Can you fit a whole game into a QR code?

30 jul 2020
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In my headcanon, Hannah Montana was a brilliant x86 assembly programmer on the down low. Hey you never know, leading double lives was her specialty right?
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  • Now store a whole tripple A title game installer in only QR codes with each code being a part

    Lance ShelbyLance Shelby6 timmar sedan
  • I love how you immediately answer the question as soon as the video starts, it's a nice change for once.

    KnightKnight6 timmar sedan
  • This seems a great learning experience for you

    Lance ShelbyLance Shelby6 timmar sedan
  • clicked this video got my answer immediatly clicked off

    TheChallengeWarriorsTheChallengeWarriors8 timmar sedan
  • The QR code in the vid (beginning) says... *Drumroll* Subscribe to MattKC

    Austrian MapperAustrian Mapper10 timmar sedan
  • wait say you wanna hack into someone's laptop or phone, so you could just write a virus into a QR code and shove it in front of the webcam/camera? have people done that before? it sounds too easy and dangerous

    jigglymabobjigglymabob15 timmar sedan
  • Huh my question answered instantly???

    Jacob WalkerJacob Walker23 timmar sedan
  • I'm glad you got it to work. I almost felt sorry for you when it almost didn't.

    Francisco SolanoFrancisco Solano23 timmar sedan
  • Nope, this isn't the game. You'll have to watch the video for that ;)

    Ryan ParkRyan ParkDag sedan
  • That dattar is too much dattar for me to handle.

    SamTheKnightSamTheKnightDag sedan
  • Well no. Because their function is to direct you to a webpage or app. They don't contain data in the way you're talking about.

    MapleLeafAceMapleLeafAceDag sedan
  • I would love to see an NFC chip do this.

    Levin KroenkeLevin KroenkeDag sedan
  • I bet the qr code innthe thumbnail and th epixxture he had of one was a rrixkroll

    ImRainPlaysImRainPlaysDag sedan
  • 0:01 K, bye!

    Max JohnsonMax JohnsonDag sedan
  • x86 assembly code is also what rollercoaster tycoon 1 was made in (99% of it at least with like the tiniest bit in C).

    The Gaming AnimalThe Gaming AnimalDag sedan
  • 19:03 sounds as if antivirus companies will go bankrupt

    PixelItchioPixelItchioDag sedan
  • Had it allowed space for 40 kb then you could practically fit a Nintendo Famicom in a QR code

    Karan SaxenaKaran SaxenaDag sedan
  • No one gonna mention Kkreiger?

    HeychHeychDag sedan
  • Yes but can you fit an Asian into a QR code?

    Kimchi RoboticsKimchi Robotics2 dagar sedan
  • Could you put multiple QR code images and a reader that reads them? If you are able to do this with just 2, that already means infinite size. Only limitations are the actual reader part and merging the code together after its run. And I guess the amount of QR codes you have to put in

    MrUglehFaceMrUglehFace2 dagar sedan
  • L L

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  • 9:13 Bookmark

    KittencatnipKittencatnip2 dagar sedan
  • Wow, we got the answer right off the bat, no click or view bait. Hats off sir

    KillgoreKillgore2 dagar sedan
  • what about fitting a pdf file into qr code? if that is possible, it'll be great

    Mahmoood Al-ArikiMahmoood Al-Ariki2 dagar sedan
  • Wow I love this idea. Now what i want is a program that encodes a games data into a video which is watchable and isn't just complete garbage lol. Data interpreted as a swirling mass of colors which could also be interpreted as a video game that is playable. Ungh, data that can be interpreted into two different functioning forms is so sexy Shortly into watching this video I decided to re-watch the 8-bit guys video Boot Sector Games before starting this, it seemed highly relevant, and then you include video footage from it :P This is so great, I need there to be a qr code scanner that has the option to read codes as arbitrary code and run them. Sure, I guess thats kind of asking for people to design malware, buuut its so small that the functionality is pretty limited of course. Throwing around unchecked code as images and then just running it on the fly definitely isnt very safe, but man is it cool Oh god, this made me think about the application of machine learning in code compilation... hnnng. Frankly it'll be a little sad when humans can no longer make optimization changes in the low level

    JakeJake2 dagar sedan
  • Image file: i cannot work i am smashed into a box and I'm being asked my name

    AmbipieAmbipie2 dagar sedan
  • I love the DUN DUN DUNNNN

    AmbipieAmbipie2 dagar sedan
  • Create bigger qr code and give us more.... Please🥺

    KatStinctKatStinct2 dagar sedan
  • Daaah taaah

    LaylaThePlayaLaylaThePlaya2 dagar sedan
  • "What if someone could write malware directly into a QR code" challenge accepted >:D (For use on devices I own or with permission of course)

    The SpiderThe Spider2 dagar sedan
  • i have a short attention span yet i watched this entire video in one go

    aussiebeanzaussiebeanz3 dagar sedan
  • Damn. As much as making that QR code was interesting, figuring out and fixing the QRcam error was insane.

    edgeblackbeltedgeblackbelt3 dagar sedan
  • yes

    SenpaiSenpai3 dagar sedan
  • The QR code showed at the beginning is a message saying to subscribe

    Christian RodriguesChristian Rodrigues3 dagar sedan
  • his example human being hannah montana i-

    pwossumpwossum3 dagar sedan
  • yall havent seen the 3ds homebrew community lmao

    BeaBea ArtsBeaBea Arts3 dagar sedan
  • "Can you fit a whole game into a QR code?" "Yes!" Welp. I got my answer. *Closes video*

    Hans S.T.Hans S.T.3 dagar sedan
  • I can imagine how satisfying it must be when you work out what you think is the problem and after changing things it WORKS!! Problem solving has always been a very satisfying activity for me, when you actually solve the problem that is.

    daniel calabresedaniel calabrese3 dagar sedan
  • 19:17 Cubic Ninja on the 3ds?

    marito_yomarito_yo3 dagar sedan
  • Can you hack a system or insert a trojan into a QR code?

    TroniX FiXTroniX FiX3 dagar sedan
  • Straight to the fucking point **I love it!!!** Insta like just for that!

    absolute_Xeroabsolute_Xero3 dagar sedan
  • Name: snake_from_cam.exe Date: My birthday in 5:30PM Type: OF COURSE IT'S AN EXE! Size: Maximum size of V40 QR Length: IT'S NOT A VIDEO!

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  • Did anyone scan the qr code in thumbnail

    UwUUwU4 dagar sedan
  • I really want to install a cheating software to my 3ds system but since the announcement to invalidate those after update can't use the internet. Still not updated up to today. An can be qr coded an programing software!?

    Anthony VelezAnthony Velez4 dagar sedan
  • 0:26 i scan the code and it said Subscribe to MattKC 0:44 Genesis does what Nintendon't 3:47 DEEZ NUTS! HA! GOTEEEM

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  • The first thing I thought when I saw the title was “Okay, just put in the URL to cool math games.” You read my mind. I’m scared.

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  • I like how he started the intro with an answer to the title

    Pastor NezukoPastor Nezuko4 dagar sedan
  • Well yes you can The guy who made the game of rickrolling

    Deez NutsDeez Nuts4 dagar sedan
  • Just learned about 3D barcodes (using color to encode another "dimension" of data, and I thought of this video. They're called Paper Memory codes. Apparently, a PM code can store between 0.6 and 1.8 Mb. The original Super Mario Bros. was 0.256 Mb.

    Ian MorrisIan Morris4 dagar sedan
  • “But I will say, I think the smaller it is, the better.” Tell that to my girlfriend…

    The Immortal Sun-kunThe Immortal Sun-kun4 dagar sedan
  • 3:49 deam I scan this and you gocha me

    Alex_ 29Alex_ 294 dagar sedan
  • wow i learned something! :D

    Tails_and_LiquiirTails_and_Liquiir4 dagar sedan
  • You are the best man! You can write a paper for this work!

    Ariq Haryo SetiakiAriq Haryo Setiaki4 dagar sedan
  • I am disappointed the thumbnail did not rickroll me

    NigelNigel4 dagar sedan
  • Half expecting you to say no and the video is silence for the next 20 min

    noahbalboanoahbalboa5 dagar sedan
  • Seg faults ruined my college experience.

    Ma'sum Abdul WadudMa'sum Abdul Wadud5 dagar sedan
  • "My recursive arrays make your knees go all trembly Don't need C++ I spit straight-up Assembly." -The Something Awful Forums _Internet SysOp_ rap

    Orange HarrisonOrange Harrison5 dagar sedan
  • God dammit, this motivates me more to try Informatics Engineering, and I was about to go economics

    Adam Manuel Miranda GomezAdam Manuel Miranda Gomez5 dagar sedan
  • 2 things Good job and right after I was done I reset a villagers trade(not cured) and got mending for 10 emeralds no cap

    Liam PCKLiam PCK5 dagar sedan
  • This reminds me of the days when I first started working with computers in the late 70s. My first computer was a ZX80 with 1K of memory that used TV for a monitor. The trick back then was self modifying code and using opcodes as data when possible. The last program I wrote for it was the single cell automata "Game of Life."

    Jim HebertJim Hebert5 dagar sedan
  • Did anyone scan the barcode?

    Raphi McGurrinRaphi McGurrin5 dagar sedan
  • Nice work! The original ZX81 home computer had just 1K of memory. Needless to say it didn't have many games but there were some.

    Terry KingTerry King5 dagar sedan
  • 14:28 WYSI WYSI WYSI

    TheUltiJimTheUltiJim5 dagar sedan
  • 8:20 what is the name of keygen music?

    trippyarsimtrippyarsim5 dagar sedan
  • You could do this MUCH easier. Just make a website of the game you want to and then write the link of the website into the qr code. Its way mor easier then all that procces done in the video. Still good video

    Viktoria BornViktoria Born5 dagar sedan
  • Hopefully no-one with a malicious QR code walks by your house when the webcam QR code scanner is open and the cam points to your window ;)

    MarcMilMarcMil5 dagar sedan
  • Anyone else get tricked with the dez nuts qr

    Tyler CaseTyler Case5 dagar sedan
  • Thank you for answering the question immediately instead of dragging it out

    Brok The BarbarianBrok The Barbarian6 dagar sedan
  • I can’t follow the wrong how do I follow it

    Samie ParadiseSamie Paradise6 dagar sedan
  • I like what you did for the QR code in the thumbnail 🤣 I also like the Star Wars reference lol.

    CraftedInsanityCraftedInsanity6 dagar sedan
  • Ooh what a Easter egg

    that one guy who plays gamesthat one guy who plays games6 dagar sedan
  • Another Title: Making a game in the smallest possible amount of bytes possible

    Crpal StuckCrpal Stuck6 dagar sedan
  • I err don't have a webcam

    Insert name hereInsert name here6 dagar sedan
  • ooh, this compiler stuff explains why war zone is so large, it's just a trash compiler that randomly generates untill it works

    Thom B.Thom B.6 dagar sedan
  • Taping the câmeras with black tape has never made less sense.

    Golden PlayerGolden Player6 dagar sedan
  • How long until someone runs Doom on a QR code

    C MillsC Mills6 dagar sedan
  • 16:45 thats why i one time struggled 4 like 20 minutes to get a 60 character long wifi password to not be accepted after copying it to the notes app on iphone (where it ended up in multiple rows) and than paste it back in to the password field in settings

    Dennis KruseDennis Kruse6 dagar sedan
  • Try PaperBack by OllyDbg. It use custom format for "QR Code" and can easily store 20 kb on one A4 sheet. Even 80 kb fits in with super high density code

    OnlyTheGreatNews PlzOnlyTheGreatNews Plz6 dagar sedan
  • try scanning the code on mobile it gives the text:Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? I thought not. It's not a story the Jedi would tell you. It's a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so powerful and so wise he could use the Force to influence the midichlorians to create life… He had such a knowledge of the dark side that he could even keep the ones he cared about from dying. The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural. He became so powerful… the only thing he was afraid of was losing his power, which eventually, of course, he did. Unfortunately, he taught his apprentice everything he knew, then his apprentice killed him in his sleep. Ironic. He could save others from death, but not himself.

    random guyrandom guy6 dagar sedan
  • MZ22PE . What.

    Splat TimSplat Tim7 dagar sedan
  • the hex bytes that he wrote translate to: "why the fuck did i choose to do this oh god"

    Vic_viNVic_viN7 dagar sedan
  • me installing cold war from a QR code

    SalSal7 dagar sedan
  • what is the song at 11:27

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  • Wow, I didn't know Markiplier is also a top class programmer

    Melted CandyMelted Candy7 dagar sedan
  • Genesis does what Nintendon't

    pranakrushna mandalpranakrushna mandal7 dagar sedan
  • Yes,Seth Robinson did but it's just retro game on a qr codes

    Nielvic EscabalNielvic Escabal8 dagar sedan
  • ive never experienced an answer to the title in the second 0, got me off guard for sure

    TorioTorio8 dagar sedan
  • 0:43 plz scan this QR code is has an easter egg

    Mysterious NickMysterious Nick8 dagar sedan
  • this is so cool

    bill gatestbill gatest9 dagar sedan
  • he said yes which immediately answered my question, great and fast content just the way I like it, I dont know what the other 20 minutes are though

    Country NerdCountry Nerd9 dagar sedan
  • Carriage return is sus.

    PerodactylPerodactyl9 dagar sedan
  • the thumbnail got me

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  • This video was actually on my 10th birthday

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  • As someone working with C/C++ your whole "compilers usually aren't as efficient as people, and we just don't care because the inefficiency isn't as important" bit is wrong. We're taught these days that you'll almost never do better -- and it's true. Compilers are crazy complex and will run circles around you. So don't feel too bad about your assembly knowledge. The only improvements would probably be skipping initialization of some things and non-standard hacks like the ones you found. Good video!

    Josh WJosh W9 dagar sedan
  • Thought I could get the game from the thumbnail. I see you thought of that!

    Planet TechPlanet Tech10 dagar sedan
  • Good I watched a video about kkrieger so I have a pinch of understanding about shrinking file sizes.

    Steven VictoriaSteven Victoria10 dagar sedan
  • Next: installing windows using qr codes

    TheCatNerd562TheCatNerd56210 dagar sedan
  • who else scanned all the qr codes he showed including thumbnail lol (excluding the super big ones)

    iamplayergametoonsiamplayergametoons10 dagar sedan
  • why did i get a qr code ADD WHILE Watching this

    Gerry HooperGerry Hooper10 dagar sedan
  • my granddad knows machine code

    Magnus WintherMagnus Winther10 dagar sedan
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