Nintendo GameCube (2001-2007)
Some other people: “Oh the Gamecube? Yeah that didn’t have any good ga-“
Me: “YOU SHUT YOUR WHORE MOUTH.”
I just want to say, of all the gifs, while I am a little upset there’s no KIRBY AIR RIDE in this photoset, I am pretty proud to see Sonic there. That was a FUCKING HUGE DEAL when Sonic went to a non-SEGA system, not to mention his original competitor no less.
The more things change man.
Also this is the system that pretty much officially introduced the west to the Tales series.
There were two games before it, but the Playstation had a fuckton of RPGs already it would be kind of hard to see them.
This system deserves a lot more credit than many give it.
Mihoko Ogaki’s sculpture installations are a poetic interpretation of Carl Sagan’s assertion that we’re all made of star stuff. She sculpts dead and dying figures that beam pinpoints of light from the inside, turning them into the origins of glorious galaxies at the moment of death.
Ogaki’s work often reflects a fascination with both the beginning and the end of human life, portraying it in ways that attract our fascination with moments in human development we sometimes push from our consciousness. Her dying figures are sometimes distressing and sometimes meditative, but when you turn off the lights, the LEDs surround the viewer with a brilliant reminder that so much exists in the universe beyond that single human life.
We’ve just added some brave new Warrior cards! If you back Story War at the Deluxe Pack level you’ll get these eight officially licensed Bravest Warriors cards!
Story War is a storytelling party game where players take on the role of fictional characters and then try to convince another player acting as a judge that their characters would win in a fight against their opponent’s characters. We started out with that classic “who would win in a fight between Batman and Superman” conversation and we kept developing the cards and playtesting the rules until we came up with this really fun game.
But obviously we can’t make a game about Batman and Superman without DC Comics’ permission! So we had to start out with public domain characters like Medusa and King Midas. One of the ideas behind Story War is that we’d build the game on public domain characters and then slowly introduce more licensed character expansions over time.
So we hope Story War will slowly grow into something like the card game version of Super Smash Brothers. And luckily for us, everyone at Cartoon Hangover is super cool and they gave us permission to make these eight new Bravest Warriors cards, which represent our first major step in that Smash-like direction!
Bravest Warriors is a great franchise to play Story War with because all of these adorable characters come with their own set of super powers. And if you want to learn the nuances of the kinds of stories you can tell with each card, all you have to do is watch the Bravest Warriors web series on YouTube!
All Story War cards are printed with a common card back, so you could easily shuffle the Bravest Warriors into your Story War deck and take them out if the people you’re playing with aren’t familiar with the show.
These eight cards are exclusively available as a Kickstarter bonus! Trying to get these cards after the campaign ends would be like trying to make oatmeal cry. So if you want to get these Bravest Warriors cards you’ll have to go back Story War on Kickstarter at the Deluxe Pack level!
The awesome level of this is out of this world.
Get the exclusive limited edition Bravest Warriors cards by supporting Story War on Kickstarter
gods & goddesses | The Morrígan
The Morrígan or Morrígan is a goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors, and in the Ulster cycle she also takes the form of an eel, a wolf and a cow. She is generally considered a war deity comparable with the Germanic Valkyries.
gods & goddesses | Baba Yaga
In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is a supernatural being (or one of a trio of sisters of the same name) who appears as a deformed and/or ferocious looking woman. Baba Yaga flies around in a mortar, wields a pestle and dwells deep in the forest in a hut usually described as standing on chicken legs. Baba Yaga may help or hinder those that encounter her or seek her out and may play a maternal role and has associations with forest wildlife. Baba Yaga commonly appears as either a donor, villain, or may be altogether ambiguous.