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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Code Broken

Thanks to ^Drag0n^ for sending along a summary of the current state of the coded message from Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and apologies to those who helped suss this out if they have not received due credit (I'm guessing gaming.reddit had a hand in it). From the look and sound of things, we won't really know what this is all about until Sunday:

The background image on has GPS coordinates in its header. If you use Google maps to locate the coordinates, they lead to Ayers Rock.

Ayers Rock is also known as "Uluru".

The Morse code is "11m13clinic".

Using "uluru" / "11m13clinic" as the L/P when clicking on the illuminati all seeing eye in at yields this image:

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29. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Code Broken Aug 31, 2011, 00:41 ForgedReality
^Drag0n^ wrote on Aug 30, 2011, 23:59:
ForgedReality wrote on Aug 30, 2011, 20:57:

That 133lltower site is made up entirely of 25x25 pixel blocks with background images in them. Holy fuck. Why? Are some of them going to be clickable? O.o

edit - or rather, it's one background image used as a sprite and each block just shifts the background image to the right spot.

Why did they do that?

I believe they did that such that enterprising people that are versed in how to deconstruct websites couldn't just download the final image. Encrypting it in a tile form made it such that you had to get the L/P correct to activate the image shift.

Pretty damn clever. This would have taken a few days if not for twitter, Reddit, and the DXHR forums. Was a true community effort.

Power of the Internet. Truly awesome.


I think they did it more for effect than anything. If you're able to figure out the password, it's even easier to figure out the image from just spending 2 minutes looking at the script. You don't even need to log in to see the image behind the first one.
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