Iron Scripter Prequel: Puzzle 1 - a solution

A discussion and possible solution to puzzle 1 is now available atย Iron Scripter Prequel Puzzle 1 - A solution

Remember this isn't presented as a definitive solution. It's my view of the solution. Please also note that the faction specific parts are indicative and not prescriptive - they are my view of how the different factions would approach solving the puzzle.


  1. The Unannoying Faction would also comment out making $ComputerName mandatory, to make it easy to query the local computer.

  2. one thing i thought was interesting was the computer serial duplication (thought that was an error ๐Ÿ™‚ ), so another thought was to connect to the win32_bios class and use that serial number. thanks for the solution example, i was struggling with what the code from the different factions might look like. Mind is a bit of a mixture.

    • I thought the same thing, so I also queried the win32_bios class. I then wanted to try out a much slower solution, so I did Get-ComputerInfo since it contains the computer's name, model, and serial number. This would have peeved the Flawless faction since I noticed that the call for the BIOS Serial Number has a typo (BIOSSeralNumber). Quite interesting.