Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #66

Player 2 by Glen Brogan

Player 2 by Glen Brogan

Oh my gosh. What a week.

Gaddabout Gamers link up announcement? Check. Cashtronauts Kickstarter launch? Check. Indie Game Consulting Business launch? Check. Playing Cashtronauts live on stage with Rick? Check and check!

Here I was wondering why I felt so exhausted. I have a feeling this weekend will involve lots of relaxing, brunching and video games.

Link time!

Feeling stressed? Zen out to tumbling blocks in your browser.

Love the soundtrack for Fez? The composer, Disasterpeace, just launched a Tumblr.

Some great tips to those of you newer to blogging from Nicole at Mama Needs Mana.

Think there’s still a problem with misogyny in video games? Clearly you’re mistaken, luckily there’s a handy list to tell you why.

Another Nintendo World Championships cartridge has hit eBay.

Speaking of Nintendo, Indie Gamer Chick weighs in on where Nintendo went wrong with the Wii U.

I really enjoyed Fancy Dresscapades take on avatar customization and self-expression.

For all of you who also wasted their twenties drinking martinis and trying to perfect the “washing machine,” this oral history of Swingers is a wonderful trip down memory lane.

Wanna get into Batman comics but don’t know where to start? Cuddly As A Cactus has an excellent primer.

Video games make you smarter.

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Jane Y.
    January 31, 2014 at 10:41 am

    can i just say that mama needs mana is the best blog name i have ever seen…! have a great weekend mariko!

    • Reply
      Mariko
      January 31, 2014 at 5:24 pm

      I know, right? Have an awesome new year’s weekend!

  • Reply
    Gloria
    January 31, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    I think I’m legitimately being hypnotized by those tumbling blocks – so cool! Hope you have a great weekend!

    • Reply
      Mariko
      January 31, 2014 at 5:23 pm

      Thanks! You too.

  • Reply
    Stephanie Medeiros
    January 31, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Werk it, girl! And oh man, Something Awful strikes again! Haven’t been there in forever.

    • Reply
      Mariko
      January 31, 2014 at 5:23 pm

      Me neither, but when this popped up on my Twitter I couldn’t help but share it.

  • Reply
    cuddlycactus
    January 31, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks for the shoutout! :’D

    Got a good giggle out of the list of how misogyny is DEAD! Haha! And the customization post was a really good read! I’m definitely drawn to games where I can really feel it’s “me” or what I want “me” to be like in the context of the game.

    Elyse @ Cuddly as a Cactus

    • Reply
      Mariko
      February 1, 2014 at 11:18 am

      You are very welcome. Have a great weekend!

  • Reply
    Fiona
    February 2, 2014 at 6:57 am

    Those blocks totally zenned me out was like a kaledoscope! Also must link my little bro to that cartridge, he will get far too excited about that one 😛

  • Reply
    Joie Fatale
    February 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

    I too loved Fancy Dresscapades Avatar post!
    And the misogyny list was sarcasm gold!
    I love these Friday posts!

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