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=ArmA3 Community ARG - 2013=
 
=ArmA3 Community ARG - 2013=
  
Welcome to the Community ARG-2013 intiated by SarahniRadio and Jerry Hopper.
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'''Welcome to the Community ARG-2013 intiated by SarahniRadio and Jerry Hopper.'''
  
ARG: [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Reality_Game Alternate Reality Game]
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Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Bohemia Interactive Studio Forums:
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[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?146797-ArmA-3-new-ARG-Things-we-know-so-far ArmA 3: new ARG - Things we know so far]
  
previous ArmA3 ARG: [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?119602-Pre-announcement-ARG-answers-to-questions-discussion&highlight=ARG+Announcement Pre-announcement ARG answers to questions discussion]
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Tom Larkin, one of the Larkin brothers has been digging in his father's past.
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In a recent attic cleanup Tom found and unsend letter, which he is determined to deliver.
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'''Wil Tom find the people who knew his father in his youth?
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and who is that mysterious girl from the postcard?'''
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Follow Tom in his travel to the Aegean where he'll spend his adventurous vacation on Altis and Stratis.
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[[Armaverse Timeline]]
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What's an ARG?:
  
==The ARG==
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ARG: [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Reality_Game Alternate Reality Game]
*by: [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
 
  
This website is part of a Alternate reality game for the Arma 3 community organized by SahraniRadio.
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previous ArmA3 ARG:
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[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?119602-Pre-announcement-ARG-answers-to-questions-discussion&highlight=ARG+Announcement Pre-announcement ARG answers to questions discussion]
  
The ARG consists of a story of several episodes. Each episode contains clues and objectives to unlock the next episode.
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=The ARG=
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==timeline - detected stuff==
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* [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3]
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** '''login: jerryhopper or melteme''', [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etesian Etesian -> Melteme]
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** message for Jerry Hopper
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** no PW
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** methode for the login: http://www.reddit.com/r/arma/comments/1952ok/possible_arma_3_arg_more_in_comments/c8l07rd
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* [ftp://ofpr.info/ FTP OFPR.info]
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** with different files and folders
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* [[Armaverse Timeline]]
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* [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] is located at Mike 26 B(ravo)
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* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] prepare for a trip to Altis, RandalHubb92, Mike 26B
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* planned construction of Mike26B
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* '''Mike26B''':a Nato radar-post in the Aegean area close to Altis.
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* morse Code on SharahniRadio:
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** MSG1 = ANDARTIKO VA INTELLIGENSE IS COMING - BE READY VA
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** MSG2 = VA ANDARTIKO 39.464764 24.986338 STAND BY FOR INTEL ANDARTIKO OUT
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** '''AndArtIKO''' is probably the Greek word "αντάρτικο" tranlating to partisan.
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** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Resistance#Resistance_in_the_mountains_-_Andartiko  Resistance in the mountains - Andartiko]
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** something about recieving an intelligence from guerillias
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** VA could be related to Virginia - CIA Headquater, in relation to [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
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[[File:Ss20130224at112121.jpg|thumb|Nikos Sialmas Monument]]
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** removing the letters, leads to '''39.46764,24.9833''' [https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=39.46764,24.9833&hl=en&sll=39.46764,24.9833&sspn=0.225018,0.528374&t=m&z=12 google maps]
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** southern location at Stratis , near Nikos Sialmas Monument
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* PurePassion's (BIForum member) location changed several times: Spctrm_tst=1, Rcvr_bndwth_tst=1, X.25=1
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** [http://www.ieee.li/pdf/essay/receiver_v_sa.pdf EMI Measurement]
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** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.25 X.25]
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** something '''M26Bravo''' - related ?
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* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] posted a new pic (below)
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** Δαβίδ = David
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** συντριβάνι = fountain
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** David Fountain
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** [https://twitter.com/FoltynD David Fountain BIS Developer]
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** '''David Fountain''' is the name of the person he is going to meet - that's a business card.
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** Room 1530 -> 15:30 ?
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* the wreck of a ship and osprey V22 may a part of the ARG
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** [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] in relation to twitter post: https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92/status/307530080509382657
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* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] is going to meet [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] at '''Nikos Sialmas Monument'''
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** meeting in the resaurant of '''the Lighthouse'''
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** arrival on 5'th of March
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** photoshoped picture:
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*** Travel Card:T. Larkin ,Exp date 9/14
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*** Airticket: Gate 14, "LARKIN/TOM MR", "1 MAR", "596287901578-1","LARKIN TOM","01/3/2013","SEQUENCE NO: 3"
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* IONis involved in somewhat: https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92/status/307531282286530560
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* Public Law 83-703, the Atomic Energy Act of 1954
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* new morse signal: "DE ANDARTIKO VA CYBER INTELLIGENCE TEAM IS COMING TUESDAY VA THE PACKAGE NEEDS TO BE EXTRACTED FROM MIKE26 VA MUST ACT BEFORE ALL DIGITAL TRAILS WILL BE WIPED STOP"
  
In this ARG, there are real prizes to win. You can win them by  unlocking an episode or solving  certain mysteries.
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==Questions/tasks ==
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* @ [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3] login: melteme, pw: ?
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* @ [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3] login: jerryhopper, pw: ?
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* ftp login: melteme, pw: ?
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* what's at 39.46764,24.9833
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* Alpha tasks
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** check the 'Nikos Stavros' monument (presumably the Molon Lave thing) - 39.465742, 24.986343 ( https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=39....04128&t=h&z=16 )
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** check the grids on the morse code - 39.46764,24.9833 ( https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=39....28374&t=m&z=12 )
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** check the local restaurant - most likely at the location of the phone number on the console - 39.540099,24.988142 ( https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=39....04128&t=h&z=17 )
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** check the restaurant at 39.540099,24.988142
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** go diving and search the wrecks for Nikos Stavros
  
This website/blog, contains the main storyline of the ARG.
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==conclusions==
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* RandalHubb92 tried to bring the guerilla together with the CIA to fight against the IRANs
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* accident with a ship near Mike26B
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* something at 39.46764,24.9833 seems related to the ARG
  
''Why?''
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==Characters links and twitter==
 
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*[[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] - [https://twitter.com/Tom__Larkin twitter Tom Larkin] - [http://altis-quest.com/ Tom Larkin Blog]
Why not? Arma 3 is a fun game, and along this story you’ll learn more about the game, until its final release.
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*[[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] - [https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92 twitter RandalHubb92]
 
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*[[Scott Miller92|Scott Miller92]] - [https://twitter.com/Scott_Miller92 twitter Scott_Miller92]
''How can you participate?''
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* David Fountain - [https://twitter.com/FoltynD twitter David Fountain (BIS Developer)]
You already are!  By reading this website and carefully following clues that are revealed in this blog you are participating.
 
Interact with Tom or other characters and websites, in order to help Tom out. Sometimes, the answer to Toms questions can only be found  if you have played the Alpha version of Arma 3, and sometimes the answers lie in cleverly linking clues revealed along the course of the ARG.
 
  
By helping Tom out, you might unlock the next step in the Altis Quest and win one of the prizes!
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==Links==
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* more about the ARG: [http://altis-quest.com/?page_id=17 altis-quest]
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* [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?146797-ArmA-3-new-ARG-Things-we-know-so-far ArmA 3: new ARG - Things we know so far]
  
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===the beginning===
''How long does this ARG last?''
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*[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?146785-New-ArmA-3-ARG-started&highlight=ARG+Announcement New ArmA 3 ARG started?]
The story lasts several months, despite depending how resourceful the contestants are, the ARG could end two weeks faster at most.
 
 
  
DISCLAIMER :
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*Server spotting @ Gamespy
All characters and situations in this story are all fictional, however – you might find references to real ingame content of past and future games from Bohemia Interactive. This ARG is solely created by some community-members with no commercial gain. Any form of cooperation with Bohemia Interactive cannot be  denied or confirmed.
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** [http://tools.poweredbygamespy.com/masterserver/index.aspx?gamename=arma3pc poweredbygamespy]
  
Content disclaimer :
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[[File:Ss_(2013-02-24_at_09.57.02).png|thumb|Login at m26.node-42.rv4a3.org]]
The nature of an ARG is mixing reality with fiction, therefore all references to commercial products, brands or trademarks are purely based on real life use. No advertising intended. All rights belong to their respective owners.
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* M26.node.rv4a3
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** [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3]
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** a -> Alpha
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** M 26 -> [[Mike 26A/B|Mike 26A/B]]
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** Node 42 -> Hitchhikers guide to Galixy - utimate answer
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** rv4 -> Real Virtual Engine 4
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** a3 -> ArmA3
  
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*WarGames
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** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WarGames WarGames]
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** the ARG is partly based on parts of these story
  
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*WOPR
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** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOPR WOPR is a fictional military supercomputer]
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** It is an acronym for '''W'''ar '''O'''peration '''P'''lan '''R'''esponse
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** W.O.P.R. is a form of artificial intelligence, programmed to play numerous strategy and war games, including one called Global Thermonuclear War, the purpose being to enable itself to optimally respond to any possible enemy nuclear attack.
  
==Webpages:==
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*sahraniradio.com Live Stream
Server spotting @ Gamespy
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** [http://sahraniradio.com/radioplayer/ sahraniradio.com Live Stream]
* [http://tools.poweredbygamespy.com/masterserver/index.aspx?gamename=arma3pc poweredbygamespy]
 
  
[[File:Ss_(2013-02-24_at_09.57.02).png|thumb|Login at m26.node-42.rv4a3.org]]M26.node.rv4a3
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===ArmA universe===
* [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3]  
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*altis-quest
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** [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
* M 26 -> Mike 26
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** Webblog of the fictoral character of [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
* Node 42 -> Hitchhikers guide to Galixy - utimate answer
 
* rv4 -> Real Virtual Engine 4
 
* a3 -> ArmA3
 
  
altis-quest
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*ION INC
* [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
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** [http://www.ion-inc.com/ ION INC]
* Webblog of the fictoral character of [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
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** ARG PMC DLC by BIS
 
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** M26 seems to be an ION Computer - connected to [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
ION INC
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** [http://www.ion-inc.com/client special Clientlogin]
* [http://www.ion-inc.com/ ION INC]
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*** different users/clients
* ARG PMC DLC by BIS
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*** guba/dentist
 
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*** maybe related to the ArmA3 universe
==timeline==
 
*  
 
* [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] is located at Mike 26 Bravo
 
 
 
 
 
==Characters:==
 
*[[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] - [https://twitter.com/Tom__Larkin twitter Tom Larkin]
 
*[[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] - [https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92 twitter RandalHubb92]
 
*[[Scott Miller92|Scott Miller92]] - [https://twitter.com/Scott_Miller92 twitter Scott_Miller92]
 
  
 
==Greek myth - history==
 
==Greek myth - history==
* [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molon_labe Monon Labe]
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* [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molon_labe Molon Labe]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Thermopylae Battle of Thermopylae]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Thermopylae Battle of Thermopylae]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparta Sparta]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparta Sparta]
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* Nikos Sialmas Monument
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* Melteme
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** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etesian Etesian]
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** Philip II of Macedon used the existence of these winds to his advantage in military campaigns: enemy ships from the south travelling north went much slower during the summer months. I'm being thick here - where is the metaphor?
  
 
==media==
 
==media==
[[File:BEBViaKCcAAaRwg.png_large.png|thumb|twitter post by [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]]]
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* Screenshots for detections
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<gallery>File:BEBViaKCcAAaRwg.png_large.png|twitter post by [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
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File:BECJl0fCEAAujMM.jpg_large.jpg|twitter post by [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
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File:BECfqzmCUAA_a7S.jpg_large.jpg|twitter post by [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
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File:Ticket_greece-300x225.png|Original Ticket|by [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
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File:25871935.jpg|edited Ticket
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File:Ss20130224at112121.jpg|Nikos Sialmas Monument
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File:BETbKqQCMAAkhSQ.jpg_large.jpg|ArmA3 Coverart - Relation to Mike26B?</gallery>
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* Limnos Readion:
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** [http://altis-quest.com:8000/limnosradio.m3u Limnos Radio Live Stream]
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==places==
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<gallery>File:Web_stratis_map_overview1.jpg|Stratis
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File:Kae4T0v.png|Stratis - editor
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File:Bigimage.jpg|Stratis - real 3D</gallery>
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* Stratis
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** Location of Mike 26 Alpha/Beta(Bravo?)
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** Radarbase
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* Nikos Sialmas Monument
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* Altis

Latest revision as of 19:11, 2 March 2013

ArmA3 Community ARG - 2013

Welcome to the Community ARG-2013 intiated by SarahniRadio and Jerry Hopper.

Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Bohemia Interactive Studio Forums: ArmA 3: new ARG - Things we know so far


Tom Larkin, one of the Larkin brothers has been digging in his father's past. In a recent attic cleanup Tom found and unsend letter, which he is determined to deliver. Wil Tom find the people who knew his father in his youth? and who is that mysterious girl from the postcard? Follow Tom in his travel to the Aegean where he'll spend his adventurous vacation on Altis and Stratis.


What's an ARG?:

ARG: Alternate Reality Game

previous ArmA3 ARG: Pre-announcement ARG answers to questions discussion

The ARG

timeline - detected stuff

Nikos Sialmas Monument
    • removing the letters, leads to 39.46764,24.9833 google maps
    • southern location at Stratis , near Nikos Sialmas Monument
  • PurePassion's (BIForum member) location changed several times: Spctrm_tst=1, Rcvr_bndwth_tst=1, X.25=1
  • Tom Larkin posted a new pic (below)
    • Δαβίδ = David
    • συντριβάνι = fountain
    • David Fountain
    • David Fountain BIS Developer
    • David Fountain is the name of the person he is going to meet - that's a business card.
    • Room 1530 -> 15:30 ?
  • the wreck of a ship and osprey V22 may a part of the ARG
  • Tom Larkin is going to meet RandalHubb92 at Nikos Sialmas Monument
    • meeting in the resaurant of the Lighthouse
    • arrival on 5'th of March
    • photoshoped picture:
      • Travel Card:T. Larkin ,Exp date 9/14
      • Airticket: Gate 14, "LARKIN/TOM MR", "1 MAR", "596287901578-1","LARKIN TOM","01/3/2013","SEQUENCE NO: 3"
  • IONis involved in somewhat: https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92/status/307531282286530560
  • Public Law 83-703, the Atomic Energy Act of 1954
  • new morse signal: "DE ANDARTIKO VA CYBER INTELLIGENCE TEAM IS COMING TUESDAY VA THE PACKAGE NEEDS TO BE EXTRACTED FROM MIKE26 VA MUST ACT BEFORE ALL DIGITAL TRAILS WILL BE WIPED STOP"

Questions/tasks

conclusions

  • RandalHubb92 tried to bring the guerilla together with the CIA to fight against the IRANs
  • accident with a ship near Mike26B
  • something at 39.46764,24.9833 seems related to the ARG

Characters links and twitter

Links

the beginning

Login at m26.node-42.rv4a3.org
  • M26.node.rv4a3
    • m26.node-42.rv4a3
    • a -> Alpha
    • M 26 -> Mike 26A/B
    • Node 42 -> Hitchhikers guide to Galixy - utimate answer
    • rv4 -> Real Virtual Engine 4
    • a3 -> ArmA3
  • WarGames
    • WarGames
    • the ARG is partly based on parts of these story
  • WOPR
    • WOPR is a fictional military supercomputer
    • It is an acronym for War Operation Plan Response
    • W.O.P.R. is a form of artificial intelligence, programmed to play numerous strategy and war games, including one called Global Thermonuclear War, the purpose being to enable itself to optimally respond to any possible enemy nuclear attack.

ArmA universe

  • ION INC

Greek myth - history

  • Molon Labe
  • Battle of Thermopylae
  • Sparta
  • Nikos Sialmas Monument
  • Melteme
    • Etesian
    • Philip II of Macedon used the existence of these winds to his advantage in military campaigns: enemy ships from the south travelling north went much slower during the summer months. I'm being thick here - where is the metaphor?

media

  • Screenshots for detections

places

  • Stratis
    • Location of Mike 26 Alpha/Beta(Bravo?)
    • Radarbase
  • Nikos Sialmas Monument
  • Altis