2020 Has Been Rough so Far
at least two players test positive for COVID-19, one of America's favorite couples--Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson--are infected, and lots of stuff is shutting down in pockets of America (as other countries like Italy fully lock-down), with it likely things will only get worse before they get better. With that in mind, let's try to cheer-up with some links that mostly do not involve feelings of ominous doom.
News For Your Pleasure
The Great Movie Ride," before, and others remember it as fondly as I do too since its destruction and replacement. God, that ride was fun.
The epic fan-remake of, "Half-Life," using the engine that powered, "Half-Life 2," is finally done after more than a decade of tweaking. I'm happy to hear it is good in most opinions I've found.
Tim Seeley is a great writer and (as I understand it) a really nice guy. Congrats to him for his new gig as the Editor-in-Cheif at, "Heavy Metal," magazine.
TCJ has a deep-dive of a piece that is both baffled and vaguely bemused by the whole series.
With COVID-19 resulting in so many cancelations, it is interesting that as of now the 2020 Olympics in Toyko are still happening with little-to-no-adjustments in terms of attendance rules or such. I guess as it nears we will see what happens (and yes, I said, "Pandemic-Light," in my title, but that means a little pandemic news still).
RockPaperShotgun's list of the 20 best space games is quite solid. I love me some outer space in my games.
That's all I really have to offer in terms of interesting news or links for now. Stay safe and remember to wash your hands.