This is a running and non-comprehensive list of "Guidelines" or things to know that can help out.

  • Answers are keys to the channel of the next level.
  • Once you think you have solved it, /join #ircpuzzles-2024-afpc-XX ANSWERHERE. Replace 'XX' with the next level you are attempting to get to.
    • For example, if "HELLO" is the answer to Level 01, then you want to try, /join #ircpuzzles-2024-afpc-01 HELLO
  • All levels will always start with #ircpuzzles-2024-afpc-XX, where XX is the level number, as in 01 for the first level.
  • Channel keys are NOT case-sensitive.
  • The official channels will be registered to the IRC account of ircpuzzles.
  • Libera.Chat channel names are NOT case sensitive.
  • The clue is, by itself, the main puzzle for each level.
  • The hints are to help point you in the right direction with the clue.
  • Channel keys only contain the following characters: [a-z0-9]. Solutions have spaces and dashes stripped, so 'French Revolution' becomes 'frenchrevolution' and 'Voight-Kampff' becomes 'voightkampff'


  • The ircpuzzles account has the cloak @ircpuzzles/official

Updated: 2024-04-01