121: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999)

We explore a branching storyline in Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.

Developer: Chunsoft | Publisher: Spike/Aksys Games | Initial Release: December 10, 2009

Jacob, Moe and special guest CtrlAltNoob escape rooms, solve puzzles and travel through space and time to survive and thrive.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

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  • 1:10 All About CtrlAltNoob
  • 2:40 Our Fast Pitch about Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999)
  • 3:50 What’s Your Personal History with 999 and the Nonary Games?
  • 8:10 Describing the Gameplay of 999
  • 18:05 Hearing Moe’s predictions about 999
  • 24:00 Explaining the structure of the branching narrative
  • 25:55 Jacob dumps some story
  • 34:40 The sci-fi twist to this story (the morphogenetic field)
  • 41:20 A tease about the second game – please stick around
  • 48:00 Let’s get back to what’s happening inside the ship (submarine, knife and ax)
  • 54:15 Who is “in” on the scheme?
  • 58:50 The big thing
  • 1:07:40 Question from @linkhs: “Which twist/ending got you the most?”
  • 1:13:35 The enneagram test with Jacob, Moe and CtrlAltNoob
  • 1:18:30 Final thoughts
  • 1:23:35 Wrap-up


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