A year ago today…

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Quite the most bizarre day of my life, when I got up at four in the morning, drove to a frost-covered wood, and dug up a prize worth £100,000.

I remember sitting at home looking at the Cube I’d dug up – shiny, silvery and as heavy as two house bricks – walking away to do other things with the evening, but having to return to it again and again to check it was real.

And of course, at that moment in time, no-one knew it had been found except us and to everyone else the game – the first and, as it turned out, only season of Perplex City – was still on.

Well, anyway, that was a year ago and it’s old news now for most folk.

For a few, though, it’s still interesting enough for the anniversary to be marked with a series of interviews.

The first to be published was with me, and you can read it – and others – here.

2 responses to “A year ago today…”:

  1. OneHourAhead Says:

    February 4th, 2008 at 10:00 pm

    Wow. That’s cool as! congrats.

  2. Mima Says:

    June 17th, 2008 at 7:28 pm

    I was just idly browsing through some bits and came across your blog, and looking back found this post. As one of the multitude that followed the game from the beginning, I was really chuffed that a player found it, and congrats again for figuring it out and getting there first!

    It is strange the PPC has gone, and it left a huge hole in my life for a very long time afterwards as it was very engrossing. This is definitely a day worth commemorating.

 
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