Thursday, June 23, 2011

Blog Admin, June Edition

This is just a quick note to say that Your Critic's brain has melted.

Or at least, that it's about to.

We will be out of town or otherwise unavailable for roughly a week, in transit on Friday and on Monday, and this trip coincides nicely with my need for a few days away from writing.  Thus, we'll be on hold for roughly a week over here; you can expect the next post on Wednesday, June 29.  I can moderate comments fairly easily on the road so feel free to carry on relevant discussions while I'm away.

If I can, I'll get part 2 of the Gamer's Gaze up this afternoon or evening, but in the midst of packing and preparing for a buttcrack-of-dawn flight some things don't happen.  If I don't, it'll be first up when we're back.

Meanwhile, enjoy your summer.  (Or, for the surprising number of my Australian readers, your winter.)  I shall be eating too much, drinking too much, and making just the right amount of merry this weekend.  When I get back, I'll be discussing my opinions on Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, finally starting L.A. Noire, and wondering just how the Fallout: New Vegas DLC could be so story-great and gameplay-poor.

Also when I get back, I'll be starting to post occasionally at GameCritics.com, which should be fun for us all I hope! 

In conclusion, Guybrush the cat likes Fallout 3 as much as I do, and bobbleheads rather a lot more.

I freaking hate bobbleheads. But the lunchbox is cool.

17 comments:

  1. Aw, kitty.

    So an admin post is probably the best place to ask this random question. How come you don't include any post content in your RSS feed? Is that a preference or just a default setting? If it's the latter then c'mon, show us some love!

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  2. It is not lost on me that Guybrush is on top of the Tales of Monkey Island box. :-D

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  3. Well, he is a Mighty Pirate Cat. ;)

    (Pretty much all our collector's edition games are in that cube.  He's blocking the Fallout: New Vegas box with his furry cat butt.)

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  4. Do you have some bottlecaps? You could make a bomb out of the lunchbox and blow up the bobblehead. 


    I am jealous of everyone who's getting to play L.A. Noire, just as I am of everyone who's played Heavy Rain and RDR. Sigh. 

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  5. You will perhaps be glad to hear that a PC port of L.A. Noire has been announced, due this fall.  (And if I'd known that, we wouldn't have caved and purchased the PS3 version.)

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  6. I'd heard that, but I'd also heard of a RDR port that never seems to have materialized. Wishin' and hopin'.

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  7. This is apropos of nothing really, other than that I think its neat but:  Has anyone mentioned here that Dominic Armato is, and has been for many years, a pretty serious food blogger?  I just find that kind of awesome, and have been meaning to mention it since you named your cat.

    I'd been reading his food blog for a couple of years when TellTale did their MI sequels, and discovering he was also the voice of Guybrush.  (Its at www.skilletdoux.com, for those interested).

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  8. I'm convinced that cats with striped, earth tone fur are smartest and make the best companions. Probably because they aren't inbred.

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  9. Too smart.  Yesterday he figured out how to control the switch for the living room's ceiling fan.

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  10. That's awesome.

    A research study found that cats do not comprehend cause and effect. The first thing I thought was that the researchers assumed all cats have equal intelligence. I mean Guybrush or my feline co-conspirator vs the average Persian (cat) is no contest, and both disprove study results.

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