Twitch Plays Pokémon: A Social Experiment From Its Creator

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The creator of one of the weirdest things to happen on the Internet this year, who has managed to remain anonymous to every single reporter and media outlet that has come calling for a story, tells Mashable the live-gaming experiment may be a game changer

According to the creator of Twitch Plays Pokémon, an insightful and endlessly frustrating crowd-sourced romp through Nintendo's 1996 role-playing video game Pokémon Red, it all began as a social experiment.

“I think the internet is capable of handling things of this nature,” the anonymous programmer said. “But if they were being produced and released rapidly it would be hard for an audience to get invested in one particular production.” Read more...

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