Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #73

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Loch NES V2 by Teo Zirinis

Loch NES V2 by Teo Zirinis available at Society 6

Wow. What a crazy week. Going to a rock show on a whim and meeting GARY FREAKING NUMAN. Interviewing for a job I didn’t even know I wanted until I was invited to interview. And more or less confirming my attendance at PAX East this year. Looks like everything’s coming up Milhouse.

This weekend will likely involve some practice runs for a new super-secret project Rick and I are working on (although honestly, I cannot wait to spill the beans on this one), sprucing up the bedroom for spring and probably a trip to the Jean Talon Market.

Have you entered my Mercenary Kings giveaway yet? I’ve got 5 copies of the game on Steam up for grabs. Contest closes April 3, so don’t delay!

Also, get your posts ready for the March installment of Gadabout Gamers on Monday. This month’s theme is I Am/Not My Avatar.

On to the links:

Ever wondered what Nyan cat would look/sound like on a Nokia 3310? Wonder no more. via @mrghosty

Bought!

Imma just leave this right here.

Genius teacher uses threat of spoiling Game of Thrones to quiet rowdy students, becomes my hero.

A new twist in the King candy trademark saga.

Eliza Dushku doing what she does best. Kicking ass and taking names.

Remember my list of co-cop games to play with your sweetie? Amanda from Geekphoria has her own list of awesome co-cop games to play with your friends.

Mass Effect 4 designer champions the need to stop perpetuating negative stereotypes for minorities and women in games.

Do you pay attention to in-game achievements? Here are 7 that you will NEVER GET.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Jane Y.
    March 28, 2014 at 11:30 am

    wow. yeah. link #3 is just wrong. and ugh i never got around to your first blog hop. i have the post all in my head but the words are all mumbo jumbo and i was looking for an old photo from the eighties of me and my friend playing but i couldn’t find the pic. it’s way late but i still hope to just write about it! 🙂 have a good weekend!

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    Joie Fatale
    March 28, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Props to that teacher. And Candy Crush not only makes me sick with it’s incessant and overwhelming “friend requests” but everything else I’ve read about King (and that now includes the above link) has made me sick.
    They are like the monsanto of mobile gaming.

  • Reply
    Amanda B.
    March 28, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Thanks for the link love, Mariko! 🙂

    And I clicked that third link, read the headline, thought “I hate the world”, and ran away. * sigh *

  • Reply
    Fiona
    March 30, 2014 at 3:26 am

    Ahh sounds like things are going great – yay! I also have to apologise to my rooms mates for blasting them with nokia nyan cat 😛 he he

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