Leon's Microblog – December 2011

http://www.glorioustrainwrecks.com/node/2098 - Here it is! The final Leon game of 2011.
"In the year 2000, the electric brain will outstrip the natural one. Babies will have their brains replaced with electric models at birth."
"In the year 2000, man will learn to see in the dark, spying nature's beautiful yet horrifying palette of anti-colours for the first time."
"In the year 2000, man's reach will no longer exceed his grasp! Thumb enlargements will be the call of the day."
Aeon Genesis translation on the left, Nicalis translation on the right.
Portal 2: Electric Port-a-Loo
Castlevania III. I didn't expect this particular animation to loop this cleanly.
Glum Buster's soundtrack seems to be the only indie game soundtrack I enjoy listening to outside of the game's context.
http://l.j-factor.com/thelostpanels/?c=45 - I made myself a new social media pictonym.
More Trip World.
Trip World.
This film is rated for children of 400,000,000 seconds or older. It contains liars, strong voice and damaging object.
Donkey Kong Country 3 with the sprite layer hidden.
Kururin Paradise.
Kururin Paradise.
Thanks to the diligence of Nicalis, you can now see this thing pop up in the lower-right corner every five minutes.
"In the year 2000, cryo-technology will let THESE schoolteachers, frozen in their prime, teach the future a history lesson... firsthand!"
"In the year 2000, science will extend the dog's lifespan to twice that of man. Your dog will mourn YOUR passing instead of vice versa!"
"In the year 2000, the swivel-chair will replace all other chairs. You can joyfully spin in your seat in airplanes and dining rooms alike."
"In the year 2000 mansion-planes will fly endlessly, never landing, in which the rich will live, fancying themselves in Heaven while alive."
"In the year 2000, the two-lane conveyor-belt sidewalk will accelerate pedestrian travel, allowing walkers to stride in lockstep with cars."
"In the year 2000, nail clippers will be a fond memory, as all young adults will have their nails surgically replaced with stainless steel."
"Look, you don't HAVE to collect all the Figments in Psychonauts!" *quickly places palm over part of screen revealing I have done just that*
"Regrettably, due to the destruction of our test facility, we can only simulate an indoor environment with this head-mounted cardboard box."
Donkey Kong Country 3.
Donkey Kong Country 2, with cheats.
"The downside is that you can only teleport to locations spatially lower than you, and you may need special padding to survive the trip."
I could have sworn that shooting star was bigger than one measly pixel.
"Give a hungry man a hammer, and to him every fish looks like a nail. But teach a fish to hammer, and it can make problems for a lifetime."
Confession: sometimes I push the Mac volume keys just to hear that reassuring click.
Your every attempt to entertain your friends brings only alienation and pity! They are aware of your curse but cannot hide their reactions.
You wake to find that you entered a fugue state and typed one hundred perfect, immaculate tweets in nine seconds. Your keyboard is bloodied.
"Your Tweets Paint You As: a gaunt, emaciated figure constantly dogged by hideous supernatural forces parodying consumerism."
Game & Watch Gallery 4, "Mario's Bombs Away"
http://www.formspring.me/webbedspace - Here's a reminder that I have this page for receiving questions, if you have any.
http://l.j-factor.com/gifs/Nemesis3-Gaudie.gif - Nemesis 3: The Eve of Destruction.
http://l.j-factor.com/gmhtml5/Magenta_Box/ - Here's a game prototype of mine - an attempt at a 'Ludum Dare warmup.'
"A peanut sat on a railroad track, his heart was all a-flutter, round the bend came-" *entire audience runs screaming to the exit*
"I'm sorry, but you won't be reimbursed for shooting a hole through your own barrier, unless the invaders' shots damaged it first."
"Grinding against your opponent ship's bullets to build charge for your weapons, while nonviolent, does constitute escalating the conflict."
"As your attorney, I have to advise you before you make this jump that the law of gravity is still technically a theory."
"Sharpened spikes," said adventurer-poet Lord Squithersons, "Are not that nice / But in a pit / They will suffice." Then he bled to death.
"There is nothing bolder... than a boulder," wryly quipped Lord Squithersons before being pulverised by the temple's deathtrap.
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.
"Every night I pray dearly that I am not a bad person. Yet, I very deliberately do not pray for the self-awareness to know without asking."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHBWZn9re0U - I'm testing out recording Super Meat Boy custom level footage.
HEY @EdmundMcMillen @SuperMeatBoy GOOD GAME.
It's sad that this person's incredibly impassioned plea for knowledge is treated so frivolously.
"Which came first?? The double-slot toaster... OR DOUBLE-SLOT TOAST?!" The guru's eyes spin wildly as your logical mind grinds to a halt.
"Why feel shame when you realise you're not the person you thought you were? Why not amazement that you have finally surprised yourself??"
"Man, I saw that coming from a mile off. And hear it, and smell it, and taste it. It's like I cracked open a six-pack of extra senses here."
I've never really appreciated until now just how much of Yume Nikki is merely a continuation of Magicant.
Saved... by AMERICA.
"That's the Smog Shroud. It's been cloaking the village for so long they've given it a poetic name and written verses about its beauty."
Chrono Trigger.
Yet another level I made recently.
Another level I made recently.
This is a Super Meat World level I made recently.
Right-click on me, then select 'Fetal Position'.
Parodius Da!
"You're taking a long time, test subject." SLOW PAN to Chell's skinned face draped over a cube, with blood trail leading into ceiling vent.
"Do you remember, test subject, when we first met, and I made you think I was God? Have you ever wondered if that wasn't a lie, after all?"
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.
You've finally finished it. You've done all you can. Why do you hesitate? Uncurl your fingers. Let it drift away on the breeze.
Been playing halfway through Psychonauts. I think these two people are my favourite part:
Metal Slug.
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