Monday, December 20, 2010

Being a Video Game Character, Smartly

My Envy of Video Game Characters is up over at Smartly.  It's one of my earlier posts, so many of you probably haven't read it yet.  Plus I tweaked it a little, so you should definitely go check it out.

Then come back and tell me which video game charater you would be.


Anonymous said...

Sounds a bit like Sims. :) That's the only game I know of that takes an individual's well-being into account... (Besides, you know, health and mana.) Being what I am, I'd love more than anything to be a video game character from Dragon Age or Baldurs Gate or the like. I mean, not only do you get to dress like you're going to hack things apart, but you have an excuse to carry giant weapons around and you always ALWAYS look utterly sexy/dangerous.

That's not a very deep reason, sorry to say. ;) But still.

Bonnie said...

I know zero about gaming, so I was fascinated by the idea of the bars. That would be very useful but I think maybe TMI. For instance, one of my kids walks in and a red bar is hovering around them and I'd ask, "So, what are you going to do about *that*? Or someone has an illness bar that is high and I would just glance at them and say, "go to bed." I think I would get even faster with my fix-it responses, and that probably wouldn't be a good thing.

BTW, I had to look up ululating. That was useful. And I'm curious why your blog is now just "The".

Kelly Latour said...

What a great article! I really want a hint button!!
I would want to be Lara Croft. She's smart, reads a ton, knows her stuff, gets to find cool things, usually gets to fight things that look human instead of slimy and manages to jump around with huge boobs with no bra on and never gets back pain.

Lindsay Blogs said...

I would be a cute little gnome mage akin to the ones in World of Warcraft. Those little buggers can kick some serious booty!

Libby said...

Sometimes I wish I was like those pilots in game (not the real ones) flight simulators that plummet towards earth, sea or buildings one minute and miraculously sailing through blue skies the next. Great post!