Cyno vigils, floating corpses, solar system cemeteries and virtual acts of remembrance: in the deep space of this MMO, everyone can hear you mourn – and everyone benefits.
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When a post appeared on a message board in 2012, it sent a small corner of the internet spiralling into a conspiracy of whistleblowers, dead man’s switches and NSA surveillance. Eight years on, and Cicada 3301 has become a story of obsession, paranoia and, most improbably, community.
What is it like to play in a world designed for hundreds to inhabit at once, when it is now almost completely unpopulated?