I am amused by the whole “item collection” idea, particularly the ones that aren’t in any way encouraged by the gameplay or story. A lot of people seem to do this, and everyone picks different stuff. In Morrowind, I collected the paper lanterns. I also collected money, because the game would let you drop piles of coins and I liked to decorate with these treasure heaps. In Oblivion, I collected odd clothing. In Fallout 3 I collected Sugar Bombs. In Skyrim… I don’t remember collecting anything. Hm. Interesting.
So what useless items did you hoard?
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Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?
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Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot
Since we're rebooting everything, MASH will probably come up eventually. Here are some casting suggestions.
The Best of 2013
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2013.