Body message

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The body message is a long-running key element of the INFRA ARG, the first ever element of it that was discovered.
It has strong ties to the Bunker computer code and Wasteland notes.

The body itself is likely Albert Hartman.

Finale has done a lot of work on cracking this part of the ARG, for further reference please see his Steam guide created for this.
It's located in reserve2 and is a code written on the sheet which covers a corpse in a side building.

Cracking the code[edit]

The code sequence for the body message is:

B1 C3 F1 B2 F2 C4 E4 G3 B2 G1 F4 B4 B2 G1 G2

Which translates to:

I will (F1(show?)) the (F2(correct?)) (C4(code?)) to tell the right answer to the right person.

The entire body message revolves around a series of letter-number references, which correspond to words that have been found in INFRA maps and textures. The following is a table containing all of the current keys and their corresponding words. Bold ones are in use by codes.

Key Word Source Reliability
A
A1 What See Steam Guide Confirmed
A2 Happened See Steam Guide Confirmed
A3 To See Steam Guide Confirmed
A4 AH See Steam Guide Confirmed
B
B1 I Central Note 1 Confirmed
B2 The Central Note 1 Confirmed
B3 In Central Note 1 Confirmed
B4 To Central Note 1 Confirmed
C
C1 Is See Steam Guide Confirmed
C2
C3 Will Central Note 1 Confirmed
C4 Code S.N.W Reactor Infoboard Likely (It fits)
D
D1 Other World Bunker Drawing Probable
D2
D3
D4
E
E1 IS See Steam Guide Confirmed
E2
E3
E4 To Unconfirmed Inferred from bunker computer code
F
F1 Show Guess Likely (It fits)
F2 Correct Guess Likely (It fits)
F3
F4 Answer Under Ground Mörkö painting in Bunker P. confirmed - 3 words
G
G1 Right See Steam Guide Confirmed
G2 Person See Steam Guide Confirmed
G3 Tell See Steam Guide Confirmed
G4
H
H1
H2
H3
H4 ????E Unconfirmed Inferred from bunker computer code

Clues[edit]

Body message.jpg

The hint[edit]

The hint Zuntti gave us for this "code segment" is "BUN_BREAKER_CEN_CONTROL_VI_OFFICE_RE_SNW".
There are four clues here, each representing a location or map in INFRA.

"Bunker breaker, central control (room) (the control room in Central), Villa office, Reactor SNW (area)?"

Bunker breaker[edit]

This clue refers to the breakers outside the Bunker, in the Servicetunnel map. This has been confirmed by Zuntti's screenshot.
Possibilities here are the signs on the breakers themselves which have small text as follows:

(Breaker 1) Main text: TGD-SBC-4, small text: BR4 TGDNUM PO7 TGD1
(Breaker 2) Main text: HW-SBC-2, small text: BR4 HWNUM+1 O34 C87 EA2 N6

TGD could mean Two Gorges Dam, and HW is probably Hammer Valley Water Dam. Both breaker small texts have a "NUM" on them, prefixed by their name, with 1 being added to HWNUM.
Another possibility was the book with the bunker codes, however some codes are completely illegible and decoding with several bases does not result in anything of note.
Reading only the letters on breaker 2 reveals word "OCEAN". The breaker is assigned with number 2 so HWNUM+1 could be 3.

Comparing numbers to first letters of bunker computer yields: POR TGDU ODE COR EAU NG , which can be re-arranged into: ATOP UNDERGROU_D CORE

Central control[edit]

This clue refers to the control room in Central, where there are a few code possibilities.

Morse[edit]

The first one is the Central projector morse, which does not produce a code but a message/clue about "the right person".

Pegboard[edit]

The second one is the pegboard, which has two possibilities of its own: the pegs, the markers behind, and the unrelated notes stuck to the pegboard.
(Click this image for a HD, zoomable view.)

Metro control panel 001.png

Pegs[edit]

These are the pegboard pegs, transcribed.
E means empty, P means peg and M means peg with marker.

MPMEEMPMPMEEEMPMPMPEEEMP
PMPMPPEPEEEEEEEEMPMPMPMP
(empty for 2 lines)
(break)
(empty for 4 lines)
(break)
MPMPMPEEEEMPMPEEEEMPMPMP
PMPMPMPMEEEMEMPEPMPMPMPM
(empty for 2 lines)
(break)
MPMPMPMPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
PMPMPMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
(empty for 2 lines)
(end)
Notes[edit]
Note 1[edit]

Pegboard note 1.png

RT 34968 BG 125675567
HK 675756 B1 = I KK 32
32123 B2 = the 1231324
123 B3 = in 364363463
B4 = TO 423424234 423
54353 C3 = 1(KKKKKKKK)
= WRONG 234 OIYUIO
W1I1L1L1 = RIGHT tr45
YTIT NOT B5675675567
Maybe YTWE 91267867

Removing the clutter, we can solve B1, B2, B3, B4, and C3:

B1 = I
B2 = the
B3 = in
B4 = TO
C3 = WILL
Note 2[edit]

Pegboard note 2.png

CODE: 13523523578
YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER
THAT OR YOU WILL GET
SOME RANDOM STUFF
I have no idea what is
the stuff you know (unreadable)
(unreadable)
Note 3[edit]

Pegboard note 3.png

Villa office[edit]

See Villa woodboxes.

Reactor SNW[edit]

This clue refers to the secret SNW area of the Reactor map. The Reactor lights code is present here but does not seem to be connected to the body message, so it should be ignored.