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Yuga Labs Introduces 13 Week Cipher Puzzle Series for TwelveFold Art Collection

Yuga Labs Introduces 13-Week Cipher Puzzle Series for TwelveFold Art Collection

Yuga Labs, the innovative force behind the immensely popular Bored Ape Yacht Club, is embarking on an exciting journey in the world of cryptography. They are introducing a 13-week cipher puzzle series that revolves around their TwelveFold art collection—a concept that marries generative art with the intricacies of the Bitcoin blockchain.

Exploring TwelveFold

TwelveFold, a concept unveiled by Yuga Labs in February 2023, takes art to the next level by engraving 300 unique generative art pieces onto satoshis—the smallest unit of Bitcoin. These art pieces are meticulously arranged within a 12×12 grid, creating a mesmerizing display of data cartography on the Bitcoin blockchain.

The Moon Puzzle Series

Over the course of 12 weeks, Yuga Labs will unveil a new puzzle called the “Moon Puzzle” every week. What’s at stake for puzzle solvers? A generous prize of 0.12 BTC, which is approximately $3000 at the time of writing. However, there’s a twist—only one winner per puzzle is allowed. In the event of multiple correct answers submitted in the same Bitcoin block, the answer with the lower inscription number prevails. Winners will receive notifications via email.

What sets these puzzles apart is that the answers must be inscribed onto individual units of Bitcoin known as “satoshis” using Ordinal Theory. To participate, puzzle enthusiasts must pay a Bitcoin fee, which typically ranges from $4 to $8, depending on network traffic.

The Grand Finale: The Sun Puzzle

In the thirteenth and final week, TwelveFold will unveil the pièce de résistance—the “Sun Puzzle.” The solver who cracks this ultimate challenge will lay claim to a coveted Yuga Twelvefold Ordinal, a truly remarkable and valuable prize.

A Glimpse into the First Puzzle

The excitement has already begun, as the first puzzle has been successfully solved. This initial puzzle featured six images that appeared to represent Twelvefold Ordinals, accompanied by a cryptic clue: “Having two together during hibernation can make all the difference.” The ingenious solver cracked the puzzle by recognizing that each image combined two sets of numbers, one clear and the other blurry, hinting at a subtraction operation.

The result? “Jigsaw,” as the numbers derived from the images matched up with corresponding letters of the alphabet.

Join the Cipher Puzzle Adventure!

The TwelveFold cipher puzzle series promises to be an exhilarating journey through the intersection of art, cryptography, and cryptocurrency. As participants delve into the intricacies of each puzzle, they’ll have the opportunity to unlock valuable rewards and showcase their problem-solving prowess. Stay tuned for more mind-bending challenges and thrilling revelations in the weeks to come.


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