News, The Bucket

In an inspiring announcement from a massive gaming corporation, it was revealed that a large chunk of fuck was youed. Many respected analysts opined ‘fuck,’ although some also followed up with ‘you’.

Expectations were stated that a veritable Blizzard of fucks would ensue, distracting dimwits from the irony of dumbass manipulative game-company names like Activision and Vivendi, to the advantage of a gaggle of the Investing Class who wouldn’t know a video game from a goddamned bus ticket.

Activision-Blizzard executive old-fuck wunderkind Bobby Kotick explained ‘Wheee! Money!’

In related news, the usual cadre of fast-talking asshole Business Scumbags were expected to make ludicrous amounts of money on the backs of sweatshop-labor coders, designers, and artists. Film at fucking 11.

A Blizzard of Fucks

Fella could have himself a good time in vegas with all this stuff!

Doctor Freeware, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the download bar

Games and Gaming

It’s no secret that I’m a cheap and penniless bastard. Therefore me and games have a love-hate relationship when it comes to money. If I have to pay at all, I’m grumbly. if I have to pay more than twenty bucks, you better be a good game. If I pay full-price, sixty dollar title fee, it was probably made by valve. And I must have won the lottery prior to stopping at my local purveyor of video games and associated materials.

So when I hear about freeware games, I turn into a happy guy. I don’t expect much of free games and they don’t expect much of me.

I’m still pleasantly surprised, however, when I find something rather clever and interesting. I’ll outline a few here for you fine people.

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