Cryptid Hunt

A mystery puzzle gamebook

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Cryptid Hunt at a Glance 

  • A Cryptozoology-based solo puzzle adventure book 
  • Offers an innovative, immersive hint and solution website
  • Features highly imaginative and eerie art by Xander Kelley

The World of Cryptid Hunt

A mysterious journal falls into your hands. Its worn pages chronicle a cross-country search for elusive cryptid monsters. Solve the puzzles hidden in the journal’s passages to discover which one of the creatures is real, and the fate of the disappeared cryptid hunter!

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Gameplay Basics

Cryptid Hunt is a puzzling solo gamebook filled with interactive puzzles. The book's sections describe each cryptid, and hidden clues in each add pieces to the puzzle. Having trouble? A special website provides hints and extra material. Unravel the riddles then use your answers to solve the enigma of the cryptid hunter’s end!


  • Bigfoot 
  • Hidebehind
  • Jackalope
  • Bigclaw
  • Wendigo
  • Rhinelander Hodag
  • Wolfman of Chestnut Mountain
  • Mothman
  • Squonk
  • Jersey Devil
  • Chessie
  • Scape Ore Swamp Monster
  • Chupacabra

      Vital Stats

      Author: Amy Pirkl
      Artist: Xander Kelley
      Producer: Michelle Nephew
      Assistant Producer: Ben Hartfield
      Difficulty 4/5:
      MSRP: TBA
      Atlas Stock #: AG2800
      Barcode: 978-1-58978-248-8
      Format: 64 pages, journal-sized softcover
      Release Date: April 2024