The gyrations we might go through to make something ridiculous match established canon are well known, even if it’s something like a bedsheet, or in this case, an advertising campaign. There’s a Powerade commercial before X2 that is - I swear to God - over eighty minutes in length. It really is like a movie about Powerade that you have to watch before your own movie may begin. The fifteen minutes before your film are now a non-stop psychic barrage.
I’m so excited about E3 I don’t know what to do with myself. I play Planetside pretty much, wringing every last moment from that Valhalla, until Daddy takes the T-bird away. I’ve got a batch of free stuff that I’ve been playing too, just to take the edge off.
So that’s what I’ve got going on.
I do, however, require an Amen from the Old School on this one. I need to know if any of the true players recall the Archon series, which I played on the Commodore 64 but probably came for the Apple IIe or something. Essentially an action game with a strategic metagame, it combined arcade play with chin rubbing strategic fancery. Even if you don’t, Lucasarts certainly recalls it - check out the screens for the recently revealed Wrath Unleashed. I thought that we were talking about a fighting game or whatever that drew on mythology, which would have been fine, hey, go for it, until Gabriel mentioned this screen in particular. To this date, I know of no game that has been made worse by the addition of a hex or two. Just throw a couple in!