Playing DOOM with toasters would be a lot of fun

When someone sent me this video with the subject line "some guy plays DOOM with toasters" I thought to myself, yeah, that could happen. You can play DOOM on a printer, you can play DOOM on an ATM, and I wouldn't be surprised if someone got DOOM running on an LED roadsign. One day DOOM will be playable on everything, and to me, that's a true utopian vision.

It doesn't take long to realise the video above by YouTuber vexal is a parody, but it's funny because it seems totally feasible. All household appliances will be on to the internet eventually, and the toaster seems a likely candidate for that kind of connectivity. You could trigger a toasted sandwich on your way home from work, or you could play DOOM with it. I think we all know which is the better use case here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Shaun is PC Gamer’s Australian Editor. He loves masochistic platformers but lacks the skill and grace to complete them. He has four broken keyboards hidden under his desk, filed between an emergency six-pack of Reschs and five years worth of XXL promotional t-shirts. He stares out the window a lot.

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