Guide to Wunderland
New this week: Chapter
78, in which Jim gets a phone call from the girl he met in
The body count is higher than what my violence meter
can usually handle (more than 30 if I recall from the time when
the crowd I was with did this literally), but being as I am a
fan of time travel stories, I do have to admire this film.
My Favorite Martian :-|
- When you eat someone
whole, you should burst, or at least
display some remorse.
gormless (gorm'less) adj.
lacking intelligence: stupid.
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Thursday, March 18,1999
been getting a lot of phone calls from young girls lately, due
to the appearance of Aquarius
on the Hot Page of the April issue of Teen
magazine. In addition to printing a wonderful little review,
they're also running a contest in which they're giving away 20
free copies of the game. If you're interested in trying to win
some "retro fun for free" (as they say) then pick up
a copy of the mag and turn to page 120. (Can't wait for the contest
to end? Then head on over to the gift shop and just buy one.)
New this week is something that's been growing behind our
backs and is now big enough that you'll want to spend some time
getting caught up with it: it's an online journal.
[If you haven't heard of these yet, online journals are exactly
what they sound like they are: people's personal journals, placed
on the internet for all to read. E-journals have been rapidly
gaining popularity and there are already tons of them out there.
Check out Open Pages,
Metajournals, or Diarist.net for info on e-journals
and many an index into active online diaries.]
My brother Rash
has been following the evolution of e-journals for quite some
time; visitors to his links
page will already know about the list of half a dozen or
so that he keeps up with. But he's decided to stop being just
a reader, and is now writing an e-journal of his own. It's called
Check it out.
report: The big job this week was mailing out our Seeking
Dreamers packet out to every small game company we could find
an address for. Kristin tracked down an excellent mailing list
that we were able to buy cheap, and yesterday we shipped out
our packet to over 100 small game companies! If all goes well,
we will soon be receiving lots of games for review. And on the
subject of reviews, I've written one for Falling,
one of the games I'm most excited about selling in our new online
In short, things are continuing to move forward.
forget to play!