ShmooCon 2017 Badge (and more) Contest - Challenges
 

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ShmooCon 2017 Badge (and more) Contest - Challenges

Belay It

1: Total Control

Look Around

* pictures on con signs outside rooms *

Sign Sign Sign Sign Sign Sign

2: Pseudo-random

/oneyamasoon

go to /oneymasoon, see text "Setec Astronomy".

3: Stonecutter

Code

4: Scrapple

Code

5: Who you gonna call?

whoyougonnacall.mp3

6: Boring Compound

114.81832.065231.03588140.11610215.9994
20.179740.07814.00674.00260239.948
88.9058515.9994238.028911.0079422739.0983

7: (Data, Points)

Chess Chess Chess Chess Chess Chess Chess Chess Chess

8: Screentest

(link to “loom”, which presented this ASCII image:)

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|  00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
|  11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111
|  22222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222
|  33333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333
|  44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444
|  55555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555
|  66666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666
|  77777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777
|  88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
|  99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999

Also relevant was the result from solving #7:

76 69 20 70 75 6E 63 68 63 61 72 64 20 

6C 72 20 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 34 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 
20 6C 72 20 34 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 32 6C 52 20 20 20 20 20 
1B 32 6C 52 20 20 20 20 1B 32 6C 52 20 20 20 1B 32 6C 52 20 
20 20 1B 33 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 6C 72 
20 33 6C 72 20 6C 6C 52 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 1B 32 6C 72 20 
6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 6A 30 33 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 
32 6C 72 20 34 6C 52 20 20 20 20 1B 33 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 
32 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 36 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 32 6C 
72 20 34 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 34 6C 
52 20 20 20 1B 32 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 34 6C 52 20 20 20 20 20 
1B 6A 30 52 20 20 20 20 1B 32 6C 52 20 20 1B 32 6C 52 20 20 
20 1B 34 6C 52 20 20 1B 32 6C 52 20 20 20 20 20 1B 33 6C 52 
20 20 1B 33 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 34 6C 52 20 20 20 20 20 1B 
33 6C 52 20 20 20 1B 33 6C 72 20 33 6C 52 20 20 1B 38 6C 52 
20 20 20 20 1B 33 6C 52 20 20 1B 6A 30 6C 6C 72 20 31 35 6C 
72 20 34 6C 72 20 36 6C 72 20 6A 30 36 6C 72 20 38 6C 72 20 
33 35 6C 72 20 31 31 6C 72 20 6A 30 33 6C 72 20 35 6C 72 20 
37 6C 72 20 34 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 31 32 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 
37 6C 72 20 31 32 6C 72 20 37 6C 72 20 6A 30 31 32 6C 72 20 
36 6C 72 20 37 6C 72 20 35 6C 72 20 38 6C 72 20 36 6C 72 20 
37 6C 72 20 6A 30 31 31 6C 72 20 31 33 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 33 
6C 72 20 6C 72 20 38 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 34 6C 72 20 34 6C 
72 20 39 6C 72 20 6A 30 72 20 31 33 6C 72 20 39 6C 72 20 31 
31 6C 72 20 31 39 6C 72 20 6C 72 20 32 6C 72 20 37 6C 72 20 
6A 30 36 35 6C 72 20 6A 30 6C 72 20 38 6C 72 20 31 38 6C 72 
20 39 6C 72 20 33 6C 72 20 31 31 6C 72 20 38 6C 72 20 36 6C 
72 20 6C 72 20 6A 30 35 6C 72 20 31 36 6C 72 20 32 30 6C 72 
20 35 6C 72 20 31 33 6C 72 20 34 6C 72

Build It

1: Press Any key To start

2A1494 AA23A3 129213 931292 39B920 A01898 12921F 9F31B1 28A814 9439B9 1F9F12 921292 32B239 
B91494 189839 B930B0 129239 B91E9E 31B115 9539B9 1E9E31 B11595 39B925 A51292 15952A 0282AA

2: Would you like to play another game?

Using backpack items recreate a screenshot of pacman

3: ConWords

Use all the words, bonus points for highest multipliers:
MOOSE SECURITY BARCODE HEIDI STARGATE GAMES

Scrabble

4: Moostalgia

Make a "ShmooCon" video game cartridge art for your favorite system.

5: Moostermind

Defeat us in a game of Mastermind.

6: Primary Colors

L G R W F e G t e d u C o O m A T n o W u T c i K Z S q l o M t o l V V h p N P Y a E H L A N y X Q i d I S F N f D z Q g B I z h e M x D J c Q G B a P X s Q U w s I s e y e S W c t g E C j E o G L E R O U O w O i S g y L A A a M D w w J D w U e X U t c G I r z m O C W E N w b o L B o s n D E B m N s a e l c V n Z l a U D K s R L E w V e M h S N H t f w o i p p g a P V T k G L F Q A q Y Z f G M i z Q W X n g

7: Think Kwick

There are three keys to success.

Keys

8: Now Turnkey

FAFAFD XGDAVG GADVDD ADAVGF DFXFFA
DDFAAG GDAXFV GFDFFD DAFGAG FFGDDF

Bring It On

1: Initiative

Roll 12 on our D12.

2: RPS

Beat each of us in a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

3: Eat bit by bit

PacMan

4: Catch them all

Use your Shmooball to capture Bruce, Heidi, others? Show your work!

5: Don’t Use Rumkin

PIG EAR ULG WSV EXU NVG PIG

6: Triskaidekaphobia

What is SHMOOCON XIII?

7: Get Crackin’

(link to the following /etc/passwd file)

root:$1$/M$5GK8.h6z8o0WQLEOWC.YI/:1484326800:0:99999:7:::
moose:$1$cd611a44$bxMyZS8ERwc8LwKAEzsZl1:1484326800:0:99999:7::: 

8: WHOPPER

Links to a page with a world map and login field. With the correct credentials (from the previous stage) the following image is retrieved:

Game

One Track Mind

1: The System is Down

(Badges)

collect all the badges:

    (speaker)   Playstation /AUIIIDTT
    (attendee)  Gameboy /EWHAFNDI
    (attendee)  Atari /GNEATDEE
    (staff)     /LINKXORS
    (attendee)  Nintendo /ROTGOAAB
    (events)    Xbox /TSSNNRHS

For each badge, treat the ciphertext fragment as part of a URL. Go to each (like shmootris.shmoocon.org/GNEATDEE) to get a long hex string.

    FFFF00001FE0B281FFF8001060006403F9FFEFBFFF7DF990080F803E7C00FFF7DFFF800100FFFFE0207F82C80000000020
    112480000060C98125800010602092020A461064C882064808104041820120182C24800101208920200883240000000070
    11247FD0007FC9FF2447D01FFFC092020C411064CC8206480FF04041820220182224FD01FE2149203F88FF24081020405F
    112480000060C98124300010600092011240D264CA820648081040498201201821A4800101222920200883240000000075
    FF0700000060A68107F8001060004C00E1FFEBE0B17DF930080F802F7C00F817DFE0800100FC1820207F82980000000020

2: Plug and Chug

Use logic

3: Key Liem Pie

070E0511 64080174 69096F63 001C630F 0C016D6C
031C626C 09186C08 06056507 1D1B0A0D 07676F1D
076F7207 74091706 65686A1E 0A737B1B 001C1004

4: Mutex

?????

The last stage gave a URL fragment, go there and get the following text:

WE SNE NSE SNE WE WSE SNE SS WSE SWN SWNW WN SS NNE SNE NE SS WE WNW NWN SS 
NNE SSE NE SS SWS NS NS SS WSW SWS SWNE SE SS NWN WNW SS WSW SWS SWNE SE

5: Just Following Orders

QIHHMQLARHMFXLGTRKBMOFAWNHTSGUWESXXXVWXGBY
MAHFLXMWLLUMMKSMXLBALRHLUXMFWTULETBKNTOBNC

6: Timber

Tree

10000110011 10111011011 11101101100
00100111101 11000111011 00100100101
10001100101 01000111111 10101011101
10111110110 10011111000 10100001100
01101111100 01111010011 10011101010
11101101111 10100100001 11000101000
01100011100 00101010000 00110001111

7: Mass Transportation

5 4 1 4 4 5 1 4 2 1 3 5 5 4
3 2 2 5 4 4 1 4 2 1 2 5 4 4
3 3 1 3 2 5 4 4 1 4 3 1 2 2
1 5 2 5 5 4 1 4 4 5 4 3 3 1
3 3 2 1 2 2 3 5 1 5 1 2 2 2
3 5 3 5 2 5 2 1 3 2 2 5 1 1
3 5 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 5 1 4 3 5

8: :)

emoji

The result from the last stage ends with another URL fragment, linking to another image of emoji.

lol