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Do the player numbers have any symbolism or significance?

In Squid Game, each of the 456 players is assigned a unique number from 001 to 456. E.g., the protagonist, Gi-hun's player number is the last number, "456", while Il-nam's (the old man) ...
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What are the precedents for the game elements of "Squid Game" beyond "Battle Royale"?

Having watched Squid Game, I have the feeling that, while it is very different from Battle Royale, there are a number of elements that the two works have in common, in the way that the game is ...
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What is the significance of Gi-hun and Sang-woo being from Ssangmun-dong?

In Squid Game, Gi-hun (Player 456) and Sang-woo (Player 218) are both identified as being from Ssangmun-dong. Ali (Player 199) initially thought that Gi-hun's name was "Ssangmun-dong" since ...
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Why did the Front Man join the organization?

In the penultimate episode, it is revealed that is the Front Man, the leader of the game. He becomes so dedicated to the game, in fact, that he is willing to kill the aforementioned character with ...