Leon's Microblog – November 2011

The bonus prizes block your ladders.
"The day this bites me in the ass is the day I realize I never liked my ass very much anyway."
"This may seem like Super Mario Bros. all over again, but this time... there's a MODERN TWIST!" *hallucinogen syringe fires out of keyboard*
"You thought it was a mere 2D platformer, but - BEHOLD!" *arcade cabinet slides open revealing screen to be a fat man contorting his belly*
Onna Sansirou - Typhoon Gal.
Here is a fact about me: I was born 25 years ago. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .today.
Wario Land.
You are in a room. >TAKE ALL. You get every item in the room. >USE ALL. You do things with all of the items. (Your score has just changed.)
"So, as I near the end of the ONLY sheet of paper my cell guard gave me, let me conclude this Manifesto with his name and home address..."
"This gun here's loaded with ketchup. This one, glitter. I told my son to load them, and I don't think he understands how killing works."
Gradius III.
"The mice, in fear of the tawny tabby ratter, have taken to disguising themselves as the blind old hound's chew toys."
"Attention," blared the loudspeaker, "you have made unauthorised changes to your planet. It will now be reverted to last Tuesday's version."
Contra III: The Alien Wars.
Over Horizon.
A Head Full of Tears And A Body Full of Blood
Your Bullet Missed My Heart But Your Words Hit Square And True
When She Shot Me In The Chest All I Thought About Was You
Tell The Mortician It Was Love That Did Me In
More Cocoron.
http://l.j-factor.com/gifs/YoshisIsland-CrankGuys.gif - I love how the endlessly moving traps in Mario castles are shown in this game to have incessant slaves powering them.
"It was dogma among their painters that God's face must be perfectly symmetrical... horizontally and vertically."
Yet More Yoshi's Island.
More Yoshi's Island.
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.
"Here is the Desert Wildman. He is wise but savage, and speaks only in howls of pain. Here is a club. Four hits to the back is 'Hello'."
"What do you call a fly that can't fly? A walk." For some reason that one really cracks me up.
"I wish to advise you that this next test may involve non-trivial amounts of prolongued involuntary vertical motion."
Drop It Like A Fat Beet #indiegametitles
"No, you can't have my spare Steam key for Gish - I'm saving that baby for my future wife."
Kirby's Dream Land. Elementary physics at work.
http://animatedscreenshots.tumblr.com/post/12680768217/warioware-twisted - I'm impressed at how visually arresting this inaugural post of mine is.
http://l.j-factor.com/gifs/REDDER-5.gif - REDDER. Why must this just not quite loop?
http://l.j-factor.com/gifs/LinksAwakening-Goombas.gif - The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.
ZELDA PLOT HOLE: Why are these guys three times the size of every human character in the game.
I'm currently experimenting with archiving some of my game GIFs on a Tumblr: http://animatedscreenshots.tumblr.com/
A riveting episode of @kinokofry, now in animated GIF format.
"Oh my goodness... it's B-L-double-hockey-pucks-D!"
http://forums.selectbutton.net/viewtopic.php?p=1037387 - Someone suggest some more games to add to this list.
"Good try, test subject. Unfortunately, the correct solution was not to leave the test chamber, but to choose to live in it indefinitely."
All of Shakespeare's plays were actually ghostwritten by William Shakespeare's ghost. #LitFacts
The Brontë sisters wrote all of their novels under each others' names, as a very obtuse series of pranks and counter-pranks. #LitFacts
"It starts with mere revenge fantasies, but then you start browsing shrink rays and jetpacks on the other eBay - where the E is for EVIL!"
Trivia: the death sound in Delve Deep and Daddy I'm Scared is in fact exactly identical to the sound in @auntiepixelante's Below the House.
"Oh, very well, if it's that urgent. But this is the last time!" *gives $100 note to huge seething cluster of ants*
"We interrupt this program for an emergency bulletin! Our manager's about to give birth and the phones are out. Someone call an ambulance!"
Just blew a spit bubble at a boy my own age and his head splattered clean away. #indiegames
A gentle rainshower in a giant world.
I didn't mean to make this @auntiepixelante screenshot look like an evil eye. it was an accident, honest.
More Kirby's Adventure. Wheeeeee...!
The ultimate gunslinger... can any man alive beat him to the draw?!
Kirby's Adventure. Who is this masked swordsman??
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