Numbers arent valid for a barcode Last number "7" should be "6"
Correct Barcode would be printed like this
Barcode is an EAN13+2 digit supplement, An EAN-13+2 barcode has a start / middle / end sequence. The left most longer bars are always 101, the center long bars are always 01010, and the right most longer bars are always 101
The 28th bar is shorter than the others, This could be an reference to the calendar badge
The Valve barcode scans as 640509040147 Better known as the "Hitman Code", "64-05-09" denotes his date of birth "04" indicates Series IV "01" documents his class, "47" is the order in which he was cloned
The +2 supplement barcode with the “15” above it isn’t encoded correctly
Barcode read as binary 01011101 00110011 00010001 10100010 11001110 01010111 00111001 01100110 10111001, Base64: XTMRos5XOWa5 Hex: 5d 33 11 a2 ce 57 39 66 b9 Decimal: 93 51 17 162 206 87 57 102 185
The numbers under the Valve barcode don’t match the actual barcode, Scanned Barode = 640509040147 Written Barcode = 940509990147 Correct Barcode = 940509990146
Murdered on Christmas Eve
Hates: Not using shivs
Silences those who questions Mrs. Claus
"Zippy was an ex-con that found new purpose as one of Ms. Claus’ leg breakers. An attack on Zippy is an attack on her."
Sings at the Mistletoe Lounge, Song: "Santa Babys"
"Zippy was punching out of his weight class with this one. What did Holly see in him? Did she really love the ex-con? Or did she need him for protection?"
Mole for the South Pole
Has only four fingers on one hand
"Holly used Zippy to get a copy of Mrs. Claus’ itinerary… the Black Ice Boys could hit her anytime they want."
Hates: Paying bookies
Lost his life savings playing the reindeer games
Has only four fingers on one hand
Likes: Foreign films with subtitles
Hates: Foreign films with dubbing
World's foremost authority on snowman expressionism
Was at the Blitzen Incident
"Most elves liked singing songs, building toys, and baking cookies…but Twinkle was into nog running and sub-prime mortgages."
Has own Club, Password is "Hot Toddies And Maseratis", Hot Toddy is a mixed drink made of liquor and water with honey (or, in some recipes, sugar), herbs (such as tea) and spices, and served hot., Other translations have different drink names, but all keep the theme of Warm, Sugar, Spice, Liquor drink. All translations also have "Maserati" as the second word in the password, A Maserati is an Italian luxury car manufacturer established on December 1, 1914, in Bologna. The Maserati tagline is "Luxury, sports and style cast in exclusive cars", and the brand's mission statement is to "Build ultra-luxury performance automobiles with timeless Italian style, accommodating bespoke interiors, and effortless, signature sounding power"., Password could mean "Sugar and spice (Hot Toddy) and everything nice (Maserati)", Sugar and spice and everything nice is contained in "What Are Little Boys Made Of?" is a popular nursery rhyme dating from the early 19th century., An extract of the nursery rhyme was used in a song "Sugar and Spice" by The Searchers, from 1963., The rhyme sometimes appears as part of a larger work called What Folks Are Made Of or What All the World Is Made Of.
Was at the Blitzen Incident
"It’s been 2 years since I’ve been to the NP… too many bad memories. But even though I’m not on the “nice list”, I’m glad Mrs. Claus called - I’m going to find whoever did this."
"They weren’t looking to kill me… just wanted to send a message: “leave it alone”. Problem is, I’ve never been able to leave it alone… just ask Santa, my ex-wife, or the Governor-General of Grenada.", The Governor-General of Grenada only exists since 1974 when Grenada got their indepence and joined the Commonwealth realm, Story takes place after 1974 not in the 40s or 60s
Black Ice Boys, "The Black Ice Boys were a crime syndicate from the South Pole. They’ve been looking to take Santa out for years… looks like they finally got the stones to take a shot at the big man."
On Jake's Wall
"The leader of the Black Ice Boys, Taffy dreams of sitting in Santa’s throne and ruling the North Pole with an iron flipper.", Gives Santa 3 days to close the shop and leave the North Pole
Owns a shop: Sparkles Sweets
Has a crush on Dwayne, Dwayne https://web.archive.org/web/20141212071105/http://steamcommunity.com/auction/comic
On Jake's Wall
Follows Jake to Twinkle's Club
Called Jake to investigate the murder on Zippy
Runs the "Toy Box". A place where all the presents for the kids on the Naughty List land. Santa doesn't know about it
"They [The penguins] took Mrs. Claus to "The Toy Box", a warehouse for all of the gifts that were intended for kids before they were placed on the naughty list.", Toy Box: https://web.archive.org/web/20141212071105/http://steamcommunity.com/auction/comic
Is too good to handle the Naughty List
Likes: Colour Black
Hates: Colour Red
In addition to being a great accountant, rhombus is also an award winning salsa dancer
Clementine, Reindeer groomer, Likes: Donner, Hates: Blitzen, Santa has forbidden Clementine to ever talk about "The Blitzen Incident"
Itsy, Santa's Second Story elf, Likes: Dogs, Hates: Locks, When a house has no chimney. Itsy is the elf Santa calls.
Silver, Carpenter, Likes: Cats on calendars, Hates: Cats in person, Silver is conflicted about his thoughts on cats
Tender, Constructor of the North Pole Express, Likes: Clocks, Hates: Being late, Tender has a pending lawsuit against otis. The sleigh hacker
Sage, Head of Security, Likes: Rules, Hates: The Black market, Sage is close to stopping the largest counterfeit jingle bell ring in the North Pole history
Ms. Cupcake, Works for Mrs. Claus in the "Toys Box"
Dwayne, Helps Ms. Cupcake in the "Toy Box"
1, Person: ???, Comic Place: ???, Reallife Place: Ellesmere Island
2, Person: Zippy, Comic Place: Workshop, Reallife Place: Victoria Island or Banks Island, Person: Monte
3, Person: Holly, Comic Place: Mistletoe Lounge, Reallife Place: New Siberian Islands
4, Comic Place: ???, Reallife Place: Svalbard, Longyearbyen, City is know for its history of coal mining, Coal Badge, Another Coal Badge
1, Person: ???, Comic Place: ???, Reallife Place: Baffin Island
2, Person: Blasé, Comic Place: Gallery, Reallife Place: Severnaya Zemlya or Dikson (Диксон)
1, Object: Mistletoe, A badge, Comic Place: ???, Reallife Place: Alaska
2, Person: ???, Comic Place: ???, Reallife Place: Greenland, Tasiilaq, Headquarter of the Post Greenland, Maybe Santa's post office
Comic Place: ???
Reallife Place: Iceland, Reykjavik
D.O.A., Happened on the 2015/12/22, Start of the Winter Sale, Two days before the murder, Dead on Arrival ?
Chinese Symbols, TOP: 萬事勝意, wànshì-shèng-yì = may everything exceed your expectations, CENTER: 余, yú = remain, Simple for 年年有餘, Common wish on New Year "may you have surpluses year after year", They hand out "Red Letters" with money inside
Calendar, Same calendar
ROOTY TOOT-TOOTS | RUMMY TUM-TUMS, Animated shortfilm from 1951 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooty_Toot_Toot, Song “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” from 1934: http://www.metrolyrics.com/santa-claus-is-coming-to-town-lyrics-chicago.html, What are rootie-toot-toots and rummy tum-tums? https://es.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071224051450AA9qCt5
Red Herring, English idiom for something that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important issue, Blasé reffered to Snowman Artiste as Red Herring, It is pinnend to the mistletoe lounge card
Red Car, Monte is building such a car, Could be a Maserati, Badge
Blitzen Incident File, A glove and a wish list lay besides, Happened 2 years ago
Napkin, From Holly, Badge
Fingerprints, Only 8 fingers. Most Characters have fiver fingers on one hand, Except Holly and Monte
WANTED, Mike ‘Santa’ Robertson HT 6’4” (193 cm) WT 175 (weight, 175lbs, 79kg) Armed Robbery, Mike Robertson is a norwegian programmer who created MBBS (Mike's Bulletin Board System). This BBS was used in the Portal 2 ARG
Mugshot, Steam mascots: Sir Roderick Bodkins, Tappet and Cyl
Grandma, Mrs. Claus
Candy Cane, Murder Weapon, Badge
Mistletoe Lounge logo, Badge
Paintings, "Ceci n'est pas une cane" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Treachery_of_Images, Egg nog cans are a reference to Andy Warhol
Published to the Steam Translation Server
Day 1, Top: veyb (?) Bottom: nesse
Day 2, Top: ??? Bottom: er
Day 3, Top: ??? Bottom: nnesse
Day 7, "FiΩ" (Omagea) ???
Rule of three https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_three_(writing)
Has nothing to do with Half-Life 3!
Day 1: ca1ef2ce Day 2: fbe2b441 Day 3: b11a634c Day 4: d2085828 Day 5: ac658b15 Day 6: bf0bba92 Day 7: 0b58b9fc Day 8: 6912b084 Day 9: 0ecd3702
Cache timestamp: t=1451407545
Dungeon Master Symbols
1. Power: LO (weak) 2. Elemental Influence: YA (earth) 3. Form: GOR (war) 4. Class-Alignment: KU (way of the warrior), GOR is the mightiest rune but has no meaning in the game
It is a "json code"
It leds to this page http://store.steampowered.com/actions/clues
Hitman: Codename 47 with "94050999014715" (Barcode) gives "ic/4f21ca7", http://store.steampowered.com/wintercomic/4f21ca7 gives the soundfile 1fce82a72c633.wav, A man says (probably Gingebread Jake): “I was on the right track. I could feel it. Tomorrow I was going to search again”, Last-Modified: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:56:03 GMT That was before the Cover Update
Grim Fandango Remastered (Found with "blitzen incident” in normal search) with "Hot toddies and maseratis" (Page 6), Redirects to Undertale http://store.steampowered.com/app/391540
Undertale (see above) with "Bullet Hell" (Steam Tag), Redirects to Ikaruga http://store.steampowered.com/app/253750