What’s Inside Peter Molyneux’s Curiosity Cube? Spam

curiosity spam22 Cans, the new game design studio from visionary designer Peter Molyneux, embarked on a bold experiment this month with their first title “Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube”. The free mobile app for iOS and Android invites players to co-operatively chip away and a massive digital cube billions of “cubelets” in size. At the center waits a secret that only a single person will ever see. A secret Molyneux has described as “life-changingly amazing by any definition.” In spite of occasional server overload, Curiosity boasts more than 920,000 players working together to chip away at the boulder in one of the largest online co-operative projects yet.

curiosity kickstater spamEvery few layers a picture will appear on the normally monochromatic cube. Previous picture layers have included stained glass Biblical scenes, model airplane instructions, the Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath, pages from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, and a 360 panorama of a walled desert city. On Wednesday, November 21st another of the Curiosity cube’s rare picture level’s was reveled. In a change from the wonderful and whimsical images presented previously, this latest level was a blatant six-panel advertisement for Molyneux’s own Kickstarter campaign to fund a video game.


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