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Gamer to travel 7 days cross-country … in a box

June 24, 2011 at 12:17 pm by xoanon  - 

Winda Benedetti writes: I’m having a hard time deciding whether this is performance art … or just a really elaborate way to get to spend a whole lot of time playing your favorite video game. It seems artist Jordan Wayne Long of Arkansas has decided to ship himself across the country in a crate during which time he will have contact with the outside world only through a game. That game: “Lord of the Rings Online.”

Long, who says this experience is all part of a study about how people cope with post traumatic stress disorder, expects the trip — from Bald Knob, Ark., to Portland, Ore. — to take seven days. His friend Bradi Roberts will be driving his container — which he’s been building himself — on the back of a flatbed trailer. More..

Posted in Fool, Gaming on June 24, 2011 by