Echochrome

Echochrome seems pretty cool. It is a puzzle game, with game play involving rotating a world occupied by Oscar Reutersvärd’s impossible constructions to be traversed by a mannequin figure. I don’t know who Oscar Reutersvärd is, but he sounds like an awesome guy.

I also learned that in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “I, Borg”, a plan was made to destroy the entire race of Borg—malevolent cybernetic aliens whose minds were interconnected—by showing one of the Borg a picture of a highly complex impossible constructions. This plan was dismissed as being genocide, so its potential results were never seen.

Wikipedia is awesome.

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3 Responses

  1. mister eno says:

    “In 1934 he drew the Penrose triangle, some years before the Penroses.”
    Those dirty Penroses.

  2. mister eno says:

    “In 1934 he drew the Penrose triangle, some years before the Penroses.”
    Those dirty Penroses.

  3. Mike R says:

    It’s Oscar’s fault for calling it the Penrose triangle, he just set Roger Penrose up perfectly to take all the credit.

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