Fans of The Da Vinci Code take note: a cryptic image that conceals an unknown amount of Monero is circulating the web. The image was originally created for DefCon last year, but the designer has now re-published the work in hopes that the crypto community will finally be able to solve the puzzle. However, the solution remains elusive… Continue reading Monero Puzzle Still Teasing Community
Artist Andy Bauch’s new painting series “New Money,” combines art and crypto by hiding abstract codes in his Lego artwork, the paintings representing the private keys to wallets containing as much as $9000 worth of cryptocurrencies each, Gizmodo reported Friday, March 23. Continue reading Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles
Beat the game, win a Bitcoin. Simple, right? That’s the premise of MonteCrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma, a PC game scheduled for release next week. The mysterious game, the latest in a long tradition of public treasure hunts, offers players the opportunity to achieve a lucrative payday — if they can solve the game’s two dozen puzzles, that its. At its core, MonteCrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma is a first-person maze exploration game, and players will be tasked with solving 24 “mind-bending puzzles.” Embedded in the game’s files is a wallet.dat file containing the private key to an address with a 1 BTC balance. The wallet is encrypted with a 24-word seed that players will unlock once they beat the game. Only one player, however, will be able to claim the prize, and the rest will be met with an empty wallet.
1FLAMEN6 was the name assigned to a notorious bitcoin address created in 2015. The notoriety came on account of the 5 BTC locked inside it. The coins were anyone’s to claim, but to unlock them they would have to solve a visual puzzle that had baffled some of crypto’s greatest minds and finest armchair detectives. The Legend of Satoshi Nakamoto is a visually rich painting by @coin_artist, who devised the board game-inspired artwork in conjunction with fellow crypto creative Rob Myers. It was evident that the painting contained clues that would reveal the key to the bitcoin wallet, but those clues were so obscure and esoteric as to thwart all attempts to crack them.