In the wee hours of November 10, 2013, a man who goes by Bananasaurus Rex performed a genuine video game miracle. He completed a “solo Eggplant run.
If you’re not a Spelunky junkie, the words “solo Eggplant run” won’t mean very much to you. But as I see it, Bananasaurus Rex’s feat is an important, downright historic achievement — not just for Spelunky, but for games at large.
I want to help you understand why.