The Softlink Game

On a whim, while softlink surfing one evening, I decided to try pulling up a random node and then, using only softlinks, navigate to any one of my own writeups. It took some time and led me through an ever-changing maze of links, but eventually I was there. The Softlink Game was born. Next, one can keep track of how many softlinks it takes to get from here to there. The goal is six. I like to think that, in addition to passing the time and revealing nodes previously unseen by the player, this helps give a sense of how it all fits together.

If just navigating to one of your writeups proves to be too easy, you can select a specific write-up as the goal or give the advanced version a try. If the original random node is sans softlinks feel free to draw again until getting one with softlinks. If your random node is a Webster 1913 entry you may click on a softlink for free until you get to a "real" writeup. This is in beta and comments and suggestions are welcome.


Thanks, Nemosyn, for suggesting the Webster 1913 rule.

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