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Curiosity complete, winner to be the god in Godus

Sunday, 26 May 2013 16:26 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Peter Molyneux’s Curiosity has been completed, with the winner confirmed as Bryan Henderson from Edinburgh.

Henderson received the video posted above. He will be the god in Godus, Molyneux’s next game. He will also share in Godus’s financial success.

Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube? was the first game from Molyneux developer 22 Cans. The iOS and Android release charged players with tapping at layers of an enormous cube. The aim was to discover what lay at the cube’s centre.

Curiosity released in November 2012.

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40 Comments

  1. uomoartificiale

    what a joke…

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Lengendaryboss

    @1
    Have you seen your comment, filled with negativity and pointlessness.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. monkeygourmet

    @2

    unfortunately, the big ‘social experiment’, turned out to be ‘viral’ advertising for his new game…

    The fact that originally he said the person may not want to reveal the prize, and now the fact that his new game would maybe be less interesting if the person DIDN’T broadcast it, kind of compramises the pure vision for me…

    It all sounds like very well crafted bullshit.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Richenbaum

    and not only was it just a viral marketing scheme, it was a viral marketing scheme that people paid them to be involved in. the game itself was free, but naturally there were a ton of in-app purchases for people to try to get ahead in the game. who knows how much money everyone blew on this just for one guy to be part of a glorified commercial.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Bomba Luigi

    Wait… what was in the Cube? This Henderson Guy found it and win, but what was in it now? Just a Popu Up Message about him being in a Game?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. actuallyisnotafox

    in other news ubisoft are allowing fans to be in watch dogs, and just like this game you do absolutely nothing, you are programmed a way and you have no control. congratulations.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Richenbaum

    @6 you mean they’re not going to use the Tron digitizer so he can literally BE IN THE GAME?

    #7 2 years ago
  8. jmg24bad

    So you get to be a god in the game, and you get a part of each sale of the game for life.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. expose the core

    @5 He will also get royalties from the game.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Patrick Garratt

    Here he is: https://twitter.com/Bryanh559

    #10 2 years ago
  11. monkeygourmet

    What if he is: Racist, Sexist etc… etc…

    Is this ‘utopian god game’ going to allow him to explore his version of a perfect world?

    This ‘experiment’ is flawed as soon as money becomes a deciding factor, same as anything.

    If this was truely open to anyone. would Molyneaux let the ‘god’ ethinically clense a certain race from the game servers… how far is he willing to go to let someone have free speech?

    Can you have same sex marriage? Are these features even available? It’s all bullshit…

    Imagine if this guy had been a Neo Nazi and the god game had reflected that… It would have been a cluster fuck…

    It’s obviously going to be in areas that aren’t going to cause political uproar, and thus un-important in the grand scheme of things…

    ….

    It takes 10 realtime days to build a house…

    You can pay .49p to build a house straight away…

    Cue the ‘god’ doing earthquakes every 5 seconds to try and get people to ‘buy’ things to increase his profit share…

    Sounds great guyz…

    …..

    So many areas this sucks in, can’t even begin to describe them all…

    Peter, just make a fucking good game… end of…

    #11 2 years ago
  12. uomoartificiale

    @2 What are you talking about? I’m a very positive person. I’m thrilled by this age of gaming. Nonetheless I think that this thing deserves harsh criticism, as it has been a very stupid thing from the beginning. I even downloaded the app. It’s a failure as a game and as a social experiment.
    By the way, the prize is advertising for the next Molyneux game.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Lengendaryboss

    @12
    Well there may be people who enjoy this game and would enjoy not having other people rain on their parade.
    However my personal opinion on it harsh like yours.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. POOP CRUSTY

    SIGH…. in every comment section I go to everyone is so negative now. Wether it’s VG24/7 or IGN it’s the same. Stop being so &*$@*$& negative or gtfo. Don’t have anything productive to say like so instead there is “this is going to suck” comments. Just stop yourselves.
    “End of rant”

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Lengendaryboss

    @14
    For me it would be money: because once you have the money, you get the hot ladies and once you get the hot ladies you get the reputation then you get the power.
    Thats my interpretation of Scarface’s Tony Montana Quote.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Bomba Luigi

    @15: That was pretty Negativ Comment.

    And I hate Cheese. Stupid Chesse.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. lookingglass

    VG has some of the worst forums in the gaming scene. The lot of you are jealous, bitter, self-righteous bottom feeders.

    If any of you had won, it would be one of the most exciting things you’ve ever been a part of. But no, you didn’t win, so you have to put it down and whine about it. Things aren’t exactly what you wanted so it’s the worst thing ever.

    Grow the hell up and stop having a pity party on these forums. It’s not going to help your pitiful existence.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. monkeygourmet

    @15

    Dude… What are you on about?!

    people aren’t critical enough! Thats why we have such a shitty situation with media and distribution. People happily take it in the ass from so many companies now it’s unreal.

    XFactor, XXX has Talent, Acti, EA, Insert shitty media company here…

    Everything is being dumbed down to such a level we are now activley happy about participating in our own adverts…

    It’s bullshit of the highest order, not negativity… You need to spot the real reason people are pissed off with shit like this.

    What with the advent of Google glass and Kinect 2.0, the human race may as well stuff it’s head up it’s own ass and lick out it’s own butt hole. The advertising companies have the perfect storm.

    What with ‘reality’ TV, we are now happy whoring ourselves out in the name of corperate marketing. You know when you have complete control…

    It’s when people offer up personnal information or compliance without you having to ask…

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Mjorh

    @18,@15 No one is begging 4 u 2 be here or sth , u don’t like it here jus get out !

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Clupula

    @18 – So, is coming here and bitching about the forum helping you in your own pitiful existence?

    Get bent.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Citrus raptor

    I’m interested in knowing what those who are negative about this would have done instead? Suggesions/constructive critisism, instead of just bland negativity?

    #21 2 years ago
  22. monkeygourmet

    @22

    It’s not about doing anything different, it’s about the project and it’s goals being compromised…

    At first Peter said it would be up to the person to contact him on winning. That changed… He introduced various new money making schemes throughout the project, not part of the original ‘goal’ people were buying in too…

    Then it turns out it was an advertising stunt…

    What part of this scam don’t you understand? It was all a big viral marketing scam. Just look at what i said in @11…

    How are any of these issues going to be fixed or looked into? The whole Godus project hinges on the fact that the winner of ‘Curiosity’ comes forward and isn’t a complete sociopath…

    What if the ‘winner’ has radical views / criminal records etc… etc… It all seems very far fetched to me…

    Look at what happened when that convicted rapist won the national lottery, people went mental…

    And this isn’t like the lottery, this person is going to have there views and idiology put into a game… It’s going to be on public display… Unless of course, it gets vetted or important decisions are out of his control… Again, I would say this compromises the intended vision…

    Im obvioulsy not saying this guy isn’t anything other than a perfect human being, but, Peter sure was lucky it all turned out the way he wanted…

    #22 2 years ago
  23. POOP CRUSTY

    @19
    Get real
    I’m talking about things that don’t need bashing on. Someone won something from a free app. Wether it had in game purchases or not is irrelevant it was still free. A lot of things today are the same way so complaining isn’t going to change it. You think because a couple of bigots complain and let their distaste come out it’s going to change a thing? No. At the end if it makes money, your “critical” comments will be posted in their wall of funnies. You can disagree with things I’m not against that. But when all you have to say is “this sucks” and move on. It makes me think that’s all you write on things that don’t interest you. Get something productive going or simply don’t write at all.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. POOP CRUSTY

    @23 Wait you think that if he is mental they are going to actually let him put his sick ideas into it? Must be out of your mind. I believe no contract was signed so if his ideas are mentally worrisome, I really doubt anyone at 22cans will actually go with it.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. monkeygourmet

    @Poop

    No, not sick… Just outside what most people would tolerate…

    The whole point of a social experiment like this should be to see things through to the end and record results.

    Lets say the person is sexist for example. Not a cool view, but millions of people are in that sitaution on a day to day basis. Huge companies still trade when the core is still sexist for example.

    Thats just a fact.

    Im not saying I would like that persons fucked up view in a game, but without seeing what a ‘virtual world’ can become with a certain person calling the shots, what the fuck is the point of the ‘social experiment’ in the first place?!

    You have just bought into the bullshit of this ‘project’.

    If it does ultimalty matter what this person personal views are, whats the point of trying to create a social experiment where one ‘god’ controls a virtual world?

    If all the big questions are decided by Peters team, why bother doing this in the first place? Unless obvioulsy, it was to drum up free publicity?

    Also, if you actually look. The person who ‘won’ this wasn’t being bashed… That was something you pretended happened then complained about it. I couldn’t give two fucks who won this, just the fact it’s a sham…

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Citrus raptor

    “Again, I would say this compromises the intended vision…”

    And the intended vision was what?

    “It’s not about doing anything different, it’s about the project and it’s goals being compromised…”

    You’re saying that it’s not about doing anything different, but how would Molyneux even come close to living up to this grand promise if something like this wasn’t the case. I asked for suggestions, but no one seems to have a better idea.

    Also, how do you know that whoever the winner is, will be able to do something that’s racist or any of the other things you listed? Are they even possible to do in the game?

    #26 2 years ago
  27. POOP CRUSTY

    @Monkey
    I like how instead of a number you call me poop.

    Anyways, I see your point but 22cans isn’t as financially stable as other companies that are filing for chapther 11 were. So anything that can potential harm their project’s sale will be canned. The right thing to do is try to get a hold of the person who spent the most time on the app (although that might have been Peter himself) and give him a shot if the winner’s view of being a GOD is too far fetched. Something along those lines. Also I by no means was defending 22cans and their marketing stunts. Just ranting away on commenters lack of ideas…. I know, I’m too critical.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. POOP CRUSTY

    Apologies for some spelling and grammar mistakes. Phone typing isn’t the same :(

    #28 2 years ago
  29. monkeygourmet

    @27

    The vision was changed in such a horrible marketing way when this was introduced:

    http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Curiosity+-+what%27s+inside+the+cube/news.asp?c=50231

    This did not aid the final goal in any other way but making his company more money…

    This isn’t some poor little dev we are talking about. He just finished with MS…

    If he had outlined things like this at the start, I would have more respect for him. If he had actually made a good game… Well, I would have been over the moon! :)

    It was just an advertising exercise for yet another ‘idea’ he’s going to find hard to ‘flesh out’…

    @28 POOP ;)

    The whole project was compromised IMO.

    From the link I listed above… How do we know Peter’s company wasn’t adding more layers ‘on the fly’? Stuff like that, we had no idea on what was actually going on, other than blind trust…

    For me, for project like this to work, the persons own personal view of ‘heaven’ would have to be created virtually. And that goes for all the weird shit they believed in.

    It actually may have ‘outed’ certain biggoted views to the general public… Imagine if it had been a fundamentalist Christian or whatever…

    The game world would have been a joke and outed this view on a global scale. Thing is, the person may have been villified and the project stopped…

    Or if the person was very sexist and only allowed female participants basic rights or something…

    Would have really set the world alight on a virtual level!

    It’s hard to do stuff like this without going the whole hog! :)

    Peter always falls into this trap and he should know better now.. He’s a big boy!

    #29 2 years ago
  30. ps3fanboy

    XBone suck ASS!!!!!!!!1

    #30 2 years ago
  31. POOP CRUSTY

    @30
    I believe they did compromise.
    Like you said Peter is a big boy so I’m having trouble thinking that they didn’t get into this project without a solid plan. One way to stop the controversial ideas would be a contract. Although that would go against it’s proposed GOD Idea but there is always white out on everything nowadays it seems. I just hope he isn’t as stupid and cocky as in the past. His ego can get in the way here.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Citrus raptor

    @31

    You’re just angry cause the Xbox One didn’t save you from the dull Playstation 4. Now you’re just sitting there, bored by everything the next gen of gaming has to offer, and you just want to scream.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Richenbaum

    31/33 just get a room you two. you are clearly meant to be together.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Lengendaryboss

    @34
    Ha :D

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Citrus raptor

    @34

    Fighting fire with fire is hilarious isn’t it? ^__^

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Ireland Michael

    If the game does well enough, this guy could potentially end up being a millionaire. I’d say that’s a pretty big deal.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Richenbaum

    I kind of doubt he’ll be getting THAT big of a cut. He’ll get a nice check I’m sure, but millionaire?

    #37 2 years ago
  38. viralshag

    Not surprised this is linked to the new game. Not surprised some sort of cash prize is involved.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Ireland Michael

    @40 Even if the game made $50,000,000 (not an unfair estimate), and he only got 2% of the royalties, they would still be $1,000,000.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. TheWulf

    My brain kept tweaking throughout that because due to his more quiet, hallowed tones, he kept sounding like the vampire Prince from Bloodlines. I expected him to say “Good evening.” at the end of that.

    And that’s all I have to say.

    #40 2 years ago

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  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

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  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

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  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

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  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

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  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

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  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

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  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

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  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

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  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

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  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

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  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

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  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

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  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

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  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

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  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

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  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

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  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

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  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

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  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

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  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

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  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

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  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

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  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

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  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

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  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

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  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

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  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

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  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

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  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

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  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

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