Watch as one Elite: Dangerous player finds out first-hand just how terrifying exploring deep space can be.

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In this (very fake) video, Afrothunderkat finds a strange distress signal while warping. To make matters worse, once they arrive at their destination, their ship freezes—only to start going into a critical condition. For seemingly no reason. Naturally the player starts freaking out and trying to leave, but they can't.

It's a great look at the sort of myths and urban legends that can spread around games—the sort of thing you really wish were real, and that players can't help whispering about. I love it. Even the details are great—look at the YouTube description and title for the video:

Illustration for article titled iElite: Dangerous/i Players Are Making Creepy Urban Legends
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Perfect.

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