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They are behind the games:
On April 7th Dejobaan patched their games in response to the sentient attack that implanted code in their releases on April 1. Three news updates were made, each update contained an image with 8 digit and 10 digit filenames, this may be a clue. A meaning for the first image has been found but the second two have not had a purpose discovered yet.
|unencrypted215826.png||demonstrates the secret level in TWEOTW|
|encrypt23598612.png||Does not resemble AAAA and the mouse cursor is from TWEND.|
|encryp2397386212.png||shows a modified version of the HUD from AaAaAA!!! (and early builds of kick it) the zeros are not present normally.|
These images were posted on April 12 to Dejobaan's Twitter. Additionally a Spanish Language MP3 was linked File:Language Learning Laboratory.mp3
|Original Image||Processed Image||Outcome||EXIF/Notes|
|[???] PLEASE HELP ME VERYTHING IS FINE [REFER?] TO YOURSELF IN THE SINGULAR [???]S) THEM WITHIN REACH [???]O PLERASE [TELL?] THEM YOU FOUND SOMETHING THEY LOST [U] [U] [U] [WRONG!] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P]||EXIF author Ichiro - This seems to indicate holding down the P key somewhere in TWEOTW. Shows what seems to look like the colored crate level in TWEOTW, except with companion cubes, as well as several phrases. Edited first image located here However, holding down the P key while entering any level on any mode yields nothing.
The White text appears to be a plea or help, while the yellow text appears to be the virus. Because the U is white and the P is yellow, it is possible that we are supposed to use the U key.
|EXIF author Ichiro - A portion of the "AAaAAa" logo combined with part of the Portal logo. See:|
|false alarm. we thought it broke free but it's still stuck on the language learning tape. thank goodness for the spanish language. i am nervous about the day after now.||EXIF author Ichiro|
|EXIF author Everything is Fine Now|
|EXIF Artist: END OF LINE|
|File:Comin-2.wav |||Reversed to wav yields "tell them everything is fine"||To convert it to an audio file, IRC user Sophie used the GIMP's Levels tool to adjust the input levels by dragging the middle arrow to the right to make it a bit darker, then saved it as a BMP and used ARSS to convert it to a WAV file with the following command line: arss comin.bmp comin.wav -n -r 44100 -f 16 -min 60 -max 22050 -l -p 180 - EXIF Author Rrrrrrr! It's fighting us. But we have it in a holding pattern.|
|EXIF Artist: "End of Line."
This (and 3 previous) file is NOT uniformly white, from the left the first 688 pixels have an RGB value of 255, 255, 255 while the remaining 9123 are 254, 254, 254. A reference to 1...2...3 Kick It! perhas?
Plea for help
At about 15:00 PDT on 4/12, Dejobaan twittered another page  which since has been deleted, but the contents captured here:
- The front page says there was a hidden message in the source of the page. The only "strange" thing is this :
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-/EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">