Posts Tagged ‘Icarus Proudbottom’s World of Typing Weekly’

Kickarustarter: Icarus Proudbottom: Starship Captain

By Nathan Grayson on May 26th, 2014.

After a decades or perhaps even centuries-long conquest, Icarus Proudbottom is finally finished teaching us how to type. He and his Native American spirit owl pal Jerry have imparted all possible knowledge unto us, filled our brains to bursting with virtuoso-level flicks of the wrist, flights of fingers. Our WPMs are godlike. We have transcended the mortal linguistic plane. We are no longer of this Earth. So what’s next? Space! Icarus Proudbottom: Starship Captain, an adventure-ish game described as “like a mix of Artemis Bridge Simulator and classic LucasArts adventure titles.” It takes place entirely on the bridge of a starship, and it’s pretty much guaranteed to be very silly.

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Yes Yes Yes: Icarus Proudbottom’s Weekly Typing Series

By Nathan Grayson on March 7th, 2014.

'It is a tale of Mystery... of Murder... and Typing.'

No hyperbole: Icarus Proudbottom Teaches Typing is probably one of the best educational typing games ever, largely because it doesn’t even try for two seconds to be educational. It’s about a guy named Icarus who kinda tries to teach you typing skills occasionally, and also his Native American spirit owl pal Jerry who is over 2000 years old and speaks like a Renaissance Faire reject. The best news of all the news? It’s now become a (still free) weekly episodic series. The plot? An entirely surreal and silly murrrrrrder mystery heavily inspired by Twin Peaks.

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