“Mad Men” returned to television last night after an interminably long wait. Mad Men: The Game on YouTube should help tide you over until the next episode airs.
There are more than 40 different videos in the game, so you have quite a few paths to explore — with plenty of hard liquor and 8-bit cigarette smoke along the way. The game comes from the Fine Brothers, the same guys who brought us the “Saved by the Bell” interactive YouTube game.
“Mad Men” may be set in a time before the Nintendo Entertainment System debuted, but there’s something about the 8-bit-style graphics that lends a certain charm to the show’s stylish backstabbing. The bouncy MIDI soundtrack would fit right in with an early Mario game.