Monthly Archives July 2007

Pardon the dust

Yes, I am trying to make some minor tweaks to the look of this site. Not easy as TypePad has quite a clumsy interface and it doesn’t support Safari… Perhaps I will make the switch to WordPress sooner than planned.

Tetris humor

Did you think you couldn’t make jokes about Tetris on national TV? In Japan you can: (Via Japan Probe.) Update: D’oh! Looks like the video has been removed.


I will write a more substantial post very soon, I promise. But in the mean time, here’s a great sketch from Mr. Show (some profanity): (Via James and the Blue Cat.)

A Clip of Harmonix’ Rock Band Gameplay

This reminds me I should maybe dust off my Guitar Hero (1) guitar. My initial playing spree was interrupted by a faulty guitar, and although I eventually got a replacement I never really got back into the game. (Via Kim Pallister.)

South Korea Taxing Virtual Worlds

South Korea Taxing Virtual Worlds. It was only a matter of time, and as usual it’s happening in South Korea first. (Via Slashdot Games.)


I had never heard of Polybius before – it sounds a bit like a real-life Lucky Wander Boy: [A]n unheard-of new arcade game appeared in several suburbs of Portland, Oregon in 1981, something of a rarity at the time. The game, Polybius, proved to be incredibly popular, to the point of addiction, and lines formed […]