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Momotaro and the Ogre 

  • Average Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Created by: The Wherigo Media Group
  • Submitted by: Premium Member J2B2
  • Start at:  N 37° 19.297 W 121° 51.623
  • Location: California, United States
  • Play Time: Less than 1 hour
  • Date Added: 1/25/2008 10:55 AM
  • Last Updated: 4/11/2008 3:22 PM
  • Downloads: 212
  • Completions: 15

Join Momotaro and his friends on their quest to defeat the Ogre.

About This Cartridge

The story of Momotaro is a folk tale that originated from the city of Okayama, Japan. Okayama is one of San Jose's sister cities, and the Japanese Friendship Garden was built in honor of this.

Momotaro, the Peach Boy, is leaving home to defeat the Ogre. Along the way he will need to enlist help from several friends in hopes of destroying the terrorizing Ogre.

Go to the House to start the adventure!

This is an open source cartridge. We have included a text file in the "download source" section to help builders and players become more familiar with this cartridge. 

Starting Location

The South entrance to the Japanese Friendship Garden at Kelley Park in San Jose, CA. 

Recent Cartridge Logs:

Groundspeak Premium Member halhal played it on 6/27/2015

Rating: 4 stars

My first wherigo. This was a fun thing to do. I loaded this on my Garmin 550. I tried doing it on my Garmin 650, but I couldn't easily find how to use it. Since the 550 has the the Wherigo clearly marked, it made more sense to use it.

It took me some poking around to see how I had to do things, but I learned as I went along.

I enjoyed walking around the park and seeing some parts of it that I had not seen when I visited here oh so many years ago. One small frustration was that I was at the last step to fight the ogre and I hit the wrong button and I accidentally exited the game without saving. I started over again, but things went much quicker since I knew what to do along the way. I got to the end and here I am logging it.

TFTW (Thanks For The Wherigo).


Groundspeak Premium Member samuelleonard played it on 2/6/2013

Rating: 4 stars

I think I did it sometime on February. It was my first completed Wherigo cache, it was very fun to do with my sister. TFTC.


Groundspeak Premium Member dandm played it on 10/20/2012


We don't come here too often so this was a good excuse to revisit a place we always enjoy. The cartridge was very well done. We hadn't been aware of this folktale - thanks for the adventure.


Groundspeak Premium Member Jellotrees+Flutterby played it on 7/17/2011


This was our first time visiting the Gardens. Thanks for taking us to all of the sites.


Groundspeak Premium Member duckeylee played it on 5/7/2011

Rating: 4 stars

Just figured out one can write logs on Wherigos. Played this one to the finish on 5/7/11. For some reason even though I've finished my Droid II Global WhereYouGo app won't save a GWS file. I have a GWC and an OWS, but nothing that the upload will recognize as completed. Anyway, born and raised in San Jose, I have been coming to this garden forever. Brought dZogchen with me, and we had a fun time meeting the friends and fighting the Ogre.


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