Today 16.09.21 my Steam account becomes 9-years-old. Now it's too old to be molested by Catholics priests but it's old enough to be married by Muslims. Yay!

So I made really easy puzzle about games and cipher. There are quotes from games ciphered in different ways and you need to enter just the games names. Here's the puzzle.

Prizes? Current #1 from community wishlist - Death's Door - and some bundled stuff. 9 games for 9 questions 'cause 9 years. GAs are lvl1 and protected by basic SGT.

Solution:

Q1. "Northrop Spirit". It means B-2. The cipher is A1Z26. The encoded phrase is "youwantapieceofmeboy". Starcraft.
Q2. "It's kinda standard". The cipher is ASCII. The encoded phrase is "It's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum". Duke Nukem.
Q3. "There are 10 kind of people...". The beginning of a binary joke. The binary cipher. The encoded phrase is "I miss the internet". Left 4 Dead.
Q4. "beep beep beep boop boop boop beep beep beep". SOS in Morse code.The encoded phrase is "ifyoureallywanttoseemaryyoushouldjustdie". Silent Hill 2.
Q5. "Requiescat in Pace". It's the Bacon cipher. Both the hint and encoded phrase "itsamemario" are in Assassin's Creed 2. Yeah, it was intentionally made to fool you.
Q6. "&#x;". It's Unicode. The encoded message is 5 emojis "right arrow", "man", "wrong", "map pin" and "world map". Half-Life 2.
Q7. "I give up 🏳️". The hint tells that a message can be sent via flags. The cipher is the semaphore flags. The encoded phrase is "28stab". Detroit: Become Human.
Q8. "Try to ask white monks". White monks. The cipher is Cistercian numerals. The encoded phrase is "0451 5380 7533 9457 0512". It's door codes from Bioshock. Btw, the code "451" is kinda iconic. With variations it's in all the System Shock, Bioshock, Deus Ex and Dishonored games and many others.
Q9. It's an encoded message but not by me. Just google it.

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Bump! :3

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Bump...solved!!

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Uniquely, I seem to be stuck on only 9. Almost certainly overthinking something somewhere. Anyway, bump and thank you for the cakeday giveaway!

edit: Yep, definitely overthinking things. Solved!

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Bump for solved. Turns out I tried a faulty decoder which failed to convert the alphabet, which forced me to try more complicated codes, while I had the correct solution

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I decoded 6 and have tried tons of games but I can't figure out what game it is referencing.

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I don't want to give up on this but man, 6 and 8 are proving to be really hard. I'll bump and hope I can manage the both of them before the GAs end, but I'm not counting on it (mostly because I'm hitting bed and won't be able to use all the time left). From what I gather, I'm missing some relevant "common knowledge" trivia about games.

Edit: It's so funny when you figure out in half an hour what you didn't in 3 the previous day.

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Bump for solved.

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i'm too old for this cipht... :(

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Can you give a hint for 9? I can't be the only one stuck on that.

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well i just reveal a few of them. 4 of them.

really nice puzzle, i leave here a few hours looking and relooking the ways to Solve them.

PD. i know you dont use "re.looking", its so argento. je

thanks for the puzzle.!

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Wow. Even with solutions, I understand nothing. Oh well, such is life.

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The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world.

🍅 ahhhh. Thank you.

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