The lights are on
Today during a random email chain discussing game of the year candidates, I brought up a funny Flash game entitled Don’t Sh*t Your Pants…as a joke.
Authors go to great lengths to flesh out the worlds they create for
their readers. For sci-fi stories, this often means creating terms for
things that don’t exist in real life. Depending on the complexity of
the tale, the amount of made up vocabulary can be enough to fill an
encyclopedia. It makes a guy wonder where the writers get their ideas.
I'll be honest: before I wrote this issue's preview for Blue Dragon:
Awakened Shadow, I didn't know anything about the series. And after
reading up on the history of the series and some of the new additions
to the gameplay, I’m still awfully confused. Rather than dig any deeper
into Blue Dragon’s lore however, I figured I’d just take a gander at
some of the character art for the game, and add some good old Andy
Rooney-esque commentary for it. Let’s begin!