Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Kaizo Trap

She buys an NES for her guy because he loves video games. But he gets trapped inside one! She has to go rescue him. No matter how many lives she goes through, no matter how many times she must start over, she must power up and surmount multiple levels to find him. Then she must lead him back out before the digital world disintegrates.

The video by Guy Collins is full of references that dedicated gamers will enjoy. There’s no dialogue at all, so if the music is not your taste, just down it down and enjoy the ride. (via Geeks Are Sexy)

But it’s more than a video story- it’s a game, or a puzzle for hardcore geeks. Turn on the annotations for clues as to how to get it going. And read the manual. There’s an entire subreddit dedicated to this video and how to “solve” it and get to the end. And I’ve been assured that there is an end. Here’s a good place to start

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