This article was published on October 22, 2015

Play this adventure game using nothing but tweets

Play this adventure game using nothing but tweets

When it comes to procrastination, Twitter is pretty much a haven. And now, pixel artist Leon (aka @Leyawn) has created the ultimate time wasting tool – an adventure game played entirely through tweets.

The game’s hero is a little bird, who might look familiar to anyone who’s played the Nintendo classic Yoshi’s Island. You have to guide him through a day where he is faced with a lot of challenges and some monsters, depending on the route you choose.

Each tweet presents you with a GIF of the situation and gives you a choice of which path to take, represented by a different account. There are hidden surprises and a few dead ends, so it’s worth taking the time to explore your options.

I have played it through a few times now and it’s clever, entertaining and genuinely funny, which is better than most things we see on Twitter anyway.

So, if you have a few minutes to spare or your attention span is dwindling, give it a spin.

➤ Leon’s Intro [via Wired]

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