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At 8:15 AM PST on August 16, 2007, Server 5 went from "Unavailable" to "Pending." Users started to panic, unable to find clues as to where the Bounce Path Control page was. Worse was the wait--hours of silence induced anticipation that almost slowed time. According to The Artifact Location, an event was to take place in New York at 23:59, Seattle at 21:00, and Los Angeles at 21:00. It was concluded that the Bounce Path Control page would be obtainable around these times.

At 9:10 PM PST, The Artifact Location updated, providing coordinates located within the three cities. ARGers made their way to these coordinates hoping to strike gold. Unfortunately, the coordinates for New York and Los Angeles were wrong; the coordinates for Los Angeles were corrected almost an hour later.

Between 10:08 PM and 10:11 PM PST, Myles from "Grunts 'R' Us" and eccramer from "Unfiction" made their way to the Seattle coordinates. They discovered a projector playing a video against a wall, the web address to the Server 5 Bounce Path Control page contained within. After making some phone calls to Admins of their respective groups, the Bounce Path Control page made its way to the #halo IRC channel.
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By 10:23 PM PST, 100 keys had been entered and Server 5 was unlocked. At 10:30 PM PST, New York's coordinates were finally corrected.

A metallic object similar to the previous Servers is found within the new Server. The light coming from within this artifact glows yellow, unlike its predecessors. The artifact spins if left alone, but when clicked upon it stops spinning and allows you to rotate it. Five icons are scattered about the object--clicking 4 of these will download files to your computer; the fifth makes the machine play a video. Unlike the previous hallways where the artifacts are located, Server 5's was much bigger and brighter.
Thanks thebruce!
Thanks thebruce!
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The audio file that was on the Key and Path page can be found here:

MB_5.MP3

The various files downloaded from Sever / Episode 05 are as follows:

Server 5 Video

Log5_Transcript.txt

Terminal.jpg

MB05032.txt

cycle_response.jpg

You can get to Server 5 by going to http://206.16.223.61/X84xE2/flash/web/index.html
Last edited by Avateur on Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:06 am, edited 8 times in total.
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