*NOTE* This application is no longer being updated, but will continue to work for the foreseeable future on iOS versions up to 6. An ARG Tools redesigned for iOS 7 is available under the name “Puzzle Sidekick.”
ARG Tools is a set of tools, reference material, and links for anyone who plays Alternate Reality Games, participates in transmedia storytelling, or solves puzzle trails. The tools range from decoder-ring style codebreaking to countdown timer prediction. The reference material includes letter/word frequency, common passwords, letter representations, and more.
Included in this package are:
- ROT-N (from 1 to 26, including ROT-13)
- Vigenere / Beaufort
- Countdown timer prediction
- A list of common English words
- Morse code
- Roman numerals
- Chinese zodiac
- Quick access to Google searches
The design goals of this application include:
- Easy to use in the field
- Downloadable over the air so you can quickly obtain it without computer access
To suggest additional tools or reference sheets, or for application support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.