Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Ah, The Pixel

One Pixel. One Pixel started it all. One Pixel bouncing back and forth in an attempt to capture the fun of table-tennis in a program. One Pixel has evolved into millions of polygons. Ah, the Polygon. Some of you will remember the first mascot to use the polygon. And while im on the Sony side of things these days, they had the worst idea ever in polygon man. It was this awful creepy purple spikey dude, but it did show us the future, whether we knew it or not. It's hard, hell maybe even close to impossible, to find a game that is not touched by polygons in some way. And now we have a (sorta) real reason to celebrate these wonders, the pixel and the polygon. Hell, they've even worked together in some good ones. But anyway, the wonderful people at CAD came up with Winter-Een-Mas. A glorious idea to celebrate games.
I for one know im tired of having to defend my choice of relaxation to freakin everyone. It is almost always referred to as a 'waste of time' by those that don't get it. Going by that logic, watching TV is a waste of time, or a movie, hell even reading. You can do all by yourself in solitary confinement but video games is the one that gets picked on. If only these people would take one minute to look at what games do, they bring people together, and they can have the most engrossing story better than any movie. But, ya know what? I'm not going to bother defending them here, this is my house(props stewie), and I'll do whatever I damn well please. So I beg of you, sometime in the next week, play a game. Any kind, and do it with friends, its not that you sit down and tell everyone how you played gta for 10 hours, its having friends there to enjoy those 10 hours with you. I know I have a few plans in mind. Tomorrow it's s/nes time, and beyond that who knows, but it'll be awesome. Oh, and by the way, I BEAT ALL SONGS ON GUITAR HERO ON EXPERT!!! (yes, even 'cowboys from hell' and 'bark at the moon')
So, now that that's over with, here's to you Pixel. Your days may be numbered, but you will never be forgotten.

even the losers get lucky somtimes

1 comment:

Insanity Infusion said...

"I for one know im tired of having to defend my choice of relaxation to freakin everyone. It is almost always referred to as a 'waste of time' by those that don't get it."

It is a pain to explain to the "non gamer" friends about why gaming is so much fun...and what's worse is trying to explain ONLINE games...

It's nice to read about someone who "gets it"!

Truly,
Insanity Infusion