publication date: Monday, April 3, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Hoaxes

clue: He wasn't able to hear his own acclaimed work in a digital medium, except that he was and it wasn't.

explanation: Samuragochi was a celebrated composer who specialized in video game music and was known for being deaf and walking with a cane. In 2014, it was discovered that was neither deaf nor disabled, and had written none of his own music, having paid a ghostwriter for years. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, and Aaron Shurtleff


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