The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

By Mark Serrels on at

I’ve done some weird things while playing The Witness.

I’ve drawn on paper, I’ve taken pictures on my phone, I even stole my wife’s graph paper. At one point I swear to God I actually drew on my television.

So last night I put a shout out for pictures of all the weird things people have done trying to solve puzzles.

I got some really good stuff.


Matthew Hall

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness
The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

Ha! This was my first reply, from Matthew Hall, one of the creators of Crossy Road.


Adrian Chen

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

I have a notepad page that looks just like this.


Chris

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

I can’t lie — I have considered cutting shit out with scissors. The ‘tetris’ style Witness puzzles are probably my favourite but goddamn the mental gymnastics.


Phil Willis

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

I have yet to draw the game world. But I haven’t finished the game yet. There’s still time.


Robin

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness
The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

Honestly, graph paper is an absolute must. My enjoyment of The Witness went up at 300% when I found graph paper in my wife’s stationery stash.


Eliot Lewis

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

Eliot told me who couldn’t find a pen and paper in his house, so he went into the bathroom and drew on his mirror with a bar of soap.

A. Bar. Of. Soap.


Paul Puccio

The Weird Things People Do While Playing The Witness

Paul did the whole ‘cut out Tetris blocks’ thing, but when he noticed the pattern on his dish towel he thought he’d save on the paper. Amazing.


This post originally appeared on Kotaku Australia, where Mark Serrels is the Editor. You can follow him on Twitter if you’re into that sort of thing.