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They placed THIRD, but they were the FIRST to claim their prizes!

The deadline to claim prizes has been extended to 29 February 2024. For more information on how prizes may be claimed, please read the instructions below.

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“LAZIR YRARBIL”

You probably did a double take in disbelief when you saw the Rizal Library’s name spelled backwards. And yes, that was not photoshopped. It was real, and we hope it brought you a bit of joy.

This was our way of challenging and inviting you all to dive into the world of Alinam, a fantasy book series set in an alternate version of Manila, written by Mickey Ingles (BS CTM 2006). Book 1 and Book 2 were released in 2020 and 2023, respectively. (Copies are available for purchase on Shopee and Lazada.)

Participants had to say the phrase “Lazir Yrarbil” at the Circulation Desk to start a game that brought them to different parts of the Rizal Library and the campus. They learned more about Alinam lore, and their puzzle-solving skills were challenged under time pressure. Special thanks to Breakout Philippines and Summit Books for sponsoring this event!

There were 174 teams, with a total of 626 students as members, who scoured the campus over a period of five days for hidden clues, items, and different puzzles. See the list below for the top 30 teams!

To claim their prizes, a representative from each winning team must send an email with the subject line “LAZIR YRARBIL - [TEAM NAME]” that enumerates the names of all members, to rizal.library.ls@ateneo.edu, cc to all team members, on or before 29 February 2024, 5pm. We will then send instructions on when and how prizes may be claimed.

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WINNERS

 1 3 idiots + Daryl
 2 ILOVEFILIPINO
 3 Propless

 4 HEHE
 5 Baguio Core Team
 6 LodsOnTop
 7 Kina Krips
 8 ladiez
 9 Mabby
10 CODEBREAKERS

11 Kemy
12 RISING TIDE
13 PBQ
14 Chembots
15 ????????
16 Life Scientists
17 kusging ng mga bading
18 Loussie
19 Batangas Leggo
20 KathNiel4Ever
21 PECPG
22 House and Lot
23 Z2
24 The emmans
25 Three little gaffers
26 Team
27 Basta Yung Ano
28 Voltage5
29 Czar’s Angels
30 Chillax

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PRIZES

Top 3:

- Summit Books pack containing copies of Alinam books signed by Mickey Ingles and other freebies for each member of the winning teams!
- One (1) free game voucher to Breakout Philippines, plus 10% discount for all members of the team for one game with Breakout Philippines.
- One (1) free Breakout On Demand game for the whole team.

Top 4-10:

- One (1) free game voucher to Breakout Philippines, plus 10% discount for all members of the team for one game with Breakout Philippines.
- One (1) free Breakout On Demand game for the whole team.

Top 11-30:

- 10% discount for all members of the team for one game with Breakout Philippines.
- One (1) free Breakout On Demand game for the whole team.

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