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Thread: Cracking a code in a pre-modern setting

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    Where have the last ten years gone? Bufty's Avatar
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    I could be completely wrong here but I wonder if this issue could be solved backwards. In other words, instead of creating a code and then putting the message into that code, start at the end.

    What is it you want the codebreakers to discover? What is the solution? What is the message that has been encoded?

    Then see if that message can be twisted and turned backwards till it gets lost.

    As I said at the beginning- I don't know, I'm just thinking about how I might approach the same thing myself, were it my story problem.

    Good luck.
    Last edited by Bufty; 08-27-2019 at 10:20 PM.
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