Welcome to Madmen & Heroes

Join us if you yearn to disentangle mysteries, puzzles, ciphers and all matters of confounding and mystifying enigmas. Each month, we will submit to you a story rooted in historic events where you will have to meet a series of challenges by solving the mysteries that lie within.  

So, step into our parlor and relax for a bit. We have a tale to spin for you…. 


A puzzle subscription adventure

How to Play The Resystance


Sign up and await your first package. It will arrive in plain brown packaging so as not to set off alarms. Open it carefully, you will find all sorts of artifacts, photographs, letters and hands-on puzzles within. 

Dive In

Prepare to be immersed in a challenging, exciting setting in history! Your monthly box is full of puzzles and ciphers built upon incredible, real-life stories of resistance.  History has much to teach you. 

Be Rewarded

At the conclusion of each box, you will get additional information about the historical resistance effort that the story was based on.


Specialized rank for Resystors who are not yet committed to the cause but want to know more.  

  • $29.50/mo
  • Cancel any time
  •  Receive one box


Full basic training course.  Learn invaluable skills of cryptography and elusion.  Every success gets you one step closer to defeating the dark forces. 

  • $28.50/mo 
  • Prepay for savings! 
  • Receive three boxes


For the committed Resystor.  Not for the faint of heart or the weak of mind.  This rank requires unparalleled focus and determination.

  • $27.50/mo
  • Pay up front for savings!
  • Receive six boxes

I want to sign up! How much does it cost?

You pay only the fees listed. Shipping is a flat $5/box and there are no other costs! ($15 flat rate to Canada)

When can I expect to be billed for my subscription?

Subscriptions are available on a one, three, or six-month cycle. You’ll pay for your first cycle when you order a new subscription. After that, you’ll be on a recurring billing cycle that matches your subscription and renews on the last day of each cycle.   

When will I receive my mystery package?

All of our monthly boxes ship during the last week of the month. Shipping times vary depending on your location. 

Does the mystery continue from month to month?

Each month is a stand-alone story that you can enjoy by itself. The individual mysteries do not need to go in a particular order and you can start at any time. 

If I change my mind, can I cancel?

You can cancel or suspend your subscription at any time. You will not be charged for any more subscription cycles until you reactivate your account. 

Is everything needed to solve the mystery in the box?

In addition to what is in the box, you will need a way to connect to the internet. There will be online activities and if you are anything like us, you will want to do your research and find out more about these fascinating people and their stories.  

"All I ask of our brethren is, that they will take their feet from off our necks and permit us to stand upright on that ground which God destined us to occupy"

-Sarah Grimke