The Week in Links #38
Games can make you well.
The Daily Star ‘GTA Rothbury’ apology is full and complete. Rockstar lawyers are terrifying.
Dragon Dictation on iPhone. Transcribes speech/ interviews for you on the fly. Also: free.
‘He is not flashy. He is not Chuck Norris. Rather, he is like a sledge-hammer hitting an egg… He simply kills them.’ The unseen art of film scripts.
Attacked by bees, massive electric shock and a fall from a barn roof. ‘The exact sequence of events was unclear.’
Pro-tip: do not play Limbo following a recent vasectomy.
“We are a Fortune 500 company, not a lemonade stand.”
Tim Stone interviews the flight simulation genre. British games writing is the total best.
If you enjoy Cave shooters try Vampire Rage on the Xbox Indie Channel. 80 MSP and worth every, er, P.
Scientists create nanoscale robot spiders. Oh, Arthur C. If only you could see us now.
You know humanity spends too much time in virtual worlds when crisp manufacturers list ‘real’ as a selling point.
Awesome sprite bead collection. I want to wear the Ryu one OVER MY FACE.
LEGO Nxt Wall-E:
Smories. Kids read original stories for the benefit of other kids.
Turns out Nintendo’s suggestion we ‘take a break‘ from playing Wii isn’t just so we stay healthy.
“He is, in a word, a genius” I wonder what he is in two words? Bad, bad writing.
Breakdancing elephant. Gonna get one of these for my front room. Nobody will be allowed to mention it.
Link of the Week
This week’s Private Eye on the suspicious death of Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwen: essentially the first scene of a Tintin book.