Following the discharge of The Batman‘s first trailer over the weekend, one fan seems to have decoded a mysterious message from The Riddler (Paul Dano).
In the primary take a look at the Matt Reeves-directed DC film, followers got first glimpses of Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne/Batman, alongside Zoe Kravitz’s Catwoman and Dano’s Riddler.
At one level within the clip, nevertheless, a message for Batman is left on a sufferer, which asks: “What does a liar do when he’s dead?”, adopted by a sequence of symbols.
One fan appears to have cracked it, discovering that the reply interprets because the intelligent pun: “He lies still”.
Explaining his methodology, Andrew Lane revealed in a Twitter thread that he regarded by means of the symbols to determine recurring ones, utilizing a strategy of elimination by first making an attempt Batman.
“This didn’t work because the symbols that I substituted with letters in the first phrase didn’t line up with the same symbols in the second one,” he wrote. “So I went to my subsequent thought course of, which was changing the matching symbols within the first phrase with ‘E’ since it’s the most used letter within the English language.
“Then the matching consecutive letters in the second phrase I replaced with a double ‘L’, because it is the most commonly used consecutive letters in the English language. Then I used the riddle on the right side of the card and the substituted letters to figure out the rest.”
— Andrew Lane (@TheMasterD101) August 23, 2020
The Batman‘s trailer was unveiled at DC’s FanDome occasion, unveiling a a lot darker and grittier interpretation of the DC hero.
Elsewhere on the digital occasion, Warner Bros. Video games Montreal formally unveiled its Gotham Knights sport, which is about within the Batman universe. The sport takes place after the demise of Bruce Wayne, with the titular Gotham Knights – Robin, Batgirl, Nightwing and Crimson Hood – persevering with his legacy.