October 5, 2003

Hidden DVD Features

Two websites which are good for folks who like to buy DVDs and like ot know what extra features/hidden features are on those disks:

For those of you asking, "What's an Easter Egg?" - an Easter Egg is the name given to little surprises hidden in software. It used to be that low-level programmers would hide their names in software so that when someone hit the right combination of keys (or something similar) their names would appear. Or, when a certain date was reached, something would happen (like a Christmas tree appearing on Christmas).

Nowadays, you can find these things in DVDs as well as software, although the studios put them intentionally into the DVDs.

Posted by James at October 5, 2003 11:33 PM
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Thanks for this link - bummer, so far no easter eggs listed for Soylent Green, but I'll keep looking.

Posted by: julie at October 6, 2003 7:43 PM

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