Jumping spiders in the Holy See

From a battle entertainer in the royale court, less than weekly

The answer is two words, and will fit into the sentence, "Video games these days often contain _____ _____."


You will have to do (a small amount of) internet searching to find the answer. Also, royale is not a typo. ;)

  • $\begingroup$ Fairly sure this has something to do with rot13(onggyr eblnyr) but besides that I'm stuck! $\endgroup$
    – Grace
    Jun 27 '18 at 2:54
  • $\begingroup$ @Grace Indeed. I've edited that line to be slightly more telling what it is referring to, in particular. $\endgroup$
    – Feryll
    Jun 27 '18 at 4:58

I think the answer could be:

"Video games these days often contain weekly challenges." And all the clues pertain to Fortnite: Battle Royale which includes weekly challenges.


This fraction reduces to 5/31, which could read as May 31st - the day in 2018 that Epic Games introduced "Fortnite Week 5 Challenges" to Fortnite:Battle Royale.

Jumping spiders in the Holy See

It has been said that the ingame map is "4x the size of Vatican City" (Vatican City is The Holy See). I'm not a Fortnite player myself, but I have seen that Vatican City, Spiders, and Spiderman all feature in gamer streams, not sure if these are mods or not.

From a battle entertainer in the royale court

A reference to Battle Royale

less than weekly

A "fortnight" is 14 days, which is more than a week, and so occurs less frequently.

  • $\begingroup$ Regarding the last clue (ROT13): "sbegavtugyl" vf yrff serdhragyl guna "jrrxyl" $\endgroup$
    – F1Krazy
    Jun 27 '18 at 9:27
  • $\begingroup$ @F1Krazy Ah, see your point now, thank you. $\endgroup$
    – Astralbee
    Jun 27 '18 at 9:41
  • $\begingroup$ Creative and plausible answer, but it doesn't quite explain all the choices in words I made (hint: Jul "whzcvat fcvqref"?). I'll also say, that if I meant to indicate 5/31, I would've written reduce(15/93) ;) $\endgroup$
    – Feryll
    Jun 27 '18 at 19:31
  • $\begingroup$ ROT13: 5:31 znl or 5z31f vagb n ivqrb nobhg Sbegavgr:Onggyr Eblnyr. Gur "ragregnvare" znl or n Wrfgre? V ybbxrq gb frr vs gurer ner nal jryy xabja cynlref/fgernzref pnyyrq Wrfgre gung znl unir ivqrbf. Gurer ner n srj Sbegavgr ivqrbf nobhg "ingvpna" (ubyl frr) ohg V qba'g trg gur ersreraprf fb V'yy tvir hc naq yrg fbzrbar ryfr fbyir guvf. $\endgroup$
    – Astralbee
    Jun 27 '18 at 20:58

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