The Hunt in 1862, New Orleans

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1862 New Orleans was one of the most challenging times in the city. Union troops occupied the city and lived amongst the residents. 

They could not trust anyone. Likewise, citizens did not trust the very soldiers responsible for killing members of their family. Visit locations based on the award-winning book, The Energy Inside Valsin's Choices. Learn what they were during those times and what they have become today. 


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Follow the characters and visit locations in the award-winning book, The Energy Inside Valsin's Choices.

  • Get a glimpse into life in the 1860s.

  • Learn about little known facts and history of New Orleans.

  • Clues are outside all locations.


It's 1862 and the Union has control of New Orleans. The city is in chaos. Union soldiers are wary of everyone for they live amongst their enemy. Creoles don't trust the soldiers responsible for killing members of their families and community. 

During this turbulent time, people keep disappearing. The person responsible tracks their victims for months before catching their prey. Can you follow their steps and find the culprit before another victim goes missing?

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

150-180 mins

You will walk

3550 steps

Total distance

2.7 km

  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • Untimed Competition
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
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02 Jan 2024


04 Jul 2023
Such an interesting experience. I love the way you are navigated through the city and not only learn about it, but also follow an intriguing story. Well done.

Evelyne Raposo

11 Jun 2023
Incredibly engaging and fun game. The blending of history and fascinating facts has inspired me to visit New Orleans.

Jeffrey Blake Rich

09 Jun 2023
I had such a great time playing this game and learning about all the amazing buildings, locations and events that occurred during this period. If you want to learn about New Orleans and have fun while doing it, I highly recommend.

Michael Woods

29 May 2023

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