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Screenshot of Unravel.

“So, tell me about this video game ‘Unravel’.”

“Well, you play an escaped ball of wool who has to go out into the world to collect an old woman’s scattered memories.”

“A what?”

“There are all kinds of stringlike physics puzzles. We’re marketing it as a whole new genre, the ‘string-em-up’.”

“You might want a different name for that.”

“Well, the game is proving very popular in playtesting.”

“I didn’t think we had the budget for playtesting.”

“We used kittens, they’re cheaper.”

“That explains a lot. Any other reason why we should release this?”

“It’s an entertaining yarn.”

“Get out of my office.”