A MESSAGE FROM H.M. KERES THE VIIth
This is Keres VII of the Iron Star Company, ally to the Rebellion.
In our previous attack on VEGA's research facilities, my operatives successfully obtained a cache of secret documents. We were hoping the documents would contain information on VEGA's future plans.
At the time, the cache was sealed and its contents inaccessible, but thanks to the tireless work of our espionage specialists, we have been able to retrieve one of the documents without damaging it.
I have attached the document to this message. As you will see, much of the document is redacted. An uncensored version of the document is available, but protected by a keyword. It is my belief that the keyword is located within the document itself.
If you find the keyword, I'm willing to provide a reward of 1000 credits and a ship from the royal Iron Star fleet for the uncensored document. This offer is valid for the first person to provide a picture of the uncensored document, the keyword and how you decoded it.
We will attempt to retrieve the second document as soon as possible.
Keres R. I.
This can't be opened via mobile...
THREECHINS - it's hexidecimal
This contest is unfayr for the mobile players the document cannot be opened by via mobil
Wow that was fast. Civilbore ftw
Can someone explain the way to get to the result?
I am a living failure when it comes to math lol
how you decoded it:
Number in document | Decoded | Unicode
I'm being lenient because this is the first one. I'm going to be a lot more strict on rules next time. I'll contact both the winners when I get in the office tomorrow. Take the time to decide what ISC ship you want.
I can't believe you guys got it so fast. We're going to have to go harder next time. While you're waiting, you should read that doc, there's some interesting story in there...
First year of #Uni, had to learn to code using ASCII. Horrible experience, but seems to have finally paid off
What ship do they get? Is it one that others can obtain, or something like the blood raven that only one (or in this case, 2) people have
PDF's opened just fine on iOS... Cannot believe in Vega-Age... Still not a paperless society
In "Dune" physical translation of information is usual. It's more secure than radio-based
but it's great that there's some kind of lore being implemented this way.
still, there should be at least 1 day announcement before such things happen.