There are a lot of rumors about Bethesda Softworks and/or Bethesda Game Studios announcing a new game at E3 this year, or even on May 14th (source). A key in this mystery is the trademark 'Starfield'. It is speculated that the name of the upcoming game may be 'Starfield'. There was a discovered Twitter account called @StarfieldGame that was created at the same time the trademark was renewed. Additionally, the location of the the twitter user is the same as Bethesda headquarters. This twitter account has a number of mysterious tweets.


The blanks in the tweet at the top presumably are intended to spell out S T A R F I E L D

What is the message in the (presumably) encrypted tweets?

S _ _ R _ I E _ _ .....<p a s s. E N C R Y P T>






Encrypted tweets from @Starfield

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    $\begingroup$ Just a thought - since Twitter displays tweets in reverse-chronological order, shouldn't the text be presented and interpreted similarly? I.e. starting with JbST/… and ending with c5YY=? $\endgroup$
    – Phylyp
    May 12 '18 at 8:34
  • $\begingroup$ that's not unlikely, but we can't really know what order they intended until we know what it says anyway. Since it is known to be reverse chronological, they could have intentionally tweeted in reverse so you read top to bottom. So we dont know until we know $\endgroup$ May 12 '18 at 22:23
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    $\begingroup$ It's pretty clearly ROT13(onfr64) by reading the tweets in reverse, even though that does not decode to anything sensical. This is revealed by the [A-Za-z0-9+/] alphabet, the trailing =, and the 76-character line length. $\endgroup$
    – noedne
    May 13 '18 at 0:55
  • $\begingroup$ when did you grab that screenshot? those tweets are gone now $\endgroup$
    – curtisk
    May 14 '18 at 18:12

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