Tag Archives: video game

Poor Winners

After winning the war, they had to figure out what to do with their free time.

They tried paintball, laser tag, Nerf guns, video games, team sports, martial arts, strip poker, and full-contact chess, but nothing quite filled their need.

They needed a new enemy; they built a space ship.

Valuable Intellectual Property

“Ladies and gentlemen of the Activision-Blizzard Board of Governers, we’ve called you here from your Hawaiian homesteads and your Caribbean estates for a very important meeting. This woman, Andrea Rhinestone, has developed potentially the most lucrative video game franchise concept since The Sims.”

“Three words,” said Andrea. “Hula. Hoop. Hero.”

Is It Irony?

“Now to Tom, with heart-wrenching news.”

“Thanks, Sarah. A man is feared dead after telling his girlfriend he was ‘going to play video games all day’ and that ‘nothing could stop him.’ His home collapsed in the earthquake this afternoon. We have Jack Thompson on the phone for a reaction.”

Three-Dimensional Sidescroller

“I don’t get it,” said Kyle. “They walk across tight-ropes and swing around on bars and ride motorcycles and stuff, but where’s the rest?”

“What do you mean, ‘the rest’?”

“You know, the boss fights. The item gathering. The plot. This is the boringest platformer ever.”

“…We’re at a circus.”