World of Pong


Solo project, May 2008.

An experimental massively multiplayer online game with a quite hostile player community.

Thanks to Joel Nyström and Daniel Remar for help and suggestions!


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17 Comments on “World of Pong”

  1. Nixa Says:

    I remember when it was posted on GMC forums.. it went viral :)
    And I just had mindblown when I noticed ParkwayDriveKicksUrAss guy in the chat. Named like my favorite band. In that time I didnt even know they exist. Good old times…

  2. 混乱羽翼 Says:

    I think i was crazy ….

  3. Took me level 100 to realised they were bots..

  4. uhA|da Says:

    Don’t read this, if you havn’t played the game:

    This is kind of scarry .. When I realised, that there are only bots by repeating “ARE YOU REAL” and not getting any answers and found out that I actually didn’t talk to anybody at all, I got a lonely and strangely creepy feeling. This game doesn’t have any direct goal, but the idea is really fascinating and artistic!

    Svedäng takes games to a rarely seen artistic level, and I love it :)

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  6. Sel Says:

    I realized that there is only bots only after 2 days

  7. Hilers Says:

    I love the idea. You took a classic and gave it the largest multiplayer group I have ever seen in Pong.
    -Pros: Classic, epic, good place to just talk (except for the rude peeps)
    -Cons: Monotonous(It IS Pong though, so no biggy), people often seem confused and ask many questions in-game
    Love the game, keep up the genius! ^.^

  8. Chris Says:

    Hmmm–‘An experimental massively multiplayer online game with a quite hostile player community.’…isn’t that already in existance and called ‘Eve Online’?

  9. Kjell Says:

    When is the sequel due?

  10. furious Says:

    u fukin moron there is no multiplayer just bots. repeating the same lines.

  11. okayyyy Says:

    awesome. very creative.

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