The Crapschmidt Conundrum: A Mathematically Trivial Woot-Off

by Sam Kemmis

Mathematics is a game played according to certain rules with meaningless marks on paper.
- David Hilbert

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I assure you that mine are greater.
- Albert Einstein

Professor Basil P. Crapschmidt is on the verge of an intellectual breakthrough. After years of painstaking study, he has determined that the universe can be explained by the numbers found in random bits of trivia. His only problem: He can't do math.

Help this visionary but arithmetically challenged scholar complete his Master Equation and you shall be crappily rewarded! Don't worry, you don't need more than a calculator and a lot of free time to play the game.

Here's how it works:


Is it a little complicated? Maybe. Is it a total waste of your precious time? Definitely. But humanity's intellectual future hangs in the balance. 

We'll be updating this blog post to answer common questions and deal with our inevitable boo-boos, so check back from time to time. 


How many B.O.C.s are attached to each clue? 

Does the B.O.C. disappear when the product sells out? 
Nope, it sticks around until folks find it. 

I don't like math
Sorry. Luckily you don't need to do much of it to succeed at this game.  


6/17, 1 AM
WHEEEEEeeeeeee here we go. We didn't anticipate the URL getting cut off in the description, so here's a tip: Check it in the BLOG entry for the item, and you should see the whole thing.