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The Wherigo caches have not received any update by Groundspeak for a long time. I find this very unfortunate because this cache type offers many ways to play.

What do you think about this type of cache? Would you feel happy about a revision and increased use of this cache type?
in Miscellaneous by Torsten007_Urmel (6.1k points)
In my opinnion they are a good alternativ to the traditional Multy cache. You just can do a lot more things through the interactive parts. But your true, they should update the wherigos, the app and the IDEs to develop wherigos.
I looooove Wherigo caches, it's a really good way to play geocaching. It's more interactive than other caches types. The first time I tried geocaching was with my geo-girlfriend and it was a wherigo cache. After that, I opened an account and now I'm really geocaching-addicted (of every cache types ;-) ). Too bad the Android WhereYouGo apps is so buggy. Hard to play correctly thos wherifo caches.
From time to time I visit the wherigo website and have noticed that there are a few updates taking place here.  This is a great option and those of us who favor the wherigo cache need to diligently create them and spread them throughout the caching world.
I love them and the possebilitys they create. So i hope that someday Groundspeak could give us an update. But a proper one please ;)

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There's only one ┬źnear┬╗ my house. It is difficult to say without being able to look for a wherigo.
by dr_grijando (170 points)
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Fantastic fun, there should be more of them and more cache types.
by DARKSIDEDAN (3.7k points)
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Hi capoaira,

thanks for the info aboiut the WherYouGo player for android. I was not aware of this one. I tried some time ago with the Garmin but was not very happy with teh result.

I will give it a try with this android app
by Rolli2 (6.3k points)
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Try to do some of them. At the moment the challenge for me is to find an app which is working. Is there an app for iOS or Android. All I found are outdated.
by GoD_ArnDoran (650 points)
WhereYouGo works fine on Android. On iOS, there is PiGo. There were no changes in wherigo itself for many years so even though the applications might not be updated, they work just fine.
thanks. Maybe I used the wrong app. Will check asap.
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I like where go caches as I get some nice Tour esp. in new cities. Wherigos are often like a sightseeing cache and walking through a city with Historie places.

And the form of doing the tour is mostly better than a multi.

So there should be more Wherigos and perhaps a little be easier to program them. The reverse are too easy.
by supertwinfan (19.6k points)
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I like wherigo.
There are a little wherigo in my city, and other were a lot of them that people make an art with  hundred caches and later not maintence.
Are good adventures.
by Ariberna (1.6k points)