…And that’s how Equestria was made.
So yes. Smallish collection tonight, but I’m hoping you’re having a more relaxing night than I am.
Via GameSetWatch, Hardcore Gaming 101 has a fantastic history of the Western action-RPG.
Gus Mastrapa, writing in his Pretension +1 column for Joystick Division laments that fanboys are killing the conversation.
Wonderful photo series of Project Buran, an abandoned Russian space shuttle project. I just got a few shivers.
Here’s your daily dose of creepy from Jezebel: the neo-medieval habits of tomorrow’s ruling classes.
To wash your brain of that, here is a bit of Jungian musing from The Mary Sue on how our fictional crushes inform our personalities.
Wait, wait, I need to creep you out again. WITH NATURE. Or just as frequently, intentional mad science breeding experiments, which leads us neatly into tonight’s next section…
Someday I’m going to figure out why astronomy/astrology are a favorite subject of girls’ cartoons (Sailor Moon, My Little Pony) and yet that vanishes as we grow up. Seems very anti-intellectual. Maybe the magic and mystery of space cedes into harder SF and that’s such a heavily territorialized boy space that girls back away from it.
…Yes, I was going somewhere with this. The universe is effin magic.