Cicada_3301

Stumbled upon Cicada in January, during exam studies for Linear Algebra, so I could then not put some real effort or/and time exploring it.

Hera are though some first pictures and links of the online adventure.

The logotype

Cicada Everyhere

Cicada_3301

First message

If you open this jpg-file in a text-editor (such as Norepad++ for Windows) you will get surprised by the content of the last line.

Cicada_3001_Final_2012

Cicada 3301, first message 2012

Current Quest

Here is the story about current ( of year 2014) quest:

http://the-cicada-puzzles.wikia.com/wiki/2014_Recruitment_Puzzle

A magic square used:

Magic square

Magic square

Interpreted via the Vingenere square

Vigenere-square

Vigenere-square

was a book schiffer decoded on January 31 – 2014

eschers eye

eschers eye

It yielded this onion:

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the last piece in the quest, so far …

 

 

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