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noffles
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(02-12-2013, 01:12 AM)

Crack it open, GAF.
Jest Chillin
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(02-12-2013, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by BraXzy

Think mine was a little different? IDK

Rehost to imgur or abload.de for it to work.
outunderthestars
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(02-12-2013, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

I think that might be text.

I ran it through some advanced visual cryptography software, and the text appears to say

Be sure to drink your Ovaltine
CortanaV
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(02-12-2013, 01:12 AM)
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Following this through Bungie.net. Yay, teamwork!
earvcunanan
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(02-12-2013, 01:13 AM)
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It's happening, y'all.
BraXzy
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(02-12-2013, 01:13 AM)
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Is it just me, or does the left side look like there is some major blurred text slowly revealing?

EDIT: Has anyone clicked on the instructions link?

Our sky is filled with unseen signals. Radio-frequency emissions pulse and flit and dance all around us. Yet even a singing patch of sky can be observed, and transformed into a range of frequencies.

Can you hear it? No, not yet. It has not yet arrived. But together we can receive its call.

Imagine combining the observations of thousands across the globe on an object meandering through the heavens. The resulting array would be quite large. Quite powerful. This is your task.

Alone it will not be enough. Coordination and timing is needed. Observations must be made simultaneously.

Your window will be small. Five minutes at most. But windows may be reopened. And the distance between observer pairs will be key.

There will always be limitations in clarity, so the results must be archived for study. Highly technical observers may be required. Detailed frequency analysis is recommended.

Everything that belongs to us will be ours, but only if we create the capacity to receive it.

Untalkative_Bunny
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(02-12-2013, 01:15 AM)
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If it doesn't have guns, day 1 purchase.
Hato-kun
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(02-12-2013, 01:15 AM)
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Thing on the right is a geomask? Any ideas?

kittens
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(02-12-2013, 01:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Corto

7 days countdown? Pretty close to the Playstation meeting. The PS4 reveal will deflate a bit of the hype for Destiny.

The reverse is true for me, hah.

Originally Posted by BraXzy

Is it just me, or does the left side look like there is some major blurred text slowly revealing?

Yeah, I think so, too.

Originally Posted by Untalkative_Bunny

If it doesn't have guns, day 1 purchase.

Have you seen the concept art? It's gonna have guns.
Untalkative_Bunny
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(02-12-2013, 01:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by outunderthestars

I ran it through some advanced visual cryptography software, and the text appears to say

Be sure to drink your Ovaltine

hehe good one. :)
FStop7
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(02-12-2013, 01:16 AM)
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I kind of hope it resolves to reveal dick butt
PsychoWARD23
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(02-12-2013, 01:17 AM)
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This is what I get when I click on the "v-scan" or whatever it is at the bottom.

http://alphalupi.bungie.net/Instructions.aspx
MrGreencastle
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(02-12-2013, 01:17 AM)
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The link to the instructions refer to (u, v).

Does that have to do with UV mapping?

les papillons sexuels
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(02-12-2013, 01:17 AM)

Originally Posted by Corto

7 days countdown? Pretty close to the Playstation meeting. The PS4 reveal will deflate a bit of the hype for Destiny.

7 days? i think the reveal will be before that.
TheOddOne
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(02-12-2013, 01:18 AM)
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Credits to Waiting for Destiny:

Geomancy

The Bungie Day article also included a mysterious set of seven symbols at the bottom under the filename “particles.png”:



Each symbol was also made available for use as a forum avatar on Bungie.net; one of the symbols appears inside the collar of the three Destiny shirts sold in the Bungie store:



These symbols are most likely Geomantic figures. There are sixteen total used in Geomancy, which is an ancient Arabic method of divination. I find it interesting that “in Renaissance magic, geomancy was classified as one of the seven “forbidden arts,” along with necromancy, hydromancy, aeromancy, pyromancy, chiromancy (palmistry), and spatulamancy (scapulimancy).“



Bungie.net forum members feverish tried to interpret the seven Bungie Day symbols, scouring the internet for Geomancy tutorials. Some tried to translate the symbols into binary, but the garbled results seemed to be a dead end. One user thought the symbols could be translated into a phone number, resulting in some poor soul being harassed by dozens of misguided callers trying to solve a puzzle. DeeJ quickly put an end to that wrong turn and later called off the search in the July 13th mail sack:

xNiGhThAwKx19: What can you tell us about the enigmatic symbols on both the shirts and in the Bungie Day announcement article?
DeeJ: I can tell you nothing about them that you don’t already know, tenacious investigator: They exist. You will learn more about their role in our new universe Soon™.
And, I intend to tease you with them whenever they come up in conversation. Look! There they are again…
And if you start dialing your phone while looking at that, I will kick your ass.


It seems the trail has gone cold. For now.

Charoncaori
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(02-12-2013, 01:18 AM)
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Someone post the image urls that you get from the site. Mine are both 02106099, so I'm assuming each person's is unique.
Edit: and I'm pretty sure they changed since I last checked. Maybe if more people access it they'll get clearer?
Last edited by Charoncaori; 02-12-2013 at 01:21 AM.
ashley678
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(02-12-2013, 01:18 AM)
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on the instructions page the bolded words are OCIAYTE anyone good a making words ?
Hato-kun
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(02-12-2013, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by MrGreencastle

The link to the instructions refer to (u, v).

Does that have to do with UV mapping?

This could make sense.
Jest Chillin
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(02-12-2013, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Charoncaori

Someone post the image urls that you get from the site. Mine are both 02106099, so I'm assuming each person's is unique.

Mine is the same number, so it doesn't seem to be unique.
Zeal
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(02-12-2013, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by DasMarcos

I agree with this. I'm just done with all the bs involved with marketing.

So played out with shit like this. Just show the damn game already.
noffles
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(02-12-2013, 01:21 AM)

Originally Posted by TheOddOne

Credits to Waiting for Destiny:

Super sleuth right here. Big man on campus.

FUCKIN' A.

Seriously though, we should try all of these symbols right now and see if we can compile an archive of what we actually get through it.
les papillons sexuels
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(02-12-2013, 01:21 AM)
Boma Standard Method of Measurement?

thats what comes up ehwn I search OCIAYTE
Dirtbag
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(02-12-2013, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zeal

So played out with shit like this. Just show the damn game already.

.
kittens
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(02-12-2013, 01:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zeal

So played out with shit like this. Just show the damn game already.

No way, I love stuff like this.
Muzzy
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(02-12-2013, 01:22 AM)
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Your node will remain active for 5 minutes, but may be reactivated as necessary.
Distributed, synchronous effort required.

I guess we have to repeat the action until it's filling out but since there's a 7 days countdown I doubt we'll get anything interesting today.
MrGreencastle
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(02-12-2013, 01:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by DasMarcos

I agree with this. I'm just done with all the bs involved with marketing.

Originally Posted by Zeal

So played out with shit like this. Just show the damn game already.

Lol, well Bungie fans eat this shit up. It's how they do things. I love it. They'll reveal when they're ready.
Charoncaori
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(02-12-2013, 01:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jest Chillin

Mine is the same number, so it doesn't seem to be unique.

Ah, thanks. Well there goes that line of attack, heh.
Dark_AnNiaLatOr
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(02-12-2013, 01:23 AM)
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What if this was for a possible Durango reveal on the 19th!
BeekleMatter
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(02-12-2013, 01:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne

Alright well to begin the ARG it said "Begin by aligning the day’s pattern to the light."

To do that you had to line them up in two rows, the top right symbol in this picture. So does that mean that symbol has something to do with light then?
Spongebob
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(02-12-2013, 01:24 AM)
I'm just hoping that this game isn't a MMO.
outunderthestars
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(02-12-2013, 01:24 AM)
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Does everyone's page start with the symbol "Amissio"




"Amissio in the first House signifies the sick not to live long, and sheweth a short life; signifies a man of disproportioned members of his body, and one of a wicked life and conversation, and who is marked with some notorious and remarkable defect in some part of his body, as either lame, or maimed, or the like."


Fuck. Now I am getting sucked into it.
Bony Manifesto
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(02-12-2013, 01:25 AM)
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Man. it's going to be another Halo 2 situation where the ARG is complex and intriguing but the actual game is just shooting aliens...
Spongebob
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(02-12-2013, 01:25 AM)

Originally Posted by Dark_AnNiaLatOr

What if this was for a possible Durango reveal on the 19th!

Wouldn't be surprised to see the game revealed on February 20th for the PS4.
Jtwo
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(02-12-2013, 01:26 AM)
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This is all too awesome.
Tha Robbertster
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(02-12-2013, 01:26 AM)
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The spirals that are forming kinda remind me of CT-scans before proper images are formed through algorithms.

Like this, but in this image, there's only one line.

Probably unrelated to this though.
Inorigo
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(02-12-2013, 01:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by wwm0nkey

ARG, just wait until other people figure it out.

Ah, gotcha.
Bsigg12
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(02-12-2013, 01:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Spongebob

Wouldn't be surprised to see the game revealed on February 20th for the PS4.

I would considering the legal documents that came out about their projects during the Infinity Ward/Activision/Call Of Duty fallout thing.
dragonflys545
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(02-12-2013, 01:27 AM)
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So... Is this an MMOFPS or just a regular FPS?
XANDER CAGE
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(02-12-2013, 01:27 AM)
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If the in-game lore actually involves geomancy I'm gonna flip my shit. That's badass.
Dirtbag
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(02-12-2013, 01:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by dragonflys545

So... Is this an MMOFPS or just a regular FPS?

what do you see in the picture?
Charoncaori
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(02-12-2013, 01:29 AM)
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I'm thinking that if more people access this within a five minute period of each other, more of the image will be revealed. Seems to be the only thing we can really do with the page.

So basically, keep f5ing.
dragonflys545
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(02-12-2013, 01:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dirtbag

what do you see in the picture?

MMOFPS?
Toa TAK
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(02-12-2013, 01:29 AM)
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Hurry up Monday. I'm not smart enough for all this viral stuff.
Jtwo
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(02-12-2013, 01:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by XANDER CAGE

If the in-game lore actually involves geomancy I'm gonna flip my shit. That's badass.

We're gonna be space knights.
outunderthestars
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(02-12-2013, 01:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dirtbag

what do you see in the picture?

I don't know. We need to consult our highest religious leader. Someone call.......The Doritos Pope.
noffles
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(02-12-2013, 01:31 AM)

Originally Posted by Toa TAK

Hurry up Monday. I'm not smart enough for all this viral stuff.

But, friend, it is Monday in Bungie land.
Hato-kun
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(02-12-2013, 01:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by outunderthestars

Does everyone's page start with the symbol "Amissio"

[IMG]http://the-equinox.org/vol1/no2/images/102_141.jpg[/IMG


"Amissio in the first House signifies the sick not to live long, and sheweth a short life; signifies a man of disproportioned members of his body, and one of a wicked life and conversation, and who is marked with some notorious and remarkable defect in some part of his body, as either lame, or maimed, or the like."


Fuck. Now I am getting sucked into it.

And to proceed you have to change the symbols to Populus, which also makes sense with the whole introduction thing found.
XANDER CAGE
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(02-12-2013, 01:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne

Credits to Waiting for Destiny:




I'm grasping at straws here, but maybe the seven symbols in that original post and these seven highlighted letters have something to do with each other (other than Bungie's love of seven).
MrGreencastle
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(02-12-2013, 01:37 AM)
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Our sky is filled with unseen signals. Radio-frequency emissions pulse and flit and dance all around us. Yet even a singing patch of sky can be observed, and transformed into a range of frequencies.

Can you hear it? No, not yet. It has not yet arrived. But together we can receive its call.

Imagine combining the observations of thousands across the globe on an object meandering through the heavens. The resulting array would be quite large. Quite powerful. This is your task.

Alone it will not be enough. Coordination and timing is needed. Observations must be made simultaneously.

Your window will be small. Five minutes at most. But windows may be reopened. And the distance between observer pairs will be key.

There will always be limitations in clarity, so the results must be archived for study. Highly technical observers may be required. Detailed frequency analysis is recommended.

Everything that belongs to us will be ours, but only if we create the capacity to receive it.

I bolded things that stuck out to me in the instructions.
maquiladora
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(02-12-2013, 01:37 AM)
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Woah.....what am I looking at.

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