Does the American Dream Exist? A Game Dev’s Online Experiment

Good friend and game dev colleague of mine, Dave LaSala of Townie Design, is running a fascinating online experiment of sorts. You may have played his Flash masterpieces, “Billy Suicide”, “Billy Genocide”, and “Steal This Election.” Now check out his latest “game”:

Hit the jump for details and how you can get in on it.

Dave is well known in the New Haven area as an experimental game developer and creative head, and his new experiment tests the American Dream…literally.

Dave has set up this intriguing page for people to buy $1 links to websites in the dream of amassing $100,000,000 in one year. His simple yet ingenious premise is that the more money he makes, the more your links are seen. I think he’s on to something.

If Dave reaches his goal of $1,00,000 by Dec 4th, 2009, then we can rest assured that the American Dream is alive and well.

If not, I bet Dave would still feel pretty good 100 Large!

Check it out and get in while it’s still early. His games bring in considerable traffic, so it may be the opportunity of a lifetime.


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