It got really cool tonight, and unusually dark for scarborough. Its sort of neat. I think fall is coming.
Last night, the Radio show didn't air because we couldn't get the key for the station. Some paper-work miss-understandings. So, instead, Mike and I decided that some video games were in order. We weren't up for anything to predictable, so we started to download Star Control II: The Ur-Quan Masters. This is like The
Space adventure game. Its the epitome of awesome, and also the first computer game I ever played through. It was very nostalgic, made me think of grade six and seven, Josh, and hyperspace maps. It took for freaking ever, though, so we played some X-Com in the mean time. Another real classic game. In short, I managed to get Gavin and Mike addicted to this game.
I think the most exciting part is naming the characters after people you know. Sending Paul, Fang, and April in to battle hiddeous aliens is awesome. If somebody dies, you can just name a new character after them. Add a Roman numeral in to indicate how many times they're passed, and it makes it more fun. Drop in a few literarty characters and a few politicians and befor too long you've got Dirk Pitt II, Bram Stoker, Bob Dole IV and your housemate Gavin backed up to a wall in an alien base, hoping that the Floater doesn't hit you with a Blaster Launcher. If only Minka II had enough action points for a long range auto shot ...