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In Blackest Night: Secret Bioshock 2 Nerdery

Random morning silliness - the Bioshocks have always been good for easter egg hunting, but this one adds a little LARPING to the ongoing tale of Rapture's fall. Own the special edition of the game? If so, you may have elected to display the three rather pleasant and tasteful art-deco posters it contains. Woe betide you if anyone ever enters your house with a blacklight...

Turns out the posters are adorned with secret messages which entertainingly undermine the posters' breezy optimism, as one surprised fan found out. Here's some video footage:

Photos here, if you like.

Reminds me of Kieron's and my aborted plan for a Bioshock New Year's Eve party a few years ago. At midnight, the lights drop, everyone dons splicer masks, a guy in a Big Daddy suit storms in and the period music is replaced by explosion sound effects. These posters and a blacklight would have been the delectably apocalyptic cherry on top.

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