Would you like to play a game? That is the question that was found when a sleuthing visitor searched the phrase “text adventure” in Google while the browser’s developer tools were open.
The text adventure game from Google can be found inside the Google Chrome browser. It also works on Firefox, and Microsoft Edge browser. It looks like Apple’s Safari browser does not support this. So how can you find the Google text adventure game?
How to play Google’s hidden text adventure game.
Playing the game is fairly easy. Simply use the commands “north, south, east, west, up, down, grab, why, inventory, use, help, exits, map, and friends” to navigate the map, pick up and use objects, and solve puzzles. During the game you will need to navigate a Google campus and find your missing friends by solving puzzles. Once you find all your letter friends, and complete the word Google, the game will be completed.
To play the hidden adventure game in Google, simply follow these steps:
- Search on Google for text adventure
- When the search result pages open, press Ctrl+Shift+I in your browser to open the developer tools. In Chrome you can also go to Menu -> More Tools -> Developer Tools and in Firefox you can go to Menu -> Web Developer -> Web Console.
- When the developer tools open, you will be shown a screen asking if you would like to play a game. Type yes and press enter. Then follow the instructions on playing the game.
The text adventure game also gives hints on possible exits and paths you can take. The game by itself seems complicated, but it is addictive and once you start moving the character around, it gets easier to understand. For those who like puzzles, you might find yourself addicted pretty soon. And if not, well there’s always the dinosaur game on the Chrome browser.