Wednesday, 12 September 2007

Lacking the geek investment (Zelda research)

I’d consider myself pretty geeky or at least acknowledge a pseudo-geek status. Having ventured to gaming conventions for work, there is no doubt in my mind that I'm lacking the fundamentalist geek mentality.

A high level of what could be seen as obscure knowledge in film, TV, games and comics is mine to wield, useless or not. But it’s the truly obsessive, those who seem to have enough time to devout in the pursuit of mapping storylines and inconsistencies there in. They are something truly to behold, with an equal measure of wonderment and fear.

The video below is one such example of this fundamentalist geekdom. The sheer amount of time and effort to put, not only into the hypothesis but into the research and double checking each statement is up there with the most rigorous scientific method. Make up your own mind:

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