Do you like Cryptology? Can you break some code? Well, the NAVY is looking for you. They've created a new game on Facebook called Project Architeuthis.
The 18-day game is a fictitious U.S. Navy top-secret weapons system project. It's also a recruitment tool, and way to increase their presence on social media. The game is simple and also complex. You have to track down a mysterious enemy who has stolen the plans for a top-secret weapon and is traveling back to their secret island lair to build their own.
Can the Navy cryptologists saves the world?
Good question. Either way, I hope the Navy realized the irony of putting a cryptology game on Facebook, itself no stranger to data mining.
This fun bit of sleuthing/recruitment tool was created by Lowe Campbell Ewald.