The lights are on
Typing speed is the writer's equivalent of the weight a bodybuilder can bench press. We compare numbers and have frequent competitions to see who has the nimblest digits.
In reality, none of that is true, but if it were, our performance enhancing drug would be Notch's new free browser game, Drop. According to the Minecraft creator, this new diversion was inspired by Super Hexagon, the ending of Fez, and his own ceiling.
Play is simple and quick. The first four letters players must type are always those found in the word "drop." Immediately, the screen uses a tunnel effect to create a sense of motion, with electronic, bass heavy music playing underneath. The time to type the next glowing letter decreases quickly, and a missed character speeds things up even more.
The average game lasts seconds, and it is extremely discouraging as someone who prides himself on accurate, quick typing. You can try Drop out for yourself right now. Just remember to take breaks so your fingers don't cramp up.
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this game is nothing to me
Notch stop with the side projects and work on 0x10c.
I personally only struggle with the graphical aspect to the game, once those letters start moving out I'm stuffed.
I think Typing of the Dead 1/2 is more fun then this :3 and a bigger challenge!
This is very cool!
Everybody should switch their keyboard to Dvorak, and tell me your scores don't change. And no you don't need to go out and buy a Dvorak keyboard, go into your settings and change it. Just be careful.
Awesome! I'm gonna try it out right now.
it's word after word after word. If you can figure out the entirety of the next word, you might be able to play longer.
This should be fun...