Pony Island: The Unfound Secret


The developer of the hit indie game Pony Island recounts an amusing and unusual encounter with the fanbase of his game. After realizing that the easter eggs he had hidden in the game were not enough to sate the hunger of fans, he retroactively added a breadcrumb trail of secrets in patches. He used forum posts by players as the basis for new clues, eventually guiding them to Pony Island’s darkest secret…