Dear Ruby devs and game devs. I have a crazy announcement I want to share. Please boost.

Last week I released A Dark Room to the Nintendo Switch. Within the game, I also shipped a Ruby interpreter and a code editor as an Easter Egg.

*This Easter Egg effectively turns every consumer spec-ed Nintendo Switch into a Ruby Machine.*

1. Download A Dark Room from the US/EU.
2. Connect a USB keyboard and press the “~” key.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions.

@amirrajan this is going to get pulled off the eshop by nintendo the second they hear about it

@phoenix @amirrajan He already mentioned in the comments that he tested it thoroughly

@john @amirrajan still doesn't change the fact that he broke his agreement with nintendo, not even mentioning all the mruby rces out there

@phoenix @john and literally Also. Like... do you want to be right? Do you want this taken down? What do you gain from that? Go build cool things with it, maybe teach a kid how to code, and stop with the doom and gloom 🤷‍♂️

@amirrajan @john you misunderstand, fuze is a dedicated tool explicitly approved by nintendo, they're not sneaking in any unapproved potentially unsafe ACE. Trust me, I'm 100% for homebrew on consoles, but being in the scene for so long has turned me into a realist. I know nintendo won't like this one bit. Do you really think that some kid is going to find this easter egg in your game and decide to learn a high level programming language? If you want kids to learn to code and build things, this definitely isn't the way to do it, FUZE is a great example of how it should be done if you have to do it on a console at all. Kids should be given the freedom of a computer, not the restrictions of a game console. I don't want to be right! I want people to be able to do whatever they want on their hardware! But that's just how it is. I do have to thank you for at least trying.

@phoenix @amirrajan @john my first thought was also “oh shit this is definitely getting taken down” so i bought it from the website asap :p

@phoenix @amirrajan Welp, forget what I said... FUZE isn't even out for the switch... seems like Nintendo got rid of it? Not too sure

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