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Mastermind: World Conquerer puts you in the role of the evil Mastermind, supergenius bent on destroying* the world. A great ending and some hilarious dialogue make this game a gem. Hey, it's Friday in Australia by now, right? (via jig)

* Destroying is conquering. It's true. I looked it up.
posted by Eideteker (17 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
Black - Red - Yellow - Green.
No, wait ...
posted by Kabanos at 1:58 PM on October 16, 2008 [4 favorites]


yeah, I was kinda hoping for a bearded guy sat behind a desk with his oriental assistant by his side.
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 2:06 PM on October 16, 2008


Actually I was hoping for Magnus Magnusson. But there you go, Iceland is having some hard times right now.
posted by Nick Verstayne at 2:15 PM on October 16, 2008


So, basically, this is a McCain campaign simulator?
posted by greenie2600 at 2:21 PM on October 16, 2008


Oh, supergenius, you say? I guess not.
posted by greenie2600 at 2:23 PM on October 16, 2008


I see what you did there.
posted by Senator at 2:27 PM on October 16, 2008


honestly, i'm loving this so far. the illustrations are well done, the writing is funny, the gameplay is cool. i'm digging the hell out of it.
posted by shmegegge at 2:50 PM on October 16, 2008


any way to save your game?
posted by cgs at 3:06 PM on October 16, 2008


The game is automatically saved after you overcome each notoriety checkpoint. Unfortunately, there is a bug where you remain permanently at alert, even after all the attackers have been cleared. I found out that if this happens, your game will no longer be autosaved. In that case, you might want to just quit and restart the game.
posted by Eideteker at 3:28 PM on October 16, 2008


The writing is funny but damn the UI is annoying. Windows telling me to click on windows that they just popped on top of, no way to stop and take a bit of my dessert or go get a drink. SLOW DOWN AND LET ME READ IT
posted by DU at 4:16 PM on October 16, 2008


If you get automatically at alert, just build a new hideout, and evacuate to it. It's pretty awesome, although you can get through and "win" pretty quickly.

I always did kind of want to take over the world.
posted by MythMaker at 5:58 PM on October 16, 2008


Ahhhh, Philadelphia...
posted by regicide is good for you at 7:48 PM on October 16, 2008


1. Invest heavily
2. Purchase moonbase
???
3. Profit!
posted by Thoth at 9:51 PM on October 16, 2008


Oh man, I played it, and was like "meh, too easy to beat" and then the end came and wow totally worth it.

I am looking forward to mucking about with it again.

I am also hankering for Frisky Dingo
posted by FuManchu at 6:16 AM on October 17, 2008


The end is definitely worth it, too bad the Moonbase is completely overpowering.
posted by GilloD at 7:28 AM on October 17, 2008


mmm. three hours of my life.
posted by ilovemytoaster at 7:07 PM on October 17, 2008


Wait, was that a Firefly ref?
posted by John Kenneth Fisher at 12:57 PM on October 20, 2008


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