE--------

IMMEDIATELY LEAVE TO THE NEXT CHECKPOINT. 
STANDARD 

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

BLACK DIAMOND 

ALPHA

ADVANCED ONLY RECONNAISSANCE 

AFTER LEAVING THE RUSSIAN WEAPONS FACILITY ESCAPE HATCH CLIMB TO THE TOP OF BRONCO KNOLL VIA THE SPECIFIED ROUTE AND GET A VIDEO WITH YOUR RIG IN FRONT OF THE BRONCO KNOLL MONUMENT.

POST TO THE INTEL NETWORK (INSTAGRAM)\\

 

RECONNAISANCE POINT ON TOP OF BRONCO KNOLL ON THE @SMUGGLERSRUNS PROJECT STARFIRE MISSION #SMUGGLERSRUNS.

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PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#7

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

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FUEL Outpost

7. fuel depot. fill up here 

 LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 10 mins                   

 GAIA ROUTE FUEL DEPOT #7

32787 CA-18, Lucerne Valley

RECONNAISSANCE

Capture a video of the cleaning of your SMUGGLERS RUNS door decal on your vehicle with the Adam's Polishes Waterless Wash and use the phrase:
 
Using the @adamspolishes Waterless Wash to keep the rig clean from all the dirt and dust on @smugglersruns #smugglersruns #ADAMSPOLISHES

PROCEED TO NEXT CHECKPOINT

Apocalyptic City

#8

8. BARTER TOWN 
TRADE AND TRACKING

LOCATION: TIME LIMIT- 45 mins

GAIA ROUTE #1 CHECKPOINT #8

CEASE FIRE