Once a year or so, Jan and a group of his friends participate in a marathon treasure hunt competition known as The Game. (You can also read more about The Game at gamecontrol.com, including John Tippett's essay on what The Game is all about.) Jan plays on the Purple Team, winner of the games in 1995 and 1997.
Read about the NIT2000 Game, which ran on June 19-20, 1999, in New York City:
Here are some articles about past Games: