Zachary Knoles imagines video games as pulp novel covers

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/02/26/contrafactual-pulps-2.html

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Nice but Seamus is a SHE. /pedant

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Reminds me of the cover art on games in the 8-bit era.

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I think these all bear far too much resemblance to their actual subject matter than either pulp novel covers or video game boxes ever tended to. But nonetheless, they’re quite nice.

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I believe that’s a quote from the manual, which was either purposely misleading or more likely just forced into a gender when translated as its easier to refer to someone in a non-gender specific way in Japanese.

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Ahh Portal. That game is a gem, engaging, unique, just the right length. I could play that game in my sleep :slight_smile:

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Chelle has a face? Who knew?

To corroborate:

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Yeah. You can see her if you position the portals just so…

Portal_Chell

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Man, even I know that.

Huh. I prolly should play these games at some point.

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About my thought as well - needs more bodice-ripping or bloodthirsty monkeys or something.

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Nice, he’s done one for Half-Life 3 and all…

These are not very good.

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