Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes vs Women, I wanted to pitch a Zelda game where Zelda herself was the hero, rescuing a Prince Link.
Clockwork Empire is set 2,000 years after Twilight Princess, and is not a reboot, but simply another iteration in the Zelda franchise. It just so happens that in this case, Zelda is the protagonist. I’m a very big Zelda fan, and worked hard to draw from key elements in the continuity and mythos.
This concept work is meant to show that Zelda as a game protagonist can be both compelling and true to the franchise, while bringing new and dynamic game elements that go farther than being a simple gender swap.
Hope you like it!
Wow, it finally happened, my Zelda thing passed 100,000 notes! As promised, I’ll release some new content for it in the near future.
Books are special, books are the way we talk to generations that have not turned up yet. The fact that we can actually, essentially communicate with the people in ancient Egypt, people in Rome and Greece, people in ancient Britain, people in New York in the 1920s who can communicate to us and change the way we think, and change the things that we believe.
I think that books are special. Books are sacred. And I think that when you are selling books, you have to remember that in all the profits and loss, in all of that, you are treading on sacred ground.
Big dumb burds. #zoointern #flamingoI started my internship at the beginning of summer but I have been too busy to document it, and that’s sad.
I’M FUCKING PUMPED AS SHIT
Stuff We Love: Geeky Nail Art by Katie Satow.
REALLY just wanna take this chance to remind the people who follow me to not kill/trap opossums if they’re in your yard, and do not call animal control! Seriously.
- Opossums are literally 100% BIOLOGICALLY INCAPABLE of carrying rabies. Their body temperature is too cool to incubate it properly.
- Opossums are actually quite gentle and NOCTURNAL, so if they’re roaming, they’ve probably gotten lost, been injured, and are looking for a place to hide.
- Young opossums tend to try to climb into garbage cans when they’re starving. This is because THEY ARE LITERALLY STARVING. Don’t fucking shoot them or hit them with things because you wanna be some fucking macho top-of-the-food-chain cocksucker.
- Mama possums are amazing mothers and if you encounter an “aggressive” opossum, it’s probably because she’s got babies hanging off her nipple and she’s freaking out. They’re clumsy. Sometimes they don’t hear you coming and you catch each other off guard.
- Wanna lure an opossum off of your property? You can set up a box with some greens and cat kibble in it, hide it well, and lure them out that way. They’re actually quite harmless and keep other predators away. they eat lotsa gross stuff.
- Opossum mamas who get hit by cars often still have their helpless babies attached to them. Possums get a bad rep and people say they are “the dumbest animal”, but they are incredible creatures who have been around since the days of fucking dinosaurs so treat them well, okay?
I own a opossum and he’s the coolest motherfucker around okay.
He actually becomes apologetic if he accidentally bites your finger going for a mealworm.
I would also like to add that as marsupials, they’re fuckin smart.
Being a short tailed opossum, Quintin looks like a rodent, but he’s VASTLY more intelligent and comprehends WAY more than a rat/mouse/hamster ever would.
I MEAN HE ACTIVELY USES A LITTER BOX.
HE’S LIKE A TINY CAT.
Plus he likes to chill out in a pocket during the day.
So don’t be a dick. Opossums are sweet.
The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab
The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab was a toy produced between 1950 and 1951. The toy allowed the user to conduct simple experiments with radioactive materials. Kit included;
- A Geiger counter
- An electroscope
- A Wilson cloud chamber
- A spinthariscope
- Four samples of uranum ore
- Pb-210 lead isotope
- various other accessories
After only a year of production, the toy was pulled from the market for obvious reasons.
This is amazing!
Hange Zoë from Attack on Titan
This is amazing!!!
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