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Digital Extremes has its lunch stolen and its new game leaked

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Roast pork with a side of Keystone

Something awful has happened. A crime unfathomable, incomprehensible, and simply indescribable. One that breaches the very bonds we as a species have between one another and hold us all together on this violently spinning rock. The victim? Warframe developer Digital Extremes. The crime? Oh god, it’s too hard to type even now, my friends… they had their lunch stolen.

Oh and someone kind of leaked their game too, but that’s distracting us from the true issue: stolen lunch.

On a post removed from reddit, and since recovered and independently verified by Kotaku, someone claims to have found and entered the Digital Extremes office through a bit of good ol’ fashioned social engineering.

They were then casually let privy to the developer’s latest game, a “first person trading card game” called Keystone:

A bit of a back-story: I have been following DE for years now, I knew they were in London, Ontario, Canada but I didnt know where. They have been hiding from us for years, no explanation to as where. I found them. On the corner of [REDACTED] is their office in [REDACTED]. How did I find it? Well if you go high enough there is a Tenno statue! You can clearly see it and where they used to do dev streams from the window. The doors are all opened by fingerprints, pretty cool haha. But I just followed some tattooed dude into the door after he unlocked it. He didnt even ask me any questions. I had my Doctor Who shirt on and I tried my best to blend in.

No one asked me if I worked there, I just sat in the chairs and moved around every now and then. at 12:01pm the lunch lady says that food is ready over the overcom and I join up the line. Theres a bunch of plates stacked and then you just grab the food buffet style. I sat down and enjoyed my free lunch and started talking to some people. They told me they were working on a new game called Keystone. They said it was a FPS with cards (like magic the gathering style perhaps) but didnt explain that much about it. The QA room has funko figures and stuffed animals everywhere. There were also a lot of ps4 and xbox one sitting around unattended. There were no security guards and no one asked me who I was. They just assumed I belonged there and told me about their secret game. at 6pm people started leaving so I just followed them out and the one guy said “See you tomorrow” so I agreed.

TL;DR: DE has shitty security and delicious food. Also Keystone.

Since the breach, Digital Extremes has taken to its forums. The response doesn’t confirm or deny the existence of Keystone, or the missing lunch, but did reiterate that trespass into private property is pretty freakin’ illegal in Canada:

A recent claim from a fan circulating the web alleges he or she spent the day with us incognito. Well, Canadians are known for being welcoming and polite!

We employ over two hundred passionate gamers committed to delivering kickass games like Warframe and Sword Coast Legends and while we're flattered someone would want to spend the day with all of us, please respect our privacy and know that, like any business would, we completely discourage any and all unlawful attempts to enter our Relay.

We love our Tenno, but let's be respectful and law-abiding. Trespassing is never OK.

Stole lunch, leaked a game, who will ever stop this monster?!

Guy Sneaks Into Game Studio, Finds Unannounced Game [Kotaku]

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