It is no wonder that Minsk is the birthplace of active urban games, which  became very popular in the former Soviet states as well some western countries and currently exist in such international networks as , , and many others. The game may have various formats but is generally about completing a sequence of missions solo or in a team in urban – often risky and hazardous – environments. There are active urban games tailored for pedestrians, cyclists or motorists. Check out the aforementioned websites for more details about the rules and procedures. Every year, Minsk hosts a large-scale urban orientation game which shows players the city from various angles ranging from the historical heritage sites to the private housing districts to industrial areas. A detailed map of Minsk is a must for players. The game has two versions: for Minskers and for participants from other cities.