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User is offline   Ninety-Six 

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After 24 years I doubt I'm the first person to notice this, but it's news to me at least. I decided to spin up DC for about the 8,765th time, but this time play it real slow and take my time with it. It's something I do every once in a while to appreciate some of the details I tend to overlook on my normal blast-through-and-kick-ass style of play. And even though it's not my first time doing this, it is apparently the first time I bothered to look at the graffiti in any detail.

Attached Image: duke0036.png

There's what looks to be binary code above the "MSG". I tried to transliterate it, but the texture quality is too poor around the G to make out. Has anyone else seen this? Does anyone know if it translates out to anything?

This post has been edited by Ninety-Six: 29 April 2021 - 04:45 PM

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User is offline   Hank 

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I used this to go from binary to letters
https://lingojam.com/BinarytoEnglish

This is the code I gathered from the image ...
10101011
01010101
01010010
11101011
01111010
01001101
01001010

Result: «URëzMJ

Not much, but perhaps a start.
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User is offline   jkas789 

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Interesting, maybe it is the initials of the creator of the texture? Maybe it is a Shawn Swift's internet handle?

Attached Image: Screenshot_2.jpg

Actually didn't MetHy contact mister Swift some months ago? I wonder if it would be possible to shoot him a email and ask him if this was an obscure reference to something?

This post has been edited by jkas789: 30 April 2021 - 01:43 PM

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User is online   NightFright 

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#4

No need to decode anything. I know it's a warning. It says: "Never sell the Duke franchise to Randy".
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User is offline   Lazy Dog 

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View PostNightFright, on 30 April 2021 - 01:49 PM, said:

No need to decode anything. I know it's a warning. It says: "Never sell the Duke franchise to Randy".

Shame they didn't record the message on a higher resolution.
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User is offline   Ninety-Six 

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View Postjkas789, on 30 April 2021 - 01:41 PM, said:

Interesting, maybe it is the initials of the creator of the texture? Maybe it is a Shawn Swift's internet handle?

Screenshot_2.jpg

Actually didn't MetHy contact mister Swift some months ago? I wonder if it would be possible to shoot him a email and ask him if this was an obscure reference to something?


Was he also the texture artist?
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User is offline   jkas789 

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View PostNinety-Six, on 30 April 2021 - 02:17 PM, said:

Was he also the texture artist?


I mean I think so? All the Artwork is apparently credited to him.
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User is offline   K1n9_Duk3 

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View PostHank, on 30 April 2021 - 11:43 AM, said:

This is the code I gathered from the image ...
10101011
01010101
01010010
11101011
01111010
01001101
01001010

Result: «URëzMJ

Keep in mind that ASCII is a seven bit code. Those 7 groups of 8 bits might also represent 8 groups of 7 bits. I don't care enough to see if that results in anything meaningful, though.
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User is offline   Hank 

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View PostK1n9_Duk3, on 01 May 2021 - 04:34 PM, said:

Keep in mind that ASCII is a seven bit code. Those 7 groups of 8 bits might also represent 8 groups of 7 bits. I don't care enough to see if that results in anything meaningful, though.

As I wrote, I used the webpage for translation; and entered the code as one string, not broken up.
Breaking it down into 7 would result as:
U U * . [ i ^z J

Either way, I never noticed the code, and simply am curious. :)
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View PostNightFright, on 30 April 2021 - 01:49 PM, said:

No need to decode anything. I know it's a warning. It says: "Never sell the Duke franchise to Randy".


Or "Don't let Broussard sink DNF"
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User is online   ck3D 

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View PostHank, on 30 April 2021 - 11:43 AM, said:

«URëzMJ


View PostHank, on 01 May 2021 - 08:26 PM, said:

U U * . [ i ^z J


Damn, graffiti names in the 90's were something else.
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User is offline   Hank 

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View Postck3D, on 02 May 2021 - 04:47 AM, said:

Damn, graffiti names in the 90's were something else.

MSC could’ve stood for Microsoft C Makefile or something, and the code is just, well, 0s and 1s… ? :P
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User is offline   Mark 

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View PostHank, on 30 April 2021 - 11:43 AM, said:

I used this to go from binary to letters
https://lingojam.com/BinarytoEnglish

This is the code I gathered from the image ...
10101011
01010101
01010010
11101011
01111010
01001101
01001010

Result: «URëzMJ

Not much, but perhaps a start.

You Are Easy MJ
Anyone in the project have the initials MJ?
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View PostMark, on 02 May 2021 - 08:41 AM, said:

You Are Easy MJ
Anyone in the project have the initials MJ?


maryjane?
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#15

I think it's just scribbles, myself, but could it mean anything as decimal or hexadecimal?


Quote

171
85
82
235
122
77
74


Tile and sound numbers don't appear to have anything significant there, what else is there?
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