Documentary on the urban legend about the mind control video game – Polybius

Back in the 1980’s, urban legends spread like wildfire. Without the internet to debunk these myths, stories passed from teller to teller, becoming bigger and weirder with each audience.

Polybius – an urban legend about a video game that the US Government created to test mind control has been kicking around since around 1981. The documentary linked below from Stuart Brown’s Youtube channel Ahoy digs into this legend, and how it all came about.