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October 15th, 2007 - Adventures in Engineering — LiveJournal
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-10-15 12:46
  Subject:   "I can see my house from heeeeeeere..."
  Mood:"Thank you for flying Yamaha!"
  Music:MegaDeth - High Speed Dirt
  Tags:  digg, humor


Flap harder, monkey boy! ;]
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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-10-15 13:14
  Subject:   A quick review of Portal.
  Music:Cake - I Will Survive
  Tags:  gaming, reddit

Just talking about the mechanic doesn’t do justice to this game. Portal has a quality that I can only attribute to its indie roots. The attitude of the game, the wit, its focus are unlike any I’ve seen in a long time. Some critics decry the length of the game, but I disagree totally. The length of the story is perfect. Portal is a dazzling short story in a sea of mediocre novels — fast paced, intense, and full of surprises, the story kept me going straight through until I hit bed. If Jean Paul Sartre wrote stories for video games, this would be a good candidate for him.


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