Beloved computer game Myst is getting a Hulu series. We’re not sure whether or not this means we’ll be forced to solve puzzles in each episode, but we are interested. Also, puzzles are cool.
Myst, the computer game just about everyone in the '90s played, is going to be a TV series, despite it being a tangled and very complicated mystery. If done well this could be really, really good. Like Lost good. If done poorly, well...
'"It's an adventure game! It's mass market! It's the anti-Doom! We have to crush this game!" "'What is this?! Demons on Mars?! People are playing this?!"
Want to see more episodes of Bee and PuppyCat? You can help make a series happen by pledging a few dollars toward its crowdfunding campaign. You can also back a new game from the makers of Myst and Riven, and a nonfiction book about the bizarre adventures of well-traveled corpses.
On Sunday, you'll have your last visit to Lost's mysterious island, so what fictional islands should you visit next? Luckily, science fiction is full of weird islands full of secrets, so call your metafictional travel agent today!
People who play the Myst puzzle games are often so taken with the steampunk beauty of the worlds in them that they begin to see Myst imagery everywhere. No, they're not crazy. We have photographic evidence. The left-hand photo above was taken of real tubes in Berlin (photo by extranoise), while the one on the right…