After Action Report: NYC Special VIA NOIR Storyline Mission

It all started out with this post on the investigation board: A Clue For Tomorrow?

Aside from containing the usual daily passcodes, what it announced was much more intriguing.

It’s not too difficult to find the actual portal, but notice there has been a clock added to the portal image, indicating – combined with “evening” mentioned – a time frame between 17:00 and 19:00 local time (Sat 22:00 to Sun 00:00 UTC).

Ground teams were assembled.

Decoders and portal hunters were standing at the ready.

Then, suddenly, at 21:11 UTC the message came through: “@all Puzzles in New York missions

VIA NOIR Crossword Puzzles
(See here the original versions of the North Puzzle and South Puzzle)
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WotD IATA Airport Codes Theme – May 3 to May 13

The beautiful world of IATA airport codes has been the overarching theme of JoJo Stratton‘s WoTD posts from May 6 to May 13 2016.

Whats been distinctive about this batch is that examining the page source not only led to the usual ciphertexts but also to a series of hidden messages, hinting both at the method for solving the code and a potential upcoming Verum Inveniri story development.

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