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Ultimate Quest was founded in 2019 by a creatively frustrated bloke sat on a train to London (that's me, Charlie). I really loved what I did for a living, designing games and puzzles for escape rooms and the like but never felt truly fulfilled.

One day, whilst embarking on a long train journey to a meeting in London, I contemplated buying a book of puzzles to entertain me on the journey and hopefully fuel my creative juices that day. Upon entering the newsagents at the station I found nothing but sudoku and crossword books, not the captivating and engaging puzzle books I imagined would exist. So I found myself on that train journey - and the way back - devising my own. This eventually became 'Make Puzzles Great Again' which was released that July.

From then I worked on (often scribbling into notebooks in my back pocket at another job) other books including 'Facsimile' and 'The Paper Labyrinth'. The latter really taking off and opening up my books to a much wider audience, which I am grateful has allowed me to focus on this as some of my primary work.

I'm striving to create a truly exciting array of games and puzzle books for all ages that are both affordable and captivating. I really love what I do and I hope you can enjoy the many puzzles coming your way!

Charlie :)

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