Posts Tagged ‘drinking’

Make townsfolk finish their whisky or beer in Oi, Innkeep!

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If you’re like me, you enjoyed Stardew Valley but wished that it could have focused more on terrible drunken shenanigans, the cleaning of vomit from revelers, and generally keeping this party going. Wait, you didn’t wish that Stardew was more of a fraternity simulator? I’m alone on this? That’s fine. I know who I am.

I’ve got Oi, Innkeep! to help me live out my fantasy of becoming a Medieval Tom Cruise character. Let’s get our mead on.
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St. Patrick’s Day is a good excuse for digital drinking

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day over here in America. Like a gigantic dummy, I started a weekend job on St. Patrick’s Day instead of making a mess of myself hooliganing across my neighborhood like normal. This is good for the folks in my neighborhood but unpleasant for me, so time to live vicariously through some of the best and worst video game drinking mini-games, maxi-games, and casual effects.

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Of Games and Public Houses: Barcraft

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If you’d asked me three days ago, “how many bars in America do you think screen live games of Starcraft II?”, I would have said “none of them”. Then the Wall Street Journal ran a story about Starcraft II matches being shown in sports bars “across the country”. That makes it sound bigger than it is, like some sort of craze sweeping the nation. In reality, as the article later makes clear, there are “more than a dozen” bars screening live games. More than a dozen probably means thirteen but it’s still a lot more than “none of them”. I don’t think this sort of thing happens on these British Isles yet but it did make me think about the different ways we enjoy this grand old hobby.
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