Everybody loves treasure hunts, you get a clue that leads to another clue, which undoubtedly leads to another clue. Now, depending on how sadistic the organiser is you could be out for a very long time searching for clues.
Of Course if all that searching and clue solving isn’t up your street, then you might want to make your way over to Steam. This is because from now until the 20th December Steam are doing their own version of a treasure hunt, although less vindictive and your get free games.
Treasure Hunt will have folks spending time in the tropical sun, earning Steam Achievements in select games, joining Community groups, and earning a slot atop the Steam Leaderboards all in the name of winning free games. Every 48 hours a new set of four tasks will be announced. Select games will also be on sale throughout The Great Steam Treasure Hunt.
The first objectives are:
# Self Portrait: Setup an avatar on your Steam Community profile.
# Got Tanked?: Earn the Desert Fox Steam Achievement in R.U.S.E.
# Up the Ante: Win The Iron Curtain in Poker Night at the Inventory
# More Cowbell: Set a leaderbord score of at least 1,124,400 in easy mode for the ‘Paul Hartnoll’ level in Chime
The promotions over the next 48 hours are:
# 33% off R.U.S.E.
# 40% off Poker Night at the Inventory
# 75% off Chime
So if you want to take part and maybe win some games, head on over to the official page to find more