GDC contest winner buries game in the desert, invites you to find it

By Shawn Knight
Apr 5, 2013
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  1. The winner of the Game Design Challenge at the recent Game Developers Conference in San Francisco is taking his board game one step further by burying it in the Nevada desert. Jason Rohrer created A Game for Someone as part...

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  2. fimbles

    fimbles TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,198   +105

    Digging a million holes in the nevada desert will turn up a lot more than a board game if the movie casino has any truth to it.
    Legacycam and mrcavooter like this.
  3. Cueto_99

    Cueto_99 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 237   +11

    LOL! And once you find it, and start it, it will say: "you need an active internet connection to play this game" then a message will pop up saying "the server is on maintenance, thank you for your patience"
  4. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TechSpot Booster Posts: 563   +96

    Let the game begin... :D
  5. "The way he sees it, if one location is visited each day using a metal detector, the game will be found within the next million days – or roughly 2,700 years"

    -it would be funny if someone were to guess correctly on their first try.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,251   +531

    What's the sense of it?
  7. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,009   +37

    whats the sense of a time capsule? Yet, my elementary teacher made us all make one, and dig it up at the end of the year. Was fun and interesting... granted that was still a very short amount of time...

    Funny though, if this isnt found in the next 100 years, people will forget all about it.... most likely, none of us will hear anything about it again! lol
  8. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    I bet some million years in the future someone is going to find this and claim aliens built it and buried it.
  9. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,144   +739

    Some jokester lol.
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,098   +1,189



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