The ‘world’s first quantamly generated Choose Your Own Adventure reality game’, Randonautica launched just before isolation, and as restrictions began to lift, TikTok users have documented their experiences of ‘randonauting’ on the app. Hear all the details below:
The app takes the concept of Choose Your Own Adventure and brings it into real life by giving the user a set of random coordinates near their current location, whilst ‘setting an intention’ for what you hope to see. In a twisted turn of events, one user from Seattle uncovered what would be deemed a gruesome homicide scene.
A group of friends followed the Randonautica app to a beach in Seattle to find a suitcase that had been washed ashore.
The TikTok users found the suitcase and joked that there might be money in there, but when they opened it, the smell was overwhelming. They called the police immediately, and documented their entire randonauting experience – which local police say was extremely helpful.
Seattle Police Detective, Mark Jamieson told Oxygen.com, “We’ve interviewed them and we’re actually glad that the video is out because it helps corroborate some of the information.”
There was some speculation that the discovery may have been staged. Initially, the Seattle Police Department believed the call from the teenagers to be ‘low priority’, so it was another hour and a half before officers appeared on the scene to discover something very serious.
According to reports, the two bodies have since been identified. Authorities believe that the couple had died at least ten days prior to being found on the beach in Seattle.
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