It’s been three weeks since we launched the 2015 Donation Drive that transitioned from 12 years of using PayPal to the new Patreon model -- www.patreon.com/gwj. As I write this we currently have an amazing 444 GWJers helping to support the community, the site, the podcast and the many people who play a part in this whole endeavor.
The biggest hitters this week combine to make me exceedingly excited about going off on a tangent. You might not be aware of this, but there is a band named The Cybertronic Spree which perfoms in full Transformers: The Movie cosplay. Let me say this: You haven't seen "The Touch" performed until you've seen it sung by Hot Rod and Arcee.
The very first thing I'm not going to do is get sucked into a discussion about whether this is a game. I'm sure even thinking the question makes me a horrible person and I promise that as soon as I'm done writing this I'll beat myself with chains and turn my hair-shirt inside out. Steam calls it a game.
The familiar hiss-thump of the letter tube signals that a bit of mail has arrived. Miss Pokey scurries from the kitchen, where she'd been preparing some kibble for lunch, to the mail tube. The hatch opens and inside is a letter. Miss Pokey can hear her mother in the next room slow down on the spinning wheel.
Hey, Armikrog is launching this week.
Or is it?
Hey, it was a long weekend. I saw a Demiurge bonded in matrimony. Meanwhile, the two games I was most interested in were picked by the cohort below. So I'm going to re-pick the game with pretty clay art and a wibbly-wobbley, timey-wimey release date.
This game is a metaphor for my life as a person with some executive function deficiencies: I have no idea what's going on, but I'm determined to enjoy it as much as possible.
Would you like to hear one of my dirty secrets? Well you're going to anyway: I'm bad at stealth games. Extremely bad. Almost pathologically bad.