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'''Welcome to the Community ARG-2013 intiated by SarahniRadio and Jerry Hopper.'''
 
'''Welcome to the Community ARG-2013 intiated by SarahniRadio and Jerry Hopper.'''
  
Stay tuned for the latest updates:
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Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Bohemia Interactive Studio Forums:
[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.BIF ]
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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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Tom Larkin, one of the Larkin brothers has been digging in his father's past.
 
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.
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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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==ARG related Links==
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What's an ARG?:
  
 
ARG: [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Reality_Game Alternate Reality Game]
 
ARG: [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Reality_Game Alternate Reality Game]
  
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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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==
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=The ARG=
* more about the ARG: [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
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==timeline - detected stuff==
* [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.BIF ]
 
 
 
==Webpages==
 
 
 
===the beginning===
 
[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?146785-New-ArmA-3-ARG-started&highlight=ARG+Announcement New ArmA 3 ARG started?]
 
 
 
Server spotting @ Gamespy
 
* [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
 
 
* [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3]  
 
* [http://m26.node-42.rv4a3.org/ m26.node-42.rv4a3]  
* a -> Alpha
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** '''login: jerryhopper or melteme''', [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etesian Etesian -> Melteme]  
* M 26 -> Mike 26
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** message for Jerry Hopper
* Node 42 -> Hitchhikers guide to Galixy - utimate answer
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** no PW
* rv4 -> Real Virtual Engine 4
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** methode for the login: http://www.reddit.com/r/arma/comments/1952ok/possible_arma_3_arg_more_in_comments/c8l07rd
* a3 -> ArmA3
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* [ftp://ofpr.info/ FTP OFPR.info]
 
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** with different files and folders
WarGames
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WarGames WarGames]
 
* the ARG is partly based on parts of these story
 
 
 
Limnos Radio Live Stream
 
* [http://sahraniradio.com/radioplayer/ sahraniradio.com Live Stream]
 
 
 
===story telling===
 
altis-quest
 
* [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
 
* Webblog of the fictoral character of [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
 
 
 
ION INC
 
* [http://www.ion-inc.com/ ION INC]
 
* ARG PMC DLC by BIS
 
* M26 seems to be a ION Computer - connected to [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
 
 
 
==timeline==
 
 
* [[Armaverse Timeline]]
 
* [[Armaverse Timeline]]
* [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] is located at Mike 26 Bravo
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* [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] is located at Mike 26 B(ravo)
 
* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] prepare for a trip to Altis, RandalHubb92, Mike 26B
 
* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] prepare for a trip to Altis, RandalHubb92, Mike 26B
* Planned construction of Mike26B
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* planned construction of Mike26B
* Mike26B:a Nato radar-post in the Aegean area close to Altis.
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* '''Mike26B''':a Nato radar-post in the Aegean area close to Altis.
* Morse Code on Limnos Radio: '''IE AndArtIKO VA Intelligence Is Coming - Be Ready VA". "IE AndArtIKO'''
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* morse Code on SharahniRadio:
** AndArtIKO is probably the Greek word "αντάρτικο" tranlating to partisan.  
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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.  
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Resistance#Resistance_in_the_mountains_-_Andartiko  Resistance in the mountains - Andartiko]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Resistance#Resistance_in_the_mountains_-_Andartiko  Resistance in the mountains - Andartiko]
 
** something about recieving an intelligence from guerillias
 
** something about recieving an intelligence from guerillias
 
** VA could be related to Virginia - CIA Headquater, in relation to [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
 
** VA could be related to Virginia - CIA Headquater, in relation to [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
* further encoded messages :  
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[[File:Ss20130224at112121.jpg|thumb|Nikos Sialmas Monument]]
**EA AndArtIKO 39E Ä46E : 64 24ÄT98TS33M I STAnN By U Or InT L AndE RTIKO Out
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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]
**TA And TRTIKMT 39E Ä46E : 64 24ÄT98T I33MI STAnN By U Or InT L AndE RTIKO Out
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** southern location at Stratis , near Nikos Sialmas Monument
**And TRTIKMT 39E Ä46E : 64 24ÄT98TI33M I STAnN By U Or InT L AndE RTIKO Out
 
**AnN TRTIKNT 39 Ä46E : 65 24L E98T I33M I STAnt By U WR InT D AndE RTIKG Out
 
**AnN RTIKNT 39 Ä46E : 65 24Ä E98T I33N I STAnt By U WR InT D AndE RTIKO Out
 
**AnN TRTIKNT 39 Ä46E : 65 24Ä E98T I33M I STAnt By U WR InT D AndE RTIKO Out
 
**EA AnN TRTIKNT 39 Ä46E : 65 24Ä E98T I33M I STAnt By U WR InT D AndE RTIKO Out
 
**ndETRTIKZ 39E ··***·***46II764 24+A98633MD Stand By For InT L AndArtIK  EMT Out
 
**TN TTETNTIKZ 39EÄ46II764 24+A98633MS Stand By For InT L AndArtIKO Out
 
**ndArtIKMI 39 Ä46E E764 24ÄT98TS33M I STAnN By For InT L AndE RTIK
 
*second encoded message:
 
**AndArtIKO 39E Ä46E E764 24ÄT98TS33M Stand By For Intel AndArtIKO Out
 
**AndArtIKO 39E Ä46E E764 24ÄT98T I33M Stand By For Intel AndArtIKO Out
 
**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]
 
**southern location at Stratis
 
 
* PurePassion's (BIForum member) location changed several times: Spctrm_tst=1, Rcvr_bndwth_tst=1, X.25=1
 
* PurePassion's (BIForum member) location changed several times: Spctrm_tst=1, Rcvr_bndwth_tst=1, X.25=1
 
** [http://www.ieee.li/pdf/essay/receiver_v_sa.pdf EMI Measurement]
 
** [http://www.ieee.li/pdf/essay/receiver_v_sa.pdf EMI Measurement]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.25 X.25]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.25 X.25]
** something M26Bravo - related ?
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** something '''M26Bravo''' - related ?
* Tom_Larkin posted a new pic
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* [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] posted a new pic (below)
 
** Δαβίδ = David
 
** Δαβίδ = David
 
** συντριβάνι = fountain
 
** συντριβάνι = fountain
 
** David Fountain
 
** David Fountain
 
** [https://twitter.com/FoltynD David Fountain BIS Developer]
 
** [https://twitter.com/FoltynD David Fountain BIS Developer]
** David Fountain is the name of the person he is going to meet - that's a business card.
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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"
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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
  
 
==conclusions==
 
==conclusions==
* the encioded message implifises that RandalHubb92 tried to bring the guerillias together with the CIA to fight against the IRANs
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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
  
==Characters:==
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==Characters links and twitter==
*[[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] - [https://twitter.com/Tom__Larkin twitter Tom Larkin]
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*[[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]] - [https://twitter.com/Tom__Larkin twitter Tom Larkin] - [http://altis-quest.com/ Tom Larkin Blog]
 
*[[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] - [https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92 twitter RandalHubb92]
 
*[[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]] - [https://twitter.com/RandalHubb92 twitter RandalHubb92]
 
*[[Scott Miller92|Scott Miller92]] - [https://twitter.com/Scott_Miller92 twitter Scott_Miller92]
 
*[[Scott Miller92|Scott Miller92]] - [https://twitter.com/Scott_Miller92 twitter Scott_Miller92]
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* David Fountain - [https://twitter.com/FoltynD twitter David Fountain (BIS Developer)]
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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===
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*[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?146785-New-ArmA-3-ARG-started&highlight=ARG+Announcement New ArmA 3 ARG started?]
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*Server spotting @ Gamespy
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** [http://tools.poweredbygamespy.com/masterserver/index.aspx?gamename=arma3pc poweredbygamespy]
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[[File:Ss_(2013-02-24_at_09.57.02).png|thumb|Login at m26.node-42.rv4a3.org]]
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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.
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*sahraniradio.com Live Stream
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** [http://sahraniradio.com/radioplayer/ sahraniradio.com Live Stream]
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===ArmA universe===
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*altis-quest
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** [http://altis-quest.com/ altis-quest]
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** Webblog of the fictoral character of [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
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*ION INC
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** [http://www.ion-inc.com/ ION INC]
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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]]
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** [http://www.ion-inc.com/client special Clientlogin]
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*** different users/clients
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*** guba/dentist
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*** maybe related to the ArmA3 universe
  
 
==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
[[File:BECJl0fCEAAujMM.jpg_large.jpg|thumb|Add caption here]]
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<gallery>File:BEBViaKCcAAaRwg.png_large.png|twitter post by [[RandalHubb92|RandalHubb92]]
[[File:BECfqzmCUAA_a7S.jpg_large.jpg|thumb|Add caption here]]
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File:BECJl0fCEAAujMM.jpg_large.jpg|twitter post by [[Tom Larkin|Tom Larkin]]
* [http://altis-quest.com:8000/limnosradio.m3u Limnos Radio Live Stream]
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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]
  
==Stratis==
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==places==
[[File:Web_stratis_map_overview1.jpg|thumb|Add caption here]]
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<gallery>File:Web_stratis_map_overview1.jpg|Stratis
* Location of Mike 26 Alpha/Beta(Bravo?)
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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