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I am a cybernetically enhanced human being. I have a SID chip for a heart and two tape decks for eyes. And a zip stick in my pants. Aside from my modifications, I can feel and love just as you unmodifieds can. Basically I'm the same as you, except I am completely invincible and I shoot laser beams. It's pretty cool.





My favourite games include:

Bruce Lee, Nexus, Cliffhanger, Law of the West, IK+, the Great Escape, Samurai Warrior - The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo, Syndicate Wars, and Ico.

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Some more kick ass C64 box art for your eyeholes.


Reederei




Reederei - re-der-eye (noun)

Severe mental disorder characterized by some, but not necessarily all, of the following
symptoms: vague romantic feelings towards seafaring vessels, constipation, resemblance
to Humphrey Bogart.




Thunder Jaws




"Dude seriously - how cool has life been since we moved into the shark?"

"Dude tell me about it!! This shark is like, a total babe magnet."





Tower of Despair





"I hurt myself today,
I used my giant sword,
Skull tower gym membership expired,
I'm ripped but incredibly bored." - Trent Reznor, 1455 AD




"Kennedy Approach..."




"Kennedy Approach, this is the 70ft head, request immediate permission to eat the tower,
over."





Hole In One




Golfing in dimension X - fight for your life against the giant super wide-headed golfing
beast! He's behind you! No no, wait - he's in front of you! No...hang on...he's...wait a
minute, I can get this...wow it's like an Escher drawing except really really really bad and
about golf.





Oil Imperium




"Hi there Jim. Slight snag with the Oil Imperium cover. Do ya think people are gonna
realise that we've included a poster? I know that we've put "Poster Included !" in that red
band bottom right, and I think that's a step in the right direction, but dya think we need
something...more...I dunno, something that really says - hey guys! We've included a
poster!"

Hmm...how about a yellow sticker that says "Poster Included"?

"Damn you're good. Kiss me."





Shard of Inovar




Little known fact - this game is based on my life and is stunningly accurate.





Space Rogue




Space Douche.





Para Academy




Lesson 1 - How to aim in completely the wrong direction.






Rugby Boss




aka Freddie Mercury's Bohemian Rugby Boss!

The ultimate gaming experience - all the grit and competitiveness of professional rugby
crossed with the pomp and majesty of rocks greatest showman.




All images nicked from lemon64.com - for all your C64 needs(site's down at the moment
though)








Hello and welcome to a new series entitled

THE GAME THAT SHOULD NOT BE


This week we will be spending some sexytime with sexyTim in Braid: Tim's Adventures in
Strip Poker.





Tune in next week for another...GAME THAT SHOULD NOT BE








Nothing casual about this baby. It'll break every bone in your body while letting you play what is obviously the best game ever made - just look at that rain cloud!



Courtesy of Lemon 64 - for all your c64 needs.


Oh for anyone who's interested my record is available now. It's a concept album based on Rocky IV and probably the best thing ever made. You can check that shizzle out on my myspace.








Delicious!!!!!









Here are the 12 most bad ass C64 covers ever, as voted for by a panel of me me me.





12. Danger Freak




Never, ever, EVER mess with a badly drawn kite flying giant with a shark cock.



11. 1994 - Ten Years After





I predict that by the year 1994 t-shirts and hair will be illegal and we will be ruled by a cyber falcon who records our thoughts with tape recorders up to five or six hundred times bigger and more powerful than the ones we have today.



10. Skateboard Joust




I have a backwards cap, sunglasses and ripped jeans. I also ride an enormous yellow skateboard with DEATH written on it. Beat me up.




9. Road Raider





Mad Max with George Michael as Max? Uwe Boll take note.





8. IK+





Wow, so Steven Seagal is in this game?


"Well...no. It's a funny story actually. We lied. Sorry about that."




7. Majik





Wait, so is Donald Sutherland actually in this game then?

"This one was a total accident!! Who am I kidding. We lied about that one too! Ha ha."




6. Wall$treet





LETS MAKE A REALLY BORING GAME LOOK ULTRA FUN PACKED




5. Jumpman





Behold, the jumping white man. Take that, Wesley Snipes!




4. Logo





Hey...this one is actually pretty cool.




3. Oxxonian





Pyramids? Check. Cadillac? Check. Shit imitation droids? Double Check.




2. The Sydney Affair





A game about a sniper so highly trained he can kill you from INSIDE HIS OWN GUN.




1. Hysteria





Every single night, just before I fall sleep, I utter a silent prayer to the Lord above that when I awake I will find myself within the magical world depicted on this cover. Someday he will grant me my wish. And when he does...lock up your centaurs. Shit is gonna get ugly.




Note - all images courtesy of Lemon64 - for all your c64 needs.








Cool video(with shite sound) of Peter Molyneux fom the 2005 GDC.





Not sure if Narbacular Drop had been released at this point but it's interesting to note the similarities between Valve's Portal and this demo...and also to see how far Molyneux's priorities have shifted since then...from dicking with the players perception of reality to trying to engage the player on some emotional level. I for one am glad - Oi Pete, you can keep yer oranges, I wanna play with my dog.