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Pop quiz. Does the name "PlayOnline" make your blood boil, or at least cause one of your eyes to start twitching? No? Lucky you. If it does, you might be familiar with the worst strategy guide in video game history.

Zach Farley didn't know much about the others in his residence hall when he moved back in at Westfield State University as a sophomore about seven years ago. He did know one suite had a PlayStation 2 and a copy of Madden, the communal fire of a dorm for most of its 25-year existence. Farley introduced himself to that room first.

To go along with last week's release of Mortal Kombat, Prima Games released a lovely hardbound collector's edition strategy guide to teach new players with an extra $US35 how to play the game in style. Why is this man so angry about it?