The resulting pixel-art point-and-click adventure has been positively reviewed by both Time and Entertainment Weekly, which is more critical respect than Wiseau himself will ever get. You play as Wiseau's character, Johnny, pointing and clicking through the traumatic events leading up to his wedding. The game lets you explore virtually every location in the movie, and even participate in off-screen battles only implied by the film. For example, in the movie Johnny and his friend Mark chase a gangster away after he pulls a gun. That's the end of it on film, but the game burns off that dangling plot thread with an epic battle:
Newgrounds "I did not hit him; it's not true! It's bullshit! I did not hit him ... Mark did!"
The game version of The Room is actually a pretty impressive feat: It jumps genres from click-hunting puzzler to turn-based action to timing-heavy platforming:
Newgrounds "Don't touch logs, m**********r."
We'd ask how Wiseau feels about being so vastly overshadowed by this crudely pixelated effigy, but we have a feeling we already know his response.
Adam Koski is the author of Forust: A Tale Of Magic Gone Wrong, a hilarious and exciting fantasy novel.
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