dotHackSign is the beginning episode of the dotHack series that runs through several anime DVDs, 2 PS2 games and many books. In //Sign the MMORPG, ‘The World,’ has developed a consciousness of its own and threatens the security of players and non-players alike. In //Sign the character Tsukasa has become a virtual prisoner in ‘The World’ and his friends must help release him. //Sign is brilliantly written, ‘The World’ is well constructed and the characters develop well. Although the graphics are somewhat dated by todays standards they suit the world that we've been drawn into. As an introduction to ‘The World’ dotHackSign is the perfect beginning to an intriguing story that runs through several mediums.