Star Wars 2008

Election season is upon us, and that means one thing: parody elections designs galore. Kristan and I had some free time this morning, and we were inspired. The results follow, mine first, and then a link to hers. Who will you vote for? and Kristan’s:

mini game review – portal

The whole package is called the Orange Box and it’s Valve’s latest 5-pack with all sorts of Half Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 goodness. The game that is getting all the attention though? Portal. A short, two or so hour game, the premise is simple – you’re an unwilling test participant in some sort…

Star Wars + Transformers = ?

So, in something that probably should not ever happen, the two worlds of Star Wars and Transformers have been brought together. No, this doesn’t mean Megatron with a lightsaber, it means a transforming Darth Vader. Into the freaking Death Star. That’s right. The completed Death Star, on top of that. Apparently this isn’t the only…

9,246,050!

Yeah! Alexa ranks maxelman.com at 9,246,050! That’s only 9,246,047 spots behind google! Alright, so it’s absurd, but it’s a start, right? Edit (28 August 2007): 7,082,312, take that! up by two million! Edit (30 August, 2007): 2,425,454, ha! another five million! Edit (2 September 2007): 1,888,110! Edit (11 September 2007): 1,731,098 Edit (1 October 2007):…

lifehacked bag

Inspired by lifehacker and this post, I put together a picture and listing of the contents of my everyday bag. Took a lot longer than I thought, but here it is: Here’s what goes most everywhere with me around college and town, much of that by bike. Chrome Mini Metro w/ cell phone strap-pouch: Just…

quit hitting the tornado button!

Remember Sim City 2000? your “board of advisors”? Who all were really just CRAZY? Well, maybe not entirely crazy, but I came across this page today that shows exactly what would happen if they were as crazy as I remember. Check it out, it’s hilarious. And speaking of Sim City, who is one of the…

tamm the warlock

Looks like I play WoW now, and that over there is my kick-ass gnome warlock engineer. His name is Tamm and he’s happy to meet you (on the Azuremyst server, that is). On a more productive note, go listen to the Klaxons. Their new album, Myths of the Near Future is great.

choose your own blog post

this is great – a flash based choose your own adventure game with so many endings and so many deaths it’s hard to keep track. try to get eaten by a zombie, have hitler steal your time-travel machine, kill shakespeare, or just have some fish sticks. A Triangle Morning’s Which Way Game