ShadowQuest Interactive Wand & Magic Game Comes to Great Wolf Lodge

“I’m going Questing,” was a phrase we heard repeatedly from Maggie, our 15 year old daughter, during our recent summer road trip stop at Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos.  She was obsessed with acquiring runes, gold pieces, and experience points on her way to become a Master Magi.  Apparently, Maggie wasn’t alone either as the resort’s hallway were filled with kids (and adults) wielding wands, casting spells, and completing challenges.  Now, in addition to MagiQuest and CompassQuest, budding Magi will have a brand-new interactive game as Great Wolf Lodge just announced the addition of ShadowQuest to seven of its properties (including the Poconos).  Continue reading for all the details on the new ShadowQuest game while I look at our calendar to see when we can book our next trip to Great Wolf Lodge.

Great Wolf Lodge Poconos MagiQuest

From Great Wolf Lodge’s Press Release

For the past several years, guests at Great Wolf Lodge have become Master Magi as they played the unique, live action, interactive gaming adventure, MagiQuest.  Now, a new experience is coming to the family entertainment resorts that takes players on quests through new worlds and offers fun for everyone with the wave of a wand.  ShadowQuest, the latest game from Creative Kingdoms, LLC, creators of MagiQuest, challenges players to embark on a journey to save the light.

ShadowQuest will debut at Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells, WI on August 23, followed by installation at six additional Great Wolf Lodges this fall.  The resorts in Mason, Ohio; Grapevine, Texas; Grand Mound, Washington; Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania; Williamsburg, Virginia; and Concord, North Carolina will soon challenge players of all ages.

ShadowQuest is a completely new adventure and game.  Utilizing the same wand technology of its sister game, MagiQuest, ShadowQuest takes players through the resort in search of crystals, artifacts and magical places.  They can also summon Lumina, leader of the light pixies to help choose which quest to embark on.

Great Wolf Lodge ShadowQuest

ShadowQuest at Great Wolf Lodge © 2013 Great Wolf Resorts

 

ShadowQuest features ten quests, a “Vanishing Light” adventure and for those who successfully accomplish each step, a final battle against the evil yeti Malaki.  The game, with its fantastical theme and rich, digital environments will blend into the Great Wolf Lodge resorts alongside the MagiQuest stations.  Players can start and stop the game at any time; each wand stores every feat and battle played for easy pick up on a future visit.  The same wand also stores players’ MagiQuest games and accomplishments.

Great Wolf Lodge Poconos MagiQuest

“We are so excited to debut ShadowQuest at our resorts,” said Kim Schaefer, chief executive officer, Great Wolf Resorts, “We have wanted to bring a new experience to families who already love MagiQuest, as well as add something to engage kids who haven’t yet played the game.  With the wave of a wand—literally—the entire family can take an adventure together.”

Great Wolf Lodge ShadowQuest

ShadowQuest at Great Wolf Lodge © 2013 Great Wolf Resorts

 

Players will select from a variety of quests and adventures that result in a collection of special powers.  As these powers increase, players proceed to higher levels of the game where the level of difficulty also increases.  ShadowQuest is not confined to a computer screen.  It places players inside a three-dimensional, interactive fantasy world where they must follow clues that lead deeper into a mythical realm populated by an array of characters and creatures.

Guests can learn more about ShadowQuest – and when it will debut at their favorite Great Wolf Lodge resort – by logging on to www.greatwolf.com/shadowquest.

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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.