And I would like to present the newest (ok... only) addition to the community team - John V. AKA HMXJohnlok. He'll be helping me out in these parts as well as answering lots of emails from the public. He will also feed me grapes as needed and tend to the horses. Once we get some horses. Regardless there will be cake and we have invited all his favorite weighted companion cubes...
Welcome him to his new hell - working with me!
So I have been playing a lot of Orange Box. Which is a statement that would matter if it weren't for the fact everyone is playing Orange Box. I had the good fortune to finish Portal and honestly it is one of the best written, best designed, most enjoyable games I have ever had the good luck to play. It also has a song at the end by Jonathan Coulton who visited our offices last week (and is rad - and more on this later). I was wicked impressed by how funny the game was with this slight air of poignancy near the end. Brilliant.
Oh... and I have been playing the crap out of Team Fortress 2 with a cabal of other Harmonix folks. This is one of the best multiplayer games I have ever played. I like to play the medic and form a super tank with a Heavy or Pyro. If you don't know what I am talking about please go get the game. I... it's... these aren't tears... there's just a pipe that broke probably in the ceiling and is dripping onto my cheeks. Shut up. I'm not crying.
Both of these games come on one disc for, like, $60 or something. If I could legally marry a privately owned Pacific Northwestern corporation I would. To Mexico!
That is about all for today. What have you all been playing?
Heather sees Jonathan Coulton hanging around the offices and sees his show. I was in Seattle. Jealous.
Canfield is like your guidance counselor... for rock.