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Elizabeth's problem solving skills weren't fake in BioShock Infinite Burial At Sea

Irrational did their homework

Irrational Games seems to have pulled out all of the stops in creating the final piece of DLC for BioShock Infinite.

Elizabeth's cryptography skills were not faked it seems as one very diligent Reddit user has discovered.

Her abilities in decrypting Suchong's encoded messages are based in a real encryption that uses the atomic numbers of the elements in the messages combined with a Vignere cypher. Elizabeth's problem solving skills weren't fake in BioShock Infinite Burial At Sea

Former Irrational writer Drew Holmes highlighted the discovery on Twitter saying, “For any writer that thinks you can just make s**t up and nobody will notice... (Glad I did my homework!)”

Thanks Game Informer.

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