Anyone with more than a passing interest in computer games will have encountered the infamous “Konami code”. UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, B, A. Infinite lives, secret menu options, 99 hearts, special characters are just some of the secrets which are unlocked by the Freemason handshake of computer games.
It turns out that if you key in this sequence in the Shaun Inman’s Mint screen, a secret easter egg will be uncovered as Jason Santa Maria’s stamp of approval shows up momentarily. Almost brings a tear to my eyes. [via]