Untitled Goose Game Began as a Workplace Slack Joke

The goose is finally loose. Untitled Goose Game was released today for Nintendo Switch and PC, and a tweet that seemingly depicts how this strange stealth game about a goose got made is circulating the internet.

A tweet from 2016 by Michael McMaster, a developer on Untitled Goose Game, seemingly depicts a work Slack conversation that led to the creation of Untitled Goose Game. On August 10, 2016, McMaster shared several screen captures from the House House Slack. The conversation began when Stuart Gillespie-Cook messaged the group saying, “Let’s make a game about this,” and posted a picture of a goose.

The chat quickly devolved into a full-length conversation about the pros, and single con, of geese.

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