Cloverfield sites, puzzles and teasers online
The Cloverfield film is building up hype already, and J.J. Abrams and the Bad Robot team are staying silent, for the most part. Now though there are two new websites to get your heads around, there's a strange blog and a site with some puzzles to solve to get a flash video and much, much more.
The blog is very confusing and feels like it's building the hype much like Lost did, but in this case it's building it before the film comes out. Ethan Hass was wrong is the blog that is trying to counter this guy Ethan Haas.
Haas' site is much more complex and has loads to interact with. There are some great puzzles which I had to tear myself away from and write about. Head over to his site and start trying to decipher the puzzles to unlock the various videos. Both sites were found through Latino Review.
If you're struggling there's a little help available that I found, but you have to look to the stars. I'm not going to give you the answers, but here's the start of the email from Van that helps you along the way...
"If you're receiving this auto-response message it means that I've gone into hiding. You should be careful now, too. They're likely to start coming after all of us in an attempt to keep the balance of power in their favor. But remember, as our numbers increase as a group, the weaker they'll become.
As you recruit new people to our cause, you might need to share this message as guidance for how to navigate the 5 locks to the key code..."
Good luck...and have fun! I'm really starting to get sucked into this hype, Abrams and his team really do know how to build hype and speculation around a film, but does it work with you?