publication date: Friday, October 24, 2003 (part of Round XXI)

category: Games

clue: It's almost hideous how the goo game turns celebrities into liquid from some other form.

explanation: Kojima was the writer-director-producer-editor of the "Metal Gear" games, published by Konami, whose logo was visible in the goo. "Liquid from some other form" is a reference to the title of "Metal Gear Solid." The word "hideous" was a play on Hideo. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Nadine Russell, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, and Andy Hubbartt

trivia: Incorrect guesses included Kagemasa Kozuki, Motoyuki Yoshioka, Kazunobu Uehara, Konami, and Angelina Jolie.


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